Education

POLL: Should New Jersey Drop School Mask Mandate Before End of School Year?

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy extended the school mask mandate on January 10, adding that the mandate would continue for the "foreseeable future." Recently, Murphy has hinted that the state could drop its school...

Petition To Make Lunar New Year A Montclair School Holiday Gains Ground

Montclair High School student Serena Lee, joined by the MHS Asian Student Union Board, started a petition to make Lunar New Year an official Montclair Public School holiday. Lee writes: My name is Serena Lee...
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Montclair Area League of Women Voters To Hold BOE Candidate Forum

Montclair, NJ - The League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area has invited the candidates listed below, who filed a petition to run for the Montclair Board of Education for the March 8...
Baristanet Year In Review 2021

Montclair Schools Plan For January 3 Opening, But Will Offer Temporary Virtual Option

While some area schools are delaying a return to in person learning and opting for a remote start after the holiday break, Montclair Public Schools is planning to open in person on January 3,...

Some New Jersey School Districts Already Plan For A Return to Remote Learning in...

Paterson Public School District students will be learning remotely from home beginning January 4 through January 18., announced Superintendent of Schools Eileen F. Shafer in a statement. “The rising numbers of COVID-19 cases due to...

Deadline Approaching for Princeton Prize in Race Relations

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes high school students who are combating racism in their schools and communities. Each region selects a winner who receives $1,000 and an all expense paid trip...

Jazz House Kids Help Paterson Middle School Celebrate ‘Instrument Day’

More than 80 students at the Senator Frank Lautenberg School/Public School No. 6 in grades five through eight learned about a variety of musical instruments on Wednesday from professional jazz musicians at a special...

Montclair Public School District Embarks on Two-Year Journey with National Equity Project

Montclair, N.J. – Montclair Public Schools has joined the National Equity Project’s Building Equitable Learning Environments (BELE) Network, a cohort of 16 districts from across the U.S., committed to the overall goal of “centering...

Bloomfield High School Thespian Society Presents ‘Stage Door’

Bloomfield High School Thespian Society offers their fall play, “Stage Door,” produced and directed by Brandon E. Doemling at the Bloomfield High School auditorium on November 18th, 19th and 20th at 7:00 pm. Set...

11 Spooky Books for Kids and Teens

Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations have always inspired books and movies like Room on the Broom, Coraline, The Witches, Coco, and more. As the weather gets cooler and the nights get longer,...

Northeast Global Fall Festival Celebrates Community and Showcases Holiday Traditions

The Northeast School PTA hosted The Global Fall Festival Saturday, a community celebration of fall festival and holiday traditions from around the world. There were live performances featuring a traditional Asian Lion Dance, an...

Sabor Montclair! A Tasty Fundraiser to Support MFEE’s Navegadores Escolares

Join MFEE in supporting its newest program and the newest families in Montclair Public Schools. Sabor Montclair celebrates the unique “sabor” that our Latinx community members bring to Montclair. Our familias have helped design the...

Montclair Councilor Will Vote In Support of Elected School Board

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis is taking a position on changing Montclair's school district to have an elected school board, stating that protecting Montclair's values easier when the community has...

Montclair High School Class of 2022 Hosting Clothing Drive – Sunday, October 10

The Montclair High School Class of 2022 is hosting a Clothing Drive on Sunday, October 10th from 9am to 1pm at the Main Entrance of MHS. We will be collecting used clothing, accessories and...

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