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Montclair, NJ 07042


Bradford School

87 Mt. Hebron Rd
Montclair, NJ  07043
Fax: 973-509-9523

Grades: K-5
Map and directions
Theme: The University Magnet

Mrs. Naomi Kirkman, Principal

Calendar Events

The following are upcoming events for the next 14 days. PTA events in red. See full calendar for all schools.

9:00 AM
Kindergarten Play Date
7:30 PM
Board of Education meeting
@ MHS Auditorium
6:30 PM
Gathering for incoming Kindergarteners/transfer students.
9/2/2014 Teacher workshops; schools closed for students
9/3/2014 Teachers' Welcome Back Luncheon
9/4/2014 First day for students
8:45 AM
Parent Welcome Back Breakfast

First Bell: 8:40 a.m.

Homeroom: 8:50 a.m.                          

Close: 3:05 p.m.

Dismissal Abbreviated Days: 1:40 p.m.

The University Magnet
“Everyone Teaches, Everyone Learns”

Bradford School, the University Magnet, continues its dynamic partnership with Montclair State University (MSU), our walking-distance neighbor. This unique collaboration affords many opportunities to share resources, facilities, and teaching and learning experiences among Bradford’s 460 students, their teachers, MSU faculty, and MSU student teachers.


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Have a wonderful summer!

See you on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Related Arts Updates click here to view

NEW Teacher Blogs click here to view

School Supply orders for the 2014-15 school year are now being processed through 1st Day School Supplies. Please place your order by June 30, 2014.

Bradford School has been featured in the Journal of Dance Education click here to view the article.

Peace Garden Mural at Bradford School click to learn more about the project Peace Garden Grows and view the feature article on the MPS website Indoor Peace Garden

Bedtime and Books Celebration at Bradford click to learn more about this Read Across America week event

Character Education Theme: the Bradford CARES Values --- Cooperation, Acceptance, Respect/Responsibility, Empathy and Sharing

School Spirit - Every Friday is "School Spirit/University Spirit" Day so be sure to wear your Bradford gear, favorite university gear or wear blue and yellow.

Bradford Lightning Running Club - Check back in September for the fall running season details.

Grades 2 & 3 will meet at 8:00 a.m. - TBA

Grades 4 & 5 will meet at 8:00 a.m. - TBA

Last Week's Word of the Week: conclude

This Week's Word of the Week: recreation

Next Week's Word of the Week: New words will be posted starting in September. 

Practice the Word of the Week on Spelling City: 2013-2014 

Link to e-Mail Notices 

Link to Chartwells menus and district Food Service Information

Click to view the Bradford Food Guide

Click to download the Bradford Safe Routes to School map

Bradford Parent Handbook 2013-2014

Montclair Public Schools HIB policy, procedures, Anti-bullying Bill of Rights, school contacts and resources; click to view and download the HIB handbook 

Link to Board of Education Calendar and Meetings

Page Updated: Feb 26, 2013

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