West Orange Scholarship Fund, township honor WOHS principal

West Orange Scholarship Fund, township honor WOHS principal

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore was honored by the West Orange Scholarship Fund for “20-plus years of extraordinary public service to the students of West Orange and our community” in a touching ceremony held at The Rock on June 9. Moore was surrounded by his family, including wife Sarahi […]

West Orange BOE holds Parade of Honors

West Orange BOE holds Parade of Honors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education’s semiannual Parade of Honors was held on June 6, recognizing faculty, staff and students for service and accomplishments that have underscored the goals and vision of the school district. Interim Superintendent of Schools C. Lauren Schoen greeted award recipients, their family members and community members. […]

At West Orange BOE meetings, community members express concerns about racism

At West Orange BOE meetings, community members express concerns about racism

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students and parents in West Orange expressed concern regarding allegedly racist incidents in the district at several recent Board of Education meetings, after a West Orange High School American history teacher reportedly taught a lesson on how the invention of the cotton gin entrenched slavery in the country by increasing the […]

Schoen excited to lead West Orange schools as interim superintendent

Schoen excited to lead West Orange schools as interim superintendent

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The departure of former Superintendent of Schools Scott Cascone brought an interim leader to the West Orange School District; C. Lauren Schoen assumed the position on March 16. A 33-year education veteran who previously served as superintendent in three other school districts and as interim superintendent in one other, Schoen spent […]

Celebrating AAPI Month in West Orange

Celebrating AAPI Month in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The United Asian Voices of West Orange has partnered with the West Orange Board of Education and West Orange Human Relations Commission to host an afternoon of performances on Sunday, May 15, to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This celebration, which will be held from 4 to 6 […]

Cascone assures that West Orange schools will take time to consider thoughtful mask policy

Cascone assures that West Orange schools will take time to consider thoughtful mask policy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Superintendent of Schools Scott Cascone discussed the end of the state mask mandate in schools at the West Orange Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 7, saying that the district will not make knee-jerk decisions and will use corresponding local health guidelines to decide whether or not to […]

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