A CBS News report in March spotlighted an after-school high school program in Newark, New Jersey run by Principal Akbar Cook's (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/oprah-surprises-newark-west-side-high-school-students-with-a-500000-donation/) "Lights On." The program at West Side High School
in Newark has been in effect for four years and has been a safe haven for youth following the deaths of three students to neighborhood gun violence.
Hundreds of students of West Side High School
in Newark gather in its halls every Friday night, not for class, but for some good old fun.
Catherine's Closet, a nonprofit that collects and distributes prom gowns to teens and any person in need of a gown or semi-formal attire, announced it has partnered with West Side High School.
West Side High School student volunteers are collecting gowns from Jan.
To help combat truancy at West Side High School
in Newark, New Jersey, an old football locker room was recently converted into a laundromat with the help of a $20,000 grant from a local utility.
"The police later told me she had dirty clothes in her bag because she was homeless and didn't want anyone to know," the principal of West Side High School
, told CNN.
It makes sense since he was born and raised in Wenatchee and graduated from West Side High School
"The neighborhood is also benefitting from several infrastructure and esthetic initiatives that improve the quality of life for its residents, including the West Side High School
campus expansion and the planting of 200 trees," Abramo added.
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Rayniel, a New York City teenager, rapper, serious Catholic, had been talking to veterans for years by the time he became a senior at West Side High School
, an alternative public school where the lived history of men in war has become a regular part of the conversation and curriculum.
High school students at West Side High School (NJ) opened a new Capital One Bank branch, the second student-run banking center in the Tri-State area, this year, reported Marketwatch.com.
"Capital One Bank developed this student-run bank branch at West Side High School as a part of our commitment to providing innovative financial education programs for the citizens of New Jersey," said Jon Trombley, New Jersey and Virginia State Executive Vice President of Branch Banking at Capital One Bank.