Senior Class President Kennedy, MHS’17 Commencement Speech, “..Do Good, Be Kind and Very Brave.”

Senior Class President Kennedy, MHS’17 Commencement Speech, “..Do Good, Be Kind and Very Brave.”

Cristi Kennedy, President of the Montclair High School class of 2017 delivered her speech during the commencement ceremony on June 22, 2017 to a standing room only crowd of 2500 guests, faculty and graduates.             The six-minute speech, the first large public speech by Kennedy, was delivered with confidence, inflection […]

Montclair Dispatch Student-Writer Reflects on Local Media’s Accountability Role

Montclair Dispatch Student-Writer Reflects on Local Media’s Accountability Role

Montclair Dispatch student-writer Joe Michalitsianos reflects on the accountability role of local media in keeping the community informed.   A journalist’s job is hard. It is not the deadlines, the writing or the uncomfortable conversations needed to occur in the pursuit of information. No, a journalist’s job is hard because a journalist must hold everyone […]

Walter Springer presents his BOE petition to a divided community

Walter Springer presents his BOE petition to a divided community

Walter Springer presented his petition with 1045 signatures to the Montclair Board of Education on June 7th. Through the petition members of the community expressed their outrage at the controversial personnel decisions made by the Board of Education on May 15th. Walter Springer’s Petition calls for a full and complete public review of the former Interim […]

2017 Montclair African-American Heritage Festival

2017 Montclair African-American Heritage Festival

On June 3, 2017, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation held their 28th annual parade and festival. The Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation serves as an outreach to broaden minds and spirits, preserve history and culture, and to recognize and promote cultural resources as an essential element of Montclair’s economic and social well-being. The MAAHF is a […]

MFEE Fundracer 2017 Brings Community Together to Raise Needed Funds

MFEE Fundracer 2017 Brings Community Together to Raise Needed Funds

The MFEE Fundracer Sequel 2017 captured the essence of the Montclair community: Team Frick and Frack wins 4 1/2 hour marathon endurance race across Montclair. Sequels are rarely better. After the first MFEE Amazing Fundracer in 2016, expectations this year for the newly emerging annual tradition were high. This was for good reason. The first Fundracer, in 2016, was […]

Blue(ish) Chips Are Up for the Competition

Blue(ish) Chips will play by the rules of this year's MFEE Fundracer, but don't underestimate their profound skills to tightrope the lines to win.

Blue(ish) Chips Are Up for the Competition

Blue(ish) Chips are ready to win with so much fun! When the opportunity to be selfless presented itself it’s a no brainer that Ayo Falae and Jay Murray of Blue(ish) Chips decided to join the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence‘s Fundracer 2017! They wanted to show their sincerest appreciation for MFEE as the organization support a wide range and […]

Double 06 Jumps Into Action at the Fundracer

Double 06 will use their unique traits and their special bond to make an unforgettable statement with all their efforts to winning!

Double 06 Jumps Into Action at the Fundracer

Double 06 loves a challenge as much as they love MFEE! Both Syreeta Carrington and Margaret Whitsett, teach at Glenfield Middle School. Carrington teaches Sixth Grade Social Studies and Whitsett is an in-class support teacher in Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies. They have worked on the same team together for the last 5 years. “We […]

NE Phys Ed Are Ready for a Workout

NE Phys Ed are incredibly thrilled to have the opportunity to give back to such a generous organization, the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence.

NE Phys Ed Are Ready for a Workout

NE Phys Ed are so honored to be apart of Montclair! Nicole Beck and Alex Lesch are representing Northeast Elementary School and Buzz Aldrin Middle School Physical Education as they have registered as NE Phys Ed for the upcoming Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence‘s 2017 Fundracer! They are extremely excited to help raise money for the MFEE. This […]

COPE Center Expands With Their Derby Day Celebration

Visit the Montclair Art Museum as it hosts COPE Center's annual Derby Day Celebration, in which proceed will go towards their expansion.

COPE Center Expands With Their Derby Day Celebration

COPE Center works for critical healthcare needs in Essex County. The COPE Center expands due to the high demand for treatment services related to the surging opioid addiction in Northern Jersey increases. It has secured nearly 2,000 square feet of additional space for group and individual education. The new center will be located at St. Luke’s […]