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Is Valentines Vital- WMC Takeaway

Is Valentine’s Vital- WMC Takeaway

Julia Busch, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate your loved ones. Whether your loved one is a significant other or a best friend, they deserve the appreciation. Some, however, find this specific holiday pointless...

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What Do Colleges Really Want?

Amelia Chlipalski, Staff Writer January 18, 2024

Most West Morris Central students want to go to college. When I asked numerous students around WMC about their “dream colleges”, I got answers such as Harvard, NYU, UNC, USC, Notre Dame, and Villanova. ...

Male October Athlete of the Month

Male October Athlete of the Month

Lia Nowak, Sports and Entertainment Editor January 9, 2024

Congratulations to Aidan Pisone for being recognized as the October 2023 student-athlete of the month! Pisone plays Unified soccer, basketball, and track. He has played from the time he was a “freshman...

Seasonal Depression in the Winter Months

Seasonal Depression in the Winter Months

Lia Nowak, Sports and Entertainment Editor January 8, 2024

On average, 18.4% of people in the United States have been diagnosed with depression. Specifically, the highest rate of depression occurs in West Virginia, with the lowest in Hawaii. (Becker’s Hospital...

The Netflix adaptation of Shadow and Bone included characters from Leigh Bardugos Six of Crows duology.

Shadow & Bone Canceled

Dakotah Hubbard, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2024

To the dismay of its many fans, Netflix canceled the third season of fantasy live-action series Shadow and Bone. Although its second season was popular – according to an article by Deadline, it found...

TubaChristmas 2023, 12/10/23

TubaChristmas

Tzur Haspel-Soares, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

“Is that a Tuba?” This is a question that I heard often this weekend, as I carried a friends contra through the streets of New York City, on my way with a group of Tuba and Euphonium players to...

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WMC Alumna Spotlight: Carley Shimkus, Class of 2005 and Fox News Star

Elyse Cuccaro, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2023

Carley Shimkus is an accomplished media personality affiliated with the Fox News Channel. She currently serves as a co-host on the Fox News Channel’s FOX & Friends First. In addition, she often provides...

Gavin Drown- November Athlete of the Month

Gavin Drown- November Athlete of the Month

Lia Nowak, Sports/Entertainment Editor December 13, 2023

Congratulations to senior Gavin Drown for being selected as November’s student athlete of the month! Drown was selected on this achievement for his outstanding efforts in football. Drown plays wide...

Traditions make the holidays special. From simple holiday traditions that millions of people share to unique holiday traditions that only your crazy family could have ever dreamed up, traditions give us something to remember from every year gone by and something to look forward to in every year ahead

Preserving the Past, Celebrating the Present and Continuing on with the Importance of Holiday Traditions

Riley Mastriani, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

Despite many traditions being different depending on the holiday that people celebrate, holiday traditions provide an opportunity for families and friends to come together and celebrate to create lasting...

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Food for the Holidays! Favorite Holiday Treats and Meals

Annika Chamberlain, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Holidays are a time to celebrate and eat good food. Many times, traditions and food go hand in hand. High school junior Marin Douglas says that every year her “family has take-out Chinese food on Christmas...

Strange Holliday Traditions

Strange Holliday Traditions

Michael Ruppert, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

Many students at West Morris celebrate various holidays with special traditions during this season. Most stick to basics like watching Christmas movies, lighting the candles, putting a star on a tree,...

Christmas Gift Ideas 2023

Christmas Gift Ideas 2023

Lia Nowak, Sports/Entertainment Editor December 8, 2023

Christmastime is a great time for relaxing, spending time with loved ones and giving back to your community. However, for many of us the process of brainstorming, shopping and giving gifts can become much...

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