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The Rise of Fantasy Sports

The Rise of Fantasy Sports

George Zutell
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to win a million dollars just for choosing a fantasy lineup? When I asked West Morris Central student Mark Maroney he told me “It’s a waste of time. There's better things I could be spending my money on but if i was guaranteed to win I would do it....

Review of Criminal Minds

Review of Criminal Minds

Lauren Onweller
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Reviews

Criminal Minds is a TV show that has been airing since 2005 and is now on its twelfth season. With over two hundred seventy episodes, it is surprising that the (many) writers can keep each episode so unique. The show is about a team of FBI Behavior Analysts who solve crimes through “profiling” or psyc...

Taking Ironing to the Next Level

Taking Ironing to the Next Level

Holly Reidinger, Managing Editor
December 22, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Extreme Ironing is an outdoor sport that combines the danger and excitement of an “extreme” sport with the satisfaction of a freshly ironed shirt. In order to pick up this sport, there are a few necessities one needs to keep in mind. An iron and an optional board are crucial. The next step is t...

What Makes a “Good” Student at WMC?

What Makes a “Good” Student at WMC?

Daelien Drake, Broadcast Director
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features

West Morris Central High School is ranked 44th in the state of New Jersey and ranked #1324 in National rankings. West Morris has been helping children grow into young adults since 1958. Here at West Morris Central both our staff and students do what they can to make WMC a comfortable environment. ...

Healthy Holiday Treats

Healthy Holiday Treats

Amanda Toolan, Club Liaison
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Holidays are a time filled with joy, presents, and delicious foods. But the Holiday season is when the most weight is gained in children and adults! This can definitely be prevented, while still enjoying the delicious seasonal treats.  There are many small substitutions one can make in order to avoid ...

Horoscopes Column

Horoscopes Column

Daelien Drake, Broadcast Director
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features

ARIES(March 21 - April 19) You will have a lot of energy this month to take charge of your life. You are going to come across some differences but solve them peacefully for they will come back to you.  Use your instincts and trust in them it could be just as right as the logical solution. TA...

Tail-Wagging Fun: Dog Surfing

Tail-Wagging Fun: Dog Surfing

Maddie Shiembob
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features

Last week, dogs across the globe competed in the Unleashed: Petco Surf City Surf Dog competition in California. Some dogs were from Brazil, Australia and parts of Europe. The event on Huntington Beach, Orange County welcomed 68 canines to surf in the multi-heat contest. The dogs participated in heats ...

Family, Food, and Giving Thanks

Family, Food, and Giving Thanks

Daelien Drake, Broadcast Director
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features

In 1620 a small ship called the Mayflower left Plymouth, England. After 3 months the Mayflower crossed Massachusetts Bay where the pilgrims began building a village at Plymouth. A Native American gave the Pilgrims a visit and showed kindness to them. He taught them survival skills such as how to harves...

Christmas Wishes

Grant Jenkins, Daelien Drake, Assistant News Editor, Broadcast Director
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

What is Christmas at West Morris Central? A time to spread love and joy. Some students are kind enough to get presents for teachers or administrators that they are close with. So how do you know what to get them? Here's a list of Christmas wishes for the faculty here at WMC!  Mr.Staine   ...

Are You Truly Receiving the Type of Fish You Order at Restaurants, or a Cheap Substitute?

Julia Timan
December 19, 2016
Filed under Features, School Updates

Most people who have ever ordered any type of fish or sushi at a restaurant have probably wondered if they were actually being served the the species they ordered. Four AP bio students at WMC, senior Matthew Hartmann, junior Meghan Donohue, junior Paige Ruschke, and junior Emma Van Kooy, are putting this...

Ask L&B

Lauren Gunning and Brielle Rapach
December 19, 2016
Filed under Features

My friend is constantly trying to upstage my problems with her own. How do I let her know this bothers me, without hurting her feelings? A: First you should talk to your friend honestly in a calm manner. Let her know that you do care about her problems and concerns, but sometimes you just need to...

Hit or Miss? This Year’s Fall TV Show Lineup

Hit or Miss? This Year’s Fall TV Show Lineup

Lily Friel, Club Spokesperson
December 19, 2016
Filed under Features, Reviews, Showcase

For those of you who still look at TV,  the start of a new school year marks the start of a new Fall TV lineup.  Well, so far, I, personally, am not impressed.  The much touted Designated Survivor led by the former 24 star, Canadian raised Kiefer Sutherland, is trying to compete with House of Cards, Madam...

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