Essex teens learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Montclair High School and Technology High School […]

Senior Night lights up Suriano Stadium

Senior Night lights up Suriano Stadium

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Graduating seniors from the West Orange High School football team, cheerleading team and Marching Mountaineers were recognized in a pre-game ceremony on Oct. 27 that featured an enthusiastic appearance by Police Athletic League football players and a tie score with Livingston High School. Seniors and their families were greeted by Superintendent […]

Teens sound off on issues of race, free spech on panel

Students offer opinions on BLM vs. white supremacy

Teens sound off on issues of race, free spech on panel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s Human Relations Commission, Public Library Teen Advisory Group and the high school Unity Club came together at Town Hall on Oct. 25 for a panel discussing race, diversity and responsibility. The panel featured 11 high school students from WOHS, Seton Hall Prep and the Pingry School discussing social issues, […]

West Orange High School brings ‘Our Town’ to life

West Orange High School brings ‘Our Town’ to life

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Drama Department’s production of “Our Town” faithfully represents the spirit of author Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, tugging at the heartstrings of the audience with humor, whimsy and pathos. “Our Town” tells the story of the everyday lives — and deaths — of the residents […]

From West Orange to the stars

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Astronaut Scott Kelly, 1982 Mountain High School graduate, is an American hero. Originally from West Orange, he started from humble beginnings. “If I was in school today, I would have been the kid that was diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. I would spend more time looking out the window or looking […]

Just 1 week left to take WO senior survey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The last day for senior citizens to complete the West Orange senior survey is Tuesday, Oct. 31, when the results of the survey will be sent to Montclair State University to be analyzed by the Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and Human Services. The survey is designed to learn […]

WOHS Digital Music Production Club produces original school spirit song

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in the Digital Music Production Club have produced an original all student produced “Mountaineers School Spirit Song” as part of their club activities. Students Jon Montuma, Jaquan Smith, Isiah Baskerville, Loucille Magloire and Mazen Dahroug visited club adviser Tyrone Corbett’s professional recording studio on May 18 to record vocals and […]

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