West Orange High School AFJROTC hosts tri-state drill competition

West Orange High School AFJROTC hosts tri-state drill competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School AFJROTC Mountaineer Squadron hosted a drill competition on Nov. 23 that included hundreds of cadets from across the Tri-State Area in friendly competition. Twelve schools participated in 15 different events throughout the day, including armed and unarmed color guards, drills, inspections, exhibitions, and even academic […]

WOHS senior Elijah Millington accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

WOHS senior Elijah Millington accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Elijah Millington has been accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., for the 2020-2021 school year. “I am very excited to be attending the Naval Academy,” Millington said. “To not only have the ability to participate in the engineering major of my choice but […]

West Orange honors veterans

West Orange honors veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at War Memorial Park in front of Town Hall on Nov. 11 for the town’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, honoring locals who have served in the military. Hosted by resident and Vietnam War veteran Joseph Brennan, the ceremony also featured the members of the West Orange High School Junior […]

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This year’s student liaisons were introduced during the Sept. 23 Board of Education meeting, marking the second year that student representation has been included at regular board meetings. Senior Darlene Folas and junior Senay Dani were introduced as the new high school representatives. Last year’s team of Sessina Dani and Aarushi […]

WO residents STOP for Nikhil

Annual STOP for Nikhil raises road safety awareness

WO residents STOP for Nikhil

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds gathered once again at West Orange High School’s Suriano Stadium on Sept. 15 for the ninth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk organized by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in 2011 when […]

WOHS sophomore receives AFROTC scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School sophomore and second-year AFJROTC Cadet Capt. Antoine Chapman has received the prestigious AFJROTC Chief of Staff Flight Academy Private Pilot Scholarship. The scholarship is only offered to 150 cadets worldwide each year. “This means that this summer he will attend one of 11 participating universities for eight […]

Holiday season kicks off in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The holiday season in West Orange kicked off Friday, Nov. 30, and continued throughout the weekend with the help of the township, school district and community members. Toys were donated for Mayor Robert Parisi’s annual toy drive, and will be wrapped and delivered to needy families, thanks to the Mayor’s Sunshine […]

West Orange High School Jr. AFROTC holds Veterans Day naturalization ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In keeping with West Orange’s spirit of diversity and acceptance, members of the Mountaineer Squadron, West Orange High School’s Jr. Air Force ROTC unit, organized their first-ever naturalization ceremony on Nov. 7, welcoming 34 new American citizens. Senior Cadet Angel Cordero was the primary cadet organizer of the event, in conjunction […]

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