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 […]

Roosevelt Weaver Trained a Scholar

Athlete and Educator, Roosevelt ‘Dr. Speed’ Weaver, has a distinguished career of inspiring students to great heights – and great speeds.

Roosevelt Weaver Trained a Scholar

Coach Roosevelt Weaver trained Track and Field Scholarship Recipient, Melanie Rodriguez of Bloomfield. Montclair resident, Roosevelt Weaver, has always had a love of running. Growing up in Atlanta, Ga., he realized that he had a talent for running very early, when he could outrun boys much older than he was. But he didn’t begin his official […]

Michael Aymar Foundation Gives NASHDO Scholarship

More than just a teacher, Michael Aymar was an inspiration to so many; now the Michael Aymar Foundation continues to help the students he loved.

Michael Aymar Foundation Gives NASHDO Scholarship

A beloved teacher’s legacy lives on through Michael Aymar Foundation. Michael Aymar was one of those teachers, the ones that aren’t just doing a job but following a passion. It’s easy to spot them if you’ve ever been lucky enough to be in one of their classrooms.  It’s a blessing and privilege to be in […]

Michael Aymar Foundation

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 Foundation

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 […]

Exclusive: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It's a great day to be a Montclarian as Montclair High School commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic visit.

Exclusive: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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, […]

Sharron Miller Academy: Scholarship Benefit

Sharron Miller and her dance academy will host their annual Scholarship Benefit Dance Concert on June 9 at 3 p.m. at Hillside School in Montclair.

Sharron Miller Academy: Scholarship Benefit

Sharron Miller Academy awards those who truly love dancing. This year, the Sharron Miller Academy for the Performing Arts will be performing a concert that will also double as a “Salute to Our Teachers,” this year’s theme. This theme was chosen to honor the SMAPA faculty “for their dedication and incredible talent in passing on the […]