West Orange High School AFJROTC hosts first-ever drill competition

West Orange High School AFJROTC hosts first-ever drill competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Air Force Jr. ROTC hosted its first-ever drill competition on April 6; it was a fun-filled, relationship-building, friendly and competitive day. “Drill competitions are events during which JROTC units come together to compete in military-type events,” said USAF retired Major Joseph Marchesini, who runs the ROTC […]

East Orange Campus HS football players recognized on All-SFC

East Orange Campus HS football players recognized on All-SFC

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School football team featured several players who earned All-Super Football Conference-Liberty Blue Division. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Nasir Montgomery, junior QB Chris Stultz, senior OL Quadir Scott, junior WR Bryant Manuel, junior RB Kashim Daniels, senior WR FIRST TEAM DEFENSE Locksley Burke, sophomore LB Ian Brown, junior […]

EO Hall of Fame induction caps busy weekend

EO Hall of Fame induction caps busy weekend

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Hall of Fame’s second induction ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Cicely Tyson School of the Performing and Fine Arts theater, will conclude the city’s Thanksgiving and Alumni Weekend celebration. That includes the annual football game between East Orange Campus High School and Barringer […]

New East Orange Campus HS principal Ron Estrict wants to foster strong support for tradition-rich athletic department

New East Orange Campus HS principal Ron Estrict wants to foster strong support for tradition-rich athletic department

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Ron Estrict, the new principal at East Orange Campus High School, is excited about many things at the school, including its tradition-rich athletic department. In an interview with EssexNewsDaily.com on August 22, Estrict outlined his goals for the Jaguars sports programs. “Basically I want to see all the varsity sports field […]

‘Inspired Minds’ at work in SOPAC gallery

‘Inspired Minds’ at work in SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center’s Herb & Milly Iris Gallery, at 1 SOPAC Way, will host its annual Inspired Minds: Young Artist Exhibition, featuring 50 of the most talented Essex County high school artists, from May 17 through Aug. 17. This year’s exhibition, opening with a special reception on Thursday, […]

Thanksgiving to kick off EO Alumni Weekend

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The holiday weekend is shaping up to be a busy one. In addition to Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 23, and the kickoff of shopping season with Black Friday sales on Friday, Nov. 24, high schools in East Orange will also be celebrating Alumni Weekend. On Thursday, No. 23, the alumni of […]

EOCHS guidance counselor shows her support at HBCU College Fair

EOCHS guidance counselor shows her support at HBCU College Fair

IRVINGTON, NJ — Fathiyyah Salaam is a guidance counselor at East Orange Campus High School who believes historically black colleges and universities still have a vital role to play to in helping black high school graduates fulfill their higher education dreams. One former student she mentored, Eleise Richards, is an Irvington native and the founder […]

LT3 Foundation offers higher education opportunities to EO high school graduates

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The future is bright for East Orange Campus High Class of 2017 senior class President Rael Cherry and other city high school graduates interested in pursuing a higher education, thanks to the opportunities available to them through the Lester Taylor III Foundation Civic Leadership Academy. Cherry, who graduated with his classmates […]