districts reopening

COVID-19: DOE promises to work with districts on reopening plans

As of Wednesday, Sept. 2, 434 districts have declared that they will be pursuing a hybrid model; 242 will be opening with all-remote education; 68 will have in-person education only, and 22 schools will have a combination of different reopening models. 
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Jeffrey Freeman named as new Montclair High School principal

“I am looking forward to working with district leadership and the Montclair High School community to ensure that all students have the opportunity to engage in daily, rigorous learning experiences that result in the highest level of social, emotional and academic success,” Freeman said. 

Questions remain about upgrades to Montclair schools’ ventilation

On spreadsheets released by the district, the situation appears better than it did a few months ago. But there's lots they don't clarify.

Worried about hate, Montclair Asian families ask public schools for help

Letter's writers say anti-Asian hate is as pressing an issue as coronavirus safety, while the district prepares for a return to classrooms.

Tradition in an untraditional year: Montclair HS at amphitheater for commencement

There will be two ceremonies June 24 for the Montclair High School Class of 2021.

Montclair schools are back full-time for first time since March 2020

The road to the first day of school was a long one, made bumpier when Ida overwhelmed much of Montclair with floods that damaged multiple school buildings.

Sex ed talk takes center stage at BOE meeting

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe controversy over an abstinence-leaning sexual health presentation for middle school students continued at the May 3 Board of Education meeting, in which voices remained calm but feelings ran high.Representatives from the First Choice...

Montclair schools get new food service vendor

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOn the first day of school today, Montclair elementary school students can choose between waffles with syrup, turkey sausage and sweet potato fries, or a burger with cheddar cheese and barbecue sauce...

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...

Montclair gets status update on school lunch service

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair students have many choices for lunch including burgers with a choice of toppings, roasted vegetable paninis and black bean burgers, a nacho bar, a deli station, fruits and veggie bar and...