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, […]

The Michael Aymar Foundation Awards Deserving Students!

The Michael Aymar Foundation Awards Deserving Students!

The Michael Aymar Foundation awards its 2018 NASHDO Scholarship to Our Lady of the Lake School students. The Michael Aymar Foundation celebrates the season of giving by providing a $5,000 dollar scholarship to two students attending Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona. With the help of the school’s principal, Ben Ronquillo, the Aymar foundation […]

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 5

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 5

This is part five 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, […]

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 4

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 4

This is part four 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, […]

Lost In History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Visit to Montclair High School

Lost In History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Visit to Montclair High School

52 years ago, during a firey time in the United States and around the world, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made a controversial visit to this very town, possibly at the peak of his notoriety. Just two years prior to his assassination and untimely death, King arrived in Montclair, making town history by stopping into […]

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 3

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 3

This is part three 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, […]

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series-Part 2

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series-Part 2

This is part two 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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