Vanguard to present ‘For the Love of Charlie Brown’ at Montclair Art Museum

Vanguard to present ‘For the Love of Charlie Brown’ at Montclair Art Museum

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Students from Montclair, South Orange, West Orange, Newark and other towns in Essex County will present “For the Love of Charlie Brown” at the Montclair Art Museum this weekend. The musical features all of the beloved “Peanuts” characters and songs from “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “Snoopy” and various Peanuts television […]

WOHS Virtual Enterprise students advance to national semifinals

WOHS Virtual Enterprise students advance to national semifinals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Virtual Enterprise students Emily Baker, Giovanna Winning and Sam Rhew have advanced to the national semifinals of the 2020 Social Impact Pitch Competition sponsored by BNP Paribas. The girls are part of Virtual Enterprise Team Zo, which recently took first and third place in the Virtual Enterprise […]

WO students and counselors recognized for ‘Locker Slam’

WO students and counselors recognized for ‘Locker Slam’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students and Student Assistance Counselors Amadeo Chirichiello and Jacklyn Headlam were recognized at the Jan. 27 Board of Education meeting for their participation in the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking “Locker Slam” project. In recognition of January as “Human Trafficking Awareness Month,” students received stickers from […]

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 […]

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