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Montclair’s Watchung Elementary School Receives $10,000 Grant

Montclair, N.J. - Watchung Elementary School was selected to receive a $10,000 2020 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant funded by the New Jersey Education Association. Drury Thorp, Watchung’s STEAM and environmental science teacher, Principal...

Passover Storytime at Watchung Booksellers, Thursday, March 25

MONTCLAIR, N.J. -- Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host acclaimed authors Lynne Sharon Schwartz and Sigal Samuel for a special Passover storytime and talk on Thursday, March 25, at 4:00 pm. In the...

MHS Students To Host UNMUTE, Storytelling and Sharing Information on Mental Health Issues

Montclair, N.J. - Silence is the enemy when it comes to getting support for our mental health. The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has partnered with The Jed Foundation and Jared’s Fund to bring...

Weekend Family Fun: Music, Science, Passover Fun and More!

This weekend marks the arrival of spring! Three cheers for more sunshine, longer days, and better weather! And since it’s the weekend, let’s have three cheers for that! We’ve gathered up some family-friendly things...

South-Orange Maplewood Sixth and Ninth Graders to Return for Hybrid Monday

A judge entered an Order compelling South Orange and Maplewood 6th and 9th-grade teachers to report for in-person instruction as early as Thursday, March 18, to rooms assigned by the District that were previously...

Sweet Idea: When You Buy A Holsten’s Easter Bunny, You Help Toni’s Kitchen

Treat yourself or someone you love to a yummy chocolate Easter bunny and do some good at the same time. Holsten’s Brookdale Confectionery will once again bring delicious, solid chocolate Easter bunnies directly to your...

High School Students Who Live In Montclair Can Attend BELA Summer Business Academy

Business and Entrepreneurial Learning Academy (BELA) is now in its fourth year. The summer business program, run by Montclair High School teacher Kevin Richberg in partnership with the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair...

Fleet Feet Montclair Hosting ‘Best Day Ever’ Virtual Race To Benefit Kaija Jung Andersen...

A favorite Kaija exclamation after living each day to the fullest was “TODAY IS THE BEST DAY EVER!” This race is inspired by that very Kaija spirit! Fleet Feet is joining Jason and Susan...

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...

Weekend Family Fun: St. Patrick’s Day, Pi Day, Magic and More

Another weekend is here so that means it’s time for some fun with the family! We’ve rounded up some things to do to help you spend your time. Check ‘em out! Watchung Booksellers will present...

Essex County Commissioner Issues Statement on Montclair Schools Returning to In Person Learning

Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill, a lifelong Montclair resident, a parent of two children in the Montclair Public School System, and the son of Daniel Gill, a veteran Montclair school teacher currently working in...

Who Let The Bulldogs Out? MHS Project Graduation!

It's Bulldog time! Surprise your high schooler, soon-to-be graduate or friend with a lawn covered in Bulldog signs. It's a fun way to celebrate and raise funds Montclair High School Graduation Class of 2021. If you...

YMCA of Montclair Partners with Bloomfield College To Launch eSports League and Tournaments

MONTCLAIR, NJ – The YMCA of Montclair in partnership with Bloomfield College is excited to announce a pilot program offering eSports league and tournaments for middle and high school students. eSports is a video...

Montclair BOE v. MEA Settlement: Elementary Schools to Open April 12, Contingent on Walk...

Update from Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds: The Montclair Public School District is pleased that the Montclair Education Association (MEA) has committed to in-person instruction at the elementary schools commencing on April 12. We will work...

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