East Orange School District
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East Orange School District News

With 22 schools and a number of day care centers, East Orange School District has a lot going on! Visit this news page often for the latest on school awards, upcoming events, and important information. We will update this page regularly so you are always informed!

Notice of Revised Board Meeting Dates

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with P.L. 1975 C. 31, known and designated as the “Open Public Meetings Act”, the East Orange Board of Education has rescheduled its March 10, 2020, regularly-scheduled board meeting and its March 27, 2020, budget hearing to Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in conference room A of the East Orange Board of Education, 199 Fourth Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey. Please see our official notice for more details. Thank you!

Drop Everything and Read
DEAR campaign flyer

The Drop Everything and Read campaign (D.E.A.R.) invites the entire East Orange community to drop everything and read for exactly 15 minutes as we jointly embark upon a "moment of reading"! This event is on Monday, March 2, 2020, from 9:00 to 9:15 a.m. For more information, please contact Bridgett Green, elementary ELA supervisor by email or by phone at (862) 233-7300 ext. 2834.

Novel Coronavirus Information

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has updated its guidance for K–12 schools regarding the 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. We invite you to read through the following documents from the State of New Jersey Department of Education.

A Ted-Talks Style Contest

Where Do We Go From Here MLK flyerWe invite you to join us on Thursday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m. for Where Do We Go From Here? By: MLK (a Ted-Talks style contest.) This community focus will include a panel discussion, awards ceremony, and presentation on the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. The contest is open to all East Orange High School scholars, and you can access contest information using Google Classroom with code ilmugzo. The submission deadline is February 13. We will award prizes to the first, second, and third-place winners!

Math Madness

East Orange School District Division of Curriculum Services cordially invites you to the second annual Math Madness. This "Pi-day" 24 game championship is on Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come enjoy math, music, fun, and food. Food is from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. This event is at East Orange Campus High Gymnasium, 344 Prospect St., East Orange, NJ. We hope to see you there! Please view our Math Madness flyer.

Math Madness flyer

New Focus Group

Mark your calendar for the "Achieving Excellence Together" district focus group with the superintendent. January's meeting is on January 23, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. at STEM Academy. This group is open to staff, parents, students, administrators, and community members. Join the superintendent and brainstorm creative, innovative ideas, and strategies to help move our school district from good to great! For more information, please view the focus group flyer.

Free Tax Prep
Free tax prep flyer

Mayor Ted R. Green, East Orange City Council, and the Mayor's Office of Employment and Training are offering free tax prep.

Please join us at East Orange General Hospital 300 Central Avenue, first floor, East Orange, NJ from January 22 to April 30. Hours are Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please bring with you:

  • Current photo ID
  • Social security card (for self and dependents)
  • All income documents (W2, 1099, etc.)
  • Account information for direct deposit

Annual gross household income must be less than $64,000. No appointment needed! Free parking is available in So. Munn parking lot. For more information, please call (973) 677-8914.

1st Annual East Orange School District Job Fair

1ST ANNUAL EAST ORANGE SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB FAIR FlyerWe are proud to bring you the first annual East Orange School District job fair on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event will be at the East Orange Board Office, 199 4th Avenue. We are seeking highly qualified individuals certified in English, social studies, science, mathematics, elementary special education, and bilingual education.

We require pre-registration by February 28, 2020. Please visit the registration form to register for this event. We encourage educators of all levels to attend. For more information, send an email to recruitment at East Orange.

Celebrating Stevie Wonder

Please join us as the Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts presents our 4th annual Black History Month production, Celebrating Stevie Wonder, on Sunday, February 23, 2020.

  • Location: 35 Winans Street, East Orange, NJ
  • Limited advanced tickets including red carpet experience: $10, begins at 3:30 p.m.
  • General admission tickets: $5, doors open at 4:30 p.m.
  • The show begins at 5:00 p.m.
  • Advance tickets are available at Cicely Tyson High School
Math Madness

The Division of Curriculum Services presents the 2nd annual Math Madness "Pi - Day" 24-game competition on on Thursday, March, 12, 2020, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. There will be math, music, food, and fun!

We are looking for competitors (custodial staff, secretaries, guidance counselors, teachers that did not major in math, parents, community members, administrators, senior cabinet members, board members, IT Department, maintenance staff, media center specialists, security guards, SROs, etc.).

We are also looking for student and math teacher proctors! Student proctors will receive community service hours. Teachers, please let your students know!

Please view the flyers below to sign up as a competitor or a proctor, and view our video to see all of the fun we had last year. You do not want to miss this event!