WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Education Association and the West Orange Scholarship Fund will honor twin brothers Nick and Pat Galante, who both served in the West Orange School District for 40 or more years. “We are very excited to be working with the West Orange Education Association to honor Pat and Nick […]

‘Come Join the Circus’ pajama party at Liberty Middle

‘Come Join the Circus’ pajama party at Liberty Middle

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District’s annual reading pajama party will be held at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, on Friday, May 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. This year’s theme is “Come Join the Circus,” and children from preschool through fifth grade are invited to attend. Pajamas are not mandatory, […]

Explore Rock Spring the night before it opens

Explore Rock Spring the night before it opens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to attend the opening ceremonies of the municipally owned Rock Spring Golf Club in West Orange, 90 Rock Spring Road, on Thursday, May 9, at 6 p.m., with the ceremonial first drive at 7 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to walk and explore the grounds of […]

WOBOE seeks community input for superintendent search

WOBOE seeks community input for superintendent search

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On March 25, the West Orange Board of Education approved R-Pat Solutions LLC as the firm that will conduct the superintendent search. The board is now seeking input from the West Orange community and will be holding a series of meetings to discuss what qualities and skills stakeholders want to see […]

BOE hears about curriculum changes, honors placement

BOE hears about curriculum changes, honors placement

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Superintendent Eveny de Mendez presented the West Orange Board of Education with an update on the curriculum change for the middle school math program and the elementary school English-language arts program at the April 8 BOE meeting. De Mendez also updated the BOE on the middle school honors program, after […]

WO community to remember Zaccaro on Arbor Day

WO community to remember Zaccaro on Arbor Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange community will gather on Friday, April 12, at 2 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, to celebrate Arbor Day. At this event, Mayor Robert D. Parisi, the West Orange Township Council, the West Orange Board of Education and all LMS students will dedicate a tree in […]

West Orange students show pride at annual expo

West Orange students show pride at annual expo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange students displayed their talents at the annual Pride Expo, sponsored by the Essex County Education Association and held at the Livingston Mall from March 15 to 22. The West Orange High School award-winning boys’ and girls’ step teams performed at the opening ceremony on March 15 along with the […]

WOBOE hears 2017-18 district audit

WOBOE hears 2017-18 district audit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education was presented the district audit for the year 2017-2018 at its March 11 meeting, hearing several recommendations for how to improve in the future. The audit was presented by Donna Japhet, a partner at the firm Lerch, Vinci & Higgins. Japhet said the audit would […]

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Attention all area band musicians! Are you an active musician looking for a place to play? Are you looking for a reason to pull your instrument out of the closet and start playing again? Do you want to recapture your days playing in concert band in high school or college? Join […]

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