Parents: Crowd too big for amphitheater at MHS graduation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s graduating seniors may have crossed the bridge over Toney’s Brook for the last time.The longstanding tradition of the senior class crossing the footbridge before taking their seats in the...
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Teachers to still be evaluated during remote learning, but with some changes

Those teaching remotely will present a portfolio of their work to their supervisors, instead of undergoing a live observation. 
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Montclair State students appeal for tuition refunds amid online learning

For a full-time in-state undergraduate, tuition is $6,040 per semester, along with a $48 student government fee and $445 in “mandatory fees,” for a total of about $6,535. 
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Montclair State University students suspended for attending parties, not following COVID rules

Eleven Montclair State University students have been suspended after attending large parties without masks over the weekend, university officials said.
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MHS principal steps down, moves to Cedar Grove

Montclair High School’s principal is stepping down to take a new position as Cedar Grove’s superintendent of schools.
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Montclair BOE elects new leadership, salutes teachers amid challenges of outbreak

The Montclair Board of Education held its annual reorganization meeting Monday night, in a virtual setting for the first time, as the district faces unknowns about the new school year.

Petition ‘sufficient’ — Montclair voters to decide on elected or appointed BOE

Montclair would also add two more members to its current seven-member board. It would do away with its Board of School Estimate.

Montclair parents express frustration over wait for first-day information

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSome Montclair parents are complaining that they didn’t receive important first-day-of-school information until a few days before the schools were set to open.The Montclair school district posted a lot of first-day information,...
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State releases performance reports for Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe state has released school performance reports for New Jersey's school districts, including Montclair.On the assessments, schools graded in three areas: English, math and chronic absenteeism. In each area, schools are rated...
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Montclair schools end daytime tours, prompting parent criticism

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCiting safety concerns, the Montclair School District has ended its daytime tours for families of students entering elementary and middle schools scheduled every year in March.This year, the district will hold the...