Kelly Elementary School holds Patriot Day assembly

Kelly Elementary School holds Patriot Day assembly

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kelly Elementary School in West Orange held a Patriot Day assembly on Monday, Sept. 12, to honor the memory of those that perished in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and assure students that, despite the tragedy, “We Knew Everything Would Be Alright.” The students at Kelly Elementary were born long after […]

Kelly Elementary School in West Orange welcomes new principal

Kelly Elementary School in West Orange welcomes new principal

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Longtime educator David Marion has been named the new principal of Kelly Elementary School in West Orange. He began work in mid-August to prepare for the start of the new school year. Marion, a Verona resident, worked in the Dover School District for 20 years and served as principal of Academy […]

Help West Orange teachers ‘clear the list’

Help West Orange teachers ‘clear the list’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — While parents and students are rushing around to get supplies together for the coming school year, so are teachers. In the West Orange School District, teachers from across the district have created Amazon wish lists containing various items expected to enhance the learning experience for students during the upcoming school year. […]

Kelly Elementary unveils mural made with the Nikhil Badlani Foundation

Kelly Elementary unveils mural made with the Nikhil Badlani Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation unveiled another piece of traffic safety–related art on June 22, this time in the front hallway of Kelly Elementary School. To make the collage that illustrates various traffic safety issues, Kelly art teacher Nicole Siebert worked with students to draw and decorate the mural after the NBF’s […]

Kelly Elementary students’ ‘Souper Bowl’ supports West Orange food pantry

Kelly Elementary students’ ‘Souper Bowl’ supports West Orange food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kelly Elementary School students, staff and families conducted their biggest “Souper Bowl” food drive for the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry ever in February.  The event was coordinated by the Kelly Student Council students, who asked everyone to bring in canned items and wear their sports jerseys. Stephanie Coia’s second-grade class […]

West Orange author reads her book to students at Kelly School

West Orange author reads her book to students at Kelly School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local author Tiberah Berhanu visited Kelly Elementary School on Nov. 17 to read her new book, “My Uncle Is an Alien,” to third-grade students. Students in Jennifer Imperial’s and Jaclyn Gill’s third-grade classes gathered around Berhanu as she read her first children’s book to them. The book revolves around the question: […]

West Orange celebrates National Walk to School Day at Kelly School

West Orange celebrates National Walk to School Day at Kelly School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi greeted students as they arrived for school during National Walk to School Day on Oct. 6. The event was celebrated locally at Kelly Elementary School and recognizes the benefits of biking and walking to school while raising awareness for street safety.  During the event, groups of walkers, referred […]

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