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Preparations to Return to School in September

Preparations to Return to School in September

June 17, 2020

Dr. Cascone is discussing with the West Orange Administration about potentially making a plan to go back to school this upcoming school year in Septemb...

Sandra Guerrero To Hold a Free Wrestling Clinic Via Zoom on May 29

Sandra Guerrero To Hold a Free Wrestling Clinic Via Zoom on May 29

Tyra Hughes, Co Editor in Chief

May 15, 2020

Attention all Mountaineers: Senior and NJSIAA Wrestling State Champion 2020, Sandra Guerrero, is holding a free wrestling clinic via Zoom on May 29 at...

Joe Suriano in 1971 coaching at WOHS.

Joe Suriano’s Lasting Legacy

April 30, 2020

If he could be described in one word, you couldn’t only describe Mr. Suriano as a 16 time winner of Coach of the Year or a three time winner of Teacher of the Year, because he was so much more than that. 

NJ Schools Closed Until May 15th

NJ Schools Closed Until May 15th

April 17, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Murphy made the announcement that New Jersey public schools will remain closed most certainly through May 15th. While this date is...

WO Stronger Together!

WO Stronger Together!

April 17, 2020

Come out and support this worthwhile cause! After offering a motivational pep talk to the West Orange community earlier in the week, WOHS Head Footb...

Constructing Habitat for Humanity

Constructing Habitat for Humanity

Kaya Schultz, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2020

If you’re looking for a way to positively impact your community or are in need of community service hours, then Habitat for Humanity is the perfect opp...

Local West Orange Restaurants to Provide Students With Free Lunch All Week

Local West Orange Restaurants to Provide Students With Free Lunch All Week

March 14, 2020

Yesterday, Dr. Cascone announced that the district needed more time to properly find out how they will provide services to students who receive free and...

Dr. Cascone Moves Spring Break to Next Week in Preparation for Online School

March 13, 2020

In a recent update, Dr. Cascone has announced that Spring Break will occur next week in order to have proper time to prepare E- Learning and a way to provide...

Anya Dillard: The Civil Activist of Tomorrow

Anya Dillard: The Civil Activist of Tomorrow

Ismail Taylor-Kamara, sports editor-in-chief

February 12, 2020

In honor of Black history month, I found it imperative to shine a light on a someone who doesn't receive the credit she deserves. West Orange native, A...

Black History Month Spotlight: Sip and Slay

Black History Month Spotlight: Sip and Slay

February 11, 2020

Have you heard of Sip and Paint? West Orange resident, Nicola Hampson created Sip and Slay: a fun event where women can come together to learn makeup while enjoying their favorite beverage.

The Depauli Family. From left to right, Federico Depauli next to Elise Luciano, Veronica Depauli (right) and her little sister Annabelle (to the left).

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.

Shaving Away at Childhood Cancer

Schwartz shaving her head.

Kaya Schultz, Editor in Chief

October 15, 2019

Each day, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer in the United States, tallying up to 15,590 children per year. Approximately 1 in 285 children in the ...

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