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Here's What's Happening in West Orange this April

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange School District has announced that the following will be taking place throughout the month of April. Event dates are subject to change 

  • April is Autism Awareness Month. 
  • April 3-10 - Spring break - No School
  • April 16 - Senior Citizen Prom, WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria, 3-7 pm
  • April 17-18 - EMS Spring Musical, "Alice in Wonderland", 7 pm, tickets $5
  • April 20 - BOE Meeting, 8:00 pm, WOHS LMC
  • April 20 - WOHS Jazz Band at Trumpets. Get tickets here.
  • April 21 - College Night, 6:30 pm, Tarnoff Cafeteria
  • April 22 - Earth Day 
  • April 22 - Gregory Spring Concert, 7pm
  • April 23 - WOHS Cabaret Performances, 6-9 pm, Tarnoff Cafeteria
  • April 23 and 24 - Roosevelt Spring Musical "Hairspray," 7 pm, tickets $5
  • April 23 - Pleasantdale Tricky Tray. For more info go here.
  • April 24 - Fifth grade visits to EMS
  • April 24 - Arbor Day
  • April 27 - 30 - PARCC Testing, Grades 3-5
  • April 29 - Middle School Art Show, WO Public Library, 6 pm
  • April 30 - WOHS Orientation, Tarnoff Auditorium, 7 pm
  • May 1 - Spanish Night, 6 pm, WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria. Read more here.

COMING UP

  • April 23 - Pleasantdale Tricky Tray. Get info here.
  • May 30 - Save-the-Date! Project Graduation Tricky Tray, Saturday, 6:00 -10:00 pm at West Orange High School Sponsored by the WOHS PTA 
  • June 13 - Gregory Strawberry Festival, 12-4 pm (Rain date June 14)

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