Monday, August 10, 2020

Education

Montclair Schools Suspension Statistics of Students of Color Shock BOE Members; Violence Report Shows...

The Montclair Board of Education's first meeting of 2018 on January 10 featured three presentations, one of which had not been on the original agenda but ended up causing great controversy. Interim Schools Superintendent Barbara...

Watchung School Event To Support Student with Type 1 Diabetes — and Raise...

The Watchung school community is rallying around one of its own while also raising research dollars to cure Type 1 diabetes with a fun and educational event April 14. The school community will participate in JDRF...

Goldberg, Johnson, Kasun – Who Will Be Montclair Schools Superintendent?

And then there were three.  The Montclair Board of Education vetted its three remaining candidates for the job of schools superintendent at a public meeting on February 26 at the Montclair High School auditorium,...

Tense Montclair BOE Meeting: Disagreement On PreK and DACA Resolution; Concerns About Renaissance Raised

Montclair Board of Education president Laura Herzog tried to smooth things over, but there were instances of tension between board members at Wednesday night's BOE meeting regarding two resolutions -- one that would have...

Montclair High School Had Compromised Stairs Repaired Back In 2016; 31 Classrooms Can’t Be...

The compromised staircase that temporarily closed Montclair High School and has resulted in the school closing an additional four stairs cases and a total of 31 classrooms was first compromised in 2016, according to...

Montclair BOE Controversy Continues With Fallout from Special April 11 Meeting

The Montclair Board of Education held its first meeting, a Wednesday workshop, with Kendra Johnson presiding as Montclair Schools Superintendent. The start of the meeting was marked by a clash between board members over...

Musical Chairs (Again) With Montclair Schools Principals

In an email to parents entitled Staffing Moves, Montclair Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson announced a list of Montclair Schools staffing changes at the principal level, affecting Renaissance, Glenfield, Hillside and Watchung Schools. The moves, Johnson...

Montclair BoE Shockers: Hertzog Quits Board, 5/20 Montclair High Staircase Plan Scrubbed

Dr. Alfred Davis, Jr. attended his first Montclair Board of Education meeting as its newest member, replacing Joseph Kavesh and keeping at least one male member on the board, but his debut at the...

Goldberg Also Withdrew Weeks Ago From Consideration As Superintendent Candidate

And there was one. Rachel Goldberg, a finalist in the Montclair superintendent search and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction at Passaic Public Schools, tells Baristanet that she sent her letter withdrawing her application on...

Montclair Principal Changes At Montclair High School, Glenfield and Edgemont

Montclair Schools have had some recent principal changes -- with several principals changing schools back in July. Today, Montclair Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson announced more principal changes to three Montclair schools, including Montclair High...

Montclair Schools Announce Modified Closed Campus Lunch Plan For High School (POLL)

Montclair Schools sent a message to parents Friday regarding plans for a a Modified Closed Campus Lunch (Community Lunch) at the high school that would require both freshman and sophomores to remain on...

Montclair Schools Put On Lockdown Due To Police Action This Morning

A message from Montclair Schools was sent to parents today. Dear Families/Caregivers, This morning we were notified that the Montclair Police were working in cooperation with the West Orange Police because there may have been...

Montclair High School Lockdown Lifted; Montclair Police Conduct Investigation

Update:12:36 p.m. Dear Families and Staff, Today, there was a lockdown at Montclair High School due to an alleged report of a student with a weapon. As a precaution, Renaissance also went into lockdown. The Montclair...

Montclair Teacher Competes On Next American Ninja Warrior

Could Montclair teacher Jason Kaplan, who teaches physical education at Hillside Elementary in Montclair, be the next American Ninja Warrior? Kaplan, who has shown his amazing gymnastic talents to students at Hillside School's gymnastic...