WO School District confirms 37 HIB cases in 2015-2016 school year

WOSD pleased with low HIB number but still looks to improve

WEST ORANGE, NJ — There were 37 cases of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying confirmed to have taken place in the West Orange School District during the 2015-2016 academic year, according to data presented by Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Rutzky during the Aug. 22 Board of Education meeting. Each case was substantiated following an investigation conducted […]

West Orange High School set for Sept. 6 opening

West Orange High School set for Sept. 6 opening

WEST ORANGE, NJ — While students slept in late and played Pokemon GO, work continued at West Orange High School. Even as sports teams practiced, summer enrichment classes filled the halls with future high school students and teachers prepared for September, custodial services cleaned, polished and waxed the school. This week marks the return of […]

WOSD jumps into action to keep lead out of school water

WOSD puts health first while working to keep costs low

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District has taken corrective action after testing found that water from 27 of the 304 district taps analyzed last April contained lead amounts exceeding the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 15 parts per billion. According to the district’s lead report, actions taken to address the situation […]

Get transportation worked out before school begins

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The following is an announcement from Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Rutzky regarding busing for the start of the 2016-2017 school year on Sept. 6. For in-district students, all bus passes will have been mailed to the parents/guardians of eligible students by Aug. 24. Please ensure that your child is at the […]

WOHS Class of 2015 alumnus completes basic training at West Point

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Cadet Christopher J. Morgan, son of Chris and April Morgan of West Orange, recently completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. Morgan entered West Point on June 27 and successfully completed six weeks of cadet basic training. CBT is one of the most challenging events […]

Meet the supervisor: Stephanie Suriano, supervisor of science for grades K through 12

WEST ORANGE, NJ — STEM-related careers are expected to grow at a rate almost twice the rate of non-STEM-related careers through 2018, according to a release from the West Orange School District. In response, the West Orange School District is launching new curriculum, clubs and activities to prepare students for 21st-century jobs. Enter Stephanie Suriano, […]

Stop for Nikhil 5K returns for sixth year on Sept. 18

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/Walk to remember those who died and to honor those who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes will be Sunday, Sept. 18, at West Orange High School. Funds raised will support the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s ongoing programs to promote traffic safety awareness […]

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