Monday, August 10, 2020

Education

Montclair Schools: Event Cancellations, Preparing For School Closing for COVID-19

Montclair Schools sends its latest COVID-19 Notification to parents and caregivers, urging them to prepare in the event of school closing. Full message below. As we continue planning for the impact of...

Starter Kit of Resources for Anti-Racist Awareness and Accountability

Knowledge is power. It can also help strengthen empathy, understanding, and a unified desire to work for equality and accountability. In that spirit, here are resources and readings to help families and individuals, especially...

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 High School Virtual Graduation Today #soundthehornmhs2020

Montclair High School's Virtual Graduation will take place today, Wednesday, June 24, at 6:00pm. You can tune into the graduation celebration at https://montclairhighschoolnj.commencementreimagined.com/. (This link will not be live until the day and...

Add Your Input Anonymously: Montclair Schools Superintendent Survey

Montclair, NJ - Montclair is actively looking for its next "permanent" Schools Superintendent. Montclair's last superintendent was Dr. Kendra Johnson, who said "personal wellness" drove her decision to leave Montclair. Montclair's current interim superintendent...

Montclair Families Dancing On TikTok to Support Emerging Needs Related to School Closures (VIDEOS)

https://youtu.be/9KzzspyEtR4 Montclair Fund For Educational Excellence (MFEE) is working to address the emerging needs of students, parents, and teachers that have emerged as a result of school closing due to the coronavirus pandemic and the...

Montclair Schools Plan To Offer Remote and In-Person Instruction For Fall, Superintendent Says

Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds offered families and caregivers more details Friday by email regarding the district's plans for reopening in September. Ponds writes: "Our focus is to accommodate the needs of families both...

UPDATED Bergen County Closes All Schools For Two Weeks or More To Limit Spread...

New Jersey Schools have been preparing for virtual learning should they need to close for COVID-19, with some closing for a day to prepare. Now schools in all 75 Bergen County school districts will...

Montclair High School Students Demand Change, Organize Black Lives Matter Unity Walk Sunday

Montclair High School students have organized a Black Lives Matter Unity Walk for Sunday, June 7, 2 p.m., starting at Montclair High School. The students have also released detailed demands of the Montclair School District...

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...

NJ Student Blackout Representatives Demand Changes To Address Racism at Montclair Board of Ed...

Montclair High School senior Shayla George and Montclair Kimberley Academy students AJ Christian and Arnelle Larose addressed the Montclair Board of Education on Thursday, stating demands for changes to Montclair Schools. The three students were...

Calling all MHS Seniors! Montclair Scholarship Fund Applications Due March 6

For more than 60 years, the Montclair Scholarship Fund (MSF) has awarded scholarships to college-bound Montclair High School students with demonstrated financial need. MSF scholarship applications for eligible graduating MHS seniors are...

Nishuane School PTA, In Appreciation of Teachers and Staff, Raises $1,920 For Toni’s Kitchen

The Nishuane School PTA wanted to do something special the school's teachers and staff. Following a virtual PTA meeting where the teachers said that instead of receiving gifts from the Nishuane parent and guardian...

New Jersey Parents Can Choose All-Remote Learning Option For School – Will You Choose...

Parents concerned about safely sending their children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic can instead choose all-remote learning when schools reopen this fall, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday during a press briefing. Later this...