WOHS sophomore receives AFROTC scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School sophomore and second-year AFJROTC Cadet Capt. Antoine Chapman has received the prestigious AFJROTC Chief of Staff Flight Academy Private Pilot Scholarship. The scholarship is only offered to 150 cadets worldwide each year. “This means that this summer he will attend one of 11 participating universities for eight […]

Annual Black History Scholarship Dinner to be held at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Student Council at West Orange High School invites the community to attend the annual Black History Scholarship Dinner in the Tarnoff Cafeteria on Friday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. Janice Johnson-Dias, founder of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the popular event. In addition […]

West Orange High drama students receive awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several West Orange High School students came home with top awards at the 2019 Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey competition, held Jan. 12 at Montclair State University. Sophomore Olivia Ridley won the first place Governor’s Award for Dramatic Monologue and, along with freshman Maria Nalieth, won the first place […]

WOHS students receive awards at NJASC convention

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Student Council President Selam Woldai received “Student Leader of the Year” and sophomore Rian DeVera was elected as vice president to the New Jersey Association of Student Councils on Jan. 9. Selam attended the 93rd annual NJASC convention with DeVera and Health Careers Club Vice President Siddi […]

Teen dating abuse experts visit WOHS health classes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Experts from the Center for Women, part of the National Council of Jewish Women/Essex, presented on the topic of “teen dating abuse” in West Orange High School health classes on Jan. 10 and 11. Students used prior knowledge from their “Relationships and Abuse” unit taught in their Health 9 classes to […]

14th annual WOHS Color Guard Invitational set for Jan. 26

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 14th annual Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network Winter Guard Competition will be held in the Tarnoff Gymnasium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave., on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. West Orange High School will host the event and the WOHS Varsity and JV Winter Color Guards will […]

‘Transition to High School’ meeting informs, supports

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Incoming freshman and their parents received critical information and support from Director of Student Personnel Services and School Counseling Cheryl Butler and guidance counselors Margaret Fahey and Olivia del Spina at the Jan. 8 “Transition to High School” presentation. “I cannot stress enough how important signing up for Naviance is,” Butler […]