Glenfield schedule change

Glenfield schedule change could push arts to after school

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Glenfield Middle School community is objecting to plans to move to a class schedule with fewer periods next year, contending the move will have negative consequences for what Glenfield is known...

Drums of Thunder bandleader prepares to retire

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDrums of Thunder started out 35 years ago as a small drum corps affiliated with Hillside’s performing arts program. Since then, they have been a routine sight at Montclair events, and at...
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Cheryl Hopper resigns as Glenfield principal

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCheryl Hopper is resigning as Glenfield Middle School's principal at the end of the school year.Hopper announced her resignation in a letter sent to the Glenfield school community on Wednesday, June 5,...

Tentative deal reached on teacher contract

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe school district has reached a tentative agreement with the Montclair Education Association regarding a new three-year teacher’s contract, confirmed Superintendent Kendra Johnson.The teachers have been without a contract for almost a...

Montclair High School students receive anti-crash course

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), NJ Teen Safe Driving Coalition along with the Montclair Police Department, Fire Department and Montclair Ambulance Unit put together a crash demonstration on Wednesday May 15 at Montclair High...

Fewer students taking vaccine exemptions in Montclair

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsIn the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s declaration of a measles outbreak for parts of New Jersey with 14 confirmed cases, health officials are reminding parents to...

Hertzog cites culture of ‘toxicity’ in resignation from Board of Education

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA division within the board of education has resulted in the departure of another board member, the second in two months.Board president Laura Hertzog resigned from the Montclair Board of Education Thursday,...
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News in brief: Laptop Upcycle receives grant

HackNCraftNJ/Laptop Upcycle recently received a $3,000 grant from The Montclair Foundation. Laptop Upcycle gives high quality laptops and free WiFi to those who need them, and has a group of volunteers working in Laptop...

Montclair has low school breakfast participation rate, report claims

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOver 1,000 Montclair children are eligible for free and reduced-price breakfast served at their schools, but only about 13 percent of eligible students actually take advantage of it. Furthermore, the district has...

Laura Hertzog resigns from Montclair Board of Education

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsBoard president Laura Hertzog resigned from the Montclair Board of Education Thursday, May 16, the same night the board elected new leadership including Eve Robinson as president.Latifah Jannah was elected as vice...