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West Orange High School Varsity Cheerleaders Welcome PAL Cheer Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Varsity cheerleaders welcomed their younger counterparts on the Police Athletic League (PAL) cheer team to Suriano Stadium for a special performance on Oct. 15.

As part of a continuing feeder and mentoring program, PAL works with the school district to develop and connect young athletes that will excel at the high school level as they move through the programs. Coordinate by WOHS Head Cheer Coach Taylor Calixto and her team and Cheryl Merklinger, board of education member and PAL leader, the girls spent the evening together and performed a special routine at halftime.

In addition to their performance, the girls enjoyed an exciting evening as Homecoming Royalty was crowned, the Mountaineers took the win over Montclair 35-21, District Band Night rocked Suriano Stadium, and the award-winning Marching Mountaineer's performed SUPER!

See all the photos from the Varsity/PAL Cheerleaders evening HERE.

Varsity and PAL

 Varsity and PAL

Varsity and PAL


Cynthia Cumming
Oct. 17, 2021