WOSD emergency closing and delayed opening information

WOSD emergency closing and delayed opening information

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Superintendent of School Scott Cascone sent the following information regarding emergency closings and delayed openings to the school district community on Nov. 6: In the case of inclement weather, dangerous road conditions or other issues that could cause a delayed opening, early dismissal or school closing, there are multiple […]

Tunnicliffe and Rothstein win BOE seats

Tunnicliffe and Rothstein win BOE seats

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Choosing between three challengers for just two open seats on the West Orange Board of Education, voters decided Nov. 5 to elect Jennifer Tunnicliffe and Gary Rothstein to the board. As of press time on election night, with every West Orange district reporting in, Tunnicliffe took a decided lead, with Rothstein […]

Three vie for two open seats on the WOBOE

Three vie for two open seats on the WOBOE

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three candidates are running for the two open seats on the West Orange Board of Education in a quiet local election season for West Orange. All challengers, Jennifer Tunnicliffe, Jeremias Salinas and Gary Rothstein discussed what they would do to make the district better, if elected, in a debate hosted by […]

8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The dress code and what constitutes a violation to the code in the West Orange School District was brought to the West Orange Board of Education’s attention at its Oct. 7 meeting when a Liberty Middle School eighth-grader and her mother described citations she received a few weeks earlier. Justice Cillo-Smith […]

WOSD to present special community event on teen suicide awareness

WOSD to present special community event on teen suicide awareness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District is offering all district parents and the extended community an important opportunity to attend “Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times,” a presentation providing information on the warning signs of suicide, on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Place. […]

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WOBOE student liaisons introduced to community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This year’s student liaisons were introduced during the Sept. 23 Board of Education meeting, marking the second year that student representation has been included at regular board meetings. Senior Darlene Folas and junior Senay Dani were introduced as the new high school representatives. Last year’s team of Sessina Dani and Aarushi […]

BOE hears plans to evaluate long-range needs

BOE hears plans to evaluate long-range needs

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education’s discussion of the district’s Long Range Facilities Plan at a special meeting on Sept. 12 included the outstanding debt from past projects and how a referendum for more funding would affect taxpayers. The BOE addressed the referendum earlier this year, but Superintendent of Schools Scott […]

District updates tech for new year

District updates tech for new year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District Director of Technology Fil Santiago gave the West Orange Board of Education an update on all of the new technology and ongoing projects his department has been working on over the summer at the Aug. 26 BOE meeting, highlighting new equipment that has been purchased for the […]

Bubble conflict continues in WOSD

Bubble conflict continues in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The conflict between the manufacturer of the air structure at West Orange High School known as the “bubble” and the district is ongoing, delaying the completion of the practice and locker room facility. At an Aug. 26 Board of Education meeting, architect Tony Catana of the Spiezle Architectural Group said the […]

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