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 […]

‘Broadway Night’ concert returns to WOHS on Oct. 17

‘Broadway Night’ concert returns to WOHS on Oct. 17

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Glee Choir will hold its second “Broadway Night” concert on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in the WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria. Last year’s inaugural program received rave reviews from all who attended, and this year’s concert will offer more exciting performances from the talented students in […]

32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

In naturalization ceremony in West Orange, individuals from 23 countries gather as new Americans

32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thirty-two people became United States citizens when they took the oath of allegiance at Thomas Edison National Historical Park on Sept. 27, marking the first time a naturalization ceremony has been held at the park. The ceremony celebrated people who had come to the United States from 23 different countries and […]

WOHS seniors named Board of Education student liaisons

WOHS seniors named Board of Education student liaisons

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Aarushi Bhatnagar and Sessina Dani have been named as the first-ever student liaisons to the West Orange Board of Education. The two will attend board meetings, provide input, and present student reports to the board and public. Bhatnagar is an active member of the West Orange […]

Sixth annual West Orange High School Marching Band Invitational to be held Oct. 6

Sixth annual West Orange High School Marching Band Invitational to be held Oct. 6

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers will host their sixth annual invitational competition on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. Several area high school marching bands will compete in the invitational, including Hoboken, Wayne Hills, Mahwah, Morris […]

WOHS seniors to present at MIT conference

WOHS seniors to present at MIT conference

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Max Dickman and Morriel Kasher have been selected along with their teams to present at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2018 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference on Oct. 5 to 7 in Cambridge, Mass. Dickman and his team will present “Synthesis and Characterization of Simplified […]

Legionella bacteria found in several school district water fixtures

Legionella bacteria found in several school district water fixtures

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After finding low levels of legionella bacteria in some water samples from Redwood Elementary School in August, West Orange School District contracted with Garden State Environmental to test all schools and district facilities for legionella bacteria, which can cause Legionnaires’ disease. According to a Sept. 25 update from the district, testing […]

West Orange High School valedictorian, salutatorian named

West Orange High School valedictorian, salutatorian named

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sept. 21, West Orange High School announced that Daniel Feinblatt will be valedictorian of the Class of 2019 and Max Dickman will be salutatorian. Feinblatt plays ice hockey for West Orange and competes in archery in Bloomfield. He is the vice president of the Technology Student Association, is the in-charge […]