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Parks and Recreation Dominates in Mockumentaries

Parks and Recreation Dominates in Mockumentaries

Brielle Rapach, Social Media Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Features

With big thanks to Netflix, many past-hit television shows that you may have missed when they were airing are readily available to watch 24/7.  For me, this was the case with Parks and Recreation, NBC’s hit television show that aired from 2009 to 2015. Right from the first episode, I knew that I was h...

The Driver’s Test: Do’s and Dont’s

The Driver’s Test: Do’s and Dont’s

Morgan Zindulka, Co- Broadcast Directpr
April 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

So we all are aware of the one test that requires a different kind of “studying,” or in other words, practice: the driver’s test. First, you take and pass the written test, and once you turn 16, you take your 6 hours, where you practice with an instructor. After that, it’s practice, practic...

World Wide Whoopsie

World Wide Whoopsie

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff
April 10, 2017
Filed under Features

  On Tuesday, February 28, Amazon had almost broke the internet. While changing some of its systems, one of the workers made a typo. Unknowingly this typo made many of the apps, billing systems and websites run slow or unresponsive.   While Amazon does own many businesses and websites, it effects m...

The Long Valley “Bubble”

The Long Valley “Bubble”

Holly Wagner, Webmaster
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features

The reality is that we live in a post 911 world. Since that date, fear within America has only grown. We all see the impact of this on TV, but what is the effect on West Morris Central students?   Millennials are on average living more sheltered lives than their parents. In the words of histor...

Adele Stirs Talk After 2017 Grammy Awards

Adele Stirs Talk After 2017 Grammy Awards

Brielle Rapach, Social Media Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features

Every year, there is always something to talk about after the Grammy awards.  This year, it appears that Adele is the topic of choice. Opening the show in its entirety, Adele performed her hit song, “Hello”.  Standing in one spot the whole time, it was definitely a usual Adele-style perform...

What Are You Watching?

What Are You Watching?

Erin Rubright, Staff Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Features

At the end of the fourth quarter in 2016, Netflix had 93.8 billion subscribers. In a class of 27 students of all high school grades, 20 of them have netflix or regularly use a friends account. So what is everyone watching?   Drama is one of Netflix’s most popular tv series categories. T...

An Eternal Love Story

An Eternal Love Story

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff
March 1, 2017
Filed under Features

In 2011, a couple had created their own love story that was more real than it was a fairy tale. This timeless love is with couple Charles and Julie. They have been married for 59 years and fought through thick and thin.   Julie was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, also commonly k...

History of Valentine’s Day

History of Valentine’s Day

Megan Kuhles, Managing Editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Features

  Each February 14th in the USA and other parts of the world candy, flowers and gifts are being exchanged through loved ones. This all started by Saint Valentine but who is Saint Valentine and where did these traditions come from? Saint Valentine has Christian and ancient Roman traditions. The ...

Flowers, Chocolates, and Teddy Bears or Tissues, Tears, and Netflix?

Elizabeth Jasek and Ashley Lutz, fundraising chairperson and staff writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Features

Valentine’s day is approaching and some people dread this day while others adore it. It's a day full of chocolates and teddy bears and love, or a night filled with tears and blankets and movie marathons. For those who hate Valentine’s Day and watch romantic movies to feel better, here are some good ones:...

Making a Difference: Advisors of WMC Community Service Clubs

Lana Prieur, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Features

Participating in the West Morris Central service clubs provides students with the opportunity to become active members of our community and make a lasting, positive impact on our society at large. Community service or volunteerism at West Morris Central also teaches real-life skills and knowledge....

Love: Answers May Vary.

Love: Answers May Vary.

Ashley Lutz, Elizabeth Jasek, Staff Writer, Fundraising Chairperson
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features

We use the word “love” everyday in the English language. It is a word that can have multiple meanings and definitions. Love is not constant bickering and crying. If you are crying more than smiling when thinking about he or she, it is not love. Love is not depending on your partner, but growin...

A Wild Time

A Wild Time

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features

  In townsville, Australia, a zebra shark Leonie had done some thing that now baffles biologists. In the aquarium, a female zebra shark has abnormally asexually reproduced. There have been accounts of other vertebrates that have “Virgin Births”. Other creatures have these abnormalities as a m...

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