Montclair State faculty member killed in Grove Street accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair State University faculty member was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Grove Street Wednesday night, according to a statement released by the university.Mary DeFilippis, 73, was the academic adviser...

Montclair teachers call for new contract

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA hundred teachers and district staffers packed the Board of Education meeting Monday night, April 15, demanding a fair contract.The teachers have been working without a contract for 288 days as of...
Glenfield Middle School

Glenfield Middle School schedule to remain in place for 2019-20

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsGlenfield Middle School will be sticking with its nine-period schedule for the time being.Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson sent a notice to parents Friday afternoon informing them that the school would...
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Renaissance bus schedule mishaps anger parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe buses that serve Renaissance Middle School are not arriving or departing on schedule, and are not following assigned routes, parents said last week.Buses were arriving at Renaissance at 9:30 a.m., well...
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Montclair State University offers dual enrollment for high school students

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAbout two dozen Montclair High School students are already enrolled in college.Montclair High School has partnered with Montclair State University allowing high school students to take college courses at the university through...
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Fighting the school-to-prison pipeline

Students and community members gathered in February to discuss the school-to-prison pipeline, and brainstorm ways to combat the phenomenon.
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COVID-19: NJSBA report describes what schools can expect with “new normal”

The New Jersey School Boards Association has released a report detailing the issues that will face school officials and families when the schools reopen to a “new normal.”

Vote Montclair calls for elected BOE question to be put to voters

Erik D’Amato, Vote Montclair’s founder and the parent of Hillside and Glenfield students, said that ultimately, the discussion of an elected school board is about getting more Montclair voters involved in the democratic process, rather than in school-specific topics. 
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Police investigate two burglaries; one resulted in assault on teen

Officers were called to a Hillside Avenue house at approximately 3:27 p.m. after a 17-year-old girl told police that about two hours before she discovered an unknown man inside the house. The man demanded money, and when she did not comply, he physically assaulted her, police said. 

Union to teachers: Montclair schools taking us to court over refusal to return

District cancels planned development day for Monday, as dispute over returning continues.