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The Top 5 Things To Do This Fall

Maddie Lamb, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

It's officially fall which means there are so many must-do activities before winter comes. From apple picking to pumpkin carving, Morris County alone has so much offer. Be sure to check it out before it's...

Gold Ribbon representing childhood cancer awareness. Photo credit: University of Iowa Dance Marathon

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2021: WMC Reflects on the Impacts of Pediatric Cancer

Elise Hennebery, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Since 2012, Americans have designated September as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month is a time to recognize the children battling cancer and commemorate those who have passed. Every...

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Spotted Lanternflies: An Agricultural Menace

Miles North, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

On November 3rd, 2014, a quarantine was announced in Pennsylvania. While today such a statement might invoke images of COVID-19, this was a quarantine of goods, prompted by the discovery of an infestation...

9/11 20th Anniversary Ceremony at West Morris Central

Remembering 9/11: WMC’s 20th Anniversary Ceremony and Various Events

Sebastian Gutkin, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2021

There was so much more than just P.R.I.D.E. in the pack at West Morris Central’s first home football game of the 2021 season. All the important virtues that the school stands by were put on display as...

A hallmark of Orts summer seasons were the gorgeous fields of sunflowers.

Ort Farms’ Summerfest Showcases the Diversity of Northern New Jersey

Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer September 6, 2021

Ort Farms is arguably the heart of Long Valley, providing not only fresh produce but fostering a sense of community. This sense of community was especially evident this past weekend at the Summerfest,...

Stop Being Bugged by Eating Bugs!

Stop Being Bugged by Eating Bugs!

Lily McMeen, Staff writer March 16, 2021

Don’t like the idea of eating bugs or just bugs in general? You’re not alone: a bit under three-quarters of the world’s population don’t eat bugs and around 25% of people have a fear of insects...

Image of Amanda Gorman Reciting at the Inauguration from Politico

Young Poet Rises as She Raises the Nation

Hailey Onweller, World/US News Editor February 3, 2021

On January 19th, Amanda Gorman went to sleep with 10 thousand followers on Instagram: on January 21st, she woke up to 2.3 million followers. The words this Youth Poet Laureate spoke at Biden’s Inauguration...

A brighter 2021 with West Morris Staff!

A brighter 2021 with West Morris Staff!

Basil Iacampo, Director of Web Services + Staff Writer January 11, 2021
Click here to learn more about the resolutions of some of our teachers!
2020 Fashion Trend: DIY Fashion

2020 Fashion Trend: DIY Fashion

Kristen Hedworth, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

All the time spent in quarantine in 2020 has left everyone with nothing but time on their hands, and this year many teenagers took to making their own clothing to pass the time. DIY clothing has been around...

The Unfinished Race by Kylene Cochrane was written to tell athletes that they are not alone in their battle with injury

“The Unfinished Race”

Lizzie Rubright, Head Sports Writer January 6, 2021

Kylene Cochrane is a 2014 graduate of West Morris Central and a 2018 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. From middle school all the way through college, she ran track and cross country. Cochrane...

The menace himself.

Frosty the Snowman: Merry or Menacing? See If You Can Find Out Over All This Onomatopoeia!

Julia Zeman, World News Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Sure, we all know that “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is uncomfortable on the subject of consent, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” implies that Santa is laying the groundwork for a surveillance state,...

The Best Peppermint Holiday Treats!

The Best Peppermint Holiday Treats!

Kristen Hedworth, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

While walking around places like Target and Walmart this holiday season, I noticed a bunch of new peppermint themed sweets that a variety of different companies have it out in recognition of the holiday...

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