Education

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Education Issues at Montclair NAACP Youth Mayoral Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

Montclair mayoral candidates -- Dr. Renee Baskerville and Sean Spiller -- were asked to discuss student safety and other education issues at Friday night's Montclair NAACP Mayoral Candidates Forum. Two Montclair High school students, Montclair...

Montclair Students, Alumni Can Apply For Jared’s Fund 2nd Annual Summer Fellowship

Montclair, NJ - The Baillargeon-Zimmerman family is proud to announce the second annual Jared’s Fund Youth Fellowship (JFYF). In light of the global pandemic and its economic consequences, the importance of young people...

Montclair Education Association Donates to Covid-19 First Responders: Daycare, iPads for Patients, “Grab &...

The Montclair Education Association (MEA) reallocated nearly $10,000 in grant money that was originally for the funding of student/community events this school year, to Covid-19 first responders, including two Hackensack Medical Center Foundation needs:...

Montclair Mayoral Candidates Discuss Culture, BoE Appointments at Montclair PTA Council Forum

Montclair PTA Council hosted a virtual Montclair Mayoral Candidate Education Forum on Zoom Monday night, with more than 300 attendees (organizers state that 347 of the 420 registered people attended the event) logged in...

Help With Remote Learning – Free Online Tutoring Offered Through Montclair’s Succeed2gether

Montclair, NJ – After a temporary halt to Succeed2gether’s tutoring program due to Covid-19, the Montclair-based non-profit has resumed free one-on-one tutoring for all students, online via the Zoom platform, Director of Education at Succeed2gether...

Dear Class of 2020: West Orange, Bloomfield School Districts Reschedule Senior Proms, Discuss Graduation...

Both West Orange and Bloomfield Schools have postponed senior proms for the Class of 2020 -- Bloomfield as late as July -- tentatively, in the hopes that at these later dates, social distancing regulations...

Keeping Kids Busy During a Social Distancing Spring Break

For close to four weeks, families have been struggling to balance childcare, learning, work, emotional and physical concerns, and play. So, hooray for Spring Break! Kinda sorta. While most teachers and students are looking...

Montclair High School Students Cope With Loss, Work To Stay Connected in COVID-19 World

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students all around the country have been learning through virtual school. Montclair High School has been online since March 13th. Many school related events have been...

Montclair Board of Education Releases Superintendent Search Update

An update on the Superintendent Search from the Montclair Board of Education: The Montclair Board of Education is proud of the work of Dr. Nathan Parker and his administrative team, as well as all of...

Verona Public Schools Implement Pass/Fail For Second Semester To Support Students’ Wellness

Verona Public Schools, after talks between its administrative team and teachers, have decided to implement a pass/fail grading system at H. B. Whitehorne Middle School and Verona High School for the remainder of the...

Making School Work at Home: Local Advice on Adjusting to Remote Learning

Congrats families! We made it a full week into Montclair Public School’s program in Remote Learning! Breakfasts and lunches are being provided for students who qualify, Chromebooks and hotspots have been distributed to families...

Montclair To Hold “VIRTUAL” Board of School Estimate Meeting Monday

Montclair Schools announced how it will handle BOE meetings as we all practice social distancing. The first virtual meeting is tonight: The VIRTUAL Board of School Estimate meeting is 6:00 PM Monday, March 23, 2020....

Books: Boredom Busters for Tweens and Teens

Social distancing is rough on all of us, but maybe it's most difficult for our tweens and teens, separated not just from their friends but also from their routines. Families may also be experiencing...

Montclair Schools Superintendent Reports Renaissance Teacher Tested Positive For COVID-19

Interim Schools Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker informed parents that a teacher from Renaissance Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Parker writes: Confirmed Case in our District We, like all communities, will continue to hear about new...