Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation
400 Central Ave, Orange, NJ 07050
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Welcome to Orange Preparatory Academy
of Inquiry and Innovation
Ms. Carrie Halstead, Principal
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Ms. Faith Holmes, Confidential Secretary
Breakfast: 7:30am -8:15 am
School Hours: 8:25 am - 2:50 pm
After-School Hours: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
School News and Information
Orange Public Schools Joins Verizon Innovative Learning
Orange Public Schools joins Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon's award-winning education initiative, in partnership with Digital Promise. Orange High School, Oakwood Avenue Community School, and Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation are among the 32 new schools joining the 10th cohort of Verizon Innovative Learning Schools for the 2023-2024 SY.
Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation School Calendar
Click on the title above to open this month's school calendar. Monthly lunch menus can be found on our webpage on the right side under announcements or the Parents & Students tab.
Student Summer Programs 2023
The Orange Public Schools will be offering a variety of summer programming options in Summer 2023 that serve the purpose of remediation, enrichment, credit recovery, and extended learning opportunities for our students. These programs will begin in early July and will all be offered in in-person learning formats.
Weekly Update from the Superintendent of Schools
The Superintendent's Weekly Update continues district-wide for 2022-2023. This update will give the school community a sense of the district's direction in content pedagogy and practice, wellness, and programming. Please take a moment to read the update accordingly.
Essex County College Dual Enrollment Application
Applications for the Essex County College (ECC) Dual Enrollment Program for students entering 9th grade at Orange High School in the 2023-2024 SY opens on March 8, 2023. Applications are due Friday, March 24, 2023 (11:59 pm). A parent Information session was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
STEM Application due March
The STEM Innovation Academy of the Oranges will begin accepting applications for students entering 9th grade in the 2023-2024 school year on January 20, 2023. Applications are due Friday, March 3, 2023 (11:59 pm). No applications will be accepted after this time. A parent Information Session is planned for Tuesday, February 9, 2023, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
The Orange Public Schools Parent University
The Orange Public Schools is pleased to announce the launch of the 2022-2023 Parent University, our free and reduced-price workshops offering parents a range of experiences across various topics, with the first course beginning on January 28th.
Students Share their Favorite Book for World Read Aloud
World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults to celebrate the power of words. On February 1, 2023, our students celebrated by sharing their favorite book with their classmates.
"Mentoring Matters" A Male Youth Conference to be held on Sat. Jan 21, 2023
Orange Public Schools, in collaboration with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Eta Pi Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc., Maplewood-Oranges (NJ) Alumni Chapter, Cleo Clicks, Inc., and the Greater Essex Community Uplift Foundation. Click title above.
Town Hall Meeting - Living in our Community
Join us for a discussion about improving our community on Thursday, December 15th from 3:15 - 5:15 pm.
Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation Strategic Plan
The Strategic Plan for the Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry & Innovation outlines academic and social support provided at the new Grade 8 school, allowing for a more cohesive and coordinated approach to education in one school building.
The Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation Uniform Policy
Welcome to the new school year and your new school, Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation. Our district believes that when students wear uniforms, there is an increased sense of community and pride in our school; therefore, the district has implemented a Uniform Policy for SY 2022-2023.
For Parents - How to Support Your Child with Google Classroom
If you are unfamiliar with Google Classroom, the platform in which your child is receiving and posting assignments, please visit the link to view these helpful videos.
Download the District APP
The new Orange Public Schools mobile app for both Apple and Android devices is ready for launch! We invite you to stay connected while you're on the go with this FREE mobile app that will bring you the latest news and information about our schools. Click on the title to view the flyer.
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Genesis Parent Portal Registration
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We Moved History
Orange Prep Student Displays the Concept of Energy Conversion
We are extremely proud of you, Federico. This is what Good to Great looks like!!!"Author:Length:
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