Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship benefits 11 WOHS seniors

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship benefits 11 WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Last month, the legacy of former West Orange police officer Timothy Groves continued in a meaningful way: For the third straight year, the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship was awarded to a group of deserving West Orange High School seniors. The scholarship, which is part of the West Orange Scholarship Fund, was […]

WOHS artists design mural for CPR room

WOHS artists design mural for CPR room

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Graduating seniors at West Orange High School recently completed a creative mural in the CPR room to send a message to future students of the importance of certification in CPR. Seniors can receive credits for CPR classes by taking the class for one semester and taking the exam. Physical education teacher […]

WO Boy Scout collects donations for Newark food pantry

WO Boy Scout collects donations for Newark food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Boy Scout Troop 6’s food drive culminated with its recent food donation to the pantry at St. James AME Church in Newark. The drive, a brainstorm of Eagle Scout candidate Logan Schustermann, helped to provide much needed food for the summer months to the organization. “We can’t do what we do […]

WO High School graduates Class of 2017

Class remembers Nikhil Badlani and Mackenzie Fitschen

WO High School graduates Class of 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The pleasant weather enhanced the excitement in the air, as the West Orange High School graduating Class of 2017 walked onto the field one last time. Expressing their individuality with decorated caps, which included the names of colleges students will attend, flags of ancestral countries and LGBT pride colors, the students […]

Liberty Middle School graduates 288 on June 20

Liberty Middle School graduates 288 on June 20

WEST ORANGE, NJ – It was standing room only at West Orange High School as 289 eighth-grade students graduated from Liberty Middle School. Principal Bob Klemt welcomed the crowd and reviewed some of the many achievements of this year’s graduating class. “Ceremonies such as this provide opportunities to reflect on achievements and memories from the […]

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 278 on June 20

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 278 on June 20

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School graduates 278 eighth-grade students on June 20 at West Orange High School amid much pomp, circumstance and definitely some parents’ tears. RMS Principal Lionel Hush filled the auditorium with laughter as he recounted the past two years for family and friends, who nodded in agreement. “I can imagine […]

UNICO hosts annual scholarship dinner

UNICO hosts annual scholarship dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO National held its 2017 Scholarship Dinner on June 21 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Three UNICO National Scholarship winners were announced and six local area high school students were awarded individual local scholarships. Italian Language Awards were also given to high school students. Local […]

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund honored educator Mary Jo Codey at a reception held at the Montclair Country Club on June 15, raising $20,000 to implement an annual scholarship in her name. Attendees included Mary Jo Codey’s husband, Richard Codey, former N.J. governor and current state senator; West Orange Mayor Robert […]

West Orange to host Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will pay tribute to veterans who lost their lives during the Vietnam War when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall comes to town this Independence Day weekend. The traveling wall is a three-fifth-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. It stands 6-feet tall at the center and covers […]

WOHS students receive NJDOE Seal of Biliteracy

WOHS students receive NJDOE Seal of Biliteracy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In its inaugural year, 19 West Orange High School seniors have received the New Jersey Department of Education Seal of Biliteracy. The distinction is awarded to those high school seniors who are able to speak, read, listen and write in two or more languages at a high level of proficiency. In […]

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