Teens eye equity, communication as reps to Montclair Board of Education

"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.

Eid now a Montclair school district holiday

By TALIA WIENER wiener@montclairlocal.newsThe 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...

Montclair Kimberley commencement was first on campus since 1950s

Thomas W. Nammack also completed his 16-year tenure as the head of school.

A ‘strong sense of perseverance’ for Immaculate Conception’s 2021 grads

Principal Michele Neves said many of the students will be attending historically Black colleges and universities.

All Lacordaire Academy 2021 graduates accepted to 4-year schools

“They are all leaving the Academy with strong voices that will get them far in life,” the school said.

Sex ed is a struggle in the pandemic. Montclair teens, groups looked to fill...

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.

First grads of College Essay program get their first picks for college

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. 

Students upset that prom is limited to MHS seniors only

Some seniors will have to decide to go without their partner, or not go at all.

Koppell is new Montclair State University president

Among his first big responsibilities: Overseeing the return to in-person learning this fall, with vaccinations required for students.

Parents: We were blindsided, but Watchung Field expansion delayed

Parents say they're worried about space being taken from the Watchung Elementary School playground.