Elementary and Middle School Open House and Registration Schedules for 2015-2016 School Year
NEW: 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.
MPS is offering workshops on Jan. 28, 2015 and Feb. 10, 2015, "Student Organization Skills for Middle School Success," designed to inform parents and students on staying organized, time management skills and more. Diane Thomson, MS, COC Professional Organizer and Coach will present best practices. See flyer for details. Click here for Spanish version of flyer.
Montclair Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) will feature guest speakers on the topic of communication between children and adults on Feb. 5. Click here for flyer.
Board of Ed meetings: Jan. 14, 2015 and Mar. 25, 2015 have been added to the calendar as Workshop Meetings. No Board Action will be taken at these meetings, which will be held in the George Inness Annex from 6 pm to 10 pm.
School Action Team for Partnerships district-wide orientation and training for SATP committee members, Feb. 18. Click here for flyer.
Board of Education meetings can be viewed live on Comcast/FiOS Channel
34, FiOS Channel 33. In addition, Board meetings are streamed live on our website and at http://montclair.peg.tv, and http://baristanet.com. See Part 1 and Part 2 of the Dec. 15 meeting.
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.
Enterovirus: The Montclair Public Schools Head Nurse Betty Strauss has sent out the following letter to families and staff regarding Enterovirus. Read the FAQ Update from the NJ Dept. of Health with new information on the virus and see this new flyer, "Cover the Cough."
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.