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Sports Spring Back Into Action

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor March 15, 2023

As winter sports have come to a close, the net is up around the turf and the fences are out in the outfields; that only means one thing at WMC; it is time for the spring sports season. Spring athletes...

Will Mr. Central Return To Stage This Year?

Will Mr. Central Return To Stage This Year?

Maddie Lamb, Editor-in-cheif March 13, 2023

For the past three years, Mr. Central, a popular WMC tradition, has either been canceled or held in an alternative format. Three years ago, it was canceled due to COVID. Two years ago, it was a part of...

Student Athlete Spotlight: Michael Hare

Student Athlete Spotlight: Michael Hare

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor March 10, 2023

West Morris Central wrestling just closed out one of their most successful seasons in recent history. Senior Michael Hare had his own success and contributed to the team. He was 19-9 on the season (excluding...

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Winter Sports Recap

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor March 3, 2023

The winter sports season has come to a close and WMC found success on the court, in the pool, on the mat, on the ice and around the track. Boy’s Basketball Seeing success yet again, the boys...

WMC Ice Hockey team poses with trophy after winning Haas Cup (

The Pack Goes Back To Back: WMC Ice Hockey Wins Haas Cup

Maddie Lamb, Editor-in-chief February 16, 2023

One year ago the West Morris Central Ice Hockey team did what no one thought was possible and won The Haas Cup after having a record of 0-14-1 the prior year. To start off this season they had one goal,...

Winning teams of boys and girls high school brackets at 3v3 tournament (Jen Sheppard)

The Lady Kittens Claw Their Way to Victory and Back To Back is Back

Maddie Lamb, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2023

Every year the West Morris Central (WMC) boys basketball team runs a 3v3 tournament for middle school and high school students. The event is completely run by the boys basketball team and their families,...

Bell singing at Battle of the Bands. Photo courtesy to Aoife Bell.

Student Artist Spotlight: Aoife Bell

Evelyn Oravez, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2023

There are an astounding number of clubs and extracurriculars that students can take part in here at West Morris Central, in about a dozen different subject areas. But beyond pre-existing activities, another...

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Student Athlete Spotlight: Carly Gleason

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor January 31, 2023

Carly Gleason has been a key part of the WMC girls basketball team not only this season but the last three years. Gleason is crucial on both sides of the ball helping propel the Wolfpack to a 10-4 record.  Gleason's...

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Michael Campanaro Earns 100 Wins

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

West Morris wrestling history was made by senior captain Michael Campanaro. He joined a small group of elite wrestlers who have earned 100 wins in their careers. Campanaro is the tenth wrestler in WMC...

Student Artist Spotlight: Maya Janssen

Student Artist Spotlight: Maya Janssen

Evelyn Oravez, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2023

So many of the most celebrated members of extracurriculars and sports here at WMC are, understandably, upperclassmen. Seniors are both the most experienced students and the ones with the least time left...

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WMC Wrestling Takes Down the Competition

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor January 24, 2023

The wrestling team brought back another championship to WMC this year. After beating Roxbury 48-30 they secured a conference championship crown. This title is their first in five years and tenth in program...

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WMC Honors Ms. Grasso!

Evelyn Oravez, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2023

Each year, West Morris Central High School honors two faculty members through the NJ District of Education’s Governor’s Educator of the Year Recognition Program. A panel of administrators, teachers,...

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