Education

Montclair Parents Rally To Push District To Offer Outdoor Learning

Montclair families rallied Wednesday at Edgemont Park in support of Montclair Public Schools bringing learning outdoors and moving quickly to offer a hybrid model. A group of more than 50 - comprised of parents...

Enter The MHS Project Graduation Gingerbread House Decorating Contest!

Are you bored? Tired of being at home? Desperate to find ways to entertain your kids? Do you need a new family activity? Enter the Montclair High School Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Decorate a gingerbread...

Montclair High School Students Host Clothing Drive – Saturday, April 3

Montclair High School Classes of 2021 & 2022 are hosting a Clothing Drive this weekend on Saturday, April 3rd from 9am to 1pm at the Main Entrance of Montclair High School. Students will be...

Montclair Schools Superintendent Reports Renaissance Teacher Tested Positive For COVID-19

Interim Schools Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker informed parents that a teacher from Renaissance Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Parker writes: Confirmed Case in our District We, like all communities, will continue to hear about new...

MFEE’s “America to Me: Real Talk” Explores How To Deepen Racial Literacy

“What are you willing to do that is being asked of you by black and brown people?” That’s the question that Dr. Bettina Love, says white people need to be asking themselves during the Black...

Glen Ridge Residents Petition For Glen Ridge School District To Switch to All Remote...

Glen Ridge, NJ - Glen Ridge residents are signing a petition asking Glen Ridge Board of Education to move Glen Ridge Public Schools to a full remote model of learning. The petition cites the...

Letter to the Editor: Montclair Public Schools ‘Risking Lives’ For Hybrid Instruction

As COVID cases are once again on the rise, and as many area districts – including Bloomfield and South Orange-Maplewood – commit to remaining remote into 2021, Montclair superintendent Dr. Ponds seems intent on...

Montclair Education Association Says ‘District Will Not Agree To Request to Remain Remote’

UPDATE: "We are in consultation with the district’s attorney," said Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds, Wednesday evening, in response to questions about the mediation and any further actions by the district. Montclair, NJ - No...

Montclair High School Freshmen To Begin In Person/Hybrid On Wednesdays Starting May 19

Montclair High School families were told Monday that Montclair High School freshmen will begin in-person/hybrid instruction on Wednesday, May 19, in a brief message from Montclair Public Schools. The message states that Wednesdays will become...
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Montclair NAACP Releases Statement Regarding Interim Superintendent Parker’s Comments

Montclair, NJ- After a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Montclair Branch of the NAACP, President AL Pelham has issued this statement regarding BOE Superintendent Parker’s comments. “While the NAACP has concerns...

Montclair Students, Alumni Can Apply For Jared’s Fund 2nd Annual Summer Fellowship

Montclair, NJ - The Baillargeon-Zimmerman family is proud to announce the second annual Jared’s Fund Youth Fellowship (JFYF). In light of the global pandemic and its economic consequences, the importance of young people...

Lacordaire Academy Donates $4100 to Toni’s Kitchen

Lacordaire Academy presented a check of $4,100 to Toni's Kitchen on Monday. The donation was made possible by Lacordaire parents who donated their pre-paid lunch money they were unable to use because of school...

Montclair Teen To Perform “Take it One Step at a Time” Thursday On ‘Today’...

Tune in to see Montclair teen Arabella Egan perform her original song “Take it One Step at a Time” live on "The Today Show with Hoda and Jenna" Thursday (between 10 - 11 a.m.). Arabella,...

The Show Must Go On, Safely: Bloomfield High School Theatre Dept. Performs During Pandemic

Check out how Bloomfield High School Theatre department performed Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein in November. Congratulations to Mr. Doemling, his staff, cast & crew on a job well done. https://youtu.be/m-Q_hMhfPS0

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