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Jackson announces appointments to Montclair BOE

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsLaura Hertzog and Eve Robinson will be returning to the Montclair Board of Education, while Latifah Jannah will be joining as its newest member later this year.Mayor Robert Jackson announced that Hertzog...

Montclair township council approves school bond

The Township Council approved a $4,859,950 bond for school district-wide capital projects at its meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 19.The list of repairs includes:Security improvements district-wide; Pre-K: heating plant repointing/bunker structure, improvements to the...

Montclair BOE gives go-ahead to special education assessment

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district will be going ahead with an assessment of its special education program.At its Monday, Dec. 18 meeting, the board approved a resolution that lays out the guidelines for...
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Montclair school district not alone in student lunch debt

Seventy-six percent of school districts throughout the U.S. report having unpaid meal debt by students. Montclair closed out its school year with students owing the district $100,000 in lunch debt.

Montclair Community Pre-K plans new playground

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Community Pre-K could have a new outdoor play space by next fall.The pre-school community has decided that its existing playground is in need of a makeover and hopes to have...

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.

Montclair BOE issues response to superintendent candidate withdrawals

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of Education issued a response Wednesday night to reports that two of the three candidates for superintendent had withdrawn their names from consideration.In a prepared statement, BOE President Laura...

Superintendent search takes center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe search for a permanent superintendent continues, but two of the positions that had long been open have been filled.The Board of Education discussed both the superintendent search and the new hires...

Montclair schools to bring back teachers, paraprofessionals

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSome of the teachers and paraprofessionals who thought they were out of work owing to cuts in this year’s budget will be back in school in September.At its Monday, Aug. 21, meeting,...

Chestnut Street mural project organizers look to future

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe murals on the Chestnut Street bridge are moving forward, one paint scrape at a time.Art to Action consists of Montclair High School students who want to re-paint the aging murals, which...