West Orange BOE holds Parade of Honors to recognize outstanding individuals

West Orange BOE holds Parade of Honors to recognize outstanding individuals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The June 21 end-of-year Board of Education meeting featured its semiannual Parade of Honors recognitions for the notable achievements of staff and students.  Roosevelt Middle School students Rhianna Giuliano and Violet Kohlstein won the Outstanding Community Service Award for their environmental health work; Liberty Middle School students Natalia Feliz, Justin Lopez […]

WOSD plans for full-time in-person lessons in the fall

WOSD plans for full-time in-person lessons in the fall

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education unanimously approved the West Orange School District’s safe–return-to-schools plan for the fall at its June 21 meeting, planning for the full reopening of the district and the first normal school year since the COVID-19 pandemic closed the buildings in March 2020. The plan was submitted […]

West Orange educators head off to teach in the Canary Islands

West Orange educators head off to teach in the Canary Islands

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Married West Orange teachers Jennifer and Erik Studnicky are embarking on the dream of a lifetime as they depart in July for a one-year teaching opportunity at the American School of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.  Jennifer Studnicky has worked in the West Orange […]

WOSD, WOAHO recognize Anna Easter Brown during Juneteenth celebration

WOSD, WOAHO recognize Anna Easter Brown during Juneteenth celebration

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 19, the Library Media Center at West Orange High School was filled with fashionable women of all ages dressed in shades of pink and green, celebrating not only the unveiling of the portrait of West Orange–born educator Anna Easter Brown, but the day itself. The West Orange School District […]

277 students graduate from Liberty Middle School

277 students graduate from Liberty Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — 277 Liberty Middle School graduated 277 eighth-grade students at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School on June 18. The ceremony was split into two cohorts to keep within pandemic protocols as students sat with their families.  In the streamlined ceremony, the West Orange Mayor’s Award was given to Alexa Dias […]

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 228 students

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 228 students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School graduated 228 students under sunny skies in Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School on June 18.  The ceremony was divided into two cohorts to comply with pandemic guidelines and graduations; students were seated with their families.  Band teacher Roger Bryson performed “America the Beautiful” on his saxophone […]

West Orange Memorial Day ceremony honors past, looks to the future

West Orange Memorial Day ceremony honors past, looks to the future

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In its first public event in 15 months, West Orange Township and the West Orange High School’s Junior Air Force ROTC honored the 156 residents who died while serving in our armed forces, and recognized future heroes during the annual Memorial Day ceremony. Township officials, members of the West Orange Police […]

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