Education

Hundred Of Montclair Students Get Free School Supplies at MEA Back to School Event

Montclair, NJ - Piedad Gutierrez, Hillside School Spanish teacher, was on hand to welcomes families to the Montclair Education Association’s Back to School Supplies Give-Away held at Nishuane School on Sunday. Hundreds of students received...

Montclair Kimberley Academy Names Nigel Furlonge as Next Head of School

Montclair, NJ- Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA) has named Nigel Furlonge to serve as the School’s 5th Head of School. Furlonge will succeed Tom Nammack in July 2021, following the conclusion of Nammack’s 16-year...

Montclair BOE v. Montclair Education Association: District to Move Ahead, Court Date March 9

Montclair, NJ - Montclair School District and Montclair Education Association will see each other in court, with oral arguments expected to be heard on March 9. “The Court did not order the temporary injunction...

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...

Weekend Family Fun: At Home and In Person!

Here we are, the last weekend in September! We’ve rounded up fun online events and activities, and we’re also including the first in-person event for Weekend Family Fun since March! So, are you ready...

Glen Ridge Public Schools Report New COVID-19 Cases

Glen Ridge Schools had previously reported an alarming number of COVID-19 cases in the district. On Friday, an email sent to parents and caregivers shared that four new cases were reported, affecting three schools...

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...

COVID-19 and Schools: West Orange Schools To Keep School All Remote Through November

Plans change. And change and change. District schools, like West Orange have come up with plans, but now that district will delay starting its hybrid plan until November, starting the year all remote for...

Montclair’s Bradford School Welcomed Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad For Conversation on Race

Bradford School welcomed Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad Thursday for a Conversation on Race with Bradford parents and staff members, as well as MSU faculty, district Restorative Justice staff, and Montclair community members. Dr. Muhammad...

Superintendent Says Montclair Public Schools Will Not Open Monday For In Person, Hybrid Learning

Update: The MEA responds, says mediation will take place Saturday. "It is with deep regret that I inform you that I am unable to properly staff our schools for in-person, hybrid teaching and learning on...

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...