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Library’s summer lunch program gives out more than 1,400 lunches

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Public Library Foundation launched its “Nourishing the Mind and Body” lunch program this summer, with help from Partners for Health Foundation and Toni’s Kitchen. The program provides lunch each weekday to...

Montclair BOE: No new superintendent yet

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair still does not have a new superintendent, and the Township Board of Education expects the district may not have one until January at the earliest. During Wednesday night's meeting at the George...

Montclair assistant superintendent being considered for Teaneck job

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s assistant superintendent of equity is reported to be in the running for the superintendent position in Teaneck. An announcement on that district’s website last week indicated that Kendra Johnson is one of...

Montclair school district apologizes for busing problems in first week of school

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A rough start to the school year for Montclair’s bus-riding students prompted the school district to issue an apology to parents for schedule mishaps and missed pick-ups, among other problems. On Thursday, a...

Taking the slow route on a superintendent search

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news During the July 10 Board of Education meeting, Board President Laura Hertzog responded to criticism that the search for a permanent superintendent had taken three years, saying instead that the search had...

Mayor reappoints two school board members

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has reappointed Anne Mernin and Jessica DeKoninck to the Township Board of Education. “I believe that their experience and perspectives will be invaluable in the search for the next superintendent,” Jackson said...

Montclair graduation venue sets off debate in community

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Who is a Mountie? By one definition, it’s anyone who has crossed the footbridge over Toney’s Brook in the amphitheater on Park Street to receive a Montclair High School diploma....

Teachers honored at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school district paid tribute to 16 teachers and staff at last Wednesday evening’s board of education meeting. The staff members had all been selected to receive the Governor’s Educator of the...

Montclair schools, township hold panel talk on education budget process

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Board of Education, in partnership with state and township elected officials, conducted a panel talk on the school budget process at Trinity Presbyterian Church Monday night. The panelists included State Sen....

Montclair BOE discusses assessment of special education program

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A proposed resolution to do an assessment of Montclair's special education program was among the items brought up during a long, occasionally tense board of education meeting Wednesday night. In its current form,...

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