I’m Noah Gale, and I’ll be Montclair’s first school board candidate (Letter to the Editor)
This is official! This is not a drill!
Hi all, My name is Noah Gale and I am writing to say that if there starts being an elected Board of Education in our Township of Montclair, I am proud and ecstatic to announce that I will officially be the first person to run to get elected to the board!
I have always loved attending the Board of Education Meetings since I was in kindergarten, and I love observing and listening to know what is going on. I grew up in Montclair and I have been a Montclair resident since Friday, June 24, 2005. I am even currently a college student in Montclair, studying early childhood education at Montclair State University so I can become a kindergarten teacher one day at Nishuane (the same elementary school I attended when I was younger).
I am a Montclair High School Class of 2018 alumnus and I love everything about the school system. Not only am I trying to make history as the first elected Board of Education member if there starts being one, but also the youngest ever board member and the very first college student on the board.
I hope you support me, Noah Gale for Montclair Board of Education Member.
Montclair Local's Opinion section is an open forum for civil discussion in which we invite readers to discuss town matters, articles published in Montclair, or previously published letters. Views expressed and published in this section are solely those of the writers, and do not represent the views of Montclair Local.
Letters to the editor: To submit a letter to the editor, email email@example.com, or mail "Letters to the Editor," 309 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ, 07042 (email is preferred). Submissions must include the name, address and phone number of the writer for verification. Only the writer's name and town of residence will be published. Montclair Local does not publish anonymous opinion pieces.
Letters must be no more than 500 words in length, and must be received by 5 p.m. Monday to be eligible for potential publication in that week's Thursday print issue. Letters may be edited by Montclair Local for grammar and style. While our goal is to publish most letters we receive, Montclair Local reserves the right to decline publication of a letter for any reason, including but not limited to concerns about unproven or defamatory statements, inappropriate language, topic matter far afield of the particular interests of Montclair residents, or available space.
Town Square: Montclair Local also accepts longer-form opinion essays from residents aiming to generate discussion on topics specific to the community, under our "Town Square" banner. "Town Square" essays should be no more than 750 words in length, and topics should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org at least seven days prior to publication.