WOHS MasterChef competition guaranteed to ‘cook up’ a great time

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The excitement is building for this year’s West Orange High School MasterChef competition, and there are still a few spaces remaining to come out and enjoy the evening while supporting the principal’s scholarship fund. The five-judge panel for the competition will consist of WOHS culinary teacher Derrick Gagner, professional chef Jesse […]

Help Essex high schoolers learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

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 now required by law in New Jersey, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex. Essex County high […]

WOHS students view judicial process firsthand at Essex County Courthouse

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Over two weeks in October, West Orange High School U.S. History I classes traveled to the Essex County Courthouse in Newark to view the judicial process firsthand and up close. West Orange Township attorney Richard Trenk, a partner in the Trenk-DiPascuale Law Firm in West Orange, arranged the visits and served […]

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, […]

WOHS art students transform pumpkins

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in the West Orange High School National Arts Honors Society transformed 20 pumpkins into beautiful pieces of art during the week of Oct. 17 for a club fundraiser. Under the direction of art teacher Nicole Krulik, students lended their artistic talents to paint and “bedazzle” pumpkins based on themes like […]

New batch of WOHS students participate in intergenerational oral history program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the seventh year, the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey will be offering the oral history intergenerational program, “HIStory, HErstory: Gaining a Deeper Understanding of History Using Personal Accounts,” at Daughters of Israel. More than 200 ninth-grade honor students from West Orange High School have participated in this program. “My […]

WOHS Marching Mountaineers win Group 5A State Championship

WOHS Marching Mountaineers win Group 5A State Championship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers won the Group 5A State Championship on Oct. 22 at Rutgers University, continuing a successful and stellar competition season for the band and its “Defying Gravity” routine. With a score of 93.613, the Mountaineers not only won the state championship but also took caption […]

West Orange High School homecoming king and queen crowned

West Orange High School homecoming king and queen crowned

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Bryce Millington and Emma Scalora were crowned the 2016 West Orange High School homecoming king and queen during halftime activities in Suriano Stadium on Oct. 14. Junior Ogoke and Ashley Velasquez were crowned honorary homecoming king and queen. Halftime activities also included performances by the SEC Champion cheerleaders and the award-winning […]

WOHS student wins SkillsUSA award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School student Shaurya Sangvi won the coveted Statesman Award at the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute Conference, held in Washington, D.C., from Sept. 17 to 21. SkillsUSA is one of the national student organizations at West Orange High School that is funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career […]

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