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Plane crash kills seventy-one

Plane crash kills seventy-one

Jimmy Patto, Sports Editor

A horrible tragedy affected the soccer world on November 28. The Brazilian National Soccer team’s plane crashed just outside of Medellin, Columbia. Seventy-one lives were lost in the crash, supposedly...  Read More »

Dec 20

Chattanooga bus driver kills six children in crash

Chattanooga bus driver kills six children in crash

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Editor

Tragedy struck the town of Chattanooga, Tennessee due to the carelessness of bus driver Johnthony Walker. In Mid-November, after school at approximately 3:30 in the afternoon, Walker, a Woodmore Elementary...  Read More »

Dec 20

Video-sharing platform Vine to shut down

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Editor

Recently Internet viewers experienced an event defined by tragedy. On October 27, it was announced that Vine is soon being discontinued for several different reasons. One cause is the company that owns...  Read More »

Dec 20

West Milford woman killed in hit-and-run

West Milford woman killed in hit-and-run

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Editor

Police are asking for assistance in apprehending a hit-and-run driver. On the evening of November 7, 58 year-old Kelly Vaughn Chalkley was walking her dog in the Mount Laurel Park parking lot. At about...  Read More »

Dec 20

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Arts & Entertainment

Best Netflix shows to binge watch over break

Best Netflix shows to binge watch over break

Mackenzie Fuller, Op-Ed Editor

The time for a relaxing winter break full of sleep, food, and Netflix is arriving soon. A time where you can binge watch Netflix is a time of pure happiness. At least, until...  Read More »

Dec 20

The Doctor is in!

December 20, 2016

Fans who awaited the next Marvel installment, “Doctor Strange,” were not disappointed when they stormed theaters on the November 4 premiere. “Doctor Strange,” star...  Read More »

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

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

October 27, 2016

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...  Read More »

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Sports

Cubs clinch the World Series!

Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

The Chicago Cubs had not won a World Series in over a century-up until November 2. The fans of the Cubs had been dying for a World Series Championship ring since 1908. The curse of the billy...  Read More »

Dec 20

Wrestling Team ready to hit the mats!

Wrestling Team ready to hit the mats!

December 20, 2016

This year the West Milford Wrestling Team has 17 returning wrestlers and 13 new members looking to become a part of the family...  Read More »

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

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

October 28, 2016

Academic Life

Highlander Band supports NJ Devils

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Backyard Editor

Our Highlander Band is the embodiment of achievement at our high school. They always accomplish feats of which most other high schools never even dream. The New Jersey Devils,...  Read More »

Dec 20

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

Echoes in the Hall

12 Days of gifts  for a special someone

12 Days of gifts for a special someone

Emerson Figueroa, News Editor

For the gals: 12 Pair of Socks 11 Chocolate Bars 10 Months of Netflix 9 Pretty Scarves 8 Sets of Mac eyeshadow 7 Movie Tickets 6 Nail Polishes 5 Lula Roe Leggings 4 Bottles...  Read More »

Dec 23

Post holiday sales benefit shoppers

Shana Bigley, Out and About Editor

Although the best sales are arguably on Black Friday, don't put your wallet away once the holiday is over! After-Christmas sales are just as good -- if not better. While many may not...  Read More »

Dec 22

Celebrating Christmas around the world

Celebrating Christmas around the world

December 22, 2016

Over 160 countries celebrate Christmas. Of those 160 countries, many vary in traditions and celebrations. The United States...  Read More »

Highlander look alikes spotted!

Highlander look alikes spotted!

June 7, 2016

Why are YOU still single?

Why are YOU still single?

June 7, 2016

Are you lonely? According to many modern influences, the average teenager can be summed up in two ways: single or taken....  Read More »

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Opinion

Editorial: The holidays aren’t happy for everyone

Editorial: The holidays aren’t happy for everyone

Ms. Gargiulo and Mrs. Petrosillo

The Happiest Time of the Year isn’t a particularly happy time for everyone. Sadness is mixed in with the first snows, and blown in, tumbling along with heavy winter winds. It hides within the branches of Christmas...  Read More »

Dec 22

“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

June 7, 2016

As many residents of West Milford have noticed near the center of town, the structure starting to take shape behind town...  Read More »

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 »

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The student news site of West Milford Township High School