West Orange High School holds freshman orientation

West Orange High School holds freshman orientation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Turnout was strong for the annual West Orange High School freshman orientation on Aug. 27, as students received their Chromebooks, enjoyed icebreakers and filled out paperwork. Freshman orientation runs for two days and offers the opportunity to meet teachers and fellow students, get their bearings, and complete necessary paperwork. Each student […]

Bubble conflict continues in WOSD

Bubble conflict continues in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The conflict between the manufacturer of the air structure at West Orange High School known as the “bubble” and the district is ongoing, delaying the completion of the practice and locker room facility. At an Aug. 26 Board of Education meeting, architect Tony Catana of the Spiezle Architectural Group said 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 […]

Ninth annual 5K Run/3K Walk for Nikhil set for Sept. 15

Ninth annual 5K Run/3K Walk for Nikhil set for Sept. 15

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Registration is now open for the ninth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/Walk to remember those who died and to honor those who have been seriously injured in traffic crashes. The event will be Sunday, Sept. 15, at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. On race day, registration begins at […]

WOHS Student Council members attend Jeter’s ‘Re2pect Our Voice’ conference

WOHS Student Council members attend Jeter’s ‘Re2pect Our Voice’ conference

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four West Orange Student Council members had the opportunity to attend Derek Jeter’s 2019 Leaders Leadership Conference in Philadelphia from Aug. 4 through 8. The event was presented by Goldman Sachs. Jeter’s Leaders is part of the former Yankee’s Turn2 Foundation. According to the website, “Jeter’s Leaders is a leadership development […]

Area HS students graduate from MINDS Program at SHU med school

Area HS students graduate from MINDS Program at SHU med school

NUTLEY, NJ — The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University celebrated the graduation of 15 outstanding high school students who participated in the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science Program. “Our mission is to create a physician workforce that is capable of delivering excellent clinical care and optimal health to all individuals […]

Don’t miss the West Orange High School Carnival

Don’t miss the West Orange High School Carnival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Cheer and Mountaineer End Zone Football Boosters are presenting their first-ever fundraising carnival on the Midway at WOHS, 51 Conforti Ave., from Aug. 14 through 18. From Aug. 14 through 17, the carnival will be open from 6 to 10 p.m., and on Aug. 18, it […]

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