WO color guard invitational features Adaptive Color Guard performance

WO color guard invitational features Adaptive Color Guard performance

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network Colorguard Competition, held at West Orange High School on Jan. 25, dazzled the crowds with athletic dance routines and featured a performance from the first-ever West Orange High School Adaptive Color Guard. The new program was developed by color guard members Sophia Cordoba, Julia Giovine, Brielle […]

Scholarship fund to be established in memory of Jodey Teller

Scholarship fund to be established in memory of Jodey Teller

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In memory of Jodey Teller, who died Dec. 25, the West Orange Scholarship Fund, along with Teller’s family and friends, are creating a scholarship in her honor to help future generations of West Orange students. Teller and her husband, Charles, lived in West Orange for more than 30 years, raising their […]

Honors cybersecurity course to launch at West Orange High School

Honors cybersecurity course to launch at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — An honors class on cybersecurity has been added to the West Orange High School curriculum for students in grades 10 through 12 and will begin in September. The course was added to the state-approved CTE Cisco Networking Program following extensive research determining the increased demand for cybersecurity professionals. Several colleges and […]

WOHS virtual enterprise team wins prizes at competition

WOHS virtual enterprise team wins prizes at competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School virtual enterprise team Zo was awarded first place for sales and third place for their business plan at the Virtual Enterprise International Competition held Jan. 14 at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Team Zo’s virtual product line includes olive oil-based hair and skin care products, attractively packaged and […]

Washington and WOHS school newspapers plan future collaboration

Washington and WOHS school newspapers plan future collaboration

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Newspaper staff members from the Washington Elementary School Post and the West Orange High School Pioneer met on Jan. 16 via Google Hangout to brainstorm and plan a future collaboration. “Editors from the Post and the Pioneer began communicating about a month ago in the hopes of collaborating on a piece, […]

WOHS musicians accepted to North Jersey Regional groups

WOHS musicians accepted to North Jersey Regional groups

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Accolades and awards continue for the West Orange School District’s performing arts program as five musicians were accepted to the North Jersey Regional Band, three vocalists were accepted to the North Jersey Region I Choir and one musician was accepted to the North Jersey Region I Orchestra. The North Jersey Regional […]

WOHS dance program to present ‘Evolving’ on Jan. 30

WOHS dance program to present ‘Evolving’ on Jan. 30

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School’s dance program will present “Evolving” on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium, 51 Conforti Ave. Admission is free and the community is invited. Now that dance has been part of the high school curriculum for four years, the structure is fully in place […]

Town honors community leaders who embody MLK legacy

Town honors community leaders who embody MLK legacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The town’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony on Jan. 20 honored four town residents at West Orange High School and featured performers from WOHS and the Fountain Baptist Church in Summit. Maurice Stinnett, the vice president of diversity and inclusion for BSE Global, delivered the keynote address. Councilwoman Cindy […]

WOHS alumna nominated for Grammy in World Music

WOHS alumna nominated for Grammy in World Music

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2001 graduate Nathalie Joachim has been nominated for a Grammy in the World Music category for her album “Famn D’Ayiti.” The accomplished flutist, vocalist and composer explores her Haitian heritage and the music of its iconic female artists in her first solo album, written for […]

WO Student Council wins ‘S!nergy’ Youth and Students for Peace grant

WO Student Council wins ‘S!nergy’ Youth and Students for Peace grant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Student Council took first place in the Youth and Students for Peace “S!NERGY” competition, held Dec. 20 in Newark. The competition provided an opportunity for students and young adults to attend a daylong workshop and present ideas or projects that promote peace and better societies. WOHS Student Council […]

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