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 […]

Mountaineer Master Chef returns to WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The popular Mountaineer Master Chef competition will return to West Orange High School on Nov. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave. The fundraiser for the Principal’s Scholarship, distributed during Senior Awards Night to a graduating senior, will feature a dinner buffet at 6:15 p.m.. The […]

West Milford takes top honors at WOHS Marching Mountaineer Invitational

West Milford takes top honors at WOHS Marching Mountaineer Invitational

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fourth annual Marching Mountaineer Invitational drew large crowds despite the onerous weather and provided some exciting competition on Oct. 8 at Suriano Stadium. The Marching Mountaineers performed their routine, “Defying Gravity,” in exhibition as hosts of the evening, while outstanding performances from West Milford, Roxbury, Passaic County, Morris Hills, Piscataway, […]

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 […]

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