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Two Shows for Centrals PDP

Two Shows for Centrals PDP

Lauren Gunning, Features Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under School Updates, Showcase

The summer show at West Morris Central, also know as the PDP show, has a surprising twist. This year, there are two shows instead of just one, and they are Nunsense and 13. Nunsense is a witty comedy musical in which five colorful nuns attempt to raise money to pay for the needs of their convent thro...

The School’s Attendance and Late Policy Brings Consequences to Students

The School’s Attendance and Late Policy Brings Consequences to Students

Lauren Gunning, Features Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under School Updates, Showcase

This school year one thing was brought to student’s attention more than ever before, attendance, consequences for being late to school. According to Mr. Braun each student is allowed 13 unexcused absences per school year, 7 per semester. Absences are only excused with a doctor’s note, legal ...

International Women’s Day- There is More Than Just Marching

International Women’s Day- There is More Than Just Marching

Linnea Foote, Social Media Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On March 8, thousands of women joined today to celebrate a very important date: International Women’s Day. To raise awareness about modern feminine issues, as well as the impact women have on the economy, women from all over the world participated in A Day Without Women. This specific march was similar to the one h...

A Look at the Service Clubs at WMC

A Look at the Service Clubs at WMC

Lana Prieur, Club Member
April 17, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

In this edition, The Paw takes a look at three different service clubs at WMC to find out about the impact they have had in our community and how their experiences can help each of us in our own service endeavors.   At Highlanders for Humanity, co-presidents Kelli McGrath and Claire Calda...

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...

Spring Sports Preview: Lacrosse

Spring Sports Preview: Lacrosse

Holly Reidinger and Erin Rubright, Managing Editor and Staff Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last season we saw huge success for the Boys West Morris Central lacrosse team as they took on Moorestown to win the Group 3 State Championship and also beat Northern Highlands to win the State sectional. However, the WMC girls lacrosse team didn’t get the chance to prove themselves, as they didn’t...

Why Far Away From Home is Your Best Home for College

Why Far Away From Home is Your Best Home for College

Nick Leloia, Sports Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

While the college application and admissions process can prove to be grueling and stressful, there is an additional aspect to the ambiguity of the next four years that is equally as bothersome for high school seniors. An often overlooked aspect of the cloud of college-induced stress is the decision making p...

A March for the Future

A March for the Future

Linnea Foote
January 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

On Saturday, January 21st, I attended the Women’s March on Washington in D.C. Surrounded by literally thousands of strangers, it would seem to be a chaotic, almost miserable experience. Without hesitation, however, I can say that the experience was one of the best ones I have ever had in my life. Her...

West Morris Girl’s Cross Country Team Advances to the Group 3 Championships

West Morris Girl’s Cross Country Team Advances to the Group 3 Championships

Grace Alai
January 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an aggressive run at Sectionals at Garrett Mountain, the varsity girls cross country team came in fourth place out of 17 teams and advanced to the Group 3 Championships!  Their race was on Saturday, November 12 at Holmdel Park.   “We definitely did not expect to make it to this meet...I thou...

Veterans Visit WMC

Veterans Visit WMC

Lauren Gunning
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Lets all be clear about one thing, being in the military does not mean being in combat. This is one thing that was stressed by the Veterans that came to talk to students at WMC about serving in the military. In fact, combat is only a small part of the military, a lot of it is desk work, done by doctor...

Central Boys Varsity Soccer Beats Roxbury in an Overtime Thriller

Central Boys Varsity Soccer Beats Roxbury in an Overtime Thriller

Alyssa Spady, Editor-in-Chief
January 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The heat may have been unbearable but the Wolfpack managed to press on beating the Roxbury Gaels 2-1. During the first half of the game the two teams found themselves in a stalemate, trading blows, trying to take a quick lead against the other. It wasn’t until the start of the second that ...

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...

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