Return to Headlines

Orange Public Schools Chess Club

The Orange Public Schools is pleased to announce the introduction of the Orange Public Schools Chess Club for students in grades 3 - 12.
Orange Public Schools Chess Club
This initiative is in partnership with The Newark Chess Club.  
Chess has proven benefits for younger students, adolescents, and teens including:
  • Develops perspective
  • Improves memory
  • Deepens focus
  • Elevates creativity
  • Boosts planning skills
  • Increases self-awareness
We are inviting staff members to participate in the training and potentially become a Chess Coach at one of our 11 sites.  The trainings are as follows:
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 (1pm - 3pm) via Zoom
  • Thursday, August 18, 2022 (1pm - 3pm) in person
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022 (4pm - 6pm) in person