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Park Street Academy exhibits young artists’ work

Photo courtesy Lisa Raphael Park Street Academy students and families enjoy learning about the art and artists at the second annual Senior Art Museum Fine Art Exhibit earlier this month. Park Street Academy, a private pre-school...
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Search continues for permanent school superintendent

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWanted: one superintendent, to oversee the public school district in Montclair, New Jersey.Montclair has been searching for a permanent replacement schools superintendent for two years.Board President Jessica de Koninck said on Friday...

Montclair family prepares for global “world-schooling” trip

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere are some things that have to be done before setting out on a road trip: put holds on the newspaper and mail deliveries, ask the neighbors to water the plants and...

Students, parents cry foul over MHS athletic director’s termination

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe reported termination of several district staff positions, including that of Montclair High School’s athletic director, brought a large crowd of upset parents, students and community members to Tuesday night’s Board of...

Teachers honored at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLLroll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district paid tribute to 16 teachers and staff at last Wednesday evening’s board of education meeting.The staff members had all been selected to receive the Governor’s Educator of the...
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BOE takes a look at homework policy draft

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s Board of Education took another look at what could become the district’s new homework policy.The board presented a draft version of the homework policy, which has been under review by its...

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 mourns passing of interim special services director

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district is mourning the loss of one of its administrators. Ted Kozlik, the district’s interim director of special services, died on Wednesday at the age of 72.“We are extremely saddened...

Sex education talk raises concerns among Glenfield parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA planned talk at Glenfield Middle School about sex and puberty was canceled after parents protested over what were perceived to be abstinence-only leanings by the presenting group.It was reported that the...

MKA gets OK for new tennis courts, Plymouth St. multifamily put off

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Kimberley Academy last week won zoning approval to replace its six tennis courts with five new ones, but a developer was sent back to the drawing board over his plan to...