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Donald Trump Dominates Polls

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Backyard Editor

At first, we all thought Donald Trump running for president was nothing but a joke in the year 2014 when he announced he was running for president. Two years later and he is the leading Republican in ou...  Read More »

April 29, 2016

Cell phone connected to disappearance of teen boys being disputed

Christian Hanson, Out and About Editor

Two boys, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, each fourteen years old, were seemingly lost at sea in June of 2015 .  Eight months later, on March 18, evidence was found that could help give clues as to the...  Read More »

April 29, 2016

23-Year-old poses as high schooler

Alex Gargiulo, Arts and Entertainment Editor

In late February, a 23-year -old Ukrainian immigrant was discovered to be posing as an 18-year-old schoolboy in a Pennsylvania high school by the name “Asher Potts.” The man, whose given name was Artur...  Read More »

March 24, 2016

Slightly less exciting Tuesday takes place

Christian Hanson, Out and About Editor

It’s not hard to see that this election is one giant mess. It’s been turned into a reality t.v. show and the Internet has turned everything into a stupid meme. However, as we approach Election Day,...  Read More »

March 24, 2016

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Arts & Entertainment

“Batman vs. Superman” is all hype and no substance

Christian Hanson, Out and About Editor

The movie that was an attempt to save the DC Cinematic Universe is a mediocre experience at best. “Batman vs. Superman” was the lead-up film to the new “Justice League”...  Read More »

June 7, 2016

“10 Cloverfield Lane” is a satisfying, suspenseful thriller

June 7, 2016

I don’t really like horror movies-- I’m not sure if that’s weird or anything, they’ve just never appealed to me....  Read More »

“Pandemic”: the lackluster zombie apocalypse film

June 7, 2016

With the future of a bleak America being sensationalized in seemingly tons of apocalypse genre in books and movie, the new...  Read More »

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Sports

Track makes championships!

Kalleen Rose Ozanic, Staff Writer

Sometimes screams of “Go! Go! Go faster!” are all you can hear. Sometimes the screams are so loud all you feel is your teammates’ support. Of course, I speak of the West Milford Track and...  Read More »

June 7, 2016

Baseball team solidifies a win in Semi-finals

June 7, 2016

The West Milford baseball team has put in a lot of hard work and dedication this season to end the spring with a 12-11 record....  Read More »

Paulino takes title

June 7, 2016

Senior Chris Paulino of West Milford High School’s Golf Team bested the defending champion to win the individual Passaic...  Read More »

Academic Life

Monego named Teacher of the Year

Christian Hanson, Out and About Editor

June 7, 2016

NHS induction celebrates academic success in dedicated juniors

Tara Meany, Editor-In-Chief

Congratulations to the students who have been inducted into the National Honor Society. This organization represents leadership, scholarship, service, and character both within...  Read More »

June 7, 2016

Students inducted into the World Language National Honor Society

Tara Meany, Editor-in-Chief

While many high schoolers have not yet had the chance to travel around the world, students in the World Language program at our school have had the opportunity to learn ab...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

Celebrating the arts in West Milford

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Backyard Editor

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 »

April 29, 2016

Echoes in the Hall

Highlander look alikes spotted!

Highland Echo Staff

June 7, 2016

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 »

June 7, 2016

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

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

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

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 »

June 7, 2016

Cyberbullying redefines harassment: Letter to the Editor

Olivia Dell'Olio, Staff Writer

Every October (the official Cyberbullying Awareness month), schools across the country illicit the help of public speakers and educational videos to alert their students of what cyberbullying is, attempting to make a substa...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

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 »

“Helicopter parents” may do more harm than good

March 24, 2016

A ‘helicopter parent’ is defined, according to the dictionary, as “a parent who takes an overprotective or excessive...  Read More »

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