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A hallmark of Ort's 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,...

“We Are West Morris”

Basil Iacampo, Director of Web Services + Staff Writer April 29, 2021
Click here to learn about West Morris Central, home to The Paw Newspaper, through the eyes of some of West Morris' former faculty members!
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...


The Model Minority Myth, and It’s Effect on the Current Racial Climate

Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Recently, the news has been awash with stories about violence against Asian-Americans. From the Bay Area attacks on Asian-American elders during Lunar New Year to the recent shooting in Atlanta, anti-Asian...

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!
Joseph R. Biden (left), accompanied by his wife Jill Biden (center) is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts (right). In his inaugural address, Biden tirelessly stressed the need for unity in America, calling on the people of the nation to band together in the face of unprecedented challenges occurring simultaneously. Photo credits: Stephen Voss for Politico.

Indivisible Inauguration: Biden Meets the Moment with Call for Unity Above All

Vincent Jiang, President of Journalism Club February 3, 2021

Joseph R. Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States of America at noon on January 20, 2021, and the inaugural address he delivered was striking. There was no soaring rhetoric, no...

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!
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...

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...

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...

President-elect Joe Biden (pictured) delivers his victory address from Wilmington, Delaware. In a historic victory over incumbent president Donald Trump, Biden won  the largest popular vote count ever in an election with sky-high turnout on both sides. Rather than a revolutionary beginning to a new era, Biden's win seems to signal more of a

History in the Making: Biden Wins 2020 Election, Closing the Book on the Era of Trump

Vincent Jiang November 9, 2020

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE — Joe Biden has been elected president of the United States of America, defeating incumbent president Donald Trump. After a tumultuous, yearslong campaign that culminated on November...

WMCHS Paw Print Poll: Biden Leads Trump with Slim Majority

WMCHS Paw Print Poll: Biden Leads Trump with Slim Majority

Vincent Jiang, Holly Branco, Liam Doherty, James Flanagan, Jack Greer, Rayna Katz, Joshua Kearstan, Justin Lee, and Emily Taylor November 2, 2020
As the nation prepares for a big day ahead, we questioned our students. Here's the results of The Paw's schoolwide poll for the 2020 Presidential Election.
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