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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Security, staffing, field upgrades discussed at budget talks

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Security upgrades and field renovations came up for discussion at Monday night's Board of School Estimate meeting, along with the question of which staff positions may be cut. The board held the first...

Montclair starts update on achievement gap with new data

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair wants to update its achievement gap advisory study done in 2015 by gathering more detailed and up-to-date data. Three years ago, the Achievement Gap Advisory Panel had found discrepancies between white students...

Montclair gets status update on school lunch service

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair students have many choices for lunch including burgers with a choice of toppings, roasted vegetable paninis and black bean burgers, a nacho bar, a deli station, fruits and veggie bar and...

Vaping comes in for increased attention in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair students caught vaping on school grounds will now be subject to the same treatment as students suspected of being high on drugs or alcohol. Students will be sent to the nurse’s office...
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New bus stop at Montclair High School moves ahead

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news For years, Montclair High School students who are dependent on public buses to get to and from school had about a 10-minute walk from the bus stop. Starting next week, the bus...

Montclair BOE issues response to superintendent candidate withdrawals

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Board of Education issued a response Wednesday night to reports that two of the three candidates for superintendent had withdrawn their names from consideration. In a prepared statement, BOE President Laura...

Ross Kasun out of Montclair superintendent race

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It may be down to two people in the Montclair superintendent race. On Tuesday, it was reported that Ross Kasun, one of the three candidates, had withdrawn from consideration for the post in...

Montclair schools add day back to calendar after too many snow days

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair has had one too many snow days this year thanks to a series of late winter and early spring Nor’easters that led to school closures. Originally scheduled as a day off,...

More than 1,000 Montclair students take part in March 14 walkout

By GWEN OREL and ERIN ROLL orel@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news Students from numerous Montclair public schools walked out of class last Wednesday, March 14, to take part in a nationally organized walkout to protest gun violence. More than 1,000 students...

Montclair BOE approves preliminary budget, with some difficulty

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Board of Education officially approved the preliminary budget for submission to county officials Monday night, but not without some turbulence. The board had to take a second vote after the first...

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