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New Zealand mosque massacre provokes gun reform

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

White supremacist and gunman Brenton Tarrant streamed live footage on social media while he killed 50 people in New Zealand’s deadliest massacre March 15. Tarrant opened fire in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, usin...

Travel influencers fake it until they make it

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News, Uncategorized

Traveling to the world’s most exotic destinations and sporting designer merchandise used to be privileges limited to the wealthy. But a generation of tech-savvy entrepreneurs revolutionized the travel, fashion and beauty indu...

West Essex Staff Members win State-Wide Awards

By Chase Morrone, News Editor

March 27, 2019

Filed under News

Three West Essex educators and staff members earned high praise from the school and the state this spring. Athletic Department Director Secretary Marion McGuinness received the Directors of Athletics Association of New Jersey's Admini...

Music students look forward to upcoming Disney trip

By Olivia Lieberman, News Editor

March 25, 2019

Filed under News, School News

The chorus, band and orchestra are traveling to Walt Disney World to participate in workshops and perform in front of other schools from Mar. 29 to April 2. The trip takes place every four years, and the students have the oppor...

Why W.E. love Albo

February 22, 2019

Filed under News, School News

In honor of beloved substitute Mr. Albanese's 50th anniversary of teaching at West Essex, we asked students and teachers to share the reasons they love him.    

NAHS creates portraits for refugee children

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under News, School News

  The National Art Honor Society participated in the annual Memory Project, where they created 80 portraits of Rohingya children and raised 300 dollars through a calendar fundraiser. Every year, West Essex coll...

N.J. weed companies prepare for advertising restrictions

By Olivia Lieberman, News Editor

January 16, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

As New Jersey steps in line to make recreational marijuana legal, legislators and businessmen are already placing restrictions on advertisements promoting the drug. The bill passed N.J. Senate and Assembly committees on Nov. 26, ...

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