8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The dress code and what constitutes a violation to the code in the West Orange School District was brought to the West Orange Board of Education’s attention at its Oct. 7 meeting when a Liberty Middle School eighth-grader and her mother described citations she received a few weeks earlier. Justice Cillo-Smith […]

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This year’s student liaisons were introduced during the Sept. 23 Board of Education meeting, marking the second year that student representation has been included at regular board meetings. Senior Darlene Folas and junior Senay Dani were introduced as the new high school representatives. Last year’s team of Sessina Dani and Aarushi […]

BOE hears plans to evaluate long-range needs

BOE hears plans to evaluate long-range needs

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education’s discussion of the district’s Long Range Facilities Plan at a special meeting on Sept. 12 included the outstanding debt from past projects and how a referendum for more funding would affect taxpayers. The BOE addressed the referendum earlier this year, but Superintendent of Schools Scott […]

District updates tech for new year

District updates tech for new year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District Director of Technology Fil Santiago gave the West Orange Board of Education an update on all of the new technology and ongoing projects his department has been working on over the summer at the Aug. 26 BOE meeting, highlighting new equipment that has been purchased for the […]

WOHS athletic bubble behind schedule

Architect says delay is due to contractor and manufacturer disagreement

WOHS athletic bubble behind schedule

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The air structure known as the “bubble” at West Orange High School that houses locker rooms, a weight room and a practice facility is in the midst of its rebuild after a snowstorm collapsed the structure in February 2018. The West Orange Board of Education received an update on the progress […]

BOE approves new superintendent

BOE approves new superintendent

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Scott Cascone became the new superintendent of the West Orange School District on July 10, when the West Orange Board of Education voted unanimously to approve his contract. Cascone comes to West Orange from Old Bridge Township Schools, where he was executive director of academics. In Old Bridge, Cascone oversaw curriculum, […]

WOCC celebrates town and its people

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual breakfast Feb. 6, celebrating local businesses and Mayor Robert Parisi’s State of the Town Address. The Employee of the Year Award was presented to Michael and Giuseppe Elifani, and the Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Rich and Linda Rizzolo. […]

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