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SOMA School District Budget Woes: The New Normal

At Wednesday's Board of Education meeting, BoE President Mark Gleason said, “We’ve been a big spending district for many years. It is time to re-engineer the way we do business."  Re-engineering is what is...

Montclair BOE Budget: Take 2

At last night’s special Board of Education (BOE) budget meeting, Montclair Superintendent Dr. Frank Alvarez proposed an additional $2.9M in budget savingsbut the possibilities included closing Renaissance and Edgemont Schools. At its last meeting, the Board called...

NJ School Report: How Did Montclair Area Schools Do Compared to Others?

The NJ Department of Education released its annual School Report for the 2009-2010 school year yesterday. These annual report cards contain detailed statistical profiles of all traditional public and charter schools in the areas of school environment,...

NJ School Report: How Did SOMA Area Schools Do Compared to Others?

The NJ Department of Education released its annual School Report for the 2009-2010 school year yesterday. These annual report cards contain detailed statistical profiles of all traditional public and charter schools in the areas of school environment,...

Barista Kids 1st Annual Jack O’ Lantern Contest

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Montclair Teens Join Rally in DC

Montclair teens went to their own rally in DC, one that wasn’t headed by a TV personality.

Pumpkin Season

Want to know where to pick pumpkins and apples in NJ? Barista Kids will tell you.

Apple Picking Season: Where to Pick ‘Em

Barista Kids has the complete guide to apple picking in our area.

The 411 on Baristaville’s Public Schools 2010-2011

All the starting dates and calendars in one place.

Clever Commute