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Pokémon GO craze takes over the US and beyond

Pokémon GO craze takes over the US and beyond

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Backyard Editor

The Pokémon Company and Niantic released a game in early July that created a new obsession among people of all ages. Pokémon GO is an app about training Pokémon, joining teams, battling gyms and trying...  Read More »

Oct 27

Hurricane Matthew claims many lives

Hurricane Matthew claims many lives

Shana Bigley, Out and About Editor

Hurricane Matthew originated from a tropical wave off the African coast in late September. Once Matthew reached the eastern Caribbean, it became identified as a hurricane and quickly escalated, reaching...  Read More »

Oct 27

Local toddler fights cancer: Benny Rudy’s Battalion

Local toddler fights cancer: Benny Rudy’s Battalion

Eliana Corinne Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

The West Milford community was shocked and saddened when, on July 10th of this past summer, local toddler Benny Rudy was diagnosed with lung cancer. At only two and a half years old, a 4 inch germ tumor ...  Read More »

Oct 27

Kaepernick’s actions criticized

Kaepernick’s actions criticized

Jimmy Patton, Sport's Editor

As most Americans probably know already, football fans or not, Colin Kaepernick, the backup quarterback to Blaine Gabbert, started some controversy recently by sitting during the national anthem. Widespread...  Read More »

Oct 27

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Arts & Entertainment

“Middle School”: The worst movie adaptation of my life

“Middle School”: The worst movie adaptation of my life

Nicolas Belcaro, Staff Writer

If there’s one thing that comes close to my love of a good book, it’s my hatred for a bad book adaptation, even more so if it is a book I like. So when I saw the trailer...  Read More »

Oct 27

“Girl on the Train” barely  leaves the station

“Girl on the Train” barely leaves the station

October 27, 2016

Film isn’t always easy to decipher; Sometimes an unskilled director will fail to properly convey meaning, leaving their...  Read More »

The evolution of Kanye West as an artist

The evolution of Kanye West as an artist

October 27, 2016

In 2004, before most of us reached the first grade, Kanye West debuted “The College Dropout.” This was his first big...  Read More »

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Sports

Girls Soccer advances to finals by beating Wayne Valley 1-0

Girls Soccer advances to finals by beating Wayne Valley 1-0

Oct 28

Congrats to the Field Hockey team on winning the Passaic County Tournament Crown!

Congrats to the Field Hockey team on winning the Passaic County Tournament Crown!

October 28, 2016

On October 14, 2016, the West Milford Varsity Girls’ Field Hockey team won the double-overtime game versus Pompton Lakes...  Read More »

Gymnastics team clinches Passaic County Championship

Gymnastics team clinches Passaic County Championship

October 27, 2016

The West Milford Gymnastics Team is a family. In which everyone is assured a position within a welcoming and supportive team,...  Read More »

Academic Life

Newspaper and Yearbook students attend the informative and fun Garden State Scholastic Press Association conference at Rutgers, accompanied by advisers Jennifer Metcalf, Carol...  Read More »

Oct 28

West Milford High School Concert Choir was selected as one of five finalists from choirs in all of New York and New Jersey to open for the band Foreigner.

Oct 28

Seven with Shenise

Seven with Shenise

Rob Schaeffer, Academic Life Editor

1) What made you want to become a gym teacher? “I liked the fact that there were certain individuals [who] were turned off to Phys Ed, [who] were intimidated by...athletes,...  Read More »

Oct 28

Team Sharon’s Kids crushes competition

Team Sharon’s Kids crushes competition

Ellie Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

Teachers and students came out for a battle of the brains on October 18 for West Milford’s very first pub-style trivia night. It was a fierce competition, but team Sharon’s...  Read More »

Oct 28

Echoes in the Hall

Highlander look alikes spotted!

Highlander look alikes spotted!

Highland Echo Staff

Jun 7

Why are YOU still single?

Why are YOU still single?

Kalleen Rose Ozanic, Staff Writer

Are you lonely? According to many modern influences, the average teenager can be summed up in two ways: single or taken. For the lonesome of us, single is your thing. It’s your comfort...  Read More »

Jun 7

Looking to lose? Go slow…

Looking to lose? Go slow…

May 2, 2016

When the New Year started, the influx of people looking to lose weight becomes so massive that gyms became bombarded. Now...  Read More »

Finding that sweet summer job

Finding that sweet summer job

May 2, 2016

While the weather may still be a bit chilly in the mornings, summer is coming around the corner sooner than you may thin...  Read More »

Celebrating the arts in West Milford

Celebrating the arts in West Milford

April 29, 2016

On the night of April 5th, the community of West Milford gathered together to attend the 24th annual West Milford District Arts Festival. The wonderful art, music, an...  Read More »

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Opinion

“Access Hollywood” Video reveals Trump’s misogyny

“Access Hollywood” Video reveals Trump’s misogyny

Olivia Dell’Olio, Staff Writer

Just two days before the second presidential debate took place, “The Washington Post” released a video captured on tape by the television program “Access Hollywood”, recording a conversation between Billy...  Read More »

Oct 28

New township library is vital for the whole community

New township library is vital for the whole community

Tara Meany, Editor-In-Chief

As many residents of West Milford have noticed near the center of town, the structure starting to take shape behind town hall is actually our new library. Set to be finished in October later this year, this new...  Read More »

Jun 7

Cyberbullying redefines harassment: Letter to the Editor

Cyberbullying redefines harassment: Letter to the Editor

May 2, 2016

Every October (the official Cyberbullying Awareness month), schools across the country illicit the help of public speakers and...  Read More »

No PARRC’ing: Editorial

No PARRC’ing: Editorial

April 29, 2016

  The PARCC is a wonderful state test brought to you by the magnificent state of New Jersey. When it came to Wes...  Read More »

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