The Theory of Mediocre Movies

…a look at a 2014 popular film. What could have been an intense biopic of the life of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, delving into the struggles of motor neuron disease and the effects of such a life-altering event affecting loved…

Valentine’s Day Shout Outs!

‘Tis the season of love, and once again Hopatcong Arrow newspaper will be posting  Valentine’s Day shout outs. Give a special shout out to the friend who bought you food, or maybe give a shout out to the teacher that helped…

From Your Editor

I had set out to write an article about something simple: the eighth graders coming into the high school, and what had preceded the decision and the response. I interviewed people from each grade now crammed into the school, and…

Thanksgiving Drive Success

As the temperature drops and snow begins to fall, families reflect on what they are thankful for. Annually we gather for a feast in honor of this beautiful transition, formally known as Thanksgiving, but unfortunately, not all families can enjoy…

Teen Depression on the Rise

Diagnosed depression rates in teenagers, ages 12-17, have jumped 63 percent since 2017—males are up to 47 percent and females up to 65 percent. Why? People are scratching their heads. School districts are struggling with this epidemic as much as…