Thursday, December 20, 2012
West Morris Central's 'The Paw' publishes final edition of 2012.
It's been batted around and explained at board meetings for months, but now students–the group most impacted by the change–explain the overhaul in technological platforms at West Morris Central High School. That's the front page story of the final 2012 edition of Central's "The Paw," the student newspaper. Along with an in-depth analysis on how Google will change the school's technology use, students weigh in on the recently extended school year as well. On the sports front, the staff takes a look at where their student-athlete peers are taking their talents next year at the collegiate level. And what would December be without some hot tips on holiday happenings? "The Paw" has it covered.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Why let those images sit on your memory cards? Share them!
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The only noise louder than cheering at Wednesday's West Morris Central graduation ceremony was the clicking of cameras. That being said, Long Valley Patch knows you've got photos (and videos) you'd love to share with the rest of the community. We've got plenty–like more than 100 photos right here, and a video and extra still shots of the ceremony here–but we'd love for you to share yours. Now you can do it easily by clicking on the "upload photos" button in this article. Be sure to add a caption or name so everyone knows what they're looking at. As always, thanks for your contributions! As you'll see in many of the photos, parent and resident Dave Kavanaugh uploaded plenty of images from Project Graduation, an annual event that followed …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Class of 2012 achieves crowning moment.
More than 300 seniors graduated West Morris Central High School Wednesday, June 20, leaving behind four years of learning about math, history, and life. Student speakers and school principal Steve Ryan addressed the class and the crowd of thousands, giving anecdotes and words of wisdom for the teens' futures away from their alma mater. For a story and video of the ceremony, go here.
Class of 2012 'makes a name for itself.'
Temperatures flirted with triple digits. Thousands of friends and family members crammed into Wolfpack Stadium like sardines. And more than 300 West Morris Central seniors graduated from high school. It what was the hottest graduation ceremony in recent memory, according to the school’s athletic trainer and Long Valley First Aid Squad member Joanne Barba. The heat wouldn’t stop the Class of 2012 from accomplishing its final goal, though, as 324 seniors had their names read and received diplomas. To see a full photo gallery of the ceremony, go here. Senior class president John Isemann III stood before his peers and told an anecdote of his family life that he felt would relay well to his class. “Every time I leave the house in the morning, …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
High school students yesterday, graduates today.
The West Morris Central Class of 2011 is now in the record books, with 373 students receiving diplomas for completion of four years of high school. Whether college, work, military or ‘exploring’ are in the future for these grads, they are about to embark on a new journey in their lives. Patch photographer Jeremy Wood and editor Jason Koestenblatt were on hand to witness the ceremony, and took a lot of pictures, too. Enjoy the gallery from the momentous occasion, and to see a video, go here.
373 students receive diplomas to end high school career.
The West Morris Central class of 2011 was a historic one, as one of the largest groups of seniors in the history of the school–373 in all–received diplomas on Tuesday, June 21 and officially ended their high school careers. Salutatorian Ian McKenna opened the ceremony and quoted tightrope walker Phillip Petit, saying, “See every day, every year, and every idea as a true challenge.” Acting Principal Gil Moscatello addressed the class–most likely the final one of his West Morris Central career–and listed many of the accolades garnered by the school and the student body that it was recognized for. Moscatello also asked for a moment of silence to recognize the loss of 17-year-old Josephine Irwin, a senior who was killed in a car crash in …