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 […]

Residents thank veterans for their service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony outside Town Hall on Nov. 11, honoring township residents who have served in the United States Armed Forces. On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, former members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard came together […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund awards $92,000 to graduating seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors at Senior Awards Night on June 7. The evening began with a welcome from West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of military […]

On Memorial Day, WO thanks servicepersons

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered on the lawn of Town Hall on May 28 to celebrate Memorial Day, honoring those who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. The most decorated town in the state, West Orange played host to current military personnel and veterans, as well as West Orange High School’s […]

WOHS alumnus to report to USS Chung Hoon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2014 alumnus and top-ranking Naval Academy midshipman Dylan Pennell will be commissioned as an ensign with a bachelor of science degree and assigned to the USS Chung Hoon following his graduation in May. Pennell chose the Pearl Harbor-stationed USS Chung Hoon during the Jan. 25 […]

WOHS’ Jr. AFROTC takes top spot in state

WOHS’ Jr. AFROTC takes top spot in state

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Jr. Air Force ROTC celebrated several major successes at the annual Military Formal and Awards Ceremony, held June 1 at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. More than 200 cadets, family members and friends were on hand to recognize outstanding cadets and graduating seniors, and […]

WOHS Dodgeball Tournament ‘dodges, ducks, dips and dives’ for causes

WOHS Dodgeball Tournament ‘dodges, ducks, dips and dives’ for causes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange High School Dodgeball Tournament on May 4 “dodged, ducked, dipped and dived” to raise funds for The Principal’s Scholarship and several Relay For Life teams. Team “Andrei Wasn’t Offsides” went undefeated, taking first place in the tournament. Team members were Natalie Nevins, Kiara Machuca, Dillon Reitberger, Andrei […]