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Adios and Au Revoir: Foreign Language at WMC

Robby Zarouni, News Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features

  Out of all the academic classes that are required for high school graduation, Foreign Language classes are the most unique and have, by far, caused the most controversy. Other traditional high school classes - like English, History, Math, and Sciences - are considered by many students and educators ...

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Ashley Lutz and Elizabeth Jasek

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Communication is a major part of any kind of relationship and it should not be altered with acronyms that can be interpreted in various amounts of ways. What’s the difference between “k” and “okay,” “sorry” and “I’m sorry”? To some, the meaning remains the same and perhaps the...

Weird America

Quinn Iannuzzo, Assistant Managing Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Most people in New Jersey spend their summer vacationing at the Jersey Shore, and while the shore is great, exploring a different beach might be an exciting change of pace. California is well known for having fun beaches, and this list of obscure locations takes the traveller from New Jersey all the way to ...

Hitting the Right Note: Acapella Groups at WMC

Linnea Foote, Editor In Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features

As the school year continues, the acapella groups of WMC have begun their tryouts for the 2017-2018 school year. There are three, the Loreleis, who are all female, the Noteworthys, who are all male, and the Howlers, who are co-ed. Teesha Kubik, a senior at WMC, is currently a member of  Howlers ...

Sen18r Scavenger Hunt

Elizabeth Jasek and Ashley Lutz, Social Media Editors

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features

What better way to start off senior year than a scavenger hunt? It’s been a tradition at West Morris Central high school for around five years and continues to live on, along with new memories and regrets. “It’s an awesome experience to start off senior year,” claimed by Brian Hunt, broadcas...

Hyperloop Train System

Megan Kuhles, Managing Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features

Elon Musk is starting to create a new train system. The Hyperloop Will allow you to get from London to Edinburgh or Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes or less. What exactly is The Hyperloop? A system called very high speed transit was  founded in 1972 which combines both a magnetic levitatio...

Pinks Empowering VMA Speech

Pinks Empowering VMA Speech

Madison Donaldson, Webmaster

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features

  Every year, in late August, artists and celebrities alike come together for a night of entertainment from the hottest artists. Hours full of performances, acceptance speeches, and award winning among the top performers today. Most speeches are rushed and quite short, but when artist Pink too...

New Changes Ring in The New School Year

Linnea Foote, Editor In Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Along with the date change of the first day of school, many other differences can be noted at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Most notable would be the new focus on cell phones and their limited permitted uses. Unlike the other rules, the date change was one that was felt immediately aft...

Farewells From Students To Teachers

Farewells From Students To Teachers

June 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

● Ava Travis “I try to get along with everyone I meet, try being the word to underline since life doesn't always work that way. There are plenty examples of this in school here at WMC. The teachers are a good example of this, there are plenty of teachers I either don’t know or don't like. B...

Bunnies, Egg Hunts, and Chocolate- Easter

Bunnies, Egg Hunts, and Chocolate- Easter

Ashley Lutz and Elizabeth Jasek, Fundraising Chairpeople

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Easter is a major holiday celebrated by many that share the same religion. Many associate bunnies, eggs, and candy with Easter, but what’s the connection? According to History.com, bunnies symbolize new life thus connecting to Christianity’s most important holiday, Easter Sunday. The Easter ...

Snowday effects

Snowday effects

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

On tuesday and wednesday, March 14 and 15, the east coast of the united states suffered a huge storm. New Jersey had been put into a state of emergency for the whole state had gotten what some speculate as 20 inches of snow and schools had been closed   Most of the activities for the schools have ...

Building Houses for the Dover Community

Linnea Foote, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

On April 5th, 2017, I went on a trip to Dover, NJ to build houses for the underprivileged with WMC’s Highlanders for Humanity club, which worked alongside the Dover Habitat for Humanity organization. Arriving at the houses, I was impressed by their size and appearance. However, I would continue to ad...

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