WOHS teacher appointed executive director of NJTEEA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School technology and engineering teacher Debra Coen has been appointed executive director of the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Educators Association. The NJTEEA is the state organization that represents all technology and engineering teachers. Coen has been employed by the West Orange School District since September 2000, teaching […]

Roosevelt ‘Invention Convention’ shows off STEM talents

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second Roosevelt Middle School seventh-grade “Invention Convention” on March 29 gave students the opportunity to show off some of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills they have begun to develop as the West Orange School District provides more curriculum geared to engineering and design. For the event, which was […]

Broadway Buddies take each other to new artistic heights

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Returning for its third year, Vanguard Theater Company’s Broadway Buddy Mentorship Program and Cabaret unites budding local talent with seasoned Broadway actors. The program concludes with a cabaret featuring the pairs performing at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Monday, April 23, through a special collaboration with Seton Hall University’s […]

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 […]

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