Mt. Pleasant Elementary to celebrate the life of Henry Chang

Mt. Pleasant Elementary to celebrate the life of Henry Chang

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mt. Pleasant Elementary School community will celebrate the life of student Henry Chang, who died in July following a long battle with cancer. A special event has been scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the school, located at 9 Manger Road, in conjunction with West […]

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

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, Columbia High School in Maplewood and Technology […]

‘Greasers’ and ‘Socs’ play out 50-year feud on WOHS stage

Classic novel comes to life on WOHS stage this weekend

‘Greasers’ and ‘Socs’ play out 50-year feud on WOHS stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Fifty-one years after the book hit shelves and 35 years after moviegoers headed to cinemas to see “The Outsiders,” West Orange High School thespians will take the stage to present the theater version of the classic teenage tale set in the 1960s. Set in Tulsa, Okla., in 1965, the story is […]

WOHS art students carve out a spot in ‘Gardens Aglow’ event

WOHS art students carve out a spot in ‘Gardens Aglow’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School art students were busy creating elaborate, carved pumpkins for the “Gardens Aglow” event to be held Friday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave. in Montclair. Art students from high schools across Essex County are donating their artwork […]

BOE candidates discuss diversity, school security at forum

Candidates warn against schools becoming like prisons

BOE candidates discuss diversity, school security at forum

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The three candidates running for the two open seats on the West Orange Board of Education participated in a debate to discuss the issues facing West Orange School District on Oct. 11. Held at West Orange High School and hosted by the West Orange Council of PTAs, challengers Terry Trigg-Scales, Jeremias […]

WOHS Senior Night recognizes students, highlights music program

WOHS Senior Night recognizes students, highlights music program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Senior Night on Oct. 12 recognized Class of 2019 fall athletes while the annual District Band Night welcomed students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools to play with the Marching Mountaineers. Athletes from the football, girls’ volleyball, cheerleading, marching band, cross-country, boys’ soccer and girls’ soccer […]

Badlani Foundation awards $2K grant to Gregory School

Badlani Foundation awards $2K grant to Gregory School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation presented Gregory Elementary School with a $2,000 grant award at the PTA meeting on Oct. 10. The grant award was presented by Sangeeta and Sunil Badlani to Gregory Principal Makeida Estupinan. NBF had issued a challenge to West Orange public schools that the school team raising the […]

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