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 […]

West Orange enrichment program wraps up successful summer session

West Orange enrichment program wraps up successful summer session

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District Summer Enrichment Program wrapped up July 29 with musical and dance performances by teachers and students and a slideshow created by the tech class. “Four-hundred and seven students participated in this year’s Summer Enrichment program,” Lou Quagliato, supervisor of fine arts for the West Orange School […]

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 […]

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