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West Orange Board of Education Members Express Concern About Falling Math Scores in PARCC Standardardized Test
By ALAN GROSSMANOctober 21, 2016
WEST ORANGE, NJ – Declining math scores by West Orange High School (WOHS) students who are taking the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) standardized test was a focus of concern expressed by several members of the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) at the board’s meeting on Wednesday.
“The big drop off in the math scores in grades 9-12 ...
West Orange High School Cheerleaders Capture SEC Crown at Tenth Annual "Cheer for the Cure" Championship
WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School Cheerleaders captured their second-consecutive SEC Liberty Division championship on Oct. 6 at the tenth annual “Cheer for the Cure,” hosted this year by Bloomfield High School at Foley Field.
The Mountaineers also took home the crown in 2012 and 2013.
“We are unbelievably proud of the girls,” said head coach ...
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Meet West Orange Township Council candidate Monica Perkowski.
Monica Perkowski, a 41-year West Orange resident, attended Pleasantdale School, Roosevelt Middle School and Mt. St. Dominic Academy in the area and also earned her BS in Biology from the College of New Jersey and her MBA in Marketing/Finance from NYU Stern School of Business.
WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School has announced the names of its 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian.
Derek Lim was named the 2017 West Orange High School Valedictorian. Lim is the captain of Cross-Country Track and hopes to start a Science Olympiad team at the high school. He hopes to major in mathematics and attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Mariel Go ...
WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Turtle Back Zoo welcomes Essex County residents to meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while supporting local animal shelters and rescue groups during “BARKtoberfest,” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event will take place in the Zoo’s Berson Learning Center, located directly off Northfield Avenue.
ORLANDO, FLA. – While many Halloween haunts remain steadfast in keeping the same themed trails year over year, the creative team at Universal Orlando has spent the last 25 years redefining the blurred lines of haunted houses and scare zones – and the 2016 edition of Halloween Horror Nights was no different.
Celebrating its 26th anniversary as one of the top Halloween ...
WEST ORANGE, NJ – Ailing Mt. Pleasant kindergarten student Henry Chang is now able to attend school while undergoing medical treatment, thanks to VGo™, a device controlled remotely by the user that allows them to interact in another location. It is the first robot of its type to make an appearance in a West Orange School.
Kindergarten students recently gathered in Ms.
Victims Report Identity Theft and Fraud in West Orange, Including $44,000 Removed From Account & More
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The following individuals reported that they were victims of identity theft and fraud in West Orange between Oct. 10 and Oct. 12:
On Oct. 12, an individual reported to West Orange police that she received a letter from M&T Bank stating that she had exceeded the amount of withdrawals allowed under Federal Regulations. According to police, the victim contacted ...
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Meet West Orange Township Council candidate Joe Krakoviak.
Joe Krakoviak, a West Orange resident since 2003, lives in town with his wife, Clare Silvestri, who was born and raised in West Orange. Krakoviak and his wife have three children: Thomas, Beth and Paul, who were educated in the West Orange area at Saint Joseph’s School, Blessed Pope ...
WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School (WOHS) student Shaurya Sangvi won the coveted Statesman Award at the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) Conference, held in Washington, DC, Sept. 17-21.
SkillsUSA is one of the national student organizations at West Orange High School that is funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act, which ...