Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a balmy night Sept. 21 in Suriano Stadium as the West Orange High School Mountaineers defeated the Columbia Cougars 44-7 and the Class of 2019 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned. The annual crowning of the Homecoming king and queen highlighted the halftime activities. In “one of the closest […]

West Orange High School marching band to debut new routine Sept. 14

West Orange High School marching band to debut new routine Sept. 14

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers have spent a good portion of their summer rehearsing this season’s new routine, “Into a New World,” and the program is expected to debut at the Friday, Sept. 14, home game against Don Bosco Prep, beginning at 7 p.m. According to Band Director […]

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 […]

Marching Mountaineers debut stirring ‘Rome – The Eternal City’ program

Marching Mountaineers debut stirring ‘Rome – The Eternal City’ program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Marching Mountaineers debuted their new musical program “Rome – The Eternal City” to the cheers of the crowd at West Orange High School on Sept. 15. The stirring routine featured performances of “Vesuvius,” by Frank Ticheli; “Nessun Dorma,” by Giacomo Puccini; and “Danse Bacchanale,” by Camille Saint-Saens. Band Director Lew […]

Marching Mountaineers prep for season

Marching Mountaineers prep for season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As a new school year begins, the West Orange High School marching band is preparing for its first halftime show of the season. The band’s new performance, titled “Rome: The Eternal City,” will debut at Suriano Stadium on Friday, Aug. 18, when the students return from their weeklong band camp in […]

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

Mayor gives updates on transportation, redevelopment in annual address; honors community members

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi announced that the township will be getting a sixth jitney route this year in his State of the Township Address during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Parisi revealed that West Orange will add a service line covering […]

Mayor recognizes high school students at Chamber event

Mayor recognizes high school students at Chamber event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi took the time to recognize outstanding West Orange High School seniors at the annual West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Breakfast, held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Superintendent Jeff Rutzky, Assistant Superintendent Eveny De Mendez, Board of Education President Sandra Mordecai, Board Vice-president Irv Schwarzbaum, […]

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors in all fall sports, the marching band and color guard were recognized with their families during the Nov. 5 home game against East Orange. Senior Night provided the opportunity for the high school and Board of Education to recognize students and families for their hard work, […]