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Students and Faculty are going Wild Over the new cell phones rules

Theresa Harvey and Katelyn Kulfan

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, School Updates

After coming back from summer break, West Morris Central staff has changed and updated their phone use policy during class time and when leaving class. This has upset the students and faculty.   The old phone use policy was just having the student’s phone kept in the student's backpack w...

Centrals​ ​Helping​ ​Hands

Centrals​ ​Helping​ ​Hands

Sarah Guida and Nicole Legg, Assistant Section Editor, and Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News

Although the devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma and Maria are thousands of miles away, the recovery process has started here at West Morris Central High School. One of the places hardest hit and need of help in their recovery is the island of St John's, the smallest and most remote of the U.S....

Are Self-Driving Cars Coming Back?

Theresa Harvey, Assistant Webmaster

October 24, 2017


Filed under News

On the morning of September 27, 2017; Ford and Lyft have announced they will be working together to create self driving cars on the ride-hail service app by 2021. For those who don’t know about the ride-hail service, it’s an app makes it an easy place for people to call for an Lyft or Uber car...

Assault on Child in Bronx

Desire Colon, Fundraising Chairperson

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

  Eleidy​ ​Breton​ ​is​ ​accused​ ​of​ ​raping​ ​and​ ​sexually​ ​assaulting​ ​a​ ​12​ ​year​ ​old autistic​ ​child​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Bronx,​ ​NY.​ ​The​ ​incident​ ​had​ ​been​ ​ongoing​ ​from​ ​April  2015-Augu...

On the heels of Hurricane Harvey

On the heels of Hurricane Harvey

Maddie Shiembob, Layout Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

As Hurricane Harvey recedes to a tropical depression, the disastrous aftermath of days of the once Category 4 is just beginning to emerge. The storm that sent people into a scurry for food and a rush to evacuate slammed ashore Texas, Thursday evening. The storm left thousands of people trapped in homes risi...

Trump Strikes Big Deal with Democrats, Leaves Republicans in Disarray

Trump Strikes Big Deal with Democrats, Leaves Republicans in Disarray

Alyssa Spady, Editor In Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

Last Thursday, the Senate voted on a package that would ensure relief to Hurricane Harvey victims as well as raise the debt ceiling in order to prepare for spending with the damage that is coming with Hurricane Irma, and any anticipated damage with Hurricane Jose who is gaining strength in the Atlanti...

Turkey Trot

Megan Kuhles, Managing Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under News

  The WMC Memorial Turkey Trot is a community event held in memory of Kyleigh D’Alessio and Tanner Birch, two former WMC student. Since this tradition began, Jay Herrigel had been in charge of organizing the 5K. Mr. Herrigel has been apart of the WMC community not only as a teacher and track co...

Taylor Swift Releases Controversial New Music

Taylor Swift Releases Controversial New Music

Madison Donaldson, Theresa Harvey, Caroline Compoli, and Pamela Smith

October 17, 2017


Filed under News

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest singer-songwriters in the music industry today. Swift has kept quiet and out of the spotlight recently, but with the release of a new song, and the upcoming release of her album Reputation, she is making headlines everywhere. On Thursday, August 24, Swift released her new singl...

Harvey, Irma, and Jose Wreak Havoc in the Gulf

Linnea Foote, Sarah Guida, Editor in Chief, Section Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

While all of Long Valley seems to be focused on the home-opener football game on Friday, real concerns are brewing in the Southern Atlantic as the historic Hurricane Irma and Jose have their eyes on a strong landfall in Florida. Although the path of the storms, according to many meteorologists, are pre...

Week One Wolf(packed) with Big Games

Maddie Shiembob, Justin Webster, Justin Morris, Layout Editor, Assistant Section Editor, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News

This week, West Morris field hockey and football opened up their seasons with big games against rivals. The school has been filled with excitement about the games this week with the football game being USA themed on Friday. The home game against Parsippany Hills is expected to be a difficult opening to th...

International Women’s Day- There is More Than Just Marching

International Women’s Day- There is More Than Just Marching

Linnea Foote, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 8, thousands of women joined today to celebrate a very important date: International Women’s Day. To raise awareness about modern feminine issues, as well as the impact women have on the economy, women from all over the world participated in A Day Without Women. This specific march was similar to the one h...

Shining Bright Like A Diamond

Shining Bright Like A Diamond

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff

May 1, 2017


Filed under News

A very rare pink diamond has been sold in Hong Kong, China for $553 million in Hong Kong currency. While this expensive diamond sold for $71.2 million in united states currency. The Oppenheimer Blue, which had previously held the record for the most expensive polished diamond. It had sold at auction...

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