OBHS moves to block scheduling

BY OLIVIA CEDENO             As students and staff piled back into the hallways of OBHS, block scheduling presented obstacles and advantages.             The daily schedule formerly ran for 45 minutes a period; blocks now span 86 minutes, which has received mixed reviews from students. Sophomore Jiya Patel showed opposition to the long periods, saying sheContinue reading “OBHS moves to block scheduling”

OB helps wishes come true

By EMILY REKLAITIS             Students and community members wrote letters to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation. Nearly 200 people gathered in the school cafeteria on the evening of December 2 to add 2500 letters and $5000 to the total count.             Kerryann Silvestri, mother of A.J. Silvestri, said, “We’re so grateful toContinue reading “OB helps wishes come true”

Holiday season brings charity opportunities

BY DISHA DHINGRA             During the holidays, OBHS hosts a series of charity events students can participate in to help those in need. Some of the events include the Macy’s Make-a-Wish program, a Giving Tree, Toys for Tots drive, and OB Fights Hunger.             For Thanksgiving break, the guidance department organized a Close to HomeContinue reading “Holiday season brings charity opportunities”

Basketball team to open season against EB

BY MATTHEW MANGAM Sports Editor             The boys basketball team will face rival East Brunswick on the road to start its season tomorrow. Last time the Knights faced the Bears, they lost by just two points at home.             The Knights finished with a 4-8 record last season and look to improve this year. “CoachContinue reading “Basketball team to open season against EB”

Three Knights rated top 100 freshmen in NJ

BY CHASE FUSCO             NJ.com selected Lilly Zanfini, Morgan Nelson and Alyssa Penn to their list of top 100 freshman girls soccer players in the state. The trio helped the team to a successful 11-win season.             The team had an exceptional season, but receiving the accolade was a high point for each of theContinue reading “Three Knights rated top 100 freshmen in NJ”