Opinion: Early decision is the best decision

January 20, 2017

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By Olivia Ritter ’17 In the tumultuous time of the college application process, high school seniors struggle to find the school for them. If they’ve already found it, the stress doesn’t stop. When you’ve found the place you want to spend your first four years as an adult, th...

Does it bother you? WE need Wi-Fi

December 2, 2016

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Does it bother you that our school does not provide its students with free personal Wi-Fi? In a society that has deep roots in technology, it is ridiculous that there is such limited access to internet in a public school. Now that Chromebooks are in the mix, we know the school server has Wi...

OPINION: Anti-Trump Protests are a Massive Waste of Time

December 2, 2016

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In the wake of the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in major cities across America to protest the election. The most prominent of these...

Opinion: Manners still matter!

December 2, 2016

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By Isabel Tabs '17 The other day I was doing the typical “senior dash” to the parking lot. As I carefully, yet rapidly prompted to cross the road, a car accelerating up to 50 miles per hour attempted to cut me off and I knew for s...

Does It Bother You? Goodbye agendas, hello stress and missing work

October 21, 2016

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By Olivia Ritter '17 Does it bother you that we weren’t provided with agendas this year? I’m finding myself more and more troubled when it comes to figuring out what I have for homework. Agendas are an institution. All throughout elementary school, middle school,...

Opinion: West Essex’s ranking doesn’t truly represent student success

October 21, 2016

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By Isabel Tabs '17 It’s no surprise West Essex offers students an elite educational experience. With sending kids to some of the best colleges nationwide, West Essex evidently has formed a solid foundation for a prestigious academic progr...

Does It Bother You? Save the terrible tweens!

October 21, 2016

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By Grace George '17 Does it bother you that the awkward stage of tweens is slowly vanishing? I find it unfair (and rude, to be completely honest) that current middle schoolers do not compare to my awkwardness from grade six ...

Opinion: The lesser of two evils will replace Obama

October 21, 2016

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By Heath Kalb '18 The last eight years have gone by way too quickly for many. President Barack Obama’s time in office is coming to an end, and our future president will have large shoes to fill. Obama will leave office this January with a ...

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