“The passage of a 2023-24 budget by the Board of Education, which included significant job cuts, has left even some longtime residents wondering what is going on with a school district that has long been a source of pride and a draw for new arrivals,” Sergio González writes.
Mural themes are “Montclair Loves our EMS” and emojis.
Buzz Aldrin Middle School is currently participating in the initiative.
Tasked with drawing a building, group of buildings or architecture with a holiday flair.
Buzz Aldrin met standard, but score dropped significantly from previous year.
Markings are part of a rise of antisemitism in the United States, local rabbis say.
“Grief is complicated,” Thomas Creaser said. “In our experience with cancer, grief began with the diagnosis, but then grief continues after a student loses a loved one.”
The initiative is intended to help Buzz Aldrin students and staff to create a school-run No Place for Hate Committee.
Kiefer Bernard’s piece titled “Battle Cry” won first place in the National Association for Music Education 2022 Student Composers Competition.
Local rabbis and district discuss incidents and plan for future Holocaust education.
Projects explored solutions to social problems, including turning exercise into energy.
The Buzz Aldrin student was called racist names and physically harassed, the parent says.
School officials reported an increase in COVID-19 cases at Montclair High School, Buzz Aldrin Middle School and Hillside and Watchung elementary schools this week and have implemented 10-day masking requirements for the high school and Buzz Aldrin.
Principal: Toilet paper dispensers were ripped off the walls, crushed and stuffed in the toilets.