Week of February 23, 2015
Video of the Board of Education meeting held on Mon., Feb. 23 can now be viewed online as Part 1 and Part 2.
The MBOE Budget Workshop meeting on March 2, 2015 will commence at 4:30 pm in the George Inness Annex Atrium at 141 Park Street. It will then go immediately into Closed Session and reopen at approximately 7:30 pm for the Public Session.meeting on March 5, 2015 will commence at 5:30 pm in the Atrium and go immediately into Closed Session reopening at approximately 7:30 pm for the Public Session.
The MBOE Budget Workshop
The MBOE Budget Workshops will air live at 7:30pm on Mon., March 2, 2015 and Thurs., March 5, 2015 on Comcast/FiOS 34, FiOS Channel 33 and will stream live.
Click links for rescheduled Elementary and Middle School Open House and Registration Schedules for 2015-2016 School Year.
Rescheduled: The School Action Team for Partnerships district-wide orientation and training for SATP committee members will now be held on March 19, 7-8:30 pm in the George Inness Annex.
MHS Dance Company Spring Concert begins Fri., Feb. 27 in the MHS Auditorium and features performances in all genres of dance choreographed by professionals including MHS alumni. Tickets available at the door: $15 adults; $8 students, children and seniors. More details can be found here.
In honor of Black History Month, the Montclair Film Festival, in partnership with the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence and the Montclair Public Schools, is offering a free screening of "Little White Lies," on Sat. Feb. 28, 5 p.m. at Glenfield Middle School. The film is a documentary that tells the story of Montclair resident Lacey Schwartz's life. Reservations are recommended. See details here.
Calling all chili cooks!! MFEE is looking for local chefs to participate in a Chili Cook Off on Sat. April 11. For details, click here.
Board of Education meetings can be viewed live on Comcast/FiOS Channel 34, FiOS Channel 33 unless there is a conflict with a Township meeting. In tha case, the BOE meeting will be broadcast solely on Channel 33. Taped broacasts can be found on our website shortly following the meetings.
See the Self-Assessment of the District’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act for school year 2013-14. The NJDOE has also released the Anti-Bullying District and School Grade Report for Montclair. See the report here.
The District Climate Survey Results can be viewed on the Strategic Plan page. Please click the icon above for Strategic Plan.
The members of the Academic Office will be facilitating a series of PARCC Family Presentations. All presentations will take place at the MHS Annex from 7 to 9 pm. Please click here for details and to complete the survey request for specific questions you would like addressed.
District at a Glance: Check out a new Montclair Public Schools overview featuring academic, athletic, extracurricular and district highlights.
Montclair Public Schools Inclusion Preschool now enrolling! Program with half-day classes that include both special education and general education students, ages 3-4. Click here for more details.
SKYWARD: If you are having difficulties logging on to Skyward, please click here or see the Skyward Parent Handbook, to find your way around Family Access.
As per the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR)(P.L. 2010,c.122), the Montclair Public Schools has posted its Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act grades to the school district's HIB webpage. Please feel free to contact Linda Mithaug, Anti-Bullying Coordinator if you have any questions.
The Achievement Gap Advisory Panel webpage can be viewed here or go to the navigation bar at left and click District> Academics> Achievement Gap Advisory Panel.
Common Core State Standards: see handout and general introduction for parents of elementary students, and handout and general introduction for middle school parents.
Introducing Online Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals. This year, families can complete the Meal Application for their household by applying safely and securely online. Families can also apply by completing the traditional paper application, available from the Operations Office.
Check out Comcast's new Internet Essentials, an affordable program providing internet access to families where at least one child is receiving free lunch.
Visit the district's anti-bullying page, which now includes an updated form to report incidents.