"To really make systemic change, especially in a school district that's been having ongoing issues for a very long time, it's important for everybody to try to come together and work together," Justin Comini says.
By TALIA WIENER firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Montclair Board of Education added the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr to the district’s calendar Monday, after a fifth grader’s petition garnered thousands of signatures for the cause. “I’m so happy that our...
Thomas W. Nammack also completed his 16-year tenure as the head of school.
Principal Michele Neves said many of the students will be attending historically Black colleges and universities.
“They are all leaving the Academy with strong voices that will get them far in life,” the school said.
Community program leaders and and teens say it's a lot more difficult to navigate nuanced, emotionally complex issues without in-person interaction and seeing faces.
The first two graduates from the College Essay Writing Program hosted by Succeed2gether — a Montclair-based organization that aims to close opportunity and achievement gaps — have received offers from all of the colleges to which they applied.
Some seniors will have to decide to go without their partner, or not go at all.
Among his first big responsibilities: Overseeing the return to in-person learning this fall, with vaccinations required for students.
Parents say they're worried about space being taken from the Watchung Elementary School playground.