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Union Solidarity, Pleas to Keep Dance a PE Fulfillment Highlight Montclair BOE Meeting

January 18, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Members of the Montclair Education Association united together in solidarity during the first public meeting of the year hosted by Montclair Board of Education on Monday night at the George Inness Annex Atrium on Park Street.

Presiding over the standing-room-only meeting were Superintendent Kendra Johnson, Board President Laura Hertzog, Jessica de Koninck, Latifah Jannah, ...

Board of School Estimate Approves $2.03M for MHS Stairs Tower Replacement, After Collapse

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Members of the Montclair Board of School Estimate unanimously approved $2.03 million in funding for a special project during a public meeting Tuesday evening at Montclair Town Hall.

Presiding over the meeting were Mayor Robert Jackson, Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson, Board of Education President Laura Hertzog, Board Members Jessica de Koninck and Emidio ...

17 LPN Graduates at Essex County College Ready for Next Step

NEWARK, NJ - Augustine Omwan first became interested in the nursing profession while working as a youth missionary in Nigeria.

“I clearly saw all the help these people needed,” said Omwan, now 42. The clincher for him to pursue a career as a nurse was when he needed a stent. “I saw all the caring the nurses provided me.”

On Jan. 10, Omwan began to turn that dream ...

Officials: Student Reported Homeless Man Smoking in Montclair HS Lobby

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School staff were on alert after a student reported seeing a homeless man smoking a cigarette in the auditorium lobby. The incident took place around 6:45a.m. on Friday, school district officials reported to parents.

Montclair High School Principal Anthony M. Grosso sent an email to parents and staff to alert them of the incident and to inform them ...

Saturday Youth Classes for Algebra, Chess and More to Begin at Essex County College

NEWARK, NJ - Registration for Essex County College’s Saturday Youth Program - classes that include algebra, chess and reading comprehension - will open on Jan. 12.

The overall program begins Jan. 19 for 10 sessions of classes at the college’s main Newark campus. In-person registration will take place on Jan. 12, 19 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 3291 at ...

Montclair-based Non-profit Changing Lives, One Laptop at a Time.

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly a dozen Montclair students were the recipients of laptops on Thursday. As part of a laptop refurbishing initiative called Laptop Upcycle, the students also received free WiFi for their homes for four years.

The eligibility is based on need.

Twelve recipients, all Montclair High School students, were identified by community-based organization, Reaching Out Montclair, ...

Upper Montclair Resident Joins Randolph-Macon Academy's Award-Winning Parade Unit

FRONT ROYAL , VA -- Kristina Mullen of Upper Montclair, NJ, a junior at Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), was a member of R-MA's Virginia 091st Air Force Junior ROTC Parade Unit that marched in the 93rd Alsatia Mummer's Parade in Hagerstown, MD, on October 27, 2018.

She was among nearly 90 R-MA cadets who participated as part of the Band and Parade Unit, and they earned two first-place ...

New Program at Essex County College Could Send Students to Space Camp

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College will be one seven two-year schools in the nation to participate in a new program that could send students to space camp at a NASA center.  

To qualify for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program, students majoring in STEM fields will have to take a five-week online workshop that includes live video chats with NASA experts. Afterward, ...

Rutgers Report Views Online Classes As the Future

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University.

Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures.

Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college courses, about one-third of all the students taking high education classes, Richard Novak, Rutgers ...

150 Years of The Daily Targum: Rutgers Student Newspaper Launched Many Prominent Journalists

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - S. Mitra Kalita, vice president of programming for CNN’s digital division, honed her who-what-when-where-and-whys at The Daily Targum, Rutgers University’s student newspaper, reporting on race relations, labor, immigration and globalization, among other issues.

Melissa Hayes, communications and social media specialist at the North Jersey Transportation ...

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Montclair Resident Named to Emerson College Dean's List for Fall 2018

January 21, 2019

 

 

BOSTON, MA -- Owen Plofker, a resident of Montclair, NJ, has been named to the Emerson College Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester.

Plofker, who is majoring in Media Arts Production, is a member of the class of 2022. The requirement to make Emerson's Dean's List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

About Emerson College Located in Boston, ...