The Hilltopper

Senior Prophecies

Melinda Reed, Contributing Writer

January 7, 2020

Senior Prophecies   Of all of the old Hills traditions from the 60s, senior prophecies may be the most amusing to look back on in 2019. The practice was simple: every year in its June edition, the Hilltopper would int...

Community Spotlight: Rockaway Food Closet Brings New Meaning to the “Give” In Thanksgiving

Miranda Kawiecki, Contributing Writer

January 7, 2020

 In the back of Rockaway’s First Presbysterian Church, volunteers prepare and bag food items for the Thanksgiving season. The building’s auditorium stage houses boxes of canned vegetables, soups, stuffing, gravy, instant...

Hills 50 Years Ago: Continued

Melinda Reed, Contributing Writer

January 3, 2020

The “Nebbish” The senior sweater is a familiar sight to most Hills students; in recent years, it’s known for having the signatures of the senior class in the shape of the graduation year. In 1969, the senior sweater w...

Christmas Trees: Real or Fake?

Kithmy Wickramasinghe, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2019

Every December, thousands of trees across the world are carefully chosen by families to be the centerpiece of one of the biggest holidays of the year: Christmas. The history of the Christmas tree goes back to ancient Egypt and ...


Olivia Lin, Contributing Writer & Cartoonist

December 3, 2019

Ink. Jet black and permanent, the bold liquid can be daunting for artists no matter the skill level. There is no eraser that can dream of fully eradicating its presence once it bestows its immortal kiss upon the crisp white of a ...

A Closer Look at the Democratic Candidates

Karthik Kundurthy, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2019

The 2020 presidential election is approaching swiftly, and in little more than a year,  many Morris Hills seniors will have the opportunity to vote. It is crucial, therefore, to understand the positions of prominent candidat...

MH Class of ‘69 Reunites

Melinda Reed '21, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2019

On October 19th, while the Hills students of 2019 prepared for Homecoming, the Hills graduates of 1969 were celebrating their 50th high school reunion.  Saturday’s event was preceded by a more informal get together that Friday, where ...

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