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, […]

CycleBar Wants to Turn You Into a Cycling Star

CycleBar Wants to Turn You Into a Cycling Star

It seems that everywhere you look, people have become infatuated with group spin classes.  Workout connoisseurs have deemed this method of exercise to be especially motivating and inspiring–it’s become a lifestyle. So it’s no surprise that a new home for the musical spin class experience came to Montclair last year. In the heart of town, […]

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, […]

Keep Calm and Avoid the College Craze

Keep Calm and Avoid the College Craze

By the end of June every year, around 650 to 700 students from Montclair High School (MHS), Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA), and Lacordaire Academy graduate from high school, and look ahead toward college. And that number does not include Montclair students who attend high schools outside of the township, such as Seton Hall Prep, Saint […]

Livi McKenzie Earns Senior Spotlight

Livi McKenzie Earns Senior Spotlight

Livi McKenzie Earns This Week’s Senior Option Spotlight for Her Essays Alive Event The college application process is a shared experience among most teenagers at Montclair High School and is often an extremely daunting affair.  Livi McKenzie, in conjunction with one of Essay House’s founding partners and coach Meg Siesfeld, created an event for students to […]

Montclair High School Awards Night- See the Winners!

Montclair High School Awards Night- See the Winners!

On June 7, 2018, Montclair High School administrators and teachers held the annual Awards Ceremony, honoring stand-out students within the very impressive graduating senior class. This particular event is held during an already hectic time of year, but it represents something very important. Not only is this a time when students are recognized for their […]

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