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Best Springtime Activities!

Best Springtime Activities!

Lia Nowak, Sports and Entertainment Editor April 29, 2024

With our first 80 degree days upon us in Long Valley, school has become more and more bearable. Just not having to turn the defroster on the car in the mornings is enough to be a little happier than usu. Exposure...

IB Physics is one of the many IB exams WMC students may be preparing for.

How to Beat IB Exams

Dakotah Hubbard, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2024

The end of the year is close at hand and students are dreaming of their plans for summer vacation. Still, there is one last hurdle that many students must overcome before they dive into the summer: IB...

mental health and wellness at work; tips

Help Is Everywhere

Riley Mastriani, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

Mental health in schools is a serious matter that affects not only students but teachers and guidance counselors as well. Within our school, we have Mrs. Ellsworth, student assistance counselor and Mrs...

Influencers Influences on Teenage Girls

Influencer’s Influences on Teenage Girls

Julia Busch, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Scrolling, scrolling, scrolling, stop. I love this influencer. They’re pretty. They have a lot more than me. I wish I were them. This is the thought process of many teenage girls as they pass their time...

Cade Zeolla- Athlete of the Month

Cade Zeolla- Athlete of the Month

Lia Nowak, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Congratulations to junior Cade Zeolla! He has been nominated for January Athlete of the Month for his outstanding efforts in winter track, specifically pole vaulting. Zeolla participates in both spring...

Teenage Sleep Deprivation

Teenage Sleep Deprivation

Lia Nowak, Sports and Entertainment Editor March 18, 2024

Tests. Practices. Homework. Family. Friends. Stress. Twenty-first Century teenagers have to face all of these conflicts and more in their everyday lives at the expense of an important factor to stay functioning:...

How to: Survive Until Spring Break

How to: Survive Until Spring Break

Lia Nowak, Sports and Entertainment Editor March 11, 2024

As the dark turns to gray and the snow turns to rain, hope for spring can almost be demolished by the countless hours of homework that add up for students during the February to March months. Sometimes...

The Evolution of Prom Trends: Whats Different This Year at WMC?

The Evolution of Prom Trends: What’s Different This Year at WMC?

Eliza Pickard, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Prom dress shopping this year has escalated to a whole new level at West Morris Central. Girls started looking for dresses as early as January, and they are actively uploading them onto a West Morris Facebook...

Is Caffeine Intake Affecting Teenagers?

Is Caffeine Intake Affecting Teenagers?

Eliza Pickard, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

At 7:35 AM students at West Morris Central High School are rushing through the halls with their caffeine in hand. Sometimes it’s coffee, and sometimes it's an energy drink. High school students have...

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...

Students at Queens College.

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...

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