Community meetings with the mayor

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi will host community meetings, along with business administrator Jack Sayers and Police Chief James Abbott, on Wednesdays in September and October from 7 to 9 p.m. at the following locations: the all-purpose room at Gregory School, 301 Gregory Ave., on Sept. 27; the all-purpose room at […]

Codey leaves legacy of compassion in WOSD

After 16 years at Gregory School, former first lady of NJ retires, will focus on mental health initiatives

Codey leaves legacy of compassion in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After 16 years in the West Orange School District and a career in the field of education spanning more than 30 years, Gregory School teacher Mary Jo Codey is ending her career as an elementary school teacher. Codey, who served as a basic skills teacher at the Gregory School, is well-known […]

West Orange community celebrates Arbor Day at Gregory School

West Orange community celebrates Arbor Day at Gregory School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township came together with Gregory Elementary School on April 28 to plant a Japanese lilac tree and celebrate Arbor Day. Mayor Robert Parisi, Assistant Director of Public Works Nick Salese, township forester John Linson and Councilwoman Susan McCartney joined with Gregory Elementary School Principal Michelle Thompson to acknowledge the […]

Gregory teacher combines literacy and physical education

Gregory teacher combines literacy and physical education

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in kindergarten and first grade at Gregory Elementary School enjoyed some very special gym classes during the month of March, thanks to physical education teacher Lisa Asman. Asman wanted to complement the English language arts activities celebrating Dr. Seuss and Read Across America activities at Gregory School and designed an […]

West Orange celebrates Earth Hour, vows to be sustainable

West Orange celebrates Earth Hour, vows to be sustainable

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Environmental Commission hosted its annual gathering to commemorate Earth Hour on March 23 at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park Visitor Center. Earth Hour is an initiative by the World Wide Fund for Nature that encourages people to turn off their lights for climate-change awareness. Days before a […]

Strawberry Festival returns for 79th year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Don’t miss Gregory Elementary School’s 79th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 10, from noon to 4 p.m. at the school, 301 Gregory Ave. in West Orange. The festival will include inflatable rides, games, crafts, live entertainment and face painting. Attendees will enjoy food, drinks and fresh strawberry desserts. Questions? Contact […]

Gregory students participate in districtwide fitness combine initiative

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Fifth-grade students in Lisa Asman’s physical education class at Gregory Elementary School participated in a districtwide fitness combine initiative on March 9 that continues to foster West Orange School District’s partnership with the National Football League and the innovative “Fuel Up to Play 60” health and fitness program. The school district […]

WOHS students visit elementary schools to celebrate literacy

WOHS students visit elementary schools to celebrate literacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In conjunction with Dr. Seuss’s birthday, the national Read Across America campaign and other schoolwide activities, Gregory and Kelly elementary school students were treated to visits from students from the state-approved Career and Technical Education Early Childhood program at West Orange High School on March 1. Students from Early Childhood and […]

Fifth-grade student wins Gregory Geobee for second straight year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Fifth-grade student Atticus Horne won his second National Geographic Bee, or Geobee, on Feb. 2 at Gregory Elementary School. Ryan Hains was runner-up. The school bee, in which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 29th annual National Geographic Bee. Thousands of schools around the United States […]

Reflections Art Show recognizes West Orange students

Reflections Art Show recognizes West Orange students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second NJCPTA Reflections Art Show was held at Liberty Middle School on Jan. 28 to award students placing in the national competition. This year’s theme was “What is Your Story?” and featured several types of art to reflect West Orange students in kindergarten through 12th grade, including pencil, crayon, watercolor, […]

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