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How Do Martial Arts Benefit The Body?

How Do Martial Arts Benefit The Body?

Katelyn Kulfan, Broadcast Director

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Many people growing up play team sports such as football, baseball, and basketball. Few, however, know about or participate in Martial Arts. Since it is not a sport that is offered at most schools, it is not as popular. However, martial arts are very beneficial both physically and mentally, and more people s...

Pups On A Roll At The Puppy Bowl

Sydney Wall and Caroline Compoli

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

On Sunday February 4th, the same day as Super Bowl LII, the 14th annual Puppy Bowl will take place. Puppy Bowl XIV features 90 adoptable pups from 48 rescue shelters around the US, making up two adorable teams. Team Ruff and Team Fluff will go head to head in the ultimate cuteness battle to win the droo...

A Glimpse at WMC Culture – New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

A Glimpse at WMC Culture – New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Teesha Kubik, Features Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features

As the world bids farewell to the old and welcomes the new, millions across the globe are taking it upon themselves to make positive changes in their lives in hopes to step into 2018 with their best foot forward. These “New Year’s Resolutions” have been a popular craze for decades, and whether ...

Kim and Kanye Welcome Their Third Child

Kim and Kanye Welcome Their Third Child

Pamela Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features

  By Pamela Smith, Assistant News Editor On January 15th, 2018, around 1pm, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s third child was born via surrogate. The baby girl weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces, and is named Chicago West. Kim and Kanye are overjoyed about their new addition to the family, which come...

Be Committed and Commit to College!

Be Committed and Commit to College!

Katelyn Kulfan, Broadcast Director

January 19, 2018


Filed under Features, School Updates

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

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

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...

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