Office Hours

    Please feel free to email or call me with any questions you may have. 

    Virtual Office Hours 

    Monday – Friday

    8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. 

    Contact Information

    Conact me at

    Email:  halsteca@orange.k12.nj.us 

    Virtual Learning and Access

    Class assignments, grading and communication between staff and students will be monitored daily through each teacher's Google Classrooms, Live Synchronous through Google Meet or Zoom and in Genesis.

    Remind will also be an avenue of communication between the school and the home.


    Student Schedules have been mailed home and are available on the Genesis Portal.

    Google Classroom Codes will be posted under each teacher's webpage.

    <Go to the Orange Preparatory Academy Website - Click Faculty - Click on your Teacher>

     The Phase Schedule I and II are both on our school's webpage

    Student responsibilities in completing the assignments include:

    Identify a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn.

    Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers.

    Attend all synchronous virtual live class periods/sessions on time daily. 

    Participate in classroom engagements.

    Complete all virtual asynchronous classwork assignments provided by teachers.

    Actively implement teacher feedback and work towards continuos academic growth.

    Reach out to the school counselor or summer program administrator for support as needed. 

    Be respectful to the instructor and fellow classmates on the virtual platform.

    Engage in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy


    Additonal Resources


    Grab & Go breakfast and lunch is available to students Monday- Friday at designated school locations. 


    Learning Resource Kiosks
    Curriculum Supplies and Materials will be Distributed
    Orange Preparatory Academy
    400 Central Avenue
    Front Steps to the Auditorium

    Days and Times TBD
    Will occur the week of September 8 - 11, 2020
    General school supplies are available to families in need upon request.
    All individuals must wear a mask.
    Students must bring with them their school schedule (paper or electronic image).
    Social Distancing must be observed.
    Parent/Guardians must have a government issued photo ID.
    Parents/Guardians be a resident of Orange with a child in Orange Preparatory Academy.
    Chromebook Kiosks
    Orange Preparatory Academy
    400 Central Avenue
    Front Steps to the Auditorium

    Will take place as needed throughout the school year. We will keep you updated with dates as they are scheduled.

    Chromebook Request 


    All individuals must wear a mask.
    Social Distancing must be observed.
    Parent/Guardian must have a government issued photo ID
    Must be a resident of Orange with a child in the school system


    Comcast Free Internet Access