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West Morris Relay Committee at the Luminaria Ceremony. Image Courtesy of WM Relay.

West Morris Relays Despite Distance

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

The annual West Morris Relay For Life was held on Sunday May 23rd at West Morris Mendham High School. This event included both in person and remote elements to accommodate the West Morris School District’s...

The Band and Orchestra Room, spaced to follow social distancing guidelines.

Mid-Year Music Department Shenanigans

Sarah Garcia, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

If you have heard them during gym class or amongst the after-school sports in the evening, you know that a pandemic can’t stop West Morris Central musicians from making music! Lately, the West Morris...

A Closer Look at WMC’s Electives

Gabriella Nowak February 16, 2021

It’s that time of year again, the time when the scheduling meetings begin as students consider their options for classes next year. However, students often don’t have a good idea of all the classes...

Document showcasing and describing the projects from last semester's Pursuing Happiness class.

Pursuing Happiness: A New Elective at WMC

Sarah Garcia, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

Pursuing Happiness, a one-semester elective dedicated to learning and implementing strategies to boost happiness and relieve stress, debuted this year at West Morris Central after a successful year being...

West Morris is transitioning to two cohorts. Here's what you need to know.

A Tale of Two Cohorts: The West Morris Update

Basil Iacampo, Director of Web Services + Staff Writer February 8, 2021
West Morris Regional High School District is transitioning to two cohorts. Here's what you need to know!
Hope for a Brighter Future: WMC Student New Years’ Resolutions

Hope for a Brighter Future: WMC Student New Years’ Resolutions

Gabriella Nowak, School News Editor January 8, 2021

The ball dropped in New York City’s Times Square, signaling the new year to its audience of empty streets and restaurants. The only celebration that can be heard was the howling wind which encourages...

Two examples of instrument PPE, a WMC bell cover and woodwind bag.

Clubs and COVID: How WMC Adapts

Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

As the 2nd marking period comes into full swing, so do all of the clubs and activities that are the mark of an active school community. In the same way as academic classes have had to adapt to new protocols,...

The official Central Theatre logo.

Theatre in a Global Pandemic: “The Show(s) must Go On!”

Gabriella Nowak, School News Editor November 25, 2020

With the closing of Broadway due to the ongoing pandemic, actors have been struggling as they have been inhibited in their ways of sharing their art with the world. However, here at West Morris Central,...

NHS advisors Mrs. Donlon and Mr. Cinotti introduce this year's Induction Ceremony, viewed on a school Chromebook.

National Honor Society’s Virtual Induction Ceremony

Sarah Garcia, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

On the evening of November 11, this year’s National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held virtually via a Youtube video that was linked on the homepage of West Morris Central High School’s website....

All 5 nominees from left to right are Kayleigh Walsh, Chelsey Cochrane, Juliette Montesino, Aidan Commerford and Bridget Tierney

WMC’s Homecoming Queen 2020

Kristen Hedworth, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

Homecoming 2020 looked different than any homecoming game before, but that does not mean that the WMC tradition of choosing a Homecoming Queen will change. The students have voted, and our five candidates...

West Morris' Newest Faculty!

West Morris’ Newest Faculty!

Basil Iacampo, Director of Web Services + Staff Writer October 19, 2020
West Morris Regional has always been great at seeking out teachers, and this year is no different. This past July and August, new teachers were added to the roster, all while embracing a new learning environment. The Paw had the opportunity to interview them all—here’s a little bit about them!

WMC’s Long-Awaited Return to Fall Sports

Sarah Garcia, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

This fall, most sports have been given the go-ahead to continue their season with modified rules to accommodate for maximum safety of everyone involved. New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s...

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