West Orange BOE approves new principal for West Orange High School

West Orange BOE approves new principal for West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Oscar Guerrero, a West Orange resident and current principal of Memorial High School in West New York, N.J., was approved as the new principal of West Orange High School during the Board of Education meeting on Sept. 19. Guerrero will take the reins beginning Nov. 20 as current Principal Hayden Moore […]

District cuts ribbon on West Orange Early Childhood Learning Center

District cuts ribbon on West Orange Early Childhood Learning Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sept. 21 to celebrate the opening of the West Orange Early Childhood Learning Center at the Community House on Main Street. With the recent announcement that the West Orange School District would receive annual state aid to establish a preschool program, the Community House is one […]

Robert Ivker announces candidacy for West Orange BOE

Robert Ivker announces candidacy for West Orange BOE

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Robert Ivker, a cancer specialist and past governor’s appointee to the New Jersey State Commission on Cancer Research, has announced his candidacy for the West Orange Board of Education. His son is a student in the West Orange school system. Ivker has served as chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology […]

Hayden Moore announced as next superintendent of West Orange schools

Hayden Moore announced as next superintendent of West Orange schools

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Board of Education President Jennifer Tunnicliffe announced Aug. 22 that the board has “suspended” its superintendent search, as current interim Superintendent of Schools C. Lauren Schoen has agreed to remain through the 2022-23 school year, to be succeeded by longtime West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore.  “We are […]

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 […]

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