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High Schoolers Sing No to Drugs

Annie Lin, Contributing Writer

March 17, 2020

Assemblies. Speeches. Advertisements. These are all different mediums used to spread the message of preventing substance abuse. Nonetheless, substance abuse still remains an issue in New Jersey. According to the annual overvie...

Untangling the 2020 Presidential Debates: Super Tuesday, Potential Democratic Candidates, and the Republican Party

Miranda Kawiecki, Contributing Writer

March 17, 2020

As the 2020 Presidential Debate rapidly approaches, the Democratic lineup has narrowed down to its last three potential candidates: Joe Biden, Tulsi Gabbard, and Bernie Sanders out of the previous 29 running mates. The Democrati...

Mr. Schuenzel Honored Before Retirement

Sriya Guduru, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2020

Every year, teachers, parents and students are given the opportunity to nominate teachers they think are deserving of being named Teacher of the Year.  For the 2019-2020 school year, Mr. Peter Schuenzel, a mathematics teache...

HOPE Club Spreads Holiday Joy

Jessica Tang, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2020

With the holiday season just past us, it is important to acknowledge some of the kind-hearted services that come along with this time. In the Morris Hills community, members of the HOPE Club were able to spread the holiday spir...

Mrs. Lugo Named ESP of the Year

Merwan Yeditha, Assistant Editor

February 10, 2020

Morris Hills guidance counselor Ms. Lugo has been named Morris Hills Outstanding Educational Services Professional for the 2019-2020 school year. Having started as a member of the teaching staff, Ms. Lugo gradually transitioned...

The Loss of the Starry Night

Ahmed Elsayyid, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2020

Out on Gifford Field with the night sky above, the MH Astronomy Club kicked off its Star Party, a fun gathering that lets students look up and admire the sky above. Although the sights were mesmerizing, many in the crowd such as Austi...

MH Girls Take it to the Mat

Kunal Kumar, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

A seemingly typical Scarlet Knights wrestling practice continues in the iconic wrestling room. As Biggie and Pop Smoke blast on the loud, albeit beaten down sound system, the team goes through its drills. The team works through ...

What Happened to the Class Ring?

Melinda Reed, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2020

This past December, a 1968 Hills graduate was reunited with her Morris Hills class ring, which had been missing for fifty years. The item had been discovered at Dover’s Hurd Park by a Kinnelon resident and metal detector ent...

Mr. Toriello is Officially Dr. Toriello

Miranda Kawiecki, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2020

Morris Hills High School’s principal Dr. Toriello welcomed a laudable milestone in the new year. As of the end of 2019, Dr. Toriello earned his EdD (Doctor of Education) degree from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City in Ed...

Thespians Give Twelve Angry Jurors a Contemporary Twist

Nikhil Deorkar, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2020

From November 14th to November 16th, the courtroom came to the stage as the Morris Hills theater department presented this year’s fall play: 12 Angry Jurors. Adapted from the 1957 film 12 Angry Men, the play is a gripping c...

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