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MKA celebrates students, teachers at all-school gathering

Montclair Kimberley Academy's Annual All-School Gathering epitomizes everything that makes MKA special, a community that is as diverse as it is united.

Architects recommend upgrades to Montclair school playgrounds

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s elementary school playgrounds are in need of repairs or replacement, according to a capital projects list by architects from the firm of Parette Somjen. The capital projects list recommends replacing the playground...

Eric LeGrand speaks to Buzz Aldrin students in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news “My name is Eric LeGrand, and I truly believe I will walk again,” the Rutgers football star told a sea of red T-shirts and football jerseys in the Buzz Aldrin Middle School...

Montclair Community Pre-K plans new playground

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Community Pre-K could have a new outdoor play space by next fall. The pre-school community has decided that its existing playground is in need of a makeover and hopes to have...

Woodman Field Bleachers reopened

The bleachers at Woodman Field should be welcoming fans by the next Montclair High School football home game.

High School to get temporary classrooms Oct. 24, staircase construction delayed due to asbestos

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School will be getting portable classrooms in late October, as the district prepares to start rebuilding four staircases in the old section of the school. However, an inspection found traces...

Montclair High School students describe disruptions after staircase collapse

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news With four staircases and two floors blocked off at Montclair High School, students and staff have had to adjust to a change in routine. A staircase collapse this month has caused 31 classrooms...
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New board member on BOE

Priscilla Church is the BOE’s newest member.
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Edgemont teacher honored as teacher of the year

Smita Dharsi is a second-grade teacher at Edgemont, Montclair’s Montessori school and one of 23 educators across New Jersey who were named Educators of the Year.

Architects recommend repairs to other staircases at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news An inspection of Montclair High School's stairwells found that with the exception of four now-closed staircases in the main building, none of the staircases at Montclair High School are in imminent danger...