Monday, August 10, 2020

Education

Party at Last Dance Fundraiser For Montclair High’s Project Graduation!

Party at the Last Dance Fundraiser supporting Project Graduation at Montclair High School! Help raise funds to say goodbye to the Class of 2019 -- and send them off to celebrate at their secret destination...

MHS GSA’s “Gay May Day” To Raise Funds for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

On Saturday, May 18, the Montclair High School Gay Straight Alliance (MHS GSA) will present a "Gay May Day" event at Watchung Park from 11:00AM to 5:00PM. The event will be a fundraiser...

MHS Project Graduation 2018 Lawn Sign and Bow Fundraiser!

Project Graduation 2018's Lawn Sign and Bow Fundraiser has started!  Lawn signs to honor your 2018 MHS graduate cost $40 personalized with graduate's first name or $30 non-personalized.  Bows are blue and white and...

Glenfield Middle School Students Represent at Essex County Student Art Show

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulated students Thursday from Glenfield Middle School in Montclair who participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of...

Montclair High SVPA Presents Winter Drama: ‘Ordinary People’

Montclair High's School of Visual and Performing Arts (SVPA) presents its Winter Drama: "Ordinary People." Ordinary People is a story of teenage loss and survival and family dynamics set in the 1980s. Performances are Jan...

Bloomfield High School Presents Its Winter Musical: “Pippin”

“Think about your life, Pippin… think about the dreams you planned.” The curtain rises on PIPPIN, as the title character, this fictional son of Charlemagne the Great, seeks perfection in his oh-so-ordinary life. Wildly...

Montclair BOE Member Anne Mernin Resigns After ‘Cruel, Inaccurate’ Anonymous Email Campaign

Montclair Board of Education Anne Mernin resigned at Wednesday's BOE meeting, citing a "cruel and inaccurate" anonymous email campaign. Mernin resigned to protect her family. The anonymous email campaign, "Whistleblower Report: Corruption on the Montclair...

Watch Montclair High School Graduation Live

Tune in tonight to watch a live stream of the 2019 Montclair High School graduation ceremony. Then - go out along the Project Graduation parade route to cheer on the Class of 2019.

Montclair BoE Discusses Sister To Sister, Special-Needs Evaluations, Racial Equity

The Montclair Board of Education went through its normal business at its Janaury 22 meeting, viewing presentations, receiving reports, and tackling issues brought in public comment – including the always-sensitive topic of race. Dr. Dottie...

Montclair BOE President Offers Statement Regarding Superintendent Search

The Montclair Board of Education, according to its president Laura Hertzog, has chosen a superintendent candidate and hopes to appoint that candidate as soon as possible. Hertzog gave this statement at the meeting: Throughout our...

Montclair BOE Approves Tentative 2019-20 Budget; Paraprofessionals Slated For Cuts

The Montclair Board of Education approved a tentative budget for the 2019-20 school year at its March 18 meeting after hearing concerns from members of the Montclair Education Association (MEA) about cuts – mostly...

Montclair BOE Announces Names Of Three Final Candidates For Superintendent Position

The final three candidates for the job of Montclair Schools Superintendent were announced Tuesday night at the Montclair Board of Education meeting. The finalists are: Rachel Goldberg, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction at Passaic...

Montclair Parents Pan Plan To Cut 10 Paraprofessionals At Montclair BOE Meeting

Members of the public implored Montclair BOE members not to cut paraprofessionals in the coming year's budget as a response to a <a href="https://baristanet.com/2019/02/montclair-boe-budget-dilemma-cuts-to-staff-being-considered-to-bridge-2-2-million-shortfall/" budget shortfall of close to $2.2 million. The public comment...

MEA, Parents Descend on Contentious Montclair BoE Meeting, Demanding Action And a Contract

The Montclair school-year budget process may be over, but there is still a lot of work to be done by the Montclair Board of Education, as evidenced by the huge crowd of teachers, parents...