The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Later School Start Times-The Answer to Sleep Deprivation

Later School Start Times-The Answer to Sleep Deprivation

November 21, 2019

Sleep debt. You may not have heard of this, but I assure you it is real and it’s robbing students of their education and well being.  Sleep debt...

The 8 Types of Intelligences

The 8 Types of Intelligences

November 6, 2019

Typically in society, we tend to think that the students with the highest standardized test scores are the smartest kids in school, but this is not alwa...

How to Make the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

How to Make the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

November 6, 2019

Chocolate chip cookies, one of the most iconic sweet snacks in the United States and around the world, right? The sweet, tender, buttery cookie combined...

Bobby’s Burger Palace Review

Bobby’s Burger Palace Review

November 6, 2019

Though Bobby’s Burger Palace is located in Paramus, there is no harm in traveling far to get a delicious meal. Bobby’s Burger Palace was first opened by ...

How You Can Help Veronica Depauli Find a Lifesaving Match

How You Can Help Veronica Depauli Find a Lifesaving Match

October 18, 2019

The problem isn’t that there are no Hispanic bone marrow matches in the nation for Veronica Depauli, it is the fact that they aren’t registered to begin with as a majority of the registry is made up of Caucasian donors. This lack of diversity within the Be the Match registry, which is only 10% made up of people with Latino and Hispanic backgrounds, continues to threaten Veronica's life.

School Pressures

Celeste Dayal, Student Journalist

May 31, 2019

Last month, over 20 students have commited suicide in India, after hearing the results of their exams. About 1 million students took the exams within a two month span and over 350,000 failed, sparking protests from family and friends towards the Board of Intermediate Education. In response to these devastating deaths and scores, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has ordere...

An Interview with a Sports Psychologist

An Interview with a Sports Psychologist

Hannah Winter, Student Journalist

May 13, 2019

For my senior year at WOHS, I have been working on an independent study in the field of sport psychology. As a part of my study, I conducted an interv...

Analyzing Student Dissatisfaction with Sodexo

Analyzing Student Dissatisfaction with Sodexo

Kaya Schultz, Royson Folas, Tyra Hughes, News and Politics Editor, Athletics and Editorials, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

At lunchtime at West Orange High School, students finally get a break after three hours of rigorous school work. Only except their options for school lu...

Shake Shack Food Review

Shake Shack Food Review

April 11, 2019

Some of the world’s greatest burgers can be found at the Shake Shack in Livingston, NJ. From a small hot dog cart in Madison Square Park, NY, to a burger join...

Thank You Brett and Oshimar

Thank You Brett and Oshimar

January 18, 2019

As a student of Ms. Dahl’s Newspaper 1 Class, I have already met and heard the stories of many successful people with careers in journalism. With eac...

A Morning with WSJ Reporter Paul Vigna

A Morning with WSJ Reporter Paul Vigna

January 7, 2019

On Dec 14, Wall Street Journal reporter, Paul Vigna, stopped by West Orange High School to meet and talk with the next generation of journalists. Paul ...

An Evening with the Chronicle

An Evening with the Chronicle

December 8, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- On November 26, Friends of the West Orange Public Library held a public meeting with the managing editor of the Chronicle Newspaper, Yae...

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