Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The annual “Write On Sports” Oranges summer journalism camp for middle school students was held from July 5 through 15 at Montclair State University, and continued to facilitate literacy and love of writing for West Orange students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools. Thirty-four students participated in the Oranges Write on […]

Prudential actuaries introduce the profession to WOHS math students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Actuaries from Prudential Financial Inc. paid a visit to West Orange High School to facilitate two workshop sessions for more than 100 students on May 23, according to a July press release. Each workshop introduced AP calculus and AP statistics students to the actuarial profession, as well as to the insurance industry, […]

Five WOHS students head to Rider University for Boy State session

By Peyton Smith Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ — Father’s Day 2016 marked the start of the 71st session of American Legion Jersey Boys State. High schools from across New Jersey sent their top juniors to Rider University to participate in this program, which this year had its largest turnout with 986 delegates. West Orange High […]

Outstanding talent highlighted at annual WOHS art show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The art wing at West Orange High School was transformed into its own version of a museum as students displayed their creative talents on June 1. Each year, work is selected from all art classes — grades nine through 12, beginner through advanced — and displayed for one night in the […]

W. Orange celebrates American independence with pomp

W. Orange celebrates American independence with pomp

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A good time was had by all at West Orange High School on Monday, July 4, in celebration of United States’ Independence Day. The festivities included games, such as sack races, above; contests; and lots of fun. The night was capped by spectacular fireworks, their red glares bursting in the air despite […]

Liberty Middle School graduates 210 students

Liberty Middle School graduates 210 students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Parents and family members filled the auditorium at West Orange High School on June 20 as their eighth-grade Liberty students bade farewell to middle school and looked forward to beginning a new chapter in their lives. Following the processional, Principal Robert Klemt welcomed families and congratulated students on their accomplishments over […]

Orange/West Orange UNICO presents scholarships, awards

Orange/West Orange UNICO presents scholarships, awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter held its Scholarship and Awards Dinner on June 15 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. One UNICO National Scholarship winner was announced and five local area high school students were awarded individual local memorial scholarships. Two Italian language scholarships were also given to high school students. Henry […]

WOHS bids farewell to Class of 2016

At June 22 commencement ceremony, 512 classmates join the ranks of West Orange alumni

WOHS bids farewell to Class of 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — All 512 students who graduated from West Orange High School during the 121st annual commencement exercises at Codey Arena on June 22 responded differently to the rite of passage they had looked forward to since first entering the school as nervous freshmen four years ago. Some sported large smiles, others danced […]

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