image_pdf
Lewis Estates

Planning board approves Lewis Estates subdivision

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After months of controversy, the historic Lewis Estates property is destined to be subdivided into a suburban development, with eight new houses replacing the site’s 1906 mansion, which will be razed unless...

Breakout game catching on among Montclair middle school classes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA group of students at Buzz Aldrin are learning to think outside the box.Actually, they are learning how to break into the box.Shivan Persad and Jacqueline Brower, teachers at Buzz Aldrin Middle...
diversity

Report: Montclair’s schools reflect community diversity

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsIn 1977, the Montclair school district moved away from the neighborhood school model and instead chose the choice system. Forty-one years later, the district is being lauded for its diversity among...

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. 

Montclair schools calendar revised for Election Day, graduation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s schools will be operating under a different calendar as Montclair High School deals with two lost days from the Sept. 7 staircase collapse, and prepares for potential snow days.Two changes have...

After-school safety in Montclair comes up for discussion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsUpper Montclair is a favorite after-school hangout spot for generations of Montclair middle-school-age students, especially students from the nearby Buzz Aldrin Middle School and mostly on Fridays.A fight between two Buzz Aldrin...

Watchung playground must be addressed before field work starts, BOE says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe fate of the Watchung school playground is still up in the air as the Montclair School District begins the bidding process for the neighboring Watchung Field overhaul and expansion.Plans call for...

Montclair Kimberley Academy Class of 2019 graduates

Montclair Kimberley Academy graduated 110 seniors during its Commencement Ceremony Sunday afternoon, June 9, at the First Congregational Church in Montclair.

Lunch debt continues to rise in Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStudent lunch debt continues to rise in Montclair, last year to the tune of 30 percent.Montclair’s students had almost $130,000 accrued for unpaid lunches, as well as breakfasts, at the end of...
south end bus

Head count errors did not result in state aid loss, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Public Schools did not provide accurate counts of students on two of its applications for state and federal aid for the 2017-2018 school year, according to the district’s auditors. But...