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“Stage Door” recognized

April 13, 2012

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by Krysta HuberThree members of the WHS theater department were nominated for the 2012 Montclair State University Theater Awards. The awards, which recognize non-musical productions of high school theater, will be presented on...

Chorus travels abroad

April 13, 2012

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by Katherine FoxMembers of the WHS Choral department traveled to Austria and Italy over Spring Break to perform eight concerts in various locations throughout the countries, including St. Stephen’s Cathedral, St. Peter’...

Model-Tov

April 13, 2012

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by Julia QuellerIn an effort to promote health among both the models and the consumers of the fashion industry’s products, the Israeli government recently passed a groundbreaking law that sets strict guidelines for the model...

Wrecking ball rocks

March 19, 2012

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by Lizzy FischettiBruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball is one of his most experimental and enjoyable albums yet. This record has something for everyone, from the classic E Street Band sound to tracks featuring Rage Against the M...

“Have you heard of…?” Gina Minichino

March 16, 2012

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by Krysta HuberLocal artist and WHS graduate Gina Minichino is being featured in an art exhibit at the Pearl Street Gallery in Elizabeth, NJ until March 30, according to ucnj.org. The exhibit, entitled "Eat This!" features gi...

Students pursue performing arts

March 16, 2012

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by Julia QuellerThe inaugural class of the Union County Academy for Performing Arts, a specialized school that offers an alternative educational route for students interested in pursuing performing arts, will graduate at the e...

Pippin: Pure magic

March 16, 2012

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by Rachel Chodor​The WHS theater department presented its spring musical, Pippin, on March 8, 9 and 10 in the auditorium. The musical follows Pippin, played by junior Matt Lynn, and his struggle to find meaning in his life....

“Have you heard?”: The Rockefeller Tree keeps on giving

December 23, 2011

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by Sarah ChandlerWhen the lights come down and the famous tree is removed from its place overlooking ice skaters and tourists on Jan. 7, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will continue to spread its holiday cheer. The 75 yea...

Bracelets aid cancer fund

December 23, 2011

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by Kaitlyn FreySenior Ally Panton is currently designing, hand-making and selling red bracelets to raise money for the American Cancer Society.Panton is plans to send the money she raises to the American Cancer Society in January. Accord...

Decorating for funds

Julia Queller

December 23, 2011

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To raise money for the WHS fine arts department, students in art classes are currently decorating birdhouses for a January auction. The PTSO will sell the birdhouses during a silent auction this spring at the Westfield Ro...

Athletes sprint to the top of admissions

December 19, 2011

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by Liz KuehnCollege athletics are integral parts of the college experience because they add to school spirit and can increase schools’ reputations. However, in too many cases, college athletes are not held to the same stan...

The Ready Set wows at Webster Hall

November 28, 2011

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by Katherine JaruzelskiNot even the onset of bronchitis could stop Jordan Witzigreuter, the one-man band behind pop-rock outfit the Ready Set, from delivering an all-around energetic performance at Webster Hall in New York Cit...