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  • Patriots reach the promised land again

    Patriots reach the promised land again

    Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

    Call it the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. Call it the greatest collapse in Super Bowl history. Whatever you call it, the New England Patriots are now five time Super Bowl champions during the Tom Brady and Bill Belichick era. Arguably one of the most hated franchises in all of sports has won...

  • Failing New Year’s resolutions

    Failing New Year’s resolutions

    Shana Bigley, Out and About Editor

    Many people believe that because it is the start of the new year, they will be able to change their old ways in efforts to finally better themselves and acquire long term goals. But, do people really think that on January 1 they will become a more improved version of themselves than the day before, on Decembe...

    Photo courtesy: http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/happy-new-year-2017-quotes-images-wishes-new-year-greetings-4452825/

  • Show love all year, not just on Valentine’s Day

    Show love all year, not just on Valentine’s Day

    Shana Bigley, Out and About Editor

    Valentine’s Day is a national holiday celebrated to show your loved ones how much you care about them, often with flowers, chocolates, and jewelry. Although this is lovely to receive, one should not limit themselves to expressing their love on one holiday. Instead, one should make an appoint to show ...

    Photo courtesy: http://www.li-lacchocolates.com/Valentines-Day-Chocolates

Arts & Entertainment

“Guardians” in an action-packed summer opener

Kalleen Rose Ozanic Arts & Entertainment Editor

As a cult-follower of Marvel movies, I naturally love “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”. The film was fun, action-packed, and met every expectation I had. “GotGV2”’s...

June 12, 2017

“Always Sunny” has a bright future

June 12, 2017

  In the history of “The Echo’s” Arts and Entertainment section, there is a general lack of television reviews....

“Narcos” is an addicted, must-see show

June 12, 2017

“Narcos” is another TV original from Netflix: and it’s possibly their best yet. Created and produced by Chris Brancato,...

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Bucky's Backyard

June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017

Sweets for your Sweetie

Sweets for your Sweetie

February 10, 2017

Ingredients for bottom: 1 ½ regular batch of rice krispie treats 2 sticks melted butter (1 cup) 2 ½ cup powdered sugar 1...

Social media affecting society

Social media affecting society

February 1, 2017

Despite social media’s growing popularity, it remains a major influencer on the general public. Social media is an inte...

12 Days of gifts  for a special someone

12 Days of gifts for a special someone

December 23, 2016

For the gals: 12 Pair of Socks 11 Chocolate Bars 10 Months of Netflix 9 Pretty Scarves 8 Sets of Mac eyeshadow 7...

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Sports

The NBA Finals will not disappoint

The NBA Finals will not disappoint

Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

The 2016-2017 NBA Finals was not a difficult matchup to predict. In fact, most everybody expected this matchup to come for a third year in a row. The Cleveland Cavaliers, for a third straight...

June 12, 2017

Softball team made states

Softball team made states

June 12, 2017

The West Milford High School Softball team has had a phenomenal 2017 season, between the county tournaments, rivalry games,...

Baseball Team Advances

Baseball Team Advances

June 12, 2017

The West Milford High School Varsity Baseball Team’s season was surely an exciting ride. Led by coaches Jordan and Ryerson,...

Academic Life

NHS inducts newest members

Riley Babbitt Albert Bakunas Jillian Bennett Gabriella Butchel Benjamin Butcher Samantha Cuozzo Ally D’Angelo Eric Darnsteadt Daniel Dauber Melanie Dell’Olio Amanda...

June 14, 2017

Petrosillo named Teacher of the Year

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June 12, 2017

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” coming soon!

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” coming soon!

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

! The West Milford High School Theatre Club’s next production is well underway, and it’s shaping up to be another hit. This time around, the musical is “How to Succeed...

February 10, 2017

Getting Jazzy with the West Milford Jazz Band

Getting Jazzy with the West Milford Jazz Band

Amanda Roth, Staff Writer

After their performance at the Senior Choice Awards, we all know the West Milford Jazz Ensemble is an amazing group. Their music will leave you with your jaw-dropped. After...

February 10, 2017

Opinion

Trump hurts foreign relations

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

Despite America’s position as a world superpower, we cannot continue to thrive the way we have for the past hundred years without our allies. President Trump doesn’t seem to understand this, and as someone concerned...

June 12, 2017

Work for what you deserve

Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

The topic of whether or not anything and everything in life deserves a trophy or award at the end of any given event, regardless of skill or results is a contentious one. This issue does not come down to who wins...

June 12, 2017

Not just a girl thing:  Males struggle with body image issues as well

Not just a girl thing: Males struggle with body image issues as well

June 12, 2017

Similar to how girls worry about their weight -- weighing themselves to see if they are skinny enough, for instance--boys...

Dress codes miss the mark, objectify women

Dress codes miss the mark, objectify women

June 12, 2017

I believe, that as a member of the student body, I have a responsibility to myself to fully comprehend the rules set in place...

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Out and About

Thrive this Summer

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Backyard Editor

Now that school is almost over it’s time for tons of freedom, fun and games right? Once the summer begins, students have tons of time to do whatever they want, but you should also try to get some things accomplished over...

June 12, 2017

How to get lit this summer: According to Emerson

Emerson Figueroa, News Editor

    Ah, summer. That nice time of year filled with great weather, good vibes, and the best part--taking a break from school. Summer just has that vibe to it where you feel more active, more full of energy, and you just wan...

June 12, 2017

Monkey around at the comic book store

Monkey around at the comic book store

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

Earlier this year, another new addition came to the Bearfort Shopping Village in the form of Monkey Bizz Comics. The little comic book shop is on the raised level in the leftmost building in the Bearfort complex, right across...

June 12, 2017

New restaurant spices up Bearfort

New restaurant spices up Bearfort

June 12, 2017

News

Tragedy at Grande concert claims 22 lives

Jimmy Patton and Mackenzie Fuller

  A devastating and traumatizing event affected many lives during an Ariana Grande concert on May 22 at approximately 10:30 p.m. The tragedy occurred in Manchester, England, claiming the i...

June 12, 2017

London remains resilient after attack

London remains resilient after attack

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor in chief

Another terrorist attack has struck England, this time in their capital city, London. On June 3, an unmarked van came barreling down London bridge, plowing into several pedestrians. After crashing the...

June 12, 2017

Trump goes cold on the Paris Climate Accord

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

In September 2016, President Obama officially entered the United States into the Paris Climate Accord. The agreement, which would eventually be signed by all but two other UN-recognized nations, attempted...

June 12, 2017

Comey stirs political controversy

Comey stirs political controversy

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor in chief

President Donald Trump’s White House has been aswirl with leaks, rumors, and general confusion since inauguration. From controversial cabinet picks and a severely understaffed White House, to chaotic...

June 12, 2017

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The student news site of West Milford Township High School
The student news site of West Milford Township High School