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Montclair parents workshop to be held next Saturday

A free parent workshop titled “Emotional Regulation and Mindfulness” will take place at Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., on Saturday, March 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Preregistration is required. The workshop is presented...

Montclair girl does good: Ella Freund holds ‘Mitzvahpalooza’

'Mitzvahpalooza'Saturday, Oct. 7Studio Playhouse 14 Alvin Placestudioplayhouse.orgBy ROSEMARIE SALVATORE For Montclair LocalMusic means a lot to Glenfield Middle School seventh-grader Ella Freund, because she has grown up with it. Ella “lives and breathes music,” according...
straws

Saying no thank you to straws in Montclair is spreading

By Tara Kolton for Montclair Local Word is continuing to spread around Montclair that straws truly suck for the environment. A program to reduce the use of non-reusable plastics throughout the community is gaining momentum. A group...

Montclair family prepares for global “world-schooling” trip

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere are some things that have to be done before setting out on a road trip: put holds on the newspaper and mail deliveries, ask the neighbors to water the plants and...

Montclair kids go deep in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Book Club

In the Book Club for "A Wrinkle in Time" at Montclair Public Library for kids grades 4-6, children have fun while going deep.
College Bound seniors

College Bound: Seniors, thank your supporters

In this month's College Bound, Pat Berry reminds seniors of the importance of saying and writing thank you to all of their supporters.

Coding classes catch on with Montclair’s kids

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWant 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...
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MKA celebrates Earth Day with recycling, composting and gardening

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, the students and faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy, are focusing on programs that help reduce waste in meaningful ways and connecting with service learning initiatives throughout the three campuses.  From...
kindness

Mother matters: encouraging the courtesy of kindness

Start with positive thinking to encourage your kids to be kind all year round, not just at random times, writes Loyla Louvis in "Mother Matters."

MFEE to co-present “You Got This” conference for parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsParenting is often a lonely, stressful job.The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence, in partnership with some other groups, wants to help make it feel a little less lonely and stressful.Next month, the...