Maddalena ELC collects clothes for the needy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Betty Maddalena Early Learning Center in West Orange recently conducted its inaugural winter clothing drive. Pictured, students at the center show some of the winter clothes collected to help families stay warm during the winter months.

Maddalena ELC gathers donations for food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students and staff at the new Betty Maddalena Early Learning Center in West Orange show off food collected during the school’s fall food drive. The food collected will benefit the local West Orange Food Pantry. This is the first program in a yearlong effort to teach students the importance of giving […]

Gogerty to head special services in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At the Oct. 16 West Orange Board of Education meeting, board member Ron Charles voted twice during the staff appointments section of the night’s agenda — one yes and one “absolutely yes.” The second affirmative vote was to voice his support for Kristin Gogerty as the district’s new director of special […]

Salimbeno to helm new pre-school named for colleague

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District’s pre-school program will open its doors to young children and parents on Wednesday, Sept. 6, when the new school year begins at a new location: The Life Christian Church on Northfield Avenue. Moving from Kelly and Redwood elementary schools, 70 pre-school students will now be attending […]

New pre-school to be named the Betty Maddalena Early Learning Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education recently announced that its members have finalized a lease agreement with The Life Christian Church on Northfield Avenue and will be moving the school district’s pre-school program from Kelly Elementary School to the new facility. “For many years, and through several boards, the West Orange […]