West Orange School District aids in 2020 Census effort

West Orange School District aids in 2020 Census effort

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District is raising awareness of the 2020 Census, especially during Statistics in Schools Week, which ran March 2 through 6. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Eveny de Mendez has worked with her team of educators to implement directed communication strategies that will help the West Orange […]

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 […]

Gregory wins $2K grant from Badlani Foundation

Gregory wins $2K grant from Badlani Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s 12 schools competed in the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s fundraising competition in the lead-up to the STOP for Nikhil 5K in September, and the winner was crowned at Gregory Elementary School’s PTA meeting on Nov. 13. With $3,680 raised for the NBF, Gregory families and staff won a $2,000 grant […]

Scholarship and challenge grant to honor Morgan

Scholarship and challenge grant to honor Morgan

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A scholarship to honor Cadet Christopher Morgan has been announced by the West Orange Scholarship Fund, along with a challenge grant to raise funds for a permanent endowment. To take maximum advantage of the Challenge Grant, the WOSF is encouraging all West Orange residents and alumni to contribute to this effort […]

Ten WOHS seniors receive Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship

Ten WOHS seniors receive Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the fifth consecutive year, the West Orange Scholarship Fund presented graduating West Orange High School seniors with the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship, which was established by Lisa and Donald Shauger in 2014 in memory of former West Orange police officer Timothy Groves. On June 13, the scholarship was awarded to […]

Mountaineer Master Chef Competition coming to WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Tarnoff cafeteria will once again be the setting for the popular “Master Chef Competition” on Friday, March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. The fundraiser for the Principal’s Scholarship Fund will feature teams of community members, local elected officials, Sodexo chefs and West Orange High School culinary […]

WOCC celebrates town and its people

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual breakfast Feb. 6, celebrating local businesses and Mayor Robert Parisi’s State of the Town Address. The Employee of the Year Award was presented to Michael and Giuseppe Elifani, and the Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Rich and Linda Rizzolo. […]

WOHS celebrates Black History Month

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Janice Johnson Dias kicked off Black History Month at West Orange High School as the guest speaker at the WOHS Student Council’s annual Black History Month Scholarship Dinner on Feb. 1, talking about the importance of students learning about black history in school. Ticket funds from the dinner are funneled into […]

Annual Black History Scholarship Dinner to be held at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Student Council at West Orange High School invites the community to attend the annual Black History Scholarship Dinner in the Tarnoff Cafeteria on Friday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. Janice Johnson-Dias, founder of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the popular event. In addition […]

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