Jeff Gannon, Montclair’s beloved and respected Athletic Director was demoted because of a central office clerical error at the BOE board meeting on May 15, 2017. Jeff Gannon had been working for Montclair High School for 18 years, and was enjoying heaps of success as athletic director. Montclair’s rowing team had become state champions, becoming the […]
Sarah Butler, Montclair native is missing. Please contact the Montclair Police Department with any information that you feel will be of help!
Montclair needs your help to find Sarah Butler! When someone who is very important in your life goes missing or has suddenly disappeared, it’s common to feel a range of emotions and be unsure what to do next. Since Montclair is a strong community, it is imperative that we help one another at all times. […]
The Michael Aymar Foundation has volunteered tutoring services every Saturday throughout the summer and of course, it displayed amazing results!
The Michael Aymar Foundation’s free tutoring sessions were a success! In a previous article, you learned about the free tutoring opportunities available for middle schoolers at the West Orange Public Library on the behalf of the Michael Aymar Foundation. It occurred every Saturday starting July 9 from 10-11 a.m. It served to support families during […]
MFEE, along with Board of Education and Superintendent, has decided to make a statement in regards to the opposition of Montclair Charter.
MFEE states opposition to Montclair Charter! “For 25 years, the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has leveraged resources and support for the Montclair Public Schools. MFEE was forged with an understanding that in the challenging landscape of public school financing, our district cannot rely solely on state funding and tax dollars to provide an exceptional academic experience to […]
Triumph over tragedy with Women Empowerment Week in Montclair by the Family Service League/SAVE of Essex County during July 25 - 31!
Support Women Empowerment Week in Montclair on July 25 – 31! Montclair Women Empowerment week was created in collaboration with the Montclair Center BID to help raise awareness about the Family Service League/SAVE of Essex County agency. It cultivated relationships with local businesses in Montclair, especially women-owned businesses, for these businesses to collect donations for […]
Enhance the minds of your children this summer with free tutoring at the West Orange Public Library by the Michael Aymar Foundation.
Michael Aymar’s students will be hosting free tutoring for middle schoolers. Although school is officially over, that shouldn’t mean children stop learning. Rather than allowing our children to forget prior lessons taught by our teachers, learning should continue in a way that will be fun and memorable. Starting July 9, every Saturday at 10 – […]
A recent bill was introduced to criminalize distracted walking, including texting while walking.
Should texting while walking be a crime? A Care2 petition was recently created to urge legislators to not pass a bill that would jail for texting while walking on the state’s roadways. Created by Chris Wolverton, the petition has currently received 24,523 signatures and only needs a few hundred more to reach its 25,000 signature […]
In loving memory of Michael Aymar, a Catholic teacher for 22 years, we remember his ultimate legacy of fulfilling a lifelong gift to his students.
Michael Aymar’s motto is “Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.” – W.B. Yeats Michael Aymar was an influential man, working with what he called “God’s best thing” – children. As a Jersey City native, he was educated by St. Anthony of Padua School and St. Peter’s Preparatory […]
It's a great day to be a Montclarian as Montclair High School commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic visit.
Montclair’s best kept secret: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visited and spoke at MHS in 1966! Exclusive at The Montclair Dispatch. On Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, the proud students of the Montclair High School Civics and Government Institute (CGI) will unveil a new bronze plaque commemorating the visit by the legendary Dr. Martin Luther King, […]
An arrest was made in the hit and run case of Montclair State University student Anna Semioli.
Suspect in hit and run of MSU student, Anna Semioli, arrested. Just before midnight on Thursday, Oct. 8, a 22 year old senior at Montclair State University, Anna Semioli, was struck by a Dodge Ram pick-up truck while she was walking east along Route 46 in Clifton. According to NJ News 12, she was found […]