The 10th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival Ends with a Bang

The 10th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival Ends with a Bang

On Saturday, August 10th, the Tenth Annual Montclair Jazz Festival, created by Christian McBride and Melissa Walker, closed with a Grand Finale! With an estimated attendance of over ten thousand and a sunny backdrop of gorgeous weather, residents of Montclair and beyond enjoyed a beautiful day celebrating jazz, art, and community.  The afternoon event was […]

Daniela Castro Interns at The Montclair Art Museum

Daniela Castro Interns at The Montclair Art Museum

Daniela Castro has been working with the Montclair Art Museum for years now, four years to be exact. She has always had a love for photography and drawings, in fact, she has had some of her art shown throughout the museum and the Montclair Public Library. When the opportunity came for Montclair High School students […]

Justin Brown Interns with Studio042

Justin Brown Interns with Studio042

At the end of every school year, through the Career Internship Program at Montclair High School, graduating seniors get the opportunity to participate in a four-week internship in a field of their choice. This year, as a graduating senior, I have begun my internship with Studio 042. While working for Studio 042, I will be […]

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

As the 2018-2019 school year in Montclair comes to a close, a familiar hum of drums will come to a halt, with militant precision, for one last time.   Louis D’amico, the legendary director of Hillside Elementary School’s “Drums of Thunder” will be retiring in June after more than 30 years. His retirement also signifies […]

The Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser is Celebrated by Guests from Montclair and Beyond

The Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser is Celebrated by Guests from Montclair and Beyond

On Saturday, March 23rd, family and friends from across the U.S. gathered in Montclair to commemorate the 4th annual Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser. The award symbolizes a partnership between the Taylor family and the Montclair Scholarship Fund and provides a $10,000 scholarship to a deserving Montclair High School graduate. This year, marking the fifth anniversary […]

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 6

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 6

This is part six of a six-part series discussing the college process. All advice and instruction are provided courtesy of Barbara Gottesman, whose company, College Help! Organization and Advising Services has helped hundreds of high school students in Montclair, Glen Ridge and surrounding towns and counties over the years.  She helps navigate the application process, […]

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