Roosevelt students participate in PE Literacy Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students at Roosevelt Middle School participated in PE Literacy Day during some unique gym classes on March 13 that combined physical activity with letters and word puzzles. In an effort to promote literacy by developing cross-curricular activities, physical education teachers Bridget Haine, Anthony Vitale and Margaret Theobold designed a modified combine […]

County recognizes student artists

NEWARK, NJ — The Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 109 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on Friday, March 23. This is the 14th consecutive year the county has partnered with the Art Educators of New Jersey to present the […]

Middle school STEM program expands

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program is expanding in West Orange middle schools, according to a press release from the school district. Currently the middle school has programs operating in sixth and seventh grade. Discovering STEM is now in its second year at Edison Middle School. Investigating with STEM is […]

The Marley Hometown Experience

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Human Relations Commission will host the Marley Hometown Experience on Thursday Feb. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Place in West Orange. This event will not only celebrate Marley, but also feature a question-and-answer session and a book signing for her first […]

Incoming freshman families ‘Transition to WOHS’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Incoming freshman and their families had the opportunity to meet with district supervisors, learn about freshman curriculum and course choices, and ask questions of guidance department personnel at the “Transition to West Orange High School” event on Jan. 9. The evening was a new approach to the “Curriculum Night” previously offered […]

West Orange alumnus stars in George St. Playhouse production

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2012 graduate Joe Piserchio is currently starring in the George St. Playhouse production of “Austin the Unstoppable,” an original musical written by Barry Wyner with music by Daniel Israel. The show, featuring four characters including Piserchio, focuses on addressing healthy eating and is currently on […]

WO athletes take gold at Elks Hoop Shoot competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Elks Lodge 1590 held its annual Elks Hoop Shoot basketball free throw contest at West Orange High School on Dec. 3. In the 10 and 11 age group, Gabriel Strassman took first place, Matthew Salmeron took second and Nesim Roy took third. One week later, on Dec. 10, at […]

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