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Escriptus Honor Society Inductions Tap Top Language Arts Students

July 24, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Rising seniors at West Orange High School meeting the rigorous Escriptus Honor Society requirements joined the ranks of the prestigious honor society on June 8, while graduating seniors received their cords. 

To qualify for Escriptus students must receive a grade of “A” in all Language Arts classes for all four years of high school. Once becoming ...

Golda Och Academy’s RoboCup Team Wins Two Prestigious Awards at International Competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Golda Och Academy’s CodeRunners Robotics team approached the Leipziger Messe (Leipzig, Germany’s large conference center), the flags of many nations—including the USA, Israel and Germany—were waving in the wind.

After hard work, planning and a nine-hour flight, the high school robotics team arrived on a unique journey to ...

Middle School Garden Flourishes at Golda Och Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Middle School students at Golda Och Academy were able to test their green thumbs this spring as part of a new gardening club.

Upper School Judaics teacher Rabbi Shira Johnston created a vegetable and flower garden with Middle School students that not only builds on the sixth grade Teva experience, but is also integrated into the environmental unit of the sixth ...

West Orange Board of Education Reviews Plans for Fall 2016 Semester

WEST ORANGE, NJ – July is a time for students to enjoy summer activities and not think about school. For the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE), it is the height of the season to get everything ready for the fall semester.

This became apparent at the board’s July 11 meeting at West Orange High School (WOHS), where the public was updated on plans to improve services and ...

Escriptus Honor Society Inductions Tap Top Language Arts Students

July 24, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Rising seniors at West Orange High School meeting the rigorous Escriptus Honor Society requirements joined the ranks of the prestigious honor society on June 8, while graduating seniors received their cords. 

To qualify for Escriptus students must receive a grade of “A” in all Language Arts classes for all four years of high school. Once becoming ...

Escriptus Honor Society Inductions Tap Top Language Arts Students

July 24, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Rising seniors at West Orange High School meeting the rigorous Escriptus Honor Society requirements joined the ranks of the prestigious honor society on June 8, while graduating seniors received their cords. 

To qualify for Escriptus students must receive a grade of “A” in all Language Arts classes for all four years of high school. Once becoming ...

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Rutgers Students Perform Free Health Screenings

More than 50 students, faculty, and staff from Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences programs provided health screenings and referral services at the Newark District Downtown Farmers Market on Thursday, July 14 as part of an effort to keep the community healthy and well.

On a bright sunny day, workers on lunch break, children off from school and people buying fresh produce stopped to learn ...

52 Awards Earned by Westfield High School Students on National Latin Exam

A total of 52 Westfield High School students earned a variety of awards and recognitions at all four levels of the National Latin Exam, which is given annually in all 50 states and a number of countries worldwide. Freshman Tomas Taaffe earned a perfect score on the level 1 exam and will receive special recognition for his accomplishment.

WHS Latin teachers James Rowan and Barbara Bair were ...

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The Mommy's Review - Last Chance for Neverland

The remarkable Broadway musical Finding Neverland will sadly play its last performance on August 21, but that still gives you a few weeks to try and see it this summer! I'm glad I recently had the chance to enjoy this show with my family, because it truly is a delight.

Finding Neverland tells the story of Scottish writer J. M. Barrie's inspiration for Peter Pan. A successful but now ...