Thursday, May 16, 2013
"I think that it really does go to show the power of the community," father of three Raj Shah said, about the cancelled proposal that would have switched Hazel Elementary's principal with Edison Central's.
West Orange's interim superintendent received a standing ovation Thursday night when he told a group of more than a hundred Hazel community members that Edwin Acevedo would remain principal at the elementary school. "The board and I have revisited our options," Interim Superintendent James O'Neill said. "We looked at them carefully and we have opted to implement a number of changes next year we believe will benefit the students in Edison." The proposed transfer was to move Acevedo to Edison Central 6 as principal and have Xavier Fitzgerald take over at Hazel because of the elementary school's recent success. Raj Shah, a father of three children at Hazel, thanked O'Neill, saying, "I think that's the best possible news." "I think that it …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
West Orange High School gets a new principal and taxpayers get a clearer look at how their tax dollars are beings spent.
Topping the news this week in West Orange was Hayden Moore's appointment as principal of the West Orange High School. The appointment came only a week after the Board of Education placed the district's superintendent, Anthony Cavanna, on paid leave pending an investigation. Click on the links below to read all about the other top stories in the news this week in West Orange. Also, vote in this weekend's poll whether or not red-light cameras should be placed in town.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
BOE remains tight-lipped about Superintendent Anthony Cavanna's Suspension.
West Orange High School officially has a new principal. Hayden Moore was unanimously appointed as principal of the high school by the Board of Education at its meeting on Monday in the WOHS library. Moore has been in the district for the past 15 years, of which 12 years have been at the high school. He has held various positions during his tenure there, including dean of students and, most recently, assistant principal. “There is no place like home,” said Moore to a crowd of more than 100 teachers, staff members, administrators and parents who turned out for the appointment that evening. Moore will be replacing Arthur Alloggiamento, who served as the high school principal for the past 10 years. Alloggiamento will continue to work at …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
BOE will convene to discuss 'personnel matters.'
The Board of Education posted on its website yesterday that it will meet for a special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight in the district administration building, 179 Eagle Rock Ave. The brief announcement stated the meeting was called to discuss "personnel matters." No further information was released. The most recent personnel matter in the district was announced earlier this month when Superintendent Anthony Cavanna made his choice for West Orange High School principal: Hayden Moore. The full article can be found here. Cavanna is expected to recommend Moore to the board for final approval at the board meeting on July 23 at 8 p.m. in the district administration building, 179 Eagle Rock Ave. More information will be posted if it becomes …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The recommendation will be given to the Board of Education at its July 23 meeting.
This article was updated on Tuesday morning, July 3. The long search for a West Orange High School principal seems to be over. On Monday, July 2, the West Orange School District issued a press release stating that Hayden Moore, 41, is expected to be the next principal of the high school. Superintendent Anthony Cavanna will recommend to the Board of Education to appoint Moore as principal of the high school when they meet on July 23 at 8 p.m. at the district's Administration Building, 179 Eagle Rock Ave. It will then be up to the board to accept or reject the recommendation. If appointed, Moore will replace Arthur Alloggiamento, who will be stepping down as principal of the high school after 10 years. Moore has worked in the district…