Roosevelt Middle School graduates 244 students

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 244 students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School graduated 244 eighth-grade students on June 20, marking an important transition in their lives. Principal Lionel Hush and Assistant Principal Marc Lawrence greeted a capacity crowd at West Orange High School for the ceremony. A moment of silence for Cadet Christopher Morgan, who died June 6, predicated the […]

Suicide Advocacy Coalition created in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At the West Orange Township Council meeting on May 29, Human Relations Commission Chairwoman Tammy Williams presented the West Orange Suicide Advocacy Coalition, a newly created awareness group that aims to discuss mental health and prevent suicide in the community. The coalition’s goal is to increase awareness about suicide, increase access […]

WOEA, WOSF honor Galante bros. for decades of service

WOEA, WOSF honor Galante bros. for decades of service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A combined 84 years of learning, teaching and coaching in the West Orange School District earned brothers Nick Galante and Pat Galante the West Orange Scholarship Fund and West Orange Education Association’s annual Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to them at a fundraising reception at the Rock Spring Golf Course on May […]

Holocaust survivor visits Roosevelt Middle School

Holocaust survivor visits Roosevelt Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Holocaust survivor and West Orange resident Fran Malkin visited Roosevelt Middle School on May 22 to share her memories of a dark time in history, along with an excerpt from the documentary chronicling her experiences, “No. 4 Street of Our Lady.” “Once you’ve experienced Fran’s story you will never forget — […]

RMS musicians get top rankings at festival

RMS musicians get top rankings at festival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Musicians from Roosevelt Middle School traveled to Kutztown, Pa., on May 17 to participate in the annual Music in the Parks Festival. The jazz band and select chorus received an “Excellent” rating and the chamber orchestra received a “Superior” rating. Musician Justice Beeman Volscho received the Best Overall Jazz Soloist Medal, […]

RMS student provides free tress to seniors

RMS student provides free tress to seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 4, Roosevelt Middle School student Randy Stevens ran his Genius Hour project with the help of Our Green West Orange. Free tree saplings were provided to West Orange senior citizens, and then extended to all Township residents. Not only did Randy provide the saplings, he and friend Greg […]

Roosevelt MS to present ‘The Addams Family’

Roosevelt MS to present ‘The Addams Family’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School will present its annual spring musical, “The Addams Family Jr.,” on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the school, located at 36 Gilbert Place. The musical centers around creator Charles Addams’ quirky and macabre family: Gomez, […]

Roosevelt Middle School holds Invention Convention

Roosevelt Middle School holds Invention Convention

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School held its seventh-grade Invention Convention on March 28, amazing and impressing staff, parents and family members with unique designs and innovations. Student creations were judged by seventh-grade science teachers Tracy Gordon, Karen Gleason, Kim Nguyen and Julian Rodriguez. The following questions were included on the score sheet used […]

Nikhil Badlani Foundation teens teach traffic safety

Nikhil Badlani Foundation teens teach traffic safety

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Advocates from the Nikhil Badlani Foundation Youth Advisory Board presented an interactive information session on traffic safety to middle school students at Liberty School on March 20 and Roosevelt School on March 27. With the support of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, the NBFYAB was formed in November 2018 to provide teens […]

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