• On Monday, May 4, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy ordered the closure of all NJ schools through the end of School Year 2019-2020, and the district will continue distance learning during this time.

    A letter detailing this information is posted on the district's website at www.orange.k12.nj.us, and we will continue to keep you abreast of any academic or operational updates via the website as well as our social media platforms.

    School will be closed from Friday, May 22- Monday, May 25.  Distance Learning will start back on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.


    Dear Parents and Students,


    Welcome to the Extended Learning Resource Page.  This page was created to provide students working from home with access to assignments, links, assessments, and practicce resources.  Schools will be closed from Tuesday, March 17th-Friday, March 27th.  Additional information and daily updates can be found on the district's COVID-19 Resource Page found at https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/3058.



    I will be available Monday-Friday to answer any questions you may have.

    My Virtual Office Hours are: 9-11am and 1-3pm

    Should you have any questions about my assignments or those of my co-teachers, you can contact me via email: hodgesjo@orange.k12.nj.us, or through my co-teachers' Class Dojo.  The list of my class teachers is under my Overview tab.



    Below are the links and codes to Google Classrooms, according to the grades I service for ESL students.  There are also Class Dojo instructions for those who have not yet signed up and may need assistance, along with the link to get directly to the website.

    Class Dojo Instructions

    Ki Jan Yo Sevi ak Class Dojo (Kreyol Ayisyen)

    Como Usar Class Dojo (Español)

    Class Dojo

    How to change language on Class Dojo. Como cambiar el idioma en Class Dojo. Ki jan yo chanje lang lan nan Class Dojo







    Student responsibilities in completing the assignments include:

    *Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn

    *Dedicating appropriate time to learn, as guided by your teachers

    *Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails from information on courses, assignments, and resources on a daily basis

    *Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers

    *Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district's Acceptable Use Policy

    *Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due dates


    Other Possible Enhancements:

    Bilingual Dictionaries for Math and Science