Montclair schools get new principals

Montclair has announced that several of its schools will get new principals.

Egg-throwing at Project Graduation – harmless prank or serious concern?

An egg-throwing incident on the night of Project Graduation set off a debate among parents on whether it was harmless fun or potentially dangerous.

Tune in: Drums of Thunder to appear on Today Show July 4

BY ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHillside School's Drums of Thunder will appear on NBC's The Today Show tomorrow, July 4.The corps' appearance will include band director Louis D'Amico giving a drum lesson to the show's hosts and...
Missing couple

Family of missing Montclair couple anxious for answers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was supposed to have been a relaxing vacation for Montclair resident Oscar Suarez and his girlfriend Magdalena Devil to celebrate her birthday.The two arrived in Barbados for a week’s stay on...
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Montclair High School switches to block schedule

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School is switching to a new schedule for the next school year.The high school currently follows an eight-period schedule including lunch, with about 44 minutes per class, in which students...

Montclair High School Class of 2019 gets festive sendoff

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Year of the staircase is finally over.Montclair High School’s 496-member Class of 2019 bade their high school years farewell in a festive ceremony at the school amphitheater on Wednesday, June 26.It...
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Montclair High School sees at least 17 staff take leave of absence in 2018-19

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School parents and students are reporting that a high number of teachers have been out on leave for extended periods this school year, in some cases without a dedicated substitute...

Montclair Kimberley Academy Class of 2019 graduates

Montclair Kimberley Academy graduated 110 seniors during its Commencement Ceremony Sunday afternoon, June 9, at the First Congregational Church in Montclair.

Chestnut Street mural project organizers look to future

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe murals on the Chestnut Street bridge are moving forward, one paint scrape at a time.Art to Action consists of Montclair High School students who want to re-paint the aging murals, which...
Glenfield Middle School

Glenfield Middle School schedule to remain in place for 2019-20

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsGlenfield Middle School will be sticking with its nine-period schedule for the time being.Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson sent a notice to parents Friday afternoon informing them that the school would...