The Hilltopper

Under The Sea to On the Stage

Jessica Tang, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

From March 5th to March 7th, the Morris Hills auditorium transformed the bottom of the ocean for this year’s spring musical The Little Mermaid. Featuring students Kayla Thomas, Alec Ferguson, Danny Dollase, Kyle Berdin, Katie Lazero...

Chess Team Employs Strategy at Tournament

Yuvanshu Agarwal, Contributing Writer

March 17, 2020

On November 24, senior James Liu and freshmen Jayak Patel and Matthew Caproni represented Morris Hills at the New Jersey K - 12 Grade School Chess Championships at Brookdale College. At the tournament, James Liu and Matthew Caproni w...

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...

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...

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...

MH Homecoming 2019

Ananya Vasireddy, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2020

               Morris Hills’ annual Homecoming game, this year on October 19th, was a proud day for the MH student body. The Saturday began with an impressive victory over Mendham High School for the Morris Hills foo...

Celebrating MH 2019 Fall Sports Teams

Kunal Kumar, Sports Editor

January 2, 2020

Boys Cross Country This year’s boys’ cross country team continued its tradition of excellence with another stellar season. During the dual meet season, the team learned a great deal about racing from Hall of Fame coach M...

MR. MH Pageant 2019

Kithmy Wickramasinghe, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2019

On Tuesday, November 26th, twelve Morris Hills senior boys competed to earn the coveted title of Mr. Morris Hills in this year’s childhood TV show- themed pageant. The candidates were selected by class vote: Skyler Bowerbank...

TREX Recycling Competition

Merwan Yeditha, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2019

Those new TREX recycling bins that you may have seen around the school are a part of a Morris Hills initiative to increase recycling across the school. TREX, a deck and outdoor furniture company, launched a plastic film recycli...

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