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....

Montclair BOE member whose residency was questioned resigns

Franklin Turner resigns from Montclair BOE.

Montclair High School to close for additional day after stairwell collapse

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School will be closed for at least one additional day following last week's stairwell collapse. District officials made the decision to close the school on Tuesday to allow building inspectors and...

Montclair High School to be closed Tuesday after stairwell collapse

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School will be closed for safety reasons on Tuesday, Sept. 11, as building inspectors examine all of the school's staircases in the wake of a stairwell collapse on Friday. Several officials,...

Lap and shoulder seat belts required on all new school buses

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Student bus riders in New Jersey, including Montclair, will soon be clicking on their seat belts over their shoulders, as well as on their laps. New school buses are now required to be...

Montclair sets up gender-neutral restrooms in all schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair has started the school year rolling out gender-neutral restrooms at each of the schools. Beginning last year, only the high school had a gender-neutral restroom. Now, every school in Montclair will have...

Students to get at least 20 minutes of recess

Starting this year, students in kindergarten through fifth grade are required to get a daily recess, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed the recess bill into law on Aug. 10.

Stairwell collapses at Montclair High School

A stairwell partially collapsed at Montclair High School Friday morning, according to Acting Principal Terry Trigg-Scales.

PHOTOS: First day of school in Montclair

Sept. 6 was the first day of school in Montclair.
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Heat wave causes early dismissal first day of school

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Students will be dismissed early their first day of school due to a heat wave. A heat advisory has been issued until 7 p.m., tonight, Sept. 6. At Wednesday night's BOE meeting, Superintendent...