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Parents: Crowd too big for amphitheater at MHS graduation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s graduating seniors may have crossed the bridge over Toney’s Brook for the last time.The longstanding tradition of the senior class crossing the footbridge before taking their seats in the...

Montclair High School Class of 2017 graduates

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe nearly 500 members of the Montclair High School Class of 2017 bid farewell to their high school days during a festive outdoor ceremony Thursday evening in the school’s amphitheater.Benilde Little, the...

Montclair Students Make Case for Solar

By ERIN ROLLroll@montclairlocal.newsSome Montclair High School students are encouraging the district to take a look at solar energy.Noa Putman, Victoria DeLaRosa and Gabbi Carson are all sophomores in MHS’s Center for Social Justice, a...

Montclair Science Teachers take part in Wipro Fellowship Program

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSome Montclair science teachers who had an opportunity to work with their peers on a fellowship project for science educators are beginning to see the fruits of their labors.For four years, Montclair...
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Glenfield students urge BOE to keep math teacher’s job

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsConcerns over staff cuts in the Montclair Public Schools continued at Monday night’s Board Of Education meeting, as Glenfield Middle School students and parents turned out to show their support for a...

Departing Lacordaire headmaster left a major mark

by STEFANIE SEARS for Montclair LocalAfter 10 years as Lacordaire Academy’s head of school, the first man in the school’s history to serve in that position, Brian Morgan is preparing to retire.Morgan came to Lacordaire...

Montclair BOE: Don’t expect new superintendent until January

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district may not be getting a new superintendent until January at the earliest.That’s the latest prediction from the Board of Education.At its June 7 meeting, the board gave the...

Protests continue over school staff cuts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was an intense, often emotional, meeting for the Montclair Board of Education on June 7, as members of the community continued to protest a series of proposed school staff cuts that...

Schools celebrate completion of pilot ESL program for parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district recently completed a pilot version of an English as a Second Language program for district parents.And the program coordinators — including Dr. Kendra Johnson, the district’s assistant superintendent...

Staff cuts take center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsParents, students and community members continued to speak out against several proposed staff cuts during Wednesday's Township Board of Education meeting.The district is expecting to cut several staff positions next year, including...