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Chromebooks, Worth It Or Not?

Dan Wall, Freelance Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under School Updates

  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...

Should Students Be Allowed to Leave School During IRT?

Should Students Be Allowed to Leave School During IRT?

Tyler Antonelle, Paw Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under School Updates, Showcase, Showcase 2

Certainly a controversial topic among the students here at West Morris Central High School is whether or not they should be able to leave school during IRT. There are many pros and cons to this subject. Ultimately, it is a matter of whether the students can be responsible and trustworthy. Despite all of...

WMC Hosts Its First Dance-A-Thon

Theresa Harvey, Assistant Webmaster

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, School Updates, Showcase

The First ever Dance- A-Thon will be taking place on  April 13th, from 7pm to 11pm at West Morris Central. This is a four hour event where students will dance and participate in many other activities such as cornhole, can jam, limbo, tug-of-war, along with many other things to keep everyone busy fo...

West Morris is 60! 1958-2018

West Morris is 60! 1958-2018

Jack Hyde

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, School Updates, Showcase

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...

We Went to School on Senior Skip Day

We Went to School on Senior Skip Day

Elizabeth Jasek and Ashley Lutz

January 22, 2018


Filed under School Updates

It has been a tradition at West Morris Central for seniors to skip a day of school to go on an adventure or sleep in for a few extra hours. A day is specifically chosen by the senior class and most seniors participate. In the past years seniors have decided to add a day to spring or winter break, tak...

Be Committed and Commit to College!

Be Committed and Commit to College!

Katelyn Kulfan, Broadcast Director

January 19, 2018


Filed under Features, School Updates

Senior year is always an important time during a student’s high school career. It is the year of all the “lasts”, applying to colleges, and committing to colleges. Committing to college is a huge decision that many seniors need to make, since it determines where they will be spending the next ...

Students and Faculty are going wild over the new cell phone rules

Theresa Harvey and Katelyn Kulfan, Assistant Webmaster and Broadcast Director

October 27, 2017


Filed under 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...

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...

WMC’s Zen Zone: What’s it All About?

Julia Timan

April 27, 2017


Filed under School Updates

WMC’s Zen Zone, located in the spot of the old IB room, offers resources and classes to students to help solve a range of stressful problems, from not ot getting enough sleep to having an overwhelming workload. At the Zen Zone there is a variety of classes and programs, run by Ms. Cartier and Mr. Macz...

WMC Host Our Third College Fair of the Year

Maddie Shiembob and Marie Takacs, Fundraising Chairpeople

December 22, 2016


Filed under School Updates

WMC held its third college fair of the year. Colleges from across the nation were there for the students to understand the variety of schools to choose. Bigger schools like University of South Carolina and University of Delaware attended as well as smaller schools like Green Mountain College and College...

Are You Truly Receiving the Type of Fish You Order at Restaurants, or a Cheap Substitute?

Julia Timan

December 19, 2016


Filed under Features, School Updates

Most people who have ever ordered any type of fish or sushi at a restaurant have probably wondered if they were actually being served the the species they ordered. Four AP bio students at WMC, senior Matthew Hartmann, junior Meghan Donohue, junior Paige Ruschke, and junior Emma Van Kooy, are putting this...

West Morris Central Increasing Technology

West Morris Central Increasing Technology

Jeffrey Millet, Sports Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under News, School Updates

Come 2015, West Morris Central will implement an interesting and new way to pay for lunch along with many other items. Each student will be given an account for the school, in which parents put money on a debit or credit card for their own children to purchase food. On each students ID, there are...

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