Coding classes catch on with Montclair’s kids

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Want to learn how to build a robot? Write a computer program? Or just want to play around with circuits? If you’re a student in the Montclair area, there’s likely a class on...

Montclair High School closes additional staircases, classrooms during repairs

Montclair High School’s staircase problems continued Friday, even after the school resumed normal operating hours following the Sept. 7 staircase collapse.
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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.

Revamped Montclair school website goes live

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s new school website officially went live on Thursday, Nov. 1. The district announced to parents that it would be switching platforms in an email Superintendent Kendra Johnson sent to parents on Oct....
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Approaching graduation revives debate about Montclair amphitheater

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The long-standing tradition of holding Montclair’s graduation at the school’s stone amphitheater may have outgrown its time. Some parents say it is time to move it to a larger venue, while others...

Lawsuit against Montclair BOE dropped

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair resident has abandoned a lawsuit alleging the board of education did not adhere to proper procedure on advertising the meeting in which the board voted to appoint a new superintendent....
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MKA turns final construction phase into learning experience

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news For the past five months, the Montclair Kimberley Academy community has grown to include construction workers, bulldozers, engineers and lots of cones. The school’s Orange Road campus for pre-K through third-graders...

Staircase repairs expected to start in May; anticipated costs nearly $1M

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The district will withdraw $1 million to cover costs to replace four stairwells at Montclair High School and to provide temporary trailers for high school students to use as classroom during construction. In...

Montclair State names head of communication school

Montclair State University has named Keith Strudler director of its School of Communication and Media, effective Monday. Strudler, founder and director of the Marist College Center for Sports Communication and associate professor of communication, will...

Photos: Montclair High School All Class Reunion

The Montclair High School All Class Reunion was held on Saturday, July 21, in Montclair’s Nishuane Park.