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

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” disappoints fans
“The Bachelor”… reality or reality television?

“The Bachelor”… reality or reality television?

February 14, 2018

Could starring in a reality show lead to true love, or is it all just a hoax? “The Bachelor” is a reality television...

Review: “The End of the World” starts an arc

Review: “The End of the World” starts an arc

February 14, 2018

I find that popular shows that the public deems binge-worthy are often more addictive than they are quality material. I save...

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Planning for prom on a budget

February 14, 2018

With prom season approaching fast, students are rapidly trying to put together their extravagant outfits for the big event....

Dive into the school musical

December 18, 2017

      Unless you’ve been living under the sea, you already know that this year’s spring play is “The Little Mermaid,” the musical-adapt...

Students need more school spirit

December 18, 2017

We are a school with over 1,100 students, and the amount of school spirit and energy that is being carried right now is pretty...

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Fencing makes a comeback!
Crimson Tide rolls over Bulldogs

Crimson Tide rolls over Bulldogs

February 14, 2018

and there was no better way to kick it off than with the top four teams in the country going for the ultimate prize in all...

WMHS Bowling has been rollin’

WMHS Bowling has been rollin’

February 14, 2018

The West Milford High School Bowling teamhas been on fire, successfully finishing the regular season at 36-20 points in their...

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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Try the new java joint
Shanon’s offers a slice of heaven

Shanon’s offers a slice of heaven

November 13, 2017

Murphy sworn into office
Olympics open in PyeongChang
Olympic scandal: Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag
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