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. […]

Liberty Middle School in West Orange graduates 287

Liberty Middle School in West Orange graduates 287

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 21, 287 eighth-grade students graduated from Liberty Middle School at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School. Despite rain toward the end of the ceremony, spirits were high and families filled the stadium. Student Council President Amelie Swayze, Vice President Ava Neretic and secretary Alexis Peprah led students, faculty […]

West Orange schools honored at NJDCIA awards ceremony

West Orange schools honored at NJDCIA awards ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alexa Tammone, recent graduate of Montclair State University who interned with the West Orange School District this past school year, and West Orange High School vocal teacher John Hellyer were recognized by the New Jersey Distinguished Clinical Intern Awards during an online ceremony on June 9. The awards are sponsored by […]

‘The Wizard of Oz’ brings magic to Liberty Middle School

‘The Wizard of Oz’ brings magic to Liberty Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Magic happened at Liberty Middle School in the form of a colorful production of “The Wizard of Oz” from April 28 through 30. Directed by Lisette Villalobos with vocal coaching by Craig Sanphy, the ebullient show contained all the songs and lines everyone has come to love from the classic movie.  […]

West Orange middle schoolers hear from Liza Wiemer on Holocaust Remembrance Day

West Orange middle schoolers hear from Liza Wiemer on Holocaust Remembrance Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students at Liberty and Roosevelt Middle Schools recognized Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 6 with a visit from Liza Wiemer, author of “The Assignment,” which is based on a true story.  Wiemer’s website describes the book: “Senior Year. When an assignment given by a favorite teacher instructs a group of students […]

Close of Lunar New Year celebrated at West Orange High School

Close of Lunar New Year celebrated at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year as it is also known, was celebrated in style in a diverse program held at West Orange High School on Feb. 15 that was sponsored by the school district and United Asian Voices of West Orange. United Asian Voices was formed in response […]

West Orange schools receive $14,500 grant for Italian language program

West Orange schools receive $14,500 grant for Italian language program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Italian language program in the West Orange School District has been named the recipient of a $14,500 grant from the Italian American Committee on Education. The education materials grant will be distributed to West Orange High School, Liberty Middle School and Roosevelt Middle School for use in the Italian language […]

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