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Could Gov. Christie's School Funding Plan Significantly Reduce Property Taxes in Montclair?

July 26, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ – If every student in New Jersey received the same state aid per student, according to a plan put forth by Gov. Chris Christie to change the state-aid formula, Montclair taxpayers could see a property-tax reduction of about $3,339 state officials declare.

According to the Christie’s plan, all New Jersey school districts would receive the same $6,599 ...

Four Candidates Announce Bid for Millburn Township Board of Education

MILLBURN, NJ - Four candidates have announced their bid for a seat on Millburn Township’s Board of Education.  The nominees are vying for three board seats; two seats are up for grabs as BOE president Michael King and vice president Emily Jaffe finish their three-year terms this year.  A third seat will be vacant as BOE member John Westfall-Kwong announced that he would ...

East End School Aids Ecuadorian Earthquake Victims

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On April 16, 2016,  a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador leaving hundreds of people injured and many homes destroyed. The East End School community sprang into action once the story of the earthquake was reported and formed the Children Responding to Ecuadorian Earthquake Relief (CREER) committee. 

Creer ...

Gov. Christie's School Funding Plan Could Significantly Reduce Property Taxes in West Essex Region

WEST ESSEX REGION, NJ – If every student in New Jersey received the same state aid per student, according to a plan put forth by Gov. Chris Christie to change the state-aid formula, the residents of 17 Essex County municipalities would see their property taxes significantly reduce.

According to the Christie’s plan, all New Jersey school districts would receive the same $6,599 ...

Anthony Pericolo Announces Run for Westfield Board of Ed

July 25, 2016

Dear Westfield Residents, 

It is my honor today to humbly announce that I am seeking the position of Board of Education in our fantastic town this November. I decided to run because there are a few simple budgetary and attitudinal changes that I’ve noticed as a student in Westfield that, if achieved, will revitalize our school system.

Westfield currently has a $1.2 million ...

Montclair's Jacob Plaut Makes Dean's List in College

July 26, 2016

BURLINGTON, VT -- Jacob Plaut of Montclair has been named to the Champlain College Dean's List for the Spring 2016 semester.

Plaut is a graduate of Montclair High School.

Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester. Plaut is majoring in Game Programming, Psychology.

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, ...

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Rutgers Turfgrasses Prized at Baltusrol Golf Club, Host of 98th PGA Championship

When the world’s top male golfers gather at the legendaryBaltusrol Golf Club this week, they will be playing on numerous turfgrasses developed by Rutgers University.

Players will vie for the Wanamaker Trophy at the 98th PGA Championship, including Jason Day, the defending PGA champion and top-ranked golfer. The event starts today in Springfield, New Jersey, with ...

52 Awards Earned by Westfield High School Students on National Latin Exam

A total of 52 Westfield High School students earned a variety of awards and recognitions at all four levels of the National Latin Exam, which is given annually in all 50 states and a number of countries worldwide. Freshman Tomas Taaffe earned a perfect score on the level 1 exam and will receive special recognition for his accomplishment.

WHS Latin teachers James Rowan and Barbara Bair were ...

The Mommy's Review - Last Chance for Neverland

The remarkable Broadway musical Finding Neverland will sadly play its last performance on August 21, but that still gives you a few weeks to try and see it this summer! I'm glad I recently had the chance to enjoy this show with my family, because it truly is a delight.

Finding Neverland tells the story of Scottish writer J. M. Barrie's inspiration for Peter Pan. A successful but now ...