West Orange schools recognize ‘Week of Respect’

West Orange schools recognize ‘Week of Respect’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange schools commemorated the New Jersey state-mandated “Week of Respect” Oct. 3 through 7 with a series of events meant to create self-acceptance and respect for others. Following the passage of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act in 2010, with amendments in 2011, a new series of Harassment, Intimidation and […]

WOHS to stage ‘Almost, Maine’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School will stage “Almost, Maine” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 27 through 29, with a special performance on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. for free for West Orange senior citizens. Purchase your tickets at www.WOHS.BookTix.com. For more information, call 973-669-5301, ext. 31450, or send an […]

WOHS Marching Mountaineers to host annual invitational Oct. 8

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers will host its fourth annual invitational competition on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. West Orange will perform in exhibition, as is customary for the host of the competition. The award-winning […]

Sixth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K fundraiser raises $52,000

Community pledges to end distracted driving for Nikhil

Sixth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K fundraiser raises $52,000

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The STOP for Nikhil 5K Run/Walk raised more than $52,000 and attracted more than 800 people for its sixth year at West Orange High School on Sept. 18. That money will go toward funding the programs of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, a West Orange nonprofit organization that has promoted safe driving […]

West Orange pre-game football ceremony honors veteran, athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident, Vietnam veteran and community activist Al Hughes was recognized in a pre-game ceremony along with West Orange High School Hall of Fame athletes on Sept. 9 in Suriano Stadium. Board of Education President Laura Lab, Vice President Mark Robertson, and board members Sandra Mordecai and Ron Charles were […]

WOHS’ annual fan fest set for Sept. 23

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange High School fan fest will be held on Friday, Sept. 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. on the baseball field, followed by West Orange vs. Columbia football at 7:20 p.m. in Suriano Stadium. Clubs and sports teams will be on hand to host games, sell food, paint […]

Departmentalization, new standards come to WOSD

WOSD continues work to modernize WO education

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Most West Orange students who recently returned to school were met with new initiatives designed to improve their learning experience and better prepare them for the future. The West Orange School District this year implemented departmentalization for grades four and five, meaning students at those levels will now report to multiple […]

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