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Parker

Interim superintendent shares vision for Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsInterim Superintendent Nathan Parker was brought in as Montclair’s interim superintendent of schools in August, as the district searches for a permanent superintendent. As of Dec. 19, Parker has now been at...
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College report reveals more applications, but fewer acceptances for Class of 2019

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s students are filing a greater number of college applications than in years past. And even though Montclair students’ GPA and SAT scores have risen, college acceptances have dropped.The Outcome...
Red Hawk Fellows

Montclair State University offers dual enrollment for high school students

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAbout two dozen Montclair High School students are already enrolled in college.Montclair High School has partnered with Montclair State University allowing high school students to take college courses at the university through...
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Head count errors did not result in state aid loss, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Public Schools did not provide accurate counts of students on two of its applications for state and federal aid for the 2017-2018 school year, according to the district’s auditors. But...
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Interim human resources director to depart for two months, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair School District’s interim human resources director, appointed just over two months ago, will be taking a two-month hiatus from the district next month. But the district hopes to have a...
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Montclair residents can access schools lead in water results

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey now has a database where parents, including in Montclair, can keep track of their school’s water lead testing results.In November, the New Jersey Department of Education and Gov. Phil Murphy...
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Montclair NAACP, schools work to encourage free and reduced-price lunch enrollment

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA campaign to encourage more students to sign up for free or reduced lunches is seeing success as this year applications increased by 20 percent. However, of those who did apply fewer...
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Montclair schools say test scores are good, but there is room for improvement

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe newly released New Jersey Student Learning Assessment scores indicate that Montclair students continue to perform above the state average in math and language arts for grades three through 12, but Montclair...

Photos: Reiki, AIM, grow, at Aging in Montclair

Certified Reiki practitioner Claudia Sherwood of Montclair gives about three dozen Aging In Montclair members a demonstration on one of the Eastern medicine practices gaining acceptance in the west, in the Montclair Salvation Army...
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Furry Fridays with therapy dogs at Glenfield Middle School

Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Montclair School District.Fridays have gotten furrier for Glenfield School students. Every week, therapy dogs visit Glenfield classrooms during 9th period as part of a new initiative launched...