Our Link to the Future...September 2020: Earn College Credit while in high school. The following courses taken at WOHS offer dual-credit for students. Students recieve a transcript from the colleges at the completion of the course.Fairleigh Dickinson University:Honors College AccountingHonors Virtual EnterpriseEarly Childhood and Family Studies 3Honors Cyber SecurityHonors Cisco 1 &2Rider Univeristy:Tomorrow's TeacherThere is a fee and minimum grade requirement to earn the credits.Contact Supervisor Nancy Mullin for more information: firstname.lastname@example.orgNew for September 2020:Honors College AccountingHonors Virtual EnterpriseHonors Cyber SecurityNew program: Supply Chain Management (What is it?)Congratulations to our WOHS VEI Firm, ZO, for a great start to the 2019-2020 school year. Our CEO Samatha Rhew was featured in the NY Metro -Newsletter earlier this year.If you would like to experience this incredible class speak to your school counselor about signing up for next year. See Ms. Mullin or Ms. Frangos for more information.
Grades 6-8 Business Education program: Students at Edison Central Six take Computer Applications, Personal Finance, and Coding during their Business Education cycle. Students in grade 7 at both Liberty and Roosevelt Middle Schools take Computer Applications and Coding Part 2 which provides them with more in-depth Coding projects, Personal Finance and Entrepreneurship. Students in grade 8 focus on Personal Finance during a part of advisory with the Business Education instructors.
The WOHS Business Education Department provides students with 21st century skills needed to be successful in a global market place. All of our courses prepare students by providing project-based learning experiences in which we infuse the use of industry-standard software applications in state-of–the-art facilities. Most of our courses are part of a sequence of courses recognized by the state as approved Career and Technical Education programs. As such, West Orange High School works closely with university and business partners to ensure our students are receiving the most current information for their particular field of interest. Several courses provide students the opportunity to take industry recognized certification exams which ensure the high-quality of our courses. Students taking any of our Business Education courses will be prepared for success in future endeavors.