Hi's Eye

Teacher’s bind: day before break

Emily Finn and Sara Isser

December 22, 2017

Filed under Features

On this day before winter break, the holiday spirit around WHS is undeniable. Students are smiling, singing all of their favorite holiday tunes and anxiously waiting for the clock to strike 2:45 p.m. However, it’s not always easy...

College football title games provide classic matchups

Matt Meusel, R1 Features Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Features

Alabama-Clemson For the third straight season, Alabama and Clemson will square off in the College Football Playoff during the Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl semifinal.  After these two teams met in the championship games of 2016 and ’1...

Voices of Westfield

Chelsea Frisch, Sara Isser, Jessica Shih, Bridget Hyland, Nathalie Tucker, Madison Pena, Greta Frontero, Noelle Mesbah, and Haley Tomasso

December 20, 2017

Filed under Features, Hi's Eye

As 2017 comes to an end, change is all around us in Westfield: a new mayor, new Town Council members, and new ideas for this town. With this special edition, Hi's Eye is exploring this time of change. This post includes interviews w...

Exclusive Interview: Westfield’s Mayor-Elect

Rollins Terry, R3 Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017

Filed under Features, Hi's Eye

​As 2017 comes to an end, change is all around us in Westfield: a new mayor, new Town Council members, and new ideas for this town. With this special edition, Hi’s Eye is exploring this time of change. These six pages offe...

Star Wars arrives once again: Evolution of a galaxy far away

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports/News Editor

December 15, 2017

Filed under Features

When George Lucas’s Star Wars was set to hit the big screen in 1977, there was hardly an expectation of success. With an outlandish science-fiction plot, relatively unknown actors, experimental special effects and a low budget, Star ...

Senioritis already?

Sarah Fox, Business Manager/R3 News Editor

December 15, 2017

Filed under Features

It’s a Monday morning and senior Drew Fasano wakes up at 9 a.m. to roll into school for her first period of the day. Her day starts fourth period, having slept through her multiple free periods and gym off day. Her day c...

Star Wars arrives once again: What audiences can expect

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

December 15, 2017

Filed under Features

The return of the Star Wars franchise with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015 rejuvenated a fan base in hibernation since the disappointing prequel films. It returned Star Wars to a sky-high level of expectations. T...

Officer Savnik educates on addiction

Rollins Terry, R3 Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2017

Filed under Features

As the student resource officer at WHS, Officer Elizabeth Savnik seeks to help and protect students every day when she comes to work. Recently, this has meant speaking in numerous classes around the school about the resources th...

Star Wars arrives once again: Darth Vader toasters? Indeed

Noelle Mesbah, Web Editor

December 15, 2017

Filed under Features

A Star Wars makeup line, a BB8 cookie jar, Darth Vader toasters: It’s not hard to find virtually any product out there reimagined with a Star Wars-themed twist. The Star Wars franchise has always been able to turn a profit with fun ...

‘Magic Math’ dazzles

Jordan Sacher, R2 Sports/News Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Features

It’s 10 a.m. on a Friday in Room 184. Two groups of students - four girls, five boys - sit in circles working together on a probability problem. The details here are pretty advanced - they are trying to determine who will win...

WHS students on the job

Sarah Fox, Business Manager/R3 News Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Features

What’s it like to be a WHS student with a job? Let’s ask three of them: Hannah Mayer ’18 - Casa de Pizza “My favorite part of my job is my coworkers and the free food. When we aren’t very busy, it’s so fun t...

Counseling director explores college in Middle East

Olivia Morrison, Free-Lance Writer

December 8, 2017

Filed under Features

    Every year, some of the world’s most globally and culturally aware students flock to a uniquely inclusive university in the Middle East in order to receive a higher education. This past October, Westfield’s counseling ...