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Call to Courage

Call to Courage

Sydney Stanilious

November 11, 2019

Last year, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation designating October 3rd as statewide Sergeant Dominick Pilla and Corporal Jamie Smith Day. Both of these men courageously lost their lives during the Battle of Mogadishu on October 3, 1993 and called the state of New Jersey their home. Pilla and Smith wer...

Students Show Spirit!

Students Show Spirit!

Sebastian Gutkin, Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2019

  Students and Staff all joined together as we celebrated West Morris Central's 2019 Spirit Week! The Themes throughout the Week: Day 1: Hawaiian Day! Day 2: Color Wars! Day 3: Red, White, and Blue! Day 4: Pink Out! ...

What I Learned From Two Weeks in China

What I Learned From Two Weeks in China

Vincent Jiang, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2019

Two weeks of travel in the United States’ rising geopolitical rival taught us what could be gained through greater Sino-American cultural exchange—and what could be lost elsewise.

Poll Question: What is your favorite thing to do during the fall?

Poll Question: What is your favorite thing to do during the fall?

Hannah Gould, Layout Editor

October 31, 2019

Kaitlyn Holvek    "Go apple picking at Melick's"           Tiffany Blanchard "I enjoy watching spooky movies."             Ella Muniz      "Pumpkin Picking"             Sarah S...

Fall Drama Preview

Fall Drama Preview

Caitryn Tronoski, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

As October comes to a close, preparations for the fall drama are well underway. This year’s drama will be the Hunchback of Notre Dame. This play was based on the novel by Victor Hugo and follows the story of Esmeralda, a beautiful dancer kidnapped and raised by a Romani clan, as she meets and is a...

Studying Abroad

Studying Abroad

Grace O'Meara

October 29, 2019

Studying Abroad is a well-known college program but in 2012, only 300,000 students chose to study abroad. That's only 2%! Studying Abroad enriches the college experience in so many ways and I’ll tell you why.  The best way to learn about a new culture is to experience it for yourself.  Reading ...

WMC Music Starts the Year on a New Note

WMC Music Starts the Year on a New Note

Pamela Smith, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

West Morris Central’s department of music saw many changes over the past few months. Each aspect of the department, including the concert and marching bands, orchestra and symphony orchestra, and the mixed choir all were impacted by the changes in curriculum, organization, and staff implemented this scho...

A Twist on National Taco Day

A Twist on National Taco Day

Tiffany Blanchard, Layout Editor

October 23, 2019

In order to celebrate National Taco Day, Gabriella Rosiak vowed to dress up like a taco and wore costumes to school to spread the taco spirit. Gabriella, also known as Gabby has had a fascination with tacos for a long time. She loves tacos for their savory unique taste as well as for their ability to...

WMC’S Boys Soccer Team Takes on Spain

WMC’S Boys Soccer Team Takes on Spain

Sarah Sehgal, Layout Editor

October 14, 2019

This past July, West Morris Central’s boys soccer team went to Spain for the second time in two years. They had the chance to compete against Spanish teams and participate in practices prior to their three matches. There were two matches in Barcelona, one in Madrid, and practices in Valencia. They...

The New Faces Around WMC

The New Faces Around WMC

Kyra Conover and Hannah Gould

October 4, 2019

This year, West Morris Central has eight new teachers. We are very excited for them to join us. If you have not had the chance to meet all of them, check them out!

Chromebooks, Worth It Or Not?

Dan Wall, Freelance Writer

October 22, 2018

  By Dan Wall, FreeLance Writer Many people, especially the seniors, are saying that the chromebooks are unnecessary. Multiple students stated they would have prefered the school put the money into a better resource, such as A/C. But, the freshman and underclassmen say that although A/C woul...

West Morris is 60! 1958-2018

West Morris is 60! 1958-2018

Jack Hyde

April 6, 2018

On the day after Labor Day, sixty years ago, a new school, in a newly created school district opened for the first time. All students were bussed, unless he or she lived within what was considered walking distance by the Board policy. The loading/unloading ramp in front was the first place where al...

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