Paying tribute to Nikhil through music

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani foundation invites you to a musical celebration and tribute to Nikhil Badlani on Tuesday, May 16, beginning at 6:45 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange. The celebration will feature performances by the students and instructors from the Music For Nikhil program. Come celebrate […]

Liberty Middle School to perform ‘Cinderella’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School, located at 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange, will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” on Thursday and Friday, May 4 and 5. The beloved musical, first performed in 1957 with Julie Andrews in the starring role, features lilting tunes and classic romance that remains true to the original […]

WOHS senior recognized by Essex County School Boards Association

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Justin Davis was honored at the Essex County School Boards Association Student Recognition Program, held at Liberty Middle School on March 9. Davis was selected along with 28 other students across Essex County “who have distinguished themselves in unique ways, who model good citizenship or a […]

LMS Multicultural Expo celebrates culture and diversity

LMS Multicultural Expo celebrates culture and diversity

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Multicultural Expo at Liberty Middle School on March 22 celebrated the cultures and diversity of the students, staff and community with activities, food and performances. Principal Bob Klemt was enthusiastic about the event, dressing in traditional German garb. “The kids were so excited putting this together, and they did […]

Essex Rising continues efforts to meet with Frelinghuysen

Essex Rising continues efforts to meet with Frelinghuysen

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several members of the left-leaning political action group Essex Rising held a silent protest outside Liberty Middle School during U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s March 6 visit, calling on the Republican, who represents the state’s 11th District to hold an in-person town hall meeting with his constituents. West Orange partly falls into […]

County recognizes student artists at Hall of Records

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 96 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the AENJ student art exhibit on Monday, March 20. This is the 13th consecutive year the county has partnered with the AENJ to present the student […]

Preliminary WOSD budget presentation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A presentation of the preliminary 2017-18 West Orange School District budget will be held at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, in the auditorium on Wednesday, March 22, beginning at 8 p.m. Superintendent Jeff Rutzky and Business Administrator John Calavano will present the preliminary budget to the Board of Education.   The preliminary […]

WO to hold Realtor open house

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange will hold a Realtor open house on Monday, March 6, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive. All Realtors and agents are invited to stop in and learn about township services, the school district, recreational facilities and retail offerings. Mayor Robert […]

Reflections Art Show recognizes West Orange students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second NJCPTA Reflections Art Show was held at Liberty Middle School on Jan. 28 to award students placing in the national competition. This year’s theme was “What is Your Story?” and featured several types of art to reflect West Orange students in kindergarten through 12th grade, including pencil, crayon, watercolor, […]

World Climate Change Negotiations simulation at Liberty Middle School

World Climate Change Negotiations simulation at Liberty Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in the eighth-grade science honors program at Liberty Middle School participated in the World Climate Change Negotiations simulation on Dec. 8. To date, this interactive, role-playing exercise of the United Nations climate change negotiations for groups has held 564 events in 67 countries with 28,658 participants. The simulation uses an […]