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Reviewing Recipes: Sweet Potato Casserole

Reviewing Recipes: Sweet Potato Casserole

Benjamin Berth, Feature and Column Editor
December 1, 2015
Filed under Features

Cooking for Thanksgiving is a monumental task. My father has already started to prepare the feast for his side of the family, consisting of only 8 people, yet he’s slaving away at the oven and stove, making turkey and stuffing. Personally, though, sweet potato casserole is my favorite Thanksgiving...

FOOD FIGHT!

FOOD FIGHT!

Ellen Baker, Social Media Editor
December 1, 2015
Filed under Features

As ‘Turkey Day’ approaches, many people look forward to family, friends… and FOOD. Lots of it. Here are the polls for the best Thanksgiving Day food! For the first round, an overwhelming 8 votes out of 11 went to turkey rather than ham for the main course. One ‘neither’ came from a junior who...

Thanksgiving Day Traditions

Thanksgiving Day Traditions

Tyler Sansone
December 1, 2015
Filed under Features

Thanksgiving literally means, day of giving thanks, so what are some traditions that have withstood the test of time?   Saying Grace: Although not every family is religious, this is probably the most common tradition  in every household as the family expresses their thanks for numerous...

Crying over spilt Coffee?

Crying over spilt Coffee?

Velu Krishnan
October 16, 2015
Filed under Features

  Have you ever heard of those obscure cases in which a company is sued for something that they should not have been sued for? Not too long ago, Dunkin Donuts was sued for the same silly reasoning. According to CNN news, a woman fell in a New Jersey Dunkin Donuts parking lot, causing her to spi...

Hallway Etiquette

Hallway Etiquette

Katie Graybill
October 13, 2015
Filed under Features

When walking through the chaotic halls of our high school, there are several rules that our students have come to know and follow throughout their time at WMC. However, incoming freshmen may not be accustomed to these rules yet, so for this reason, we have created this section of the Paw called Hallw...

Scream Queens Review

Lily Friel
October 13, 2015
Filed under Features

Scream Queens is the highly anticipated all-star comedy-horror mystery show that everyone is talking about. The first two episodes aired on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, which were full of backstabs and murders. Ariana Grande, Nick Jonas, Lea Michelle, Emma Roberts, and Keke Palmer were among some of...

Did you take a Walk through the PARCC?

Did you take a Walk through the PARCC?

Velu Krishnan
September 21, 2015
Filed under Features

Written by Velu Krishnan September 21, 2015 The PARCC, as many of you know, is a new standardized test required to be taken by all students, unless students and their guardians request an “opt-out”. This “opt-out” allows for students to skip the PARCC testing. The PARCC has many drawbacks...

WMC AP Biology Class Turns Moldy Trees into a National Publication

WMC AP Biology Class Turns Moldy Trees into a National Publication

Erica Porta, Editor in Chief
June 5, 2015
Filed under Features

Christmas trees and mold; not the best combination of words to hear around the holiday season. To Mrs. Gizas' AP Biology class, however, these were key elements to their season-long experiment on the "Christmas Tree Phenomenon." Operating with a $5,000 BASF grant, each student in the class took home...

Top Three Vacation Places for Summer 2015

Top Three Vacation Places for Summer 2015

Riccardo Chianella, Staff Writer
June 4, 2015
Filed under Features

It is getting close. Summer 2015 will start on June 21, but the vacation season begins whenever school is over. Where are you going this summer? Nowadays, depending on the traveler, one can really go anywhere. In a time period characterised by globalization, getting in the car, on a train or on a...

Are “promposals” the new proposals?

Emilia Haycock and Meg Power
May 27, 2015
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The extreme proposals, or “promposals”, from one person asking another to prom is a rapid trend sweeping the nation. "Promposals" can be as simplistic as passing a note or as elaborate as proposing with a flash mob with 10 friends in nothing but their underwear in front of the whole school, ending up in ...

New Desks Not For Racing???

New Desks Not For Racing???

Dan Cretella and Katie Sciortino
May 18, 2015
Filed under Features

Recently the school has purchased some fancy shmancy new desks. Unfortunately these desks are only available in one classroom, Miss Raab’s room. Mr. Ryan used his principal’s budget to test out the new desks.  He asked the teachers at a faculty meeting to write him an email on why one of them...

West Morris Central Rocks out at Battle of the Bands

Catherine McGarry, Staff Writer
May 18, 2015
Filed under Features

Who knew that the people you pass in the hallways and sit next to in class are actually rock stars? Their secret identities were exposed at the school’s annual battle of the bands when they were seen rocking out on stage to some of their favorite songs.   Similar to previous years, West...

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