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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...

One Last Goodbye

One Last Goodbye

Ismail Taylor-Kamara

June 17, 2020

Dear 2020, Dear 2020,  You have made my school year one for the books: my last year of high school basketball, journalism, and classes as a whol...

Five Precautions to Take When Enjoying Summer 2020

Five Precautions to Take When Enjoying Summer 2020

Justin Peters, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 12, 2020

With summer vacation close at hand, it’s easy to forget that we are slowly recovering from a global pandemic.  Over 100,000 people have died from COVID-19,...

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Summer Camps Will Be Opening in the Beginning of July

June 12, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday, May 29, 2020, that recreational camps would be allowed to open up on July 6, 2020.  For many parents, this was a breath of fresh...

Samantha’s Summer Quarantine Guide

Samantha’s Summer Quarantine Guide

June 11, 2020

With Graduation around the corner, school ending soon, and hot weather approaching, we're going to have even more time for ourselves this summer vacat...

How is COVID-19 Affecting Businesses and Workers?

How is COVID-19 Affecting Businesses and Workers?

Samantha Nunez, News/Politics Editor

June 1, 2020

From a toilet paper shortage to closing all schools, COVID-19 has affected over millions of people in the U.S. and now many businesses are also feelin...

WOHS Graduation

WOHS Graduation

May 11, 2020

Although a virtual graduation has been planned, there is still hope that an in-person ceremony will be held if allowed under state and local guidelines....

John Krasinski hosts Some Good News (SGN)

Some Good News

May 4, 2020

In such an uncertain and mournful time, it is hard to maintain a positive outlook on life. However, it is vital for our mental health to try to focus on...

Governor Phil Murphy Announces All NJ Schools Will Remain Closed for the 2019-2020 School Year

Governor Phil Murphy Announces All NJ Schools Will Remain Closed for the 2019-2020 School Year

Tyra Hughes, Co Editor in Chief

May 4, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy has announced that ALL New Jersey schools will remain closed for in person instruction for the remainder of the school year in order...

Finding a New Normal in Quarantine

Finding a New Normal in Quarantine

April 28, 2020

When the news first broke that COVID-19 was rapidly spreading in China, I widely underestimated how quickly it would outbreak into a global pandemic. I r...

How to Survive Quarantine: Teenage Edition

How to Survive Quarantine: Teenage Edition

April 27, 2020

Hey, my name is Kiley Capstraw, one of the many teenagers “stuck” in my house in attempts to practice social distancing and fight against COVID-19.  ...

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Making the Most Important Decision of Your Life From Your Living Room

April 24, 2020

About a month ago, the path of the second semester of my senior year was looking clear. Although the receival of college decision letters was nerve-wrac...

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