8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The dress code and what constitutes a violation to the code in the West Orange School District was brought to the West Orange Board of Education’s attention at its Oct. 7 meeting when a Liberty Middle School eighth-grader and her mother described citations she received a few weeks earlier. Justice Cillo-Smith […]

LMS student becomes Scholastic Kid Reporter

LMS student becomes Scholastic Kid Reporter

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The new Scholastic News Kid Reporters are sharpening their pencils to get ready for the year of writing, and among them is 12-year-old Gavin Naar, a West Orange resident and new member of the press corps. Gavin will be covering current events and breaking news for the Scholastic Kids Press website […]

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 […]

WOSEPAC to present ‘What is PerformCare?’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Parent Advisory Committee will present “What is PerformCare?” at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, on Monday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. PerformCare provides access to the right care at the right time. PerformCare creates partnerships between parents, family support organizations, service providers and […]

West Orange Music Faculty Concert to benefit student scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District will hold its 18th annual Music Faculty Concert on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive. Vocal, instrumental and group performances spanning contemporary, classical and Broadway music will be performed by members of the West Orange School District faculty. Donations […]

King’s resounding legacy in WO

HRC honors community members who emulate King and his teachings

King’s resounding legacy in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Liberty Middle School Auditorium was filled with West Orange residents celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21, as the Human Relations Commission awarded the Honoring our Community Award to former Councilman Victor Cirilo and the Love of Service Award to L’Mani Viney, Erica Oliver, Willa Edgerton-Chisler and Royce […]

eBorg STEM to hold robotics workshop for Girl Scouts

eBorg STEM to hold robotics workshop for Girl Scouts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange, eBorg Robotics — Team No. 12538 — will host a free FIRST Robotics Workshop and a STEM question-and-answer session for Girl Scouts of Essex and Morris counties. The robotics workshop will be […]

‘Transition to High School’ meeting informs, supports

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Incoming freshman and their parents received critical information and support from Director of Student Personnel Services and School Counseling Cheryl Butler and guidance counselors Margaret Fahey and Olivia del Spina at the Jan. 8 “Transition to High School” presentation. “I cannot stress enough how important signing up for Naviance is,” Butler […]

Celebrating MLK’s legacy, those who emulate him

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join the township of West Orange and the West Orange Human Relations Commission for a celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This free community program will be Monday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive. The celebration’s theme […]

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