Third-grade students attend ‘Instrument Day’ at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Parents of third-grade students attending recorder concerts, take heart. The hours of practicing “Hot Cross Buns” and attending the prerequisite concert are going to pay off, perhaps sooner than expected. Third-grade students in the West Orange School District took a field trip on May 27 to West Orange High School for […]

Girls on the Run show their strength at the Florham Park Jaycees 5K

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — More than 600 Girls on the Run of New Jersey East participants will run in the Florham Park Jaycees 5K, held at 9 A.M. this Saturday, June 11, at the Holy Family Church in Florham Park. Race proceeds will aid the Jaycees Scholarship Fund benefitting local students, the Billy and Ashley […]

‘Bubbles for Autism’ fill the sky at Redwood School

‘Bubbles for Autism’ fill the sky at Redwood School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Redwood Elementary School recognized Autism Awareness Month on April 8 with its annual “Bubbles for Autism” event. Students, faculty, staff, parents and guests joined together to blow bubbles in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. Redwood has several special-needs students, some on the autism spectrum. Special-needs teacher Stacy Forte coordinated the event […]

WO students receive awards in Arts in Education competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seven students in West Orange have received awards from the New Jersey Parent Teacher Association 2016 National PTA Reflections Arts in Education Program. The theme of this year’s competition was “Let Your Imagination Fly.” In December 2015 the NJPTA held the Reflections Art Show at West Orange High School, displaying the […]

Redwood students stage Revolutionary War debate

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in Paul Stefanelli’s fourth-grade Redwood Elementary School class amazed parents and guests with their remarkable prowess in the art of debate on March 11 as they argued the pros and cons of choosing patriot or loyalist stances during the American Revolution. “Our class has been studying the American Revolution for […]

Meet to discuss proposed elementary school changes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange elementary school parents and guardians are invited to an informational meeting to discuss the proposed K-5 report card revisions, Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, and departmentalization, which will begin in September 2016 for grades three through five. All meetings will begin at 7 p.m. and […]

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