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 […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund announces upcoming events

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund has announced their support of three events that will raise money for WOSF-related scholarships to be awarded at the Senior Awards Night to be held at West Orange High School in June 2017. The first event is the sixth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk, […]

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 […]

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