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March With Us!

Come join the Co-op at the Montclair African American Heritage Parade and Festival! We will be marching with our school banner and the peace and unity flags that our students made earlier this year. The parade starts in Glenfield Park and walks to Nishuane Park where the festival is held. This Saturday, June 3rd Meet at Glenfield Park between 9-9:45 a.m. We are Serial 3. The Third Entrance of Glenfield Park, (On the corner of Maple and Woodland Avenue). Group Color: Green

2017-11-06T12:59:25+00:00 May 26th, 2017|

Community Spotlight with Daniel Eshetie and Family

Welcome to Community Spotlight! First, the basics. Tell us your name and where you are from, then and now. My name is Daniel Eshetie. I was born and raised in Ethiopia. I have been in the US for 10 years now. I am currently working at the United Nations which is the most diverse organization with members from 193 countries. The team I work with is composed of 15 people…from 10 countries...spread across 5 continents. How long have you been part of and what are your connections with the Co-op community? This is our fourth year with the Co-op. Having [...]

2017-11-06T12:59:25+00:00 March 16th, 2017|

Climate Change Partnership

On Friday March 3rd, Montclair Cooperative School Upper School students attended a powerful assembly at Montclair High School as part of the Climate Campaign Partnership. The Climate Campaign Partnership is an integrated STEAM program sponsored by Montclair Film Festival and partnered with the Montclair Cooperative School and National Geographic’s Years of Living Dangerously that focuses on the critical scientific, political, economic and social issues of climate change through powerful and provocative films, art, conversation, and social action. The fusion of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, STEAM education is poised to create the innovators of solutions to 21st century problems, [...]

2017-11-06T12:59:25+00:00 March 14th, 2017|

Community Spotlight with Thea Burstin

Welcome to the second Community Spotlight! For this installment, we met with our wonderfully talented new fourth grade head teacher, Thea Burstin. Although new to the Co-op, Thea is certainly not new to teaching, having previously taught grades four through eight in Philadelphia, New York, and Newark. First, the basics. Tell us your name and where you are from, then and now. My name is Thea Burstin. I grew up in Swarthmore, PA outside of Philadelphia. I went to college at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and spend a semester abroad in Athens, Greece. After college, I lived and [...]

2017-11-06T12:59:25+00:00 November 30th, 2016|

Co-op Robotics Team Win Champion’s Award

CONGRATULATIONS CO-BOTS! Montclair Cooperative School’s Robotics team - The Co-Bots - had a fantastic competition at the First Lego League qualifying tournament and will go on to represent the Montclair Society of Engineers Qualifying Tournament at the upcoming NJ State Tournament on December 10th. The Co-Bots team worked very hard before and during the competition. The team's robot (named Co-Bob) placed 5th out of 42 teams resulting in a Robot Performance award. The team also had top scores in Robot Design, Core Values, and Project categories and were named Champion's Award recipients - the top honor at the competition they [...]

2017-11-06T12:59:25+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|
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