Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Education

Catch High School Musical At Buzz Aldrin Middle School, April 12 & 13

The Wildcats are in the house and taking the stage at Buzz Aldrin Middle School (BAMS), as the Drama Department stages its production of High School Musical On Stage tonight and tomorrow night, Thursday...

Montclair BOE: Cutting Bus Aides or 10 Paras Among Ideas Considered To Reduce Budget...

The Montclair BOE meeting began with good news — student achievements were celebrated with both presentations and performances. Among the students celebrated at the start of the meeting were Shelby Bigsby, a Montclair High School...

Push To Move Montclair High School Graduation To Woodman Field

Last year, following Montclair High School's annual commencement ceremonies, parents reported overcrowding and how family members holding tickets to graduation were left to watch the commencement standing behind a fence when the amphitheater became...

MFEE Conference Helps Teens and Families Survive and Thrive in the 21st Century

Braving the bitter cold on a Saturday morning, over 200 Montclair-area students and their caregivers came together to glean inspiration and knowledge from fellow community members. The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) held...

Montclair BOE: Salary Snafus and A Payroll Mess Plus Concerns About Isolation Closets...

Bro, what's going on in Montclair? That sentiment, expressed during public comment by MHS teacher Anthony Dalbo, pretty much sums up the reaction of anyone watching the Montclair Board of Education meeting Monday night. The evening...

MHS Students Petition The College Board To Add Non-Binary Option to Identification Forms

Students in a Montclair High School civics class are petitioning The College Board to add a third gender option on its identification forms.

Montclair BoE: High School Staircases, School Harassment and Bullying, Teachers’ Contract Unresolved

Clocking in at 304 days without a new contract, some 100 members of the Montclair Education Association (MEA) made their presence known at Wednesday's Montclair Board of Education meeting, which was also International Workers’...

It’s Official: Dr. Kendra V. Johnson, Montclair’s New Permanent Superintendent

Montclair Schools released this statement Tuesday: 
After an extensive search, The Montclair Board of Education announced, at a special meeting on April 11, that Dr. Kendra V. Johnson has been appointed Superintendent of Schools. Dr....

Montclair Superintendent Says Putting Personal Wellness First Drove Decision To Leave Montclair

Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Kendra Johnson will be leaving Montclair for a position with Howard County Schools in Maryland. Dr. Kendra Johnson gave her resignation to BOE president Eve Robinson on Friday; Johnson provided Baristanet...

New Dates: High School Musical at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, April 12th and 13th

The Buzz Aldrin Middle School Theater Department has announced that its school play, High School Musical, originally scheduled for Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23rd, has been rescheduled to April 12th and...

Savvy Student Shopper Program At Brookdale ShopRite Returns

Last year, Brookdale ShopRite held its first annual ShopRite Student Shopper Program with five Bloomfield elementary schools. A shift from its former student shopping programs, there is a primary focus on nutrition, understanding product...

Following Non-Residency Petition, Franklin Turner Resigns From Montclair Board of Education

Not long after being named in a non-residency appeal petition that questioned whether he lived in Montclair, Franklin Turner, a member of the Montclair Board of Education, has resigned, effective September 7, 2018. In May...

Watch The Montclair High School Class of 2019 Graduation (VIDEO)

Montclair High School's Class of 2019 graduated Wednesday, continuing the tradition of cross the bridge at the amphitheatre. Student Coalition President Mark Testa, who gave the welcoming remarks, recalled the challenges the 2018-19 school year,...

BOE Discusses Montclair High School Graduation, PARCC, Race Issues

The Montclair Board of Education had an uncharacteristically short workshop meeting on Febraury 6.  One issue concerning Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson and the board was where the Class of 2019 would hold its graduation...