The Pioneer

The Pioneer

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.

Shaving Away at Childhood Cancer

Shaving Away at Childhood Cancer

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 ...

Football Jersey Honoring CJ Morgan

Football Jersey Honoring CJ Morgan

October 15, 2019

West Orange, NJ - On September 13, West Orange High School retired former student, Christopher “CJ” Morgan’s football jersey during the first WOHS ho...

Interview with New Superintendent, Dr.Cascone

Interview with New Superintendent, Dr.Cascone

October 8, 2019

How was your summer? Did you go on any vacations or prepare for this upcoming school year?  Summer was busy, with not much vacationing, my main...

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...

Introducing The BOE Student Liaisons

Introducing The BOE Student Liaisons

Kaya Schultz, Royson Folas, News and Politics Editor, Athletics and Editorials

November 26, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- This year, West Orange High School (WOHS) has introduced two student liaisons to represent the student body at Board of Education (BOE...

West Orange Girls Soccer Team Claims First Ever Essex County Tournament

West Orange Girls Soccer Team Claims First Ever Essex County Tournament

November 12, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- On Friday night, October 26 2018, the West Orange Girls Soccer (WOGS) defeated Glen Ridge by a score of 2-1 to claim their first eve...

Meet The BOE Candidates: Cheryl Merklinger

Meet The BOE Candidates: Cheryl Merklinger

Tyra Hughes, Copy Editor

November 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, Nj --- From the moment Cheryl Merklinger was a young student at Gregory, Roosevelt, Mt St Dominic Academy and then Rutgers University, he...

Meet the BOE Candidates: Terry Trigg-Scales

Meet the BOE Candidates: Terry Trigg-Scales

November 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, Nj --- Terry Trigg Scales, WOBOE candidate, is a retired teacher, assistant principal and BOE superintendent. Ms. Trigg Scales retired at 34 ...

Meet the BOE Candidates: Jeremias Salinas

Meet the BOE Candidates: Jeremias Salinas

Tyra Hughes, Copy Editor

November 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ- Jeremias Salinas, a Woodbridge Middle School world language teacher with 15 years of experience, is hopeful of bringing the West Orange com...

Legionella Across the District

Legionella Across the District

November 1, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Across the West Orange School District, strains of legionella bacteria have been found in 9 out of the 12 schools in the district. ...

Digging into West Orange Girls Volleyball

Digging into West Orange Girls Volleyball

October 22, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- This fall, West Orange High School (WOHS) has had an abundance of sports teams with stand out seasons. One team that attracted a great...

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