West Orange High School crowns Homecoming king and queen

West Orange High School crowns Homecoming king and queen

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kaia Baker and Julian Lee were crowned king and queen at the West Orange High School Homecoming game, held Oct. 11 in Suriano Stadium. School administration selected the candidates and seniors voted for the winners. Queen’s Court nominees were Baker, escorted by Gustav Hall; Natalie Nevins, escorted by Johan Atwell; and […]

WOHS AP test scores continue to rise, report concludes

WOHS AP test scores continue to rise, report concludes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students at West Orange High School continue to excel in national testing, according to a report released by the school district’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction. A five-year study showed an increase in the number of students scoring 3 or higher on AP tests. AP scores range from 1 to 5, […]

WOHS to debut ‘William Shakespeare’s Long-Lost First Play’

WOHS to debut ‘William Shakespeare’s Long-Lost First Play’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Drama Department will present its fall play, “William Shakespeare’s Long-Lost First Play (Abridged)” from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in the high school auditorium, 51 Conforti Ave., beginning at 7 p.m. Written by Reed Martin, the comedy opens with the discovery of an ancient manuscript in […]

National Merit Scholars named at WOHS

National Merit Scholars named at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students Jackson Edwards, William Shick, Vanessa LaFleur, Anika Fernandes, Kevin Ng, Nathan Daniel, Salam Makhdoom, Isabella Pappano and Chloe Mengden were named National Merit Scholars for 2020. Approximately 34,000 students nationwide received the honor, placing them in the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students […]

WOHS announces 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian

WOHS announces 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School has announced that the Class of 2020 valedictorian will be Anika Fernandes and the salutatorian will be Brett Zeligson.  “I wasn’t expecting this, but I’m glad I put in all the hard work,” said Fernandes, who has a grade-point average of 4.79. In addition to her academic […]

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This year’s student liaisons were introduced during the Sept. 23 Board of Education meeting, marking the second year that student representation has been included at regular board meetings. Senior Darlene Folas and junior Senay Dani were introduced as the new high school representatives. Last year’s team of Sessina Dani and Aarushi […]

Stop for Nikhil raises more than $50K

Stop for Nikhil raises more than $50K

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ninth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk held Sept. 15 at West Orange High School was a great success. According to the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, the event has raised more than $50,000.

West Orange High School holds suicide-prevention initiative

West Orange High School holds suicide-prevention initiative

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Suicide Prevention Week in the United States came to a close, students, staff and supporting organizations provided a platform to express emotions, positivity and how to get help at West Orange High School. This is the second year that the Student Council, the WOHS student assistance counselors, Grassroots Community Foundation […]

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