LMS students share love of reading at Washington Elementary

LMS students share love of reading at Washington Elementary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School students in the Helping Hands Service Club paid a visit to the four kindergarten classes at Washington Elementary School on May 17 for the annual “Love of Reading” event. Club adviser Jane Horwitz supervised LMS students as they took turns reading several books to each class. Kindergarten students […]

Liberty MS colorfully celebrates 10 years

To celebrate a decade of service, LMS community participates in Color-A-Thon, raises $3,000

Liberty MS colorfully celebrates 10 years

WEST ORANGE, NJ — To say that the attendees of Liberty Middle School’s 10th anniversary celebration were a colorful bunch would be an understatement — by the end of the PTA-hosted Color-A-Thon on May 14, participants were covered head-to-toe in a thick patina of rainbow dust. But it was all in good, not-so-clean fun as […]

District stands by honors program admittance protocol

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange middle school honors program is once again the subject of controversy on the eve of its second year, with many parents voicing concerns about the criteria the school district uses to accept students entering the sixth through eighth grades. Though some parents acknowledged that the transparency issues of […]

Astronaut encourages scientists of tomorrow

Astronaut encourages scientists of tomorrow

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A NASA astronaut urged a group of seventh- and eighth-grade students assembled in the Liberty Middle School Library Media Center to work hard in school, stressing that the future of the U.S. space program depends on it. Speaking as a guest of U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen on May 6, Commander Victor Glover […]

LMS to present ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School will debut its annual spring musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” on May 5 and 6, beginning at 7 p.m. “We are performing the revised Broadway version of ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,’” Director Cynthia Rowberg said in a release. “It is the actual award-winning Broadway […]

West Orange middle schools ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Twenty-seven lucky Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle school students enjoyed a trip to the Jets Training Camp facility in Florham Park on March 16 to taste smoothies, do a little dancing and learn about the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program that will be added to their schools beginning in September. […]

LMS Helping Hands Club entertains

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Liberty Middle School Helping Hands Club attended the annual St. Patrick’s Day party, held March 17 for senior citizens at the Toby Katz Community Center in Degnan Park. Club adviser Jane Horwitz was on-hand to supervise. Students set the tables, served lunch, and entertained with line dancing and […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

‘Basketball on Wheels’ benefit to be held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Council of PTA’s is pleased to invite the community to attend a special “Basketball on Wheels” event this Friday, April 1, at the Liberty Middle School Gym from 7 to 9 p.m. This exhibition game will feature local teams playing against the North American Wheelchair Basketball Eastern Conference […]

District Jazz Concert wows crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The District Jazz Concert, held Feb. 23 at Liberty Middle School, played to a full house of appreciative family and community members who came away in awe of the musical talent in the West Orange School District. Students in grades six through 12 performed in the annual jazz concert with their […]