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Observe the Eclipse at the Co-op

On Monday, August 21st New Jersey will see a Partial Eclipse of the Sun! You are all invited to the Co-op that day between 1pm and 3pm to observe the eclipse, discover some fascinating facts with science teacher Nancy, and enjoy fun eclipse activities. We will begin gathering at 1:00 pm. The eclipse starts at 1:22 pm.  It  will be at its Midway point when maximum coverage is reached at 2:45 pm. In case of clouds, we will be live [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off

Winners of Co-op Father’s Day Chess Tournament

On Sunday, June 18, the Co-op hosted its Father’s Day Open Chess tournament, co-directed by Mike Somers and Steve Moctezuma.  The event was open to first through eighth-grade students from any school. Overall top place winners received trophies, and winners within each grade level received ribbons. Overall top place trophy winners in the first through third-grade group were Francis McGrath, first place; Carter Convey, second place; Henry Dodd, third place; and Cash Loncar, fourth place. Overall top place trophy winners in the [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off

Summer T-Shirt Sale

Click anywhere on the image below for more information and to be linked to the online order forms.

By |June 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off

Co-op Hosting Open Chess Tournament June 18th

Download the registration form here to sign up for the tournament!

By |May 31st, 2017|News|Comments Off

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 [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off

BEYOND BORDERS: Undocumented Mexican-Americans

Montclair Cooperative School is pleased to present the first occasion in our Lifelong Learners Speaker Series, which brings innovative thinkers, creators, and speakers to share research, work, and experiences that engage the Montclair Co-op and our neighboring communities. Please join us on April 26th at 6:30 pm in the annex for a screening and discussion of BEYOND BORDERS: Undocumented Mexican-Americans, a deeply moving documentary film by Producer-Director Micah Fink and Composer Amanda Harberg who are also parents of Lucas Fink ’18 and proud members of the Montclair Co-op Community. BEYOND BORDERS explores the circumstances that have [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off

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 [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off

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 [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off

Third Grade Student’s Solar System Study

Montclair Cooperative School’s third grade class is completing a solar system study. They created a stop-motion animation video about a mission to the moon in collaboration with their art class. Interdisciplinary work at its finest! Enjoy!

By |February 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off

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 [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off