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Annual CubMobile Derby Attracts Record Number of Local Scouts

August 29, 2016

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — More than 100 local scouts participating, more than twice the number from previous years, volunteers from packs in West Orange, Livingston, West Caldwell, Verona, East Orange, Maplewood, Montclair, Short Hills, Millburn and Newark recently collaborated on the annual CubMobile Derby in Maplewood.

In the CubMobile Derby, Scouts use gravity to race down the hill at Memorial ...

West Orange High School Class of 2015 Alumnus Completes Basic Training at West Point

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Cadet Christopher Morgan, son of Chris and April Morgan of West Orange, recently completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY. 

Morgan entered West Point on June 27 and successfully completed six weeks of Cadet Basic Training. CBT is one of the most challenging events a cadet will encounter over the course of their four years ...

Decrease in Bullying Incidents Reported at West Orange Schools and More From West Orange Board of Education

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Despite a student population of more than 7,000, there were only 37 confirmed incidents of harassment, intimidation and bullying this past year for the West Orange Public School District, according to Superintendent Jeffrey Rutzky.

In reviewing the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) Report at the Aug. 22 West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) ...

Meet Eveny de Mendez, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for West Orange Public Schools

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Eveny Pagan de Mendez began work as the new Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in the West Orange School district on July 1, bringing with her more than twenty years of teaching and administrative experience.

De Mendez replaced the recently retired Dr. Donna Rando, and is excited to begin work in the West Orange School District.

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Amelia Bedelia Goes to Medical School

In May of 2014, Herman Parish awoke early one morning with “the worst headache I ever had,” he recalls. Still, he thought he’d get on with his plan for the day: to continue working on Amelia Bedelia Cleans Up. The book was slated to become the latest in the well-loved series created in 1963 by Parish’s aunt, the late Peggy Parish.

Three generations have grown up with ...

Westfield School District Prepares English Language Learners

Westfield Public School students in the “English as a Second Language (ESL)” summer program enhanced their study of English prior to entering first, second, or third grades in September.  The eleven participants in the extended school year program are from China, Brazil, Mexico, Ukraine, Germany, India, Philippines and Russia.

This year, the program focused on learning ...