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 […]

Valentino Musumeci Earns Senior Spotlight

Valentino Musumeci Earns Senior Spotlight

Montclair High School Senior, Valentino Musumeci, teams up with the School of Visual and Performing Arts to direct his own drama show. As part of the Career Internship Program at Montclair High School Valentino Musumeci is directing Gruesome Playground Injuries, a fully student-run play spotlighting graduating seniors Georgia Garrison and Jacob Sailer. Additionally, Lily Feinberg […]

Kayla Phillips and Lily Kelleher Earn Senior Spotlight

Kayla Phillips and Lily Kelleher Earn Senior Spotlight

Kayla Phillips and Lily Kelleher earn this week’s senior option spotlight for their interactive internship at Edgemont Montessori School. The Career Internship Program at Montclair High School allows qualified seniors to intern at their preferred company or organization. Kayla Phillips and Lily Kelleher chose to work as assistant teachers at their local elementary school, Edgemont. […]