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Profiles in Gratitude: Gabby Barlock and Mrs. Kober

Profiles in Gratitude: Gabby Barlock and Mrs. Kober

Lindsey Ingrey, Julia Niehoff, and Maddie Eisenhart

April 15, 2019


Filed under School News

Senior Gabby Barlock would like to thank her English IV IB-HL teacher, Mrs. Kober, for creating a passionate and open learning experience. What makes Mrs. Kober so special to her students is that she cares deeply about them and their experiences in her class. Barlock explains, “she wants us to enjoy Englis...

Interview of Musical Talent Kiril Hadjipetkov

Madeline Girardin, Mercedes Lombardo, and Jordan Larrabee

April 15, 2019


Filed under School News

Kiril Hadjipetkov is one of Mendham’s premier artistic talents, performing live and recorded music for the community. The junior’s music is well known throughout the school and is respected by his friends and peers. I wanted to know more information regarding Kiril’s talent so we arranged an interv...

Student Shout-Outs: Matthew Wisotsky

Gaby Acevedo and Joelle Beck

April 15, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

Matthew Wisotsky is currently a senior here at Mendham High School and has recently composed two new pieces of music, “Full Steam Ahead” and “Carnival,” for the Mendham Band to perform. Matt began composing music in 5th grade, explaining that “I had an idea that I wanted to get down and have fo...

Exploring Mendham’s World Language Week

Exploring Mendham’s World Language Week

Jordan Larrabee, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Culture, School News

This year’s World Language spirit week took place from April first to fifth and included the cultures of Italian, represented in white on Monday, followed by the Chinese in red, French in blue, Portuguese in green, and finally yellow on Friday for Spanish. Students were encouraged to coordinate their ...

Beyond the Book: Feed The Heroes

Beyond the Book: Feed The Heroes

Maria Monaco and Jordan Larrabee

April 4, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

On Friday, March 15th, Mendham High School was fortunate enough to have its hallways touched by soles of shoes that walked the frozen roads in Germany or the muddy pathways in the Vietnam jungle, to hear voices that have once yelled commands out in the chaos of open fire, to look into eyes that have see...

“Wellness Wednesday”

“Wellness Wednesday”

Mercedes Lombardo, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Culture, School News, Student Resources

Students deserve to have a day where they can unwind because that might be the only time in the week that they can take time to relax and not think about schoolwork for an hour.

Teacher Highlight: Ms. Lees – administrative assistant in the guidance office

Teacher Highlight: Ms. Lees – administrative assistant in the guidance office

Cardie Saunders, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under School News

Ms. Lees has been nominated for our Teacher Highlight due to her hard work here at West Morris Mendham High. Ms. Lees works as an administrative assistant in the guidance office with her co-worker and good friend, Mrs. Sickoria. Ms. Lees has worked here at Mendham High for 11 years, and previously ha...

Welcome Aboard: Introducing Mendham’s Newest Staff Members

Cardie Saunders, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under School News

    Several new staff members have been added into our school community and we cannot wait to introduce them. In fact, five teachers ranging from all different jobs around the school are now apart of our daily lives despite some only being here for at most two months. These teachers include Ms. Kriz...

Athlete of the Week: Sezin Sakmar

Athlete of the Week: Sezin Sakmar

Alethea Bergad and Hope Hanson

March 15, 2019


Filed under School News, Sports

Sezin Sakmar, who is currently a junior at West Morris Mendham, has been fencing since she was in the fourth grade.  She first started in the fourth grade when her mother “just signed her up” after seeing it online. At first Sakmar did not want to do the sport, but as she kept up with fencing, sh...

Important Driving Tips for Mendham Students

Important Driving Tips for Mendham Students

Gaby Acevedo and Joelle Beck

March 11, 2019


Filed under School News, Student Resources

Here are some important things you need to know about being a student driver here in Mendham, NJ.   Basic Steps to Obtain your Basic Driver’s License in NJ Turn 16 years old. Go to a local driving school and have them purchase your permit. Take and pass the Knowledge Exam and the vision test. ...

New: Minutemen Coffee Company!

Cardie Saunders, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under School News

Recently opened, the Minutemen Coffee Company is the new spot to get your coffee and snacks in the morning. Located in the lobby, the Minutemen Coffee Company is easily accessible. The Coffee Company opens every Friday, periods 1 and 4, so you better get your coffee quick as lines should soon be out the...

February 2019 Student Shout Outs!

February 2019 Student Shout Outs!

Maddy Eisenhardt, Student Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under School News

Congratulations to Mendham senior Jack Stanley for being named a top runner in the nation! Great job by the Mendham hockey team for winning the HAAS cup! Wrestling claims their first district title in Mendham history! Gage Armijo is named most outstanding wrestler in the district finals! Congratulatio...

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