Stevens students to work with WOEC

Stevens students to work with WOEC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At the February West Orange Environmental Commission meeting, held via Zoom, Councilwoman Susan McCartney explained how thrilled she is to have been asked to mentor a team of students in the Environmental Engineering Sustainability Management Program at Stevens Institute of Technology, by environmental engineering professor Dibyendu “Dibs” Sarkar. According to Sarkar, […]

Theater Project to honor local young playwrights

Theater Project to honor local young playwrights

UNION, NJ — Twelve talented students will be honored at the Theater Project’s 18th annual Young Playwrights Competition Performance and Awards Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. The event also celebrates the launch of the 2021 competition. The goal of the competition is to encourage the next generation of theater practitioners by honoring […]

It’s ready, set, go at GOA

It’s ready, set, go at GOA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy recently began fall practices for cross country, soccer and tennis. Above, in starting position, are runners, from left, Connor Pollack, Andrew Steiner, Noah Berkowitz, Rafael Turetsky, Ava Hurwitz, Joey Askin, Daniel Schiffman and Sophie Fischer.

Residents ‘adopt’ high school seniors in WO

Residents ‘adopt’ high school seniors in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the country inside out and upside down over the last two months, forcing the closure of workplaces, nonessential businesses and the humdrum of normal life. It also forced schools to close and pivot to online learning for the rest of the year. All students are missing […]

O-WO UNICO praises local high school athletes

O-WO UNICO praises local high school athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange–West Orange Chapter of UNICO National recently held its 46th annual Sports Award Breakfast to honor the high school athletes who are unsung heroes from local schools in Orange and West Orange. Students honored are from West Orange High School, Orange High School, Golda Och Academy and Seton Hall Preparatory […]

Golda Och Academy’s literary magazine wins first place

Golda Och Academy’s literary magazine wins first place

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nuts & Raisins, Golda Och Academy’s literary magazine, won a first-place award in the annual national American Scholastic Press Association’s magazine competition for 2019. More than 200 schools entered the contest, which has been running since 1980. Entries are judged on content coverage, organization, design, presentation and creativity. Out of a […]

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