Month: December 2012

Cheerleaders Give Their Fall Hurrah

Chiefs’ Varsity Fall Cheerleaders had a great winter season, including winning first place at The Cheer Spooktacular at West Morris Central High School. The team took first place trophy in the senior large division against one other team. The cheerleading…

Classes Vie in Color

HHS students came together in full force on Dec. 14, holding a spirit day and annual winter pep-rally to celebrate winter sports such as wrestling, girls and boys basketball, bowling, and winter cheer. The night before, volunteers from each grade…

Girls Serve Up a Good Season

The Hopatcong girls’ varsity tennis team ended their season with a 4-6 record. Led by senior team captains Michelle Archambault and Kate Kearns, the team had a successful season.  When asked how the team did this year compared to last,…

The Tides of Change

It’s time to put rumors to rest. Hopatcong High School is a vital, thriving, and working institution, especially to new principal, Noreen Lazariuk who sees a better future for the school. “The students are great,” Lazariuk said after three months…

“Don’t Panic”: Review

“Don’t Panic,” premiered on October 9th,  and was long awaited by All Time Low fans everywhere. After such a grueling wait, I must say that I was initially very disappointed in this album. First impressions about music are often based…

Sandy Quashes Season

Hopatcong Chiefs closed their football season with a disappointing 0-35 loss to North Warren Patriots, proving once again, the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy. The November 16 playoff game brought the 2012 season to a 4 and 5 close. In…

Students Respond to SANDY

The following are student reactions to Hurricane Sandy. They are examples of journals, as well as creative pieces. Authors include: Courtney Wiseman, Skyler Post, Rachel LaBrunda,  James Vilardo, Riley Dixon, Dan Meusel, Kelly Nolte, and Ryan Wilson. Blessings Out of…

MaryBeth’s Gaming Corner

In 1996, Tomb Raider became one of the most memorable series in gaming, putting itself right up next to Sonic the Hedgehog and Pokemon by presenting the Sega Saturn and PlayStation with the no-nonsense, dino-battling Lara Croft.  In March 2013,…