WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange students displayed their talents at the annual Pride Expo, sponsored by the Essex County Education Association and held at the Livingston Mall March 15-22.
The West Orange High School award-winning Boys and Girls Step teams performed at the opening ceremony on March 15 along with the Jubilee Choir.
Boys Step Team.
Girls Step Team.
Pride Essay winners were also announced:
Third Grade - 1st Place
Student: Leena Abdelghany - Kelly Elementary Teacher: Ms. McGovern
Fifth Grade - 1st Place (No photo available)
Student: Ayla Ramos - Washington Elementary Teacher: Ms. Brennan
Ninth Grade - 1st Place
Student: Nadolf Tagoe - West Orange High School Teacher: Ms. Sullivan
Special exhibits, including a 3-D Display organized with Edison Library Media Specialist Sandy Bochese and Liberty Library Media Specialist Lisa Touzeau, highlighted students' talents with the new technology at several West Orange Schools. Artwork from across the district was mounted and various departments provided information about district programs.
Other highlights of the week included musical, dance, and vocal performances from each school in the district.