The Highland Echo

  • Highlander hockey starts slow

    Highlander hockey starts slow

    Jared Miller, Sports Editor

    After coming off of a fairly successful campaign last year, the West Milford Ice Hockey team looks to begin a new season. However, the season may come with some difficult obstacles that the team will need to overcome. At the conclusion of last year’s season, a total of nine seniors graduated, including...

    Photo Courtesy: Lors Photography

  • Students honor fallen veterans

    Students honor fallen veterans

    Kalleen Rose Ozanic, Editor in Chief

    Perhaps you have heard about two of West Milford’s most committed community members, Evan LeMay and Matt Hoffman. I’m sure you’ve seen their collection jars in your classrooms or at the local Sit n’ Chat diner or heard their messages on the morning announcements. Recently, LeMay and Hoffman...

  • Hanukkah brings traditional fun

    Hanukkah brings traditional fun

    Jared Miller, Sports editor

    The origin of Hanukkah is a very interesting tale. At around the time of 160 BC, a Jewish group called the Maccabees fought a war against the powerful Greeks. The Maccabees were heavily outnumbered and had to do everything that they could to defend the city of Jerusalem. The small group of Maccabees...

  • Don’t WRECK the Holidays.

    Don’t WRECK the Holidays.

    Kelly Brennan, Arts and Entertainment Editor

    While the holiday season brings along many festivities, family engagements, and jolliness, it can also result in people overindulging in various bad habits, which for some, brings around several heavily alcohol influenced months. As website Guardian Interlock pointed out, “During the holidays, people...

    Infographic courtesy of Kelly Brennan

Review: “Thor” rebuffs Marvel mainstream
Rapper Lil Peep dies due to overdose

Rapper Lil Peep dies due to overdose

December 18, 2017

The music industry is mourning the loss of Gustav Åhr, born on November 6, 1996 in Long Island, New York, known to the rap...

Review: “The Punisher” is a risky success

Review: “The Punisher” is a risky success

December 18, 2017

Gory, intense, thrilling, but thought-out and emotional. These are all words that the sixth Marvel Netflix series, “The...

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Faculty serves community

December 18, 2017

In West Milford, the season of giving is truly upon us. With the holidays so near, it warms the heart to see West Milford...

Marching Band wins States!

Marching Band wins States!

November 13, 2017

The band returned amid  sirens and lights blaring from its police and firetruck escort as the buses wended their way from...

Spooktacular is scarily successful!

Spooktacular is scarily successful!

November 13, 2017

Creepy ghouls, scary ghosts, goblins and trolls filled the high school parking lot.  They ran around screaming.  They darted...

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Wrestling season underway
Devils are on fire on fire on the ice!

Devils are on fire on fire on the ice!

November 13, 2017

It has been a long five seasons for New Jersey fans, as the Devils have had little success in the past few years. They are...

Yankees find end of season success: Fall short of season success

Yankees find end of season success: Fall short of season success

November 13, 2017

When the Major League Baseball season started in early Spring, the Yankees were looked upon as a rebuilding team. With a...

You’ve been accepted!

Coffee has pros and cons

December 18, 2017

After getting up for school at an ungodly hour, many high school students start the day with a cup of coffee. Teenagers have...

Passes need to go

November 13, 2017

At the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, there were some new rules and adjustments to the everyday routines of going...

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Shanon’s offers a slice of heaven
Let Thai Jasmine Spice Up Your Life

Let Thai Jasmine Spice Up Your Life

November 13, 2017

Olympic scandal: Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag
List of accused keeps growing
BLU offers options
Waking from a dream: DACA Revoked
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The student news site of West Milford Township High School
The student news site of West Milford Township High School