Collegiate Institute at West Orange HS celebrates graduates

Collegiate Institute at West Orange HS celebrates graduates

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Collegiate Institute, TCI/AVID, closing ceremony was held virtually on May 25 and the event was a celebration of student accomplishments for the 2020-21 school year. Principal Hayden Moore, Assistant Principal Kimberly Mancarella, TCI coordinator Patricia Aldworth, senior teachers Tagen Jacobus and Janine Sullivan, and graduating seniors […]

Four WOHS students win competitive Elks scholarships

Four WOHS students win competitive Elks scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Each year, the Elks National Foundation presents the Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. West Orange Elks Lodge No. 1590 is celebrating as four West Orange High School students have earned MVS scholarship awards based on leadership, academic achievements and community involvement. Carlos M. Herbozo Osco was named the National MVS winner, […]

West Orange HS student earns scholarship to ROTC Cyber Academy

West Orange HS student earns scholarship to ROTC Cyber Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School AFJROTC Cadet Austin Cowley has been awarded a full scholarship to attend the second Air Force Junior ROTC Cyber Academy.  Cowley, a junior, was selected to participate among only 99 other cadets nationwide.  During this summer’s virtual Cyber Academy, Cowley will build his skills under the supervision […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund distributes record $136,650 to WOHS seniors

West Orange Scholarship Fund distributes record $136,650 to WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund hit a new record for scholarships awarded during the virtual Senior Awards Night on June 3, distributing $136,650 to graduating seniors from West Orange High School.  The WOSF was organized in 1923 and awarded its first scholarships in 1925 in the amount of $500. To date, […]

WOAHO to celebrate Juneteenth, honor Anna Easter Brown

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization, in partnership with the West Orange Board of Education, will honor historical figure Anna Easter Brown, a West Orange native, on Saturday, June 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at West Orange High School’s Library and Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.  Brown graduated from West […]

West Orange Memorial Day ceremony honors past, looks to the future

West Orange Memorial Day ceremony honors past, looks to the future

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In its first public event in 15 months, West Orange Township and the West Orange High School’s Junior Air Force ROTC honored the 156 residents who died while serving in our armed forces, and recognized future heroes during the annual Memorial Day ceremony. Township officials, members of the West Orange Police […]

‘Throwback Weekend’ at West Orange HS connects past and present baseball programs

‘Throwback Weekend’ at West Orange HS connects past and present baseball programs

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Past and present connected on the baseball field at West Orange High School May 21 and 22 as the Mountaineers recognized alumni from the Mountain High School Rams and West Orange High School Cowboys.  “Throwback Weekend” featured two evenings of Mountaineer baseball, with players wearing the jerseys of the Mountain High […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]