GOTR nurtures strong, confident girls in Essex

GOTR nurtures strong, confident girls in Essex

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girls on the Run New Jersey East gathered at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on May 9 for its annual fundraising breakfast, encouraging local residents to support the group’s New Jersey chapter. The nonprofit organization sponsors running teams for girls across the country and the breakfast featured keynote speaker Sarah Ford, […]

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Education Association and the West Orange Scholarship Fund will honor twin brothers Nick and Pat Galante, who both served in the West Orange School District for 40 or more years. “We are very excited to be working with the West Orange Education Association to honor Pat and Nick […]

West Orange students show pride at annual expo

West Orange students show pride at annual expo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange students displayed their talents at the annual Pride Expo, sponsored by the Essex County Education Association and held at the Livingston Mall from March 15 to 22. The West Orange High School award-winning boys’ and girls’ step teams performed at the opening ceremony on March 15 along with the […]

Kelly International Day picnics around the world

Kelly International Day picnics around the world

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a beautiful day to picnic around the world, and Kelly Elementary School fifth-graders did just that at their annual International Day celebration on Feb. 22. Under the direction of music teacher Deborah Rees, the Fifth Grade Choir performed songs in multi-part harmonies that represented countries like Israel, Ghana, Cuba, […]

Moore unveils plan for traffic safety at WOHS

Moore unveils plan for traffic safety at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore presented a plan to change the traffic patterns around the school, making morning drop-off safer for students, staff and parents at the Feb. 25 West Orange Board of Education meeting. Moore and the high school administration worked with the West Orange Police Department to […]

Expert speaks on CO2 in WOSD

BOE hears recommendations to lower carbon dioxide levels in schools

Expert speaks on CO2 in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education heard a presentation about the carbon dioxide levels in the district’s schools at its Jan. 28 meeting, when a consultant updated board members and the public about the air quality at West Orange High School. The rest of the schools were also tested, and it […]

Board of Education celebrates district accomplishments at special meeting

Board of Education celebrates district accomplishments at special meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District highlights and accomplishments were celebrated in second Parade of Honors Board of Education meeting on Dec. 17. The event was hosted by WOHS Council President Selam Woldai and Vice President Mike Petros. At the meeting, Outstanding Citizenship Awards were given to ChitChat Diner owner Gus Katsanos and […]

Freeholders approve resolution reducing the speed limit on PVW

Freeholders approve resolution reducing the speed limit on PVW

WEST ORANGE, NJ — During its Wednesday, Dec. 19, meeting at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution consenting to the reduction of the speed limit on Pleasant Valley Way within the vicinity of West Orange High School and Kelly Elementary School. This resolution coincides […]

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