Public is invited to help the homeless through townwide collection drive

WEST ORANGE, NJ — CollecTeens, a student-run charitable group composed of students at West Orange High School, is holding a collection drive at all of the public schools in West Orange, except Redwood Elementary School, from Feb. 6 through 17 that will benefit the homeless through a charitable organization called Help4All. Those interested in participating […]

Year of the Rabbit is celebrated at West Orange High School Lunar Gala

Year of the Rabbit is celebrated at West Orange High School Lunar Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Year of the Rabbit was celebrated by the West Orange community on Jan. 20 in an evening of entertainment by middle and high school students. The event, which also served as a fundraiser for the World Languages Scholarship Fund, was sponsored by West Orange High School, the Chinese Club and […]

West Orange BOE recognizes local 2022-23 Governor’s Educators of the Year

West Orange BOE recognizes local 2022-23 Governor’s Educators of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education recognized its 2022-2023 Governor’s Educators of the Year honorees during its Jan. 23 meeting at West Orange High School. The Governor’s Educator of the Year Program highlights educational innovation, student achievement, exemplary teaching and important services outside the classroom environment that lead to student success. […]

West Orange HS theater students take awards at STANJ competition

West Orange HS theater students take awards at STANJ competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in the West Orange High School advanced theater program came away with several awards and recognitions from the Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey and New Jersey Thespian Festival. STANJ is a statewide theater competition for various governor’s awards. This year’s event was held at Montclair State University on […]

Historical marker rededicated at West Orange Public Library

Historical marker rededicated at West Orange Public Library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gamma Omega, a chapter of the national Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., hosted a rededication ceremony on Jan. 15 for the Anna Easter Brown historical marker on the front lawn of the West Orange Public Library. The ceremony honored Brown, a former West Orange resident and founding member of AKA, the […]

West Orange HS boys step team wins first-place prize

West Orange HS boys step team wins first-place prize

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School AB-Salute boys step team kicked off the season with a first-place win at the Youth Step USA Brooklyn Borough Stepping Championship, held Jan. 14 at Boys and Girls High School, beating out seven New York contenders. Next up is the regional championship on Feb. 18 […]

Five West Orange High School students named to Region I Choir

Five West Orange High School students named to Region I Choir

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Five West Orange High School students who perform in the honors chamber choir were accepted into the Region I Choir following auditions during the weekend of Jan. 7.  James Tibang, Ezra Simon, Paige Palent, Elena Hause and Chris Pierre were selected from a large field of talented students across northern New […]

West Orange High School alumna becomes freelance reporter for CBS

West Orange High School alumna becomes freelance reporter for CBS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2013 graduate Kristie Keleshian has joined the CBS news team as a freelance reporter, bringing her another step closer to establishing the career she has dreamed of for years. Keleshian attended Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School, moving on to Edison and Liberty middle schools, […]

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