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Watchung HVAC units continue drawing noise complaints

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe noise from the new heating and air conditioning units at Watchung School are continuing to draw complaints from residents.In March, residents first complained about late night construction work surrounding the placement...
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Montclair Scholarship Fund awards $201,000 in aid to MHS students

The scholarship fund’s review committee received 116 applications from Montclair High School students. Of that number, 88 students were considered.
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While some school districts report substitute shortages, Montclair has 200

Tenafly, Wayne and other districts throughout the state are reporting a shortage of substitutes. The main reason given is health and safety concerns during the pandemic, officials said.   

Teacher files lawsuit against Montclair BOE alleging discrimination

Montclair High School teacher Kenneth Schnitzer is suing the Montclair Board of Education, alleging discrimination as a white Jewish male in his attempts to be promoted to an administrative position.

Montclair BOE approves preliminary budget, with some difficulty

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of Education officially approved the preliminary budget for submission to county officials Monday night, but not without some turbulence.The board had to take a second vote after the first...
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New interim superintendent named for Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDr. Nathan Parker, former superintendent of Summit School District, has been named as Montclair’s new interim superintendent.Parker’s appointment was announced during a special board of education meeting at the George Inness Annex...

Montclair high school students to get three-hour study hall

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School students will get a three-hour study hall when the school closes for asbestos removal and stairwell repairs on May 20, according to a newly released schedule.Students will have three...
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Montclair schools prepare for bleak budget situation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair continued taking a look at its proposed school budget for 2018-2019 at Monday night's BOE meeting, and the district is finding itself faced with several less-than-desirable budget outcomes.The budget in its...

Winter registration opens at Adult School of Montclair Public Library

Winter registration is open for classes at the Adult School of Montclair Public Library, with online classes starting Tuesday, Jan. 19.
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Montclair announces details of superintendent forum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school community will get to meet some of the people who are vying for the job of schools superintendent.The district will hold a forum with three of the candidates on...