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April 10, 2019

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Features

Jessica Tang, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2019

From March 7th to March 9th, the Morris Hills stage captured the essence of ancient Rome as the Morris Hills Thespians presented the spring musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Full of deception, hilarity, and love, A Funny Thing Happened tells the story of a slave named Pseudolus, played by Michael Colasurdo, as he attempts to win his freedom by helping his master’s son Hero,...

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Ahmed Elsayyid & Environmental Action Club, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2019

The janitorial team at Morris Hills High School is comprised of the behind-the-scenes workers who are at the frontlines of our culture towards the environment. Fernando Lucero is one custodian who is particularly concerned. “Everybody has to get involved,” Mr. Lucero said, “If I could talk to the students right now, I would tell them to save the planet and recycle.” Mr. Lucero has been...

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Entertainment

Kithmy Wickramasinghe and Gaurav Sethi
March 26, 2019

Our world is full of decisions. What new show should I watch on Netflix? What’s the best restaurant in town? Which album should I listen to next? Decisions, even such simple ones, can become tiresome, especially when we are presented with so many options. This is where reviews come in. Reviews compile...

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Entertainment

Merwan Yeditha, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2019

Best New Music: Assume Form, released January 18th by acclaimed producer, singer, and songwriter James Blake, has already become one of the most popular releases of the year. Blake has grown in popularity, producing for many popular artists, such as Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Paak, Jay Z, Beyonce, and Frank Ocean. In his new album, Blake carries over his hip-hop oriented beatmaking. One track, titled...

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School News

Nadia Cameron, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2019

After leaving last year’s Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey (STANJ) Competition with no trophies, Morris Hills teacher and theater fanatic Renee Lavin wanted to ensure the success of her students this year. She entered her students in both the STANJ Competition and International Thespian Society (ITS) Festival. She devoted many afternoons to aiding students with selecting and perfecting...

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Kithmy Wickramasinghe and Julia D'Alessio | March 26, 2019

Hundreds of spectators flocked to the Morris Hills gymnasium to watch the annual Hills-Knolls varsity basketball game this past season.  It followed a close junior varsity game that built large amounts of excitement and hype for the upcoming match. The game started with an announcement by Mrs. Rome, introducing the starting players for both teams, welcoming Nadia Cameron to sing the national anthem,...

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Jerry Hao, Contributing Writer | March 26, 2019

Going to the bathroom does not require second thoughts; we flush the toilet, wash our hands, and continue on our merry ways. But what we do not always realize is that during this process, germs are spread by a key element of our school’s hall monitoring system: bathroom passes. For years, the bathroom passes here at Morris Hills provided a practical means of ensuring that students have a legitimate...

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