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Montclair Board of School Estimate talks facilities, budget process

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's schools have at least $20 million in "priority" capital improvements and repairs that ought to be accomplished over the next several years, according to a report compiled by the district's architects.Facilities...
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Montclair schools prepare for bleak budget situation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair continued taking a look at its proposed school budget for 2018-2019 at Monday night's BOE meeting, and the district is finding itself faced with several less-than-desirable budget outcomes.The budget in its...
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Montclair High School graduation to get 600 additional seats, video screen

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School may have found a solution to its shortage of graduation seating.The school will set up bleachers around the school's amphitheater for the June 21 ceremony, including on Park Street....

Montclair BOE member whose residency was questioned resigns

Franklin Turner resigns from Montclair BOE.
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MKA turns final construction phase into learning experience

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsFor the past five months, the Montclair Kimberley Academy community has grown to include construction workers, bulldozers, engineers and lots of cones.The school’s Orange Road campus for pre-K through third-graders...

Montclair High School graduation will be held in amphitheater, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt’s back to the amphitheater for Montclair High School's graduation.The ceremony will take place in its traditional venue on the school grounds on June 26, weather permitting.Montclair school officials expected the amphitheater...

Joe Kavesh loses BOE seat

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsBOE Vice President Joe Kavesh will not return to the Montclair Board of Education this month, following the end of his current term.At his final meeting, Kavesh was honored by his board...
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Transition concerns follow superintendent’s resignation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFear of what yet another transition in district leadership will mean for Montclair was an overall theme at the July 15 BOE meeting when members approved Superintendent Kendra Johnson’s resignation.When it came...

Montclair High School experiences shortage of teachers for Spanish, physics

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School is experiencing teacher shortages in at least two departments: Spanish and physics.Four Spanish classes have been affected by a shortage of full-time instructors, and parents have voiced frustration with...
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Montclair NAACP opts not to call for superintendent to step down

The Montclair NAACP's leadership voted not to issue a call for Interim Superintendent Nathan Parker to step down or be removed.