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PARCC it: The test is back

Lindsay Freidenrich, Business Manager/ R3 News Editor

March 2, 2018

Filed under News

This year, WHS will be taking a new approach to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, otherwise known as the PARCC test. New policies regarding scheduling as well as student participation in the test h...

Fitting the mold: Photo editing takes over WHS

Sarah Fox and Bridget Hyland

March 1, 2018

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Shrink the waist. Erase the acne. Whiten the teeth. Shape the arms. Welcome to the age of DIY photo editing. In this technologically-advanced, social media-driven society, every picture is a good picture with countless phot...

“We usually don’t get a lot of fans”

Nathalie Tucker, R3 Features Editor

February 12, 2018

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It’s a Monday afternoon and the WHS girls basketball team, led by senior Molly Ryan, has just beaten one of its biggest rivals, Cranford. Yet, even though this is one of the most important games of the season, the stands are...

Movies 2017

Eve Crandall, Iris Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

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Every time, it’s the same routine. I buy my ticket, get some popcorn and Cherry Coke and sit down in the theater early enough to watch every trailer. Sometimes I go with friends, but I don’t mind going alone. Often, I’ll have a...

When it comes to MUN, WHS is consistently No. 1. Why?

Rollins Terry, R3 Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

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In early January, 181 WHS students attended the annual YMCA Model United Nations (MUN) Conference in Hershey, PA. Led by history teacher Mr. Daniel Farabaugh and English teacher Mr. David Della Fera, they won more than 20 awards, ...

Trump supporters stand by him

Chelsea Frisch, R1 Op-Ed Editor

January 23, 2018

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Tomorrow will mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. From rallies to protests, some may wonder: Have people’s views on Trump changed after a year of his presidency? Trump have not changed ...

Students feel the mental toll

Eve Crandall and Noelle Mesbah

January 23, 2018

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​President Donald Trump has fulfilled his promise to shake things up. One year after his inauguration, it seems there are new debates every day involving Trump’s words and actions. Often, these new development...

‘It’s almost normal to Juul here’

Greta Frontero, R2 Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2018

Filed under Hi's Eye, News

A 12th-grade WHS female said she doesn’t bring her Juul to school, but will use someone else’s if the opportunity arises. “If we have a substitute in a certain class or if we aren’t doing anything important, it’s not ...

Net neutrality repeal raises web-access questions

Chelsea Frisch and Noelle Mesbah 

December 22, 2017

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Net neutrality. This term has exploded across social media platforms in the past few weeks, but remained in the shadows to most internet users before Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to re...

The spirit of giving: WHS students hit the streets with $10

Olivia Morrison and Madison Pena

December 22, 2017

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“General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often, it’s not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it’s alw...

Girls question role in workplace amid controversy

Emily Finn and Samantha Forcht

December 20, 2017

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It’s Nov. 29 at 9 a.m. WHS senior Julia Friss sits in her homeroom scrolling through her phone while the morning announcements pipe through the classroom speakers. As she is looking at her phone, she sees an alert that one of h...

Three-peat: A football dynasty returns

Lucy Gretsky and Jessica Shih

December 20, 2017

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It’s official: For the first time in 40 years, Westfield football is once again a dynasty. WHS students get ready to celebrate a state championship win. Photo courtesy of Varsity Vantage. In the North Jersey Section 2...