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Introducing Officers Boll and Kennedy, Mendham’s School Resource Officers

Introducing Officers Boll and Kennedy, Mendham’s School Resource Officers

Ren Powers and Cardie Saunders

February 19, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, School News, Video

In the video to the right, you can listen to an interview between Ren Powers, one of The Patriot's associate editors, and our two school resource officers: Officer Boll and Officer Kennedy. This video is intended to get to know a little bit about the new police officers at our school; plus, they are...

“Angst” Delivers Powerful Message to Mendham Community

“Angst” Delivers Powerful Message to Mendham Community

Emma Mangino, Freelance Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under School News

On January 24, the Bernards Township Municipal Alliance sponsored a screening of the film “Angst” at Ridge High School for residents of Bernards Township and neighboring communities in Morris and Somerset counties.   What is “Angst,” you may ask? It’s a film that was created to raise a...

MHS Welcomes Three New Student Teachers

MHS Welcomes Three New Student Teachers

Emma Mangino, Freelance Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under School News

The new year has brought new faces to Mendham High School. Since the beginning of 2019, three student teachers have undertaken a full-immersion teaching experience at Mendham High School. For them, coming to Mendham is a chance to learn from experienced teachers and gain some experience of their own be...

Mendham High School Prepares to Feed the Heroes

Mendham High School Prepares to Feed the Heroes

Jordan Larabee, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

In 1965, the first U.S. combat troops landed in Vietnam, prepared to offer themselves for the solution to the urgent issue of the spread of communism that marked the latter half of the 20th century as a time of intense paranoia and tension between the government and the people. The soldiers deployed i...

Athlete of the Week January 14th

Joseph Puzino and Willem Robbins

January 18, 2019


Filed under School News, Sports

On Wednesday, January 15th, Mendham Ice Hockey played Newton High School in an absolute dominate win where Mendham won 10-2. Jake Marszalek led the team with 5 goals and is the Mendham athlete of the week for the week of January 13th. Marszalek is a senior at Mendham and a captain of the team, we were able to get an interview with Marszalek to speak about his feeling and ...

Locker or Backpack?

Locker or Backpack?

Cardie Saunders, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under School News

Locker or Backpack? Many students actually have very different views on this. Do you use your locker frequently throughout the day or do you instead just primarily use your backpack? There are ups and downs to both according to  those interviewed here at Mendham High School. Going throughout the school d...

Student Shoutout!

Student Shoutout!

Makenna Castoro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under School News

Cameron Vasquez won #1 in his wrestling tournament. Cameron wrestles on the Mendham JV team and recently won overall in his tournament. Mendham’s wrestling team is having an amazing season going 10-2 so far. They recently won against Roxbury for the first time in many years, which is a huge accompli...

5 Sets of Restrooms: Which Will Take the Throne?

Cardie Saunders and Maddy Eisenhardt, Staff Writers

January 16, 2019


Filed under School News

School bathrooms are not a delightful place, but are visited several times a day. The school may try their best to make them appealing, but at the end of the day, their best isn’t as good as some may believe. There are five sets of restrooms: one on B-floor near the lobby, another set on C-Floor by the gym, a s...

If You Were Principal for a Day…?

Maddy Eisenhardt and Makenna Castoro

January 16, 2019


Filed under School News

While sitting in class, many students fantasize what it would be like to be in charge of the entire school.  When asked, “If you were principal for a day what would you change?” students came up with many interesting ideas. Due to the new policies instituted at Mendham this year, many students respon...

Student Shoutout!

Makenna Castoro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under School News

James Joyce got awarded employee of the month recently at his job working at Panera. When asked about his new achievement he responded,  “Wow, I am so honored. When I first started this job I never knew I would be elected employee of the month”. After school jobs help students apply what they l...

How Should Gym Class Be Handled For Athletes

Cardie Saunders and Ren Powers

January 15, 2019


Filed under School News

“Gym classes provide students with physical exercise on a consistent basis. It is particularly important for the physical well-being of children who do not engage in physical activities outside of school… The physical exertion also helps the mind, as children will find they are able to think mor...

What are Students’ Holiday Preferences?

What are Students’ Holiday Preferences?

Carleigh DeCamp, Grace Hassell, and Chloe Williams

January 15, 2019


Filed under Culture, School News

Would you rather give or get gifts?           A. Give           B. Get Give because...“I love seeing other people being happy and me being able to contribute to that.” Get because...“Vbucks only.” Would you rather decorate a Christmas Tree with just lights or j...

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