Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Education

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...

MHS Principal Calls For Investigation Following Derogatory Comments Made at Montclair Kimberley Basketball Game

Montclair High School Principal Anthony Grosso has called for an investigation following an incident at a boys varsity basketball game hosted by Montclair Kimberley Academy. Grosso writes in a letter to families Wednesday: Dear MHS...

Montclair PTA Council Middle School 101 Rescheduled For Tuesday, June 9

The Montclair PTA Council is hosting Middle School 101 for 5th grade parents has ben rescheduled for June 9th at 7:30PM. Pre-registration is required for the Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZUrd-mgqT0vEtSeZGjCaPNxERwcuwzdP… This is a panel discussion with parents from...

Montclair Back To School: Parent University, Temperature Checks and More (POLL)

Montclair Schools is considering outdoor learning - weather permitting - and will be checking temperatures of every student who walks through the door, Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced in an email letter to...

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 High School Confirms In Person Celebration of 2020 Graduates at Woodman Field

Montclair High School will celebrate the Class of 2020 with three outdoor celebrations on July 9, at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., to accommodate students and two guests. Here is the...

Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Ponds Discusses All Remote Decision and Restorative Justice in Conversation

Get to know Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds better - his background, education, his experience as a teacher, coach, principal, etc., even how he met his wife.

SVPA’s ‘She Kills Monsters’ Explores Friendship, Loss and Acceptance

Montclair High's School of Visual and Performing Arts tackled "She Kills Monsters" last weekend, a drama-comedy play by Qui Nguyen set in Ohio in 1995. "She Kills Monsters" follows a small cast of...

Virtual Graduation Plans To Take Shape, Now That Gov. Murphy Announces NJ Schools Remain...

All New Jersey schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday, in what may have been the most anti-climactic announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic. That...

West Orange Schools Plan To Accommodate Families Not Comfortable with In-Person Instruction

What will happen in the fall -- whether students will return to school in person, attend remotely or participate in some kind of hybrid, is the question on parents' minds and a topic of...

Montclair Parents Petition Montclair Public Schools To Adopt Outdoor Hybrid Education Plan

More than 300 Montclair parents have signed a petition urging Montclair Schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds and the Montclair Board of Education to get creative and bring students in-person by utilizing outdoor space. The petition states:...

Whoopi Goldberg Comes To Montclair’s Lacordaire Academy, Speaks About Women Empowerment

Montclair, NJ - Whoopi Goldberg showed Montclair love again. The actor/comedian/TV personality, a regular at Montclair Diner, made a very special visit to the Lacordaire Academy this week. Students in grades 7-12 were able...

Montclair Education Association To Hold Actions in Response to Racial Injustice, June 2-5

The Montclair Education Association (MEA) will hold actions June 2-5 in response to the recent acts of police brutality against black men and women. Community participation is welcomed. “Each...

Arts Ed NJ Partners with Organizations to Generate Second Round of Performing Arts Aerosol...

Can students in the performing arts engage in activities safely? An aerosol study commissioned by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) with the support...