Thespian Society welcomes new members

Thespian Society welcomes new members

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students were inducted into the Thespian Society on May 13 amid the cheers and applause of their peers. “One thing you always need to remember is that you are not alone,” drama adviser and teacher Wendy Mapes told seniors, adding, “a part of you will always live […]

Seniors and students work together to nurture plants

Seniors and students work together to nurture plants

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, May 9, West Orange held its second session of the 2019 Senior Gardening Program. Seniors were assisted by West Orange High School students, who prepared beds by mixing mulch and compost, then spreading it onto the beds; the students worked under the guidance of teacher Mallory DeMarco. Photos Courtesy […]

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Education Association and the West Orange Scholarship Fund will honor twin brothers Nick and Pat Galante, who both served in the West Orange School District for 40 or more years. “We are very excited to be working with the West Orange Education Association to honor Pat and Nick […]

28 WOHS students receive New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy

28 WOHS students receive New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At West Orange High School, 28 students have been awarded the Seal of Biliteracy for Spanish, Italian or French, in addition to English. One student, Nunzio Castaldo, received a Seal of Biliteracy for speaking Spanish, Italian and English, receiving trilingual proficiency status. In 2016, the state of New Jersey became the […]

West Orange HS’ Ron Bligh named Athletic Director of the Year

West Orange HS’ Ron Bligh named Athletic Director of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School Athletic Director Ron Bligh was named Athletic Director of the Year by the Super Essex Conference and Essex County Athletic Directors Association at their 42nd Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Ceremony, held May 7 at Mayfair Farms. Bligh has been in involved in the New Jersey sports community […]

Four WOHS seniors heading to West Point

Four WOHS seniors heading to West Point

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four seniors from the 2019 graduating class of West Orange High School will be attending West Point United States Military Academy, a record number in one year. But what makes it even more special it that Vanessa Lettman will be WOHS’ first ever female graduate to attend the prestigious school. The […]

WOHS Class of 2019 celebrates College Decision Day

WOHS Class of 2019 celebrates College Decision Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School’s soon-to-be college students celebrated the next big step in their lives during National College Decision Day, where students across the country wear the colors of their new schools. Students will be attending universities, schools and colleges from New York to Texas, including several Ivy League institutions. Several […]

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