Don’t miss ‘Inspirational Voices: A West Orange Choral Festival’

Don’t miss ‘Inspirational Voices: A West Orange Choral Festival’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Get ready to be uplifted as chorus West Orange students and staff from sixth through 12th grades present “Inspirational Voices: A West Orange Choral Festival,” debuting virtually on the www.woboe.org YouTube channel on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. Music/chorus teachers Bonnie Pomeroy from Edison Middle School, Craig Sanphy from Liberty […]

WOHS honors beloved coach during season opener

WOHS honors beloved coach during season opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 2, prior to the start of West Orange High School football’s season opener, beloved track coach Joe Suriano was honored and his family recognized by Athletic Director Ron Bligh, WOHS Principal Hayden Moore, Superintendent Scott Cascone, and board members Ken Alper, Terry Triggs-Scales and Cheryl Merklinger. Suriano died in […]

West Orange High School marching band rocks out

West Orange High School marching band rocks out

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers debuted their fall routine at the home opener on Oct. 2, bringing cheers from the crowd. Featuring the music of Queen, the band opened with “Don’t Stop Me Now” and ended with “We Will Rock You.” They plan to add more material to […]

WOHS announces 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian

WOHS announces 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School has announced Celia Murphy-Braunstein as valedictorian and Carlos Herbozo as salutatorian of the graduating Class of 2021. With a grade-point average of 4.8, Murphy-Braunstein has been active in the sports and culture at WOHS throughout her high school career. She has been on the varsity swim team […]

WOHS football opens its season against SPP

WOHS football opens its season against SPP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange football team opened its season against the team many consider to be the No. 1 squad in New Jersey: St. Peter’s Prep. The Mountaineers fell behind early by three touchdowns and battled back with a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter, but St. Peter’s Prep pulled away […]

Governor remembers beloved WOHS coach Joe Suriano

Governor remembers beloved WOHS coach Joe Suriano

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy remembered beloved West Orange High School coach and teacher Joe Suriano in a broadcasted tribute on Friday, Sept. 18. Suriano retired on Jan. 29, 2016, as teachers and staff lined the halls of West Orange High School. A scholarship in his name was founded that same year and […]

West Orange High School football looks to state championship

West Orange High School football looks to state championship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School football is looking to the state championship this season, and this could be the year they do it. During last week’s practice, Rich Chrampanis of New Jersey Sports Zone was on hand to interview head coach Darnell Grant and West Orange’s own version of the Four Horsemen […]

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