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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...

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,...

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 Class of 2020 Offers Inspirational Words to Their Classmates

May 28, 2020

Check out this inspiring video from West Orange High School students in the Class of 2020 as they provide encouraging words to their classmates during...

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...

Covid-19 Personal Reflection

Covid-19 Personal Reflection

April 24, 2020

Natalie Nevins- During my time out of school I have been doing way too much laying in my bed and sleeping, as well as wishing life could just go back to norm...

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...

Introducing Our New Obituaries Section!

Introducing Our New Obituaries Section!

April 1, 2020

In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, the WOHS Pioneer Staff is proud to announce our new Obituaries section. Even as the national infection rate rises, t...

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