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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.

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 9, 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...

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