Education

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...

Mountainside Medical Center To Vaccinate Montclair Teachers in New Partnership

Montclair, N.J. - Eighty Montclair educators will be vaccinated each week starting Monday thanks to a partnership between Montclair Schools, Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center and the Township of Montclair. "Starting next week again, through...

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...

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...

Offensive Video Shown at Montclair Schools Staff Convocation, Montclair NAACP Demands Action

Montclair Schools staff gathered online for a convocation over ZOOM Wednesday morning, but meeting attendees were shocked by a video that was part of a presentation

Superintendent Ponds Recommends the Appointment of Montclair High School Principal

Montclair, N.J.— Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds will recommend the appointment of Jeffrey Freeman as Montclair High School Principal at the November 16 Montclair Board of Education public meeting. Freeman, currently Principal at...

Montclair High School’s 24-Year-Old CGI Program To Be ‘Relaunched and Reimagined’

Montclair, NJ - Montclair High School Principal Jeffrey Freeman emailed a letter Friday addressed to Civics & Government Institute (CGI) parents, students, and teachers stating that the small learning community (SLC) would be changed...

Clever Commute