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Music students look forward to upcoming Disney trip

By Olivia Lieberman, News Editor

March 25, 2019

Filed under News, School News

The chorus, band and orchestra are traveling to Walt Disney World to participate in workshops and perform in front of other schools from Mar. 29 to April 2. The trip takes place every four years, and the students have the oppor...

Why W.E. love Albo

February 22, 2019

Filed under News, School News

In honor of beloved substitute Mr. Albanese's 50th anniversary of teaching at West Essex, we asked students and teachers to share the reasons they love him.    

NAHS creates portraits for refugee children

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under News, School News

  The National Art Honor Society participated in the annual Memory Project, where they created 80 portraits of Rohingya children and raised 300 dollars through a calendar fundraiser. Every year, West Essex coll...

Robot babies help seniors discover parenting woes

By Danielle Schwartz '20, Olivia Lieberman '19, and Sam Spero '19

December 18, 2018

Filed under News, School News

Senior health classes are exploring the struggles of single-parenthood by spending two days and two nights with RealCare robotic babies. Senior “parents” receive bracelets that measure their responsiveness to the babies’...

‘Grease’ auditions to take place this week

By Olivia Lieberman, News Editor

December 4, 2018

Filed under News, School News

Auditions for the spring musical, "Grease," will be held in the high school auditorium on Dec. 4-6 from 3-6 p.m. Vocal and acting auditions will be taking place on Dec. 4 and dance auditions will take place on Dec. 5. Callbacks...

Holocaust survivor Ruth Ravina tells students ‘Never Again’

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

November 26, 2018

Filed under News, School News

Juniors and students enrolled in Genocide and Holocaust courses attended a presentation from Holocaust survivor Ruth Ravina on Nov. 13. The presentation began with an introduction from history teacher Chris Benaquista, followed by a...

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