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Be Committed and Commit to College!

Be Committed and Commit to College!

Katelyn Kulfan, Broadcast Director

January 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Senior year is always an important time during a student’s high school career. It is the year of all the “lasts”, applying to colleges, and committing to colleges. Committing to college is a huge decision that many seniors need to make, since it determines where they will be spending the next ...

OPINION; Who​ ​Says​ ​Television​ ​Doesn’t​ ​Mirror​ ​Life?

Lily Friel, Club Spokesperson & Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion/Editorial

In the short amount of time it has taken to get from the beginning of ​2016​ ​to the end​ ​2017,​ the world has​ ​endured​ ​a major influx in ​violence and terrorism,​ ​even​ ​on​ ​American​ ​soil.​ ​It seems that every day we​ ​wake​ ​up to​ ​media...

Maya Kwok: Homecoming Queen and So Much More

Robby Zarouni, News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

No one was surprised when her name was announced on the football field as the 2017 Homecoming Queen on October 6. Maya Kwok is truly the image of West Morris’ class of 2018. When asked about her positive impact on West Morris, she says, “WMC has taught me to go for anything and everything that...

Going Gold for September

Alyssa Spady and Rebecca Bartiromo

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features

By Alyssa Spady, Editor-in-Chief and Rebecca Bartiromo, Staff Writer September, across the nation, is recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Throughout the entire month, athletes, members of the community, and organizations are encouraged to wear gold to show their support for childhood cance...

What College are You Going To?

Quinn Iannuzzo, Assistant Managing Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

As high schoolers, one of the most common questions we get asked is, “What college are you going to?” while many parents and teachers might assume CCM or Rutgers would be a common response, 80% of the 30 students surveyed said they plan on attending out-of-state college.   When asked why th...

A Profile of Ms. Meckler

Pamela Smith, News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Ms. Meckler, the current orchestra director at West Morris Central, has a long history with music going back to her childhood. After many years of studying music and travelling, she tells us how she got to be a teacher here, and how she operates the WMC Orchestra. She chose to play viola after eliminating th...

Getting to Know a New Spanish Teacher

Getting to Know a New Spanish Teacher

Madison Donaldson and Theresa Harvey

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Over the years, we have gained teachers, and we have lost teachers. Senora Olsen is a new spanish teacher who joined the WMC staff last year after the departure of Senior Barkey. To get to know her better we asked her a few questions about herself. Senora Olsen began learning spanish when she was in...

Thanksgiving/ Holiday Traditions

Megan Kuhles and Katelyn Kulfan, Managing Editor and Broadcast Director

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Katelyn Kulfan and I (Megan Kuhles) had the pleasure to go around and ask teachers and students their fall/ Winter traditions. We found some interesting traditions that the West Morris Central Body partakes in every year. Below is the tradition(s) that either teachers or students do every year durin...

Should West Morris Central get Air Conditioning throughout the Whole School?

Katelyn Kulfan, Broadcast Director

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Recently, it has been very hot out, and the temperatures have been high, especially for being Fall. Because of the heat, students at West Morris Central are spending the day in hot classrooms. Most of the classrooms in the school are not air conditioned. The only air conditioned rooms are in the H-wing,...

Welles Crowther’s Moms Upcoming Visit

Welles Crowther’s Moms Upcoming Visit

Madison Donaldson, Webmaster

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

A story of bravery, selflessness, and courage describes the story of Welles Crowther. For West Morris seniors, the summer reading book this year was The Red Bandana by Tom Rinaldi. It details the life of a young man who grew up in New York and   had always aspired to be a firefighter. While working in the World Trade Center, Welles was in his office...

It’s Hopping in C135

Nicole Legg, Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

As I drearily walked into Environmental Science on Monday morning I was delighted to find a tiny little grey ball of fur bouncing around in the back of the classroom. One of my fellow classmates wrapped the bunny in a towel in case she decided to leave a present as Mr. Lawrence said and sat at her...

HOLEY​ ​MOLEY​ ​DOUGHNUTS​ ​ARE​ ​ROLLING​ ​INTO​ ​THE CAFETERIA?!

HOLEY​ ​MOLEY​ ​DOUGHNUTS​ ​ARE​ ​ROLLING​ ​INTO​ ​THE  CAFETERIA?!

Sydney Wall and Caroline Compoli, Fundraising Chairpeople

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Doughnut middles are empty that doesn't mean yours has to be! Believe it or not our very own cafeteria now sells doughnuts from morning to lunch. For years doughnuts have been seen as a decadent sweet treat. From classic flavors to special editions. Let’s what they’re serving up! We talked to...

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