Hi's Eye

From Egypt to WHS

Danny Bracco, R3 Sports Editor

October 20, 2017

For the past 14 years of his life, Mazen Abu-Alainin has lived in Cairo, surrounded by the rich history and culture that Egypt has to offer. Now he is walking the halls of WHS, observing American culture and making lots of ...

‘Mom… I mean Ms…’

Greta Frontero, R2 Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017

Typically, students spend the first two months of school getting to know their teachers’ personalities and particular teaching styles. However, some WHS students have known one of their teachers for years. The reason is simple—...

Student band gets jazzy

Noelle Mesbah, Web Editor

October 13, 2017

From funky tunes at Rock ’n’ Joe to jazz standards at the Farmers Market, student-led band Dominant 7 took this past summer by storm. The band, made up of seniors Lucy Ritter, Josh Markowitz, Ben Mizrach, Catherine Moore, Ben K...

Spotlight On: Class of 2030

Chelsea Frisch and Anna Masciandaro

October 13, 2017

OCTOBER 13, 2017

Town Book Store is getting lit(erature)

Bridget Hyland, R1 Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2017

In 1934, a small bookstore opened in downtown Westfield. Now, 83 years later, The Town Book Store is one of the last two independent bookstores in Union County. Ms. Anne Laird started working at the Town Book Store as a clerk wh...

My brother, whose story feels unfinished

Sam Tooley

September 29, 2017

During the early-morning hours of Aug. 28, WHS graduate Jake Tooley passed away in a fire at his home on Prospect Street in Westfield. Jake, a 2016 alum, was 19 years old.      Hi’s Eye would like to honor his life by allowing his o...

New Jersey’s hidden gems

June 11, 2016

JUNE 10, 2016

This is real, this is me, this is my Finsta… You just can’t see it

Kate Seaman

June 11, 2016

   Do you want your friends to see the real you? The “you” beyond the posed and filtered pictures posted on Instagram? There is a solution: Get a Finsta.    Nearly half of Instagram users ages 13–17 have a “Finstagram” (fake Instagram) in ...

Avocado aficionado

Hailey Reilly

May 13, 2016

Avocados: they’re mean, green, taste bud-pleasing machines. Avocados are the Superman of fruit—high in vitamins and potassium, and good for your cholesterol. And it doesn’t hurt that they taste amazing. Used in entrées, ...

Sensational smoothies

Shanna Kelly 

May 13, 2016

Looking for a healthy way to kick off your day? Try a fruit smoothie. If you know me, you know that I have a smoothie cup in my hand every day at school. I admit, I am a little obsessed. My family has invested in no fe...

Legacy of Latin

Rowan Oberman

May 6, 2016

Friday, 06 May 2016 08:30 Gas was $1. Ronald Reagan was president, hairspray and break dancing were all the rage. While so much has changed since the mid-1980s, one thing has remained constant: Each year all the seniors in Latin IV ...

Senior Projects: Choosing your own unique curriculum 

Carly McDevitt

May 6, 2016

The Senior Project is a WHS tradition at the end of the year in which seniors choose almost anything to do a project on for English class. While this is a fun way to end senior year, the purpose of this project is to do somet...