Education

Parents, Teachers Express Concerns About COVID-19 Safety, Lack of Information at Montclair BOE Meeting

Montclair Public Schools maintain they plan to resume in-person learning with a hybrid plan in November but parents and staff who spoke at Monday's virtual Board of Education meeting were clearly not confident in...

Newark Schools To Stay Remote Until January; SOMA Teachers Concerned About November Return

Newark Public Schools, the state's largest public school district, will remain on remote instruction through at least January 25, 2021. The district had originally planned to begin hybrid learning on November 2. "We are in...

Montclair Education Association Says ABA Students Re-entry Unsafe

Montclair School staff members and students of the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program were surprised to learn that Montclair Public Schools intended to bring ABA students back for in-person learning to Bullock School on...

Bloomfield Public Schools Create Video To Show How They Will Reopen Safely

Some schools around New Jersey have reopened for in person instruction, while other districts, like Montclair and Bloomfield, have started the school year fully remote with plans to make the switch to hybrid later...

Support Montclair Schools Virtually at ShowUP Montclair with MFEE on November 7

Back in the spring, the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) was fully prepared to launch the second iteration of its fierce award-winning talent battle, Showdown Montclair, but then instead, we all shifted to...

Montclair Parents Rally To Push District To Offer Outdoor Learning

Montclair families rallied Wednesday at Edgemont Park in support of Montclair Public Schools bringing learning outdoors and moving quickly to offer a hybrid model. A group of more than 50 - comprised of parents...

Montclair School District Says It Will Expand Busing for High School Students

Parents and students in Montclair's South End have asked Montclair Schools to expanding busing for more than 25 years. Despite not meeting the minimum distance requirement for busing, the South End is still close...

Little Falls School Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

A student at School No. 1 in Little Falls school district tested positive for COVID-19 The following message from the district superintendent was sent to parents of students who could have been exposed: In an abundance...

Montclair High School Director of Counseling to Become Principal at Cedar Grove High School

More change for Montclair High School students this year, as Montclair High School Director of Counseling Dustin Bayer has followed former Montclair High School principal Anthony Grosso to Cedar Grove. Bayer has accepted the position...

Montclair High School Students Earn Commendations

Twenty-five Montclair High School students earned Commended Student honors in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. These talented seniors received a letter of commendation and congratulatory letter from MHS and National Merit Scholarship Corporation...

Weekend Family Fun: At Home and In Person!

Here we are, the last weekend in September! We’ve rounded up fun online events and activities, and we’re also including the first in-person event for Weekend Family Fun since March! So, are you ready...

Montclair Schools: Outdoor Learning, Reopening, Principal Search, Student Equity Advocate

Montclair, NJ - Six hours in front of a computer is tough for anyone, but Montclair's youngest students are suffering the most with remote learning, something Montclair parents made very clear at Monday's Board...

Montclair High School Sports: 600 Athletes Competing; Tennis Team Quarantines Due to Possible COVID-19...

Montclair High School athletic director P.J. Scarpello announced the return to fall sports for Montclair High School athletes at Monday's Board of Education meeting. Scarpello, who thanked Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds and Interim MHS...

Park Street Academy Takes A Pod-Style Approach to Back To School In A Pandemic

At Park Street Academy, a private pre-school and kindergarten in Montclair, parents, students and teachers were excited to be back in the classroom together for the the 2020/2021 school year. Park Street Academy (PSA) utilizes...