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, ...

New Jersey strays away from PARCC testing

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

January 11, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

The commonly-dreaded PARCC test may finally meet its end, as Governor Phil Murphy works towards modifying and eventually eliminating it. According to a NorthJersey article, Murphy said New Jersey will move toward a new generati...

Robot babies help seniors discover parenting woes

By Danielle Schwartz '20, Olivia Lieberman '19, and Sam Spero '19

December 18, 2018

Filed under News, School News

Senior health classes are exploring the struggles of single-parenthood by spending two days and two nights with RealCare robotic babies. Senior “parents” receive bracelets that measure their responsiveness to the babies’...

NEWS ANALYSIS: What Happens now that Democrats took the House?

By Chase Morrone, News Editor

December 13, 2018

Filed under News

Democrats won big in the U.S. midterm elections on Nov. 6 when it comes to the House of Representatives. With recounts and too-close-to-call races dragging out final vote tallies for weeks, Democratic candidates ended up winning 40 ...

All of your questions about the E. coli outbreak, answered

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

December 6, 2018

Filed under News, State & World News

The Centers for Disease Control recalled romaine lettuce on Nov. 20 after 32 reported illnesses, that spread across at least 11 states and Canada, were linked to an E. coli outbreak. The CDC advised U.S. consumers not to eat and r...