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

“Venom” hits home with audiences

“The Good Place” promotes deeper thought

November 21, 2018

Morality is an important factor in social and cultural discourse; or rather, the conflict of morality is a key element of...

“Sierra Burgess” loses out

November 21, 2018

Antiquated in its literary origins and antiquated in its stereotypes and cliched plot, “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” lacked...

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Fall silent for fellow students

May 9, 2018

The first Day of Silence was organized in 1996 by a group of 150 students at the University of Virginia after being given...

Filling up Empty Bowls

Filling up Empty Bowls

May 3, 2018

This year’s seventh annual Empty Bowls fundraiser was a major success! Empty Bowls is an international event with the goal...

Senior Choice Awards were a smash!

Senior Choice Awards were a smash!

May 3, 2018

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Devils season off to a fiery start

Devils season off to a fiery start

November 21, 2018

After a long four months of waiting, New Jersey Devils hockey is back! Following a successful season in which the team made...

WMPQ ice hockey seeking success

WMPQ ice hockey seeking success

November 21, 2018

The West Milford High School ice hockey team struggled last season. Plagued with injuries and facing excellent competition...

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High school athletes overworked

High school athletes overworked

November 20, 2018

Sports are enjoyed by high school students across the country, but sometimes they have a negative impact on students. According...

Math offers options

December 18, 2017

All students have to take compulsory math classes throughout their educational careers, ranging from algebra, to geometry...

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Perusing pizza parlors
Try the new java joint

Try the new java joint

February 14, 2018

Murphy sworn into office
Olympics open in PyeongChang
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