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Academic and Artistic Success Stories Featured at West Orange Board of Education Meeting

February 15, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange students who are considered to be succeeding brilliantly in academic, artistic and musical pursuits at both Mount Pleasant Elementary School and St. Cloud Elementary School as well as West Orange High School (WOHS) made special presentation to the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) and those in attendance at its meeting on Monday.

Students from ...

West Orange Arts Council Presents "I Did It My WAE" Art Collection

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students from JSDD’s (Jewish Services for the Developmentally Disabled) WAE Center showcased their artwork at The West Orange Arts Council’s first art show of the year.  Entitled “I Did It My WAE,” this collection of artwork will be on display until Feb. 26.

JSDD's WAE (Wellness, Art & Enrichment) Center is a nonprofit ...

Second Annual New Jersey PTA Reflections Art Show Recognizes West Orange Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The second-annual NJCPTA Reflections Art Show recently held at Liberty Middle School in West Orange awarded students placing in the national competition.

This year’s theme was “What is Your Story?” and featured several types of art to reflect West Orange students in grades K-12, including pencil, crayon, watercolor, oil, sculpture, photography, ...

12th Annual Winter Guard Competition at West Orange High School Kicks Off Competition Season

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The 12th annual Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network (MAIN) Winter Guard Competition was recently held at West Orange High School, kicking off competition season for the Mountaineers and more than 25 competing teams across the region.

Hundreds of spectators enjoyed the performances as well as the intermissions, jumping onto the floor to dance as the DJ played popular ...

Prospective Camp Families Are Invited to Two Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House Events

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend one of an upcoming Open House event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 5.

Attendees will meet the on-site owners/directors George Stein and Dan Millman as well as the camp’s leadership team members. They will also learn about the camp’s programs, be able to ask questions and ...

“Chained: The Musical” to Be Presented at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – “Chained: The Musical,” an original production by West Orange resident Gina Keys, will be presented on Feb. 8 in the auditorium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

“Chained: The Musical” is a play-within-a-play focusing on a group of actors performing in a 17th-century historical drama depicting the lives ...

Actor Warner Miller Visits West Orange High School Choir Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Students in West Orange High School Choir Director William Farley’s choir classes recently got a special visit from actor Warner Miller, who co-starred in “American Gangster” with Denzel Washington and most recently appeared as “Tone” in the Netflix series, “Luke Cage.”

Students listened as Miller recounted his journey into ...

West Orange’s Multicultural Spirit Represented at St. Cloud Elementary School Diversity Night

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s multicultural spirit was on full display at the St. Cloud Elementary School’s annual Diversity Night on Friday, when more than 200 students and their families were joined by school teachers and staff in an evening that included sampling international foods and presentations of ethnic dances.

St. Cloud’s cafeteria was turned into a ...

Annual Winter Guard Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network Competition to be Held at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network (MAIN) Winter Guard Competition will be held in the Tarnoff Gymnasium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue, on Jan. 28 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

West Orange High School will host the event, similar to the Marching Band Invitational held in the Fall.

“The guard show will feature over 25 teams from the ...

Prospective Camp Families Are Invited to Three Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House Events

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend one of three upcoming Open House events, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Jan. 22, Feb. 5 or March 5.

Attendees will meet the on-site owners/directors George Stein and Dan Millman as well as the camp’s leadership team members. They will also learn about the camp’s programs, be ...

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17th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival at JCC MetroWest in West Orange

February 6, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey Jewish Film Festival (NJJFF) screens award-winning premieres and first run Israeli, American and international films of Jewish interest, followed by thought provoking post-screening discussions at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) MetroWest in West Orange. 

In addition to the springtime festival, the JCC offers film programs throughout the ...