The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series-Part 1

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series-Part 1

This is part one 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, […]

Blake Broder Earns Senior Option Internship at The Montclair Dispatch

Blake Broder Earns Senior Option Internship at The Montclair Dispatch

Blake Broder Earns coveted Senior Option Internship at The Montclair Dispatch, tasked with the Senior Spotlight series for 2018. 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, Montclair […]

2018 MHS Project Graduation Donation by Studio042

2018 MHS Project Graduation Donation by Studio042

Studio042 believes in supporting the graduating class of 2018 by donating $500! As college applications and essays are being submitted by the many intelligent and well-rounded students of Montclair, it is a reminder that Project Graduation is also upon us. For years, seniors of Montclair High School have looked forward to the “all-night party” that begins […]

Montclair High School Students Stage A Walkout Against Gun Violence on March 14, 2018

Montclair High School Students Stage A Walkout Against Gun Violence on March 14, 2018

On March 14, 2018, Montclair High School students organized a walkout to protest gun violence.  Montclair High School students self-organized a walkout against gun violence for 17 minutes on March 14, 2018, to show their support for the 17 students who lost their lives at Parkland High School in Florida on February 14, 2018, and […]

Corinne Connor’s ‘College Apps Made Easy’ Makes College Applications Easier for Everyone.

Corinne Connor’s ‘College Apps Made Easy’ Makes College Applications Easier for Everyone.

Local Mom and Entrepreneur Corinne Connor makes college applications easier for everyone through her College Apps Made Easy program. Transcripts. Essays. Extracurriculars. Career interests. Academic skills. These are just some of the elements that factor into the typical college application. The process is stressful and overwhelming, especially for busy high school seniors and their families. […]

Montclair Girls JV Soccer Dominates West Essex 3:1 at Home 9-18-2017

Montclair Girls JV Soccer Dominates West Essex 3:1 at Home 9-18-2017

Montclair Girls JV Soccer under the leadership of Coach Creg Kalata dominated the venerable powerhouse West Essex 3:1 at Montclair on Monday, September 18, 2017. Postgame Coach Kalata reflected on this important win over West Essex, ” [This] win over West Essex was helpful because it helped the team bounce back from a tough loss. […]

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 […]

The Class of 2017 Graduates from Montclair High School

The Class of 2017 Graduates from Montclair High School

The 150th Commencement Ceremony of Montclair High School was held the evening of June 22nd, 2017. The Montclair High School class of 2017 graduated on a warm and sunny evening in front of approximately 2,000 proud parents, siblings, family, and friends. At this outdoor event held in the MHS Amphitheatre for the 150th commencement ceremony, 496 […]

Skylar Podvey Earns Senior Spotlight

Skylar Podvey Earns Senior Spotlight

MHS senior Skylar Podvey interns at Compass Real Estate for the Career Internship Program.   Skylar Podvey does more than the average teenager between her many sports and alternating high schools. The Montclair High School and North American Hockey Academy (NAHA) senior has recently interned with Compass Real Estate. The Career Internship Program at Montclair […]

College Options For The Undecided

Selecting a college to attend can be a stressful process for both the future undergrad as well as the parents. Check out these four N.J. schools for help.

College Options For The Undecided

Top four N.J. colleges of all sizes. More often than not, 17 and 18-year-old high school seniors have very little idea what they want to do with their life. Heck, most adults still don’t know what they want to do with the rest of their life. It is a thought that will forever evolve, as it should. Choosing […]