JLOSH exceeds contributions to Orange School District

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with 28 Days Project, dentist Dr. Justin Fried and donations from Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members, JLOSH restocked the nurses’ pantries of the Orange School District with non-medical wellness essentials. Many children in the JLOSH catchment area attend school lacking adequate clothing and other basic needs. […]

SOPAC receives hefty grant to partner with school district

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center received a $75,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundations to advance its arts education program. The funds will be used both at the center and in the South Orange and Maplewood communities. The William Randolph Hearst Foundations are two nonprofits that work together to […]

Murphy’s proposed budget puts aside more money for schools

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy’s first proposed budget increases state “formula” aid that goes directly to school districts by $283.6 million, the initial step toward fulfilling the state’s school-funding obligation, according to a March 15 press release from the NJ Department of Education. The budget also increases aid for expanded preschool, STEM programs and […]

JLOSH donates 306 Thanksgiving meals to needy families

ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills supported vulnerable families with children in the Orange School District this Thanksgiving. Each year, JLOSH seeks to provide families in need with a happier Thanksgiving. With our partners, including Kings Food Markets, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Dun & Bradstreet, local businesses and area […]

JLOSH restocks the Orange School District nurses’ pantries

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with 28 Days Project and local dentists, Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills restocked the nurses’ pantries in the Orange School District with non-medical wellness essentials. According to JLOSH, many children in the area attend school lacking adequate clothing and other basic needs. The lack of access to […]

Orange hosts sixth annual Dance Festival to rousing success

Orange hosts sixth annual Dance Festival to rousing success

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange School District and Orange Dance Conservatory hosted its sixth annual Dance Festival at Lincoln Avenue School on Sunday, April 30, and, based on the response by those who attended, it was an unqualified success. According to teacher and Orange Dance Conservator coordinator Debbie Rembert, the star-studded lineup at this year’s […]

Judge defends ruling against changing district types

ORANGE, NJ — When Superior Court Judge Tom Vena issued his final judgment on Monday, April 24, as well as his official opinion outlining his reasons for granting the injunction against the results of the Nov. 8, 2016, vote on Public Question No. 1, which changed the Orange School District from a Type 1 district — […]

OPS to host sixth annual Orange Dance Festival

ORANGE, NJ — Dance teacher Debbie Rembert and the Orange School District are ready to kick up their heels and put on the sixth annual Orange Dance Festival on Sunday, April 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Lincoln Avenue School, to spotlight the local observance of National Dance Week, which began Monday, April […]