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

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Review: “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”

December 18, 2018

One of Netflix’s newer shows, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” has developed a following as of late, and viewers were...

Review: “Creed 2” lives up to the hype

December 18, 2018

After the first trailer hit the internet, there was plenty of excitement for the return of Adonis Creed to the big screen...

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Nostalgic attractions delights visitors
Ciao, bella! Italian class welcomes a visitor

Classic holiday treats everyone can enjoy

December 18, 2018

The start of the holiday is often recognized by the beginning of the stores selling candy canes--usually when the Halloween...

PALS bond in the woods

November 26, 2018

The November 14 annual PALs trip to Fairview Camp spurred team-bonding activities in the cold wilerness. The group enjoyed...

Class of ’19 Senior wall

November 21, 2018

Above: The class of 2019 made their mark. Photos Courtesy: Jimmy Patton

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Newly merged team trying to meld
Final Four enter college playoffs

Final Four enter college playoffs

December 18, 2018

In the fifth year of the College Football Playoff, the games look as entertaining as ever. With traditional powerhouses playing,...

Highlanders shooting for county title

Highlanders shooting for county title

December 18, 2018

Ranked 13th in the state, the West Milford will look to chase down a county title under John Finke. Entering this year,...

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Nike fails in corporate activism

November 20, 2018

After being launched into the international spotlight two years ago due to his initial decision to kneel during “The Star-Spangled...

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...

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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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The student news site of West Milford Township High School
The student news site of West Milford Township High School