Clubs and Activities

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Clubs and Activities

Academy of Science
The Academy of Science is a club where students enjoy science and also participate in fun science labs. The students also participate in the annual regional and (hopefully) the state level New Jersey Science Olympiad. In the spring we also try to celebrate some science holidays (i.e. Earth Day and DNA day) with appropriate activities.

Mrs. Liggett has been advising the Academy of Science for 30 years and has been taking a team to the Science Olympiad since they have started in the state. Please sign up for the Academy of Science at the WMC Activities Fair so you can be added to the club PowerSchool Learning page and receive club updates and e-mails. Mrs. Liggett can be reached at jliggett "at" wmrhsd.org or H103.

A Capella Groups- The Loreleis, The Noteworthys and The Howlers
West Morris Central has a long tradition of outstanding a capella groups, so come out to audition for one of the three groups in the school. These are student-led groups that meet weekly and perform both in and out of school for community events.

Each group has auditions during the week of September 3rd. The Loreleis are an all-female group, The Noteworthys are an all-male group and the Howlers are the co-ed group. Please find information in the Choir Room (B110). Questions can be addressed to the leaders of the a cappella groups directly, or to Mr. Stingle at mstingle “at” wmrhsd.org or 908 879-5212 x 3745.

Anti-Bullying Club (Project Peace)
A club whose mission it is to create a school culture of respect, tolerance, compassion and diversity. This club is for anyone who enjoys helping others, wants to promote school spirit, enjoys sharing ideas or wants to be leader/mentor! We use our talents, kindness and creativity to build a legacy of respect. Past activities include: Flash Mob, Leadership trainings, Week of Kindness and Week of Respect. Project Peace meets monthly in A107- dates and times TBD If interested text @projectpe to 908-741-4143. The advisor is Ms. Cartier.

Archery Club
Archery Club is advised by Mr. Ehasz and Mrs. Spaziano. They can be reached at lspaziano “at” wmrhsd.org or dehasz “at” wmrhsd.org. We shoot recreationally in the fall to learn basic archery form and technique. Students will also have the opportunity to compete in two tournaments in February and March. West Morris Invitational and The New Jersey State NASP virtual tournament which allows students to compete against other high schools throughout the state with the opportunity to qualify for national competition. WEBSITE LINK

Art/Photography Club
Art club is open to all students 9-12 who are interested in learning about the world of arts and crafts outside of the fine arts classroom. This club explores and encourages freedom of creativity through different individual and group based projects. Projects can consist of school/public installations, collaborative pieces, independent artworks and more. Members are encouraged to contribute suggestions and ideas for projects that the club might enjoy. Art Club will begin meeting in early October.

Mrs. Lorraine Najjar is an art teacher at West Morris Central. This is her tenth full year teaching and second full year as an advisor for the club. Please feel free to reach her by email at lnajjar “at” wmrhsd.org with any questions.

Book Club
Book Club is open to all students that are interested in reading and discussing books in a social setting. The goals of this club are to connect students who read for enjoyment with each other and broaden the type of reading done by students. In addition to reading popular works, Book Club enjoys field trips to experience activities such as author talks and theater productions.

Ms. Gaelan Johnson and Ms. Rebecca Loux are the advisors.

Bowling Club
Bowling Club is open to all students grades 9-12. During the winter months, we make a weekly trip to Circle Lanes right after school and play two games. We have a total of 8 trips. This is a great club to relax, have fun with your friends and enjoy some friendly competition. Bowling trips will take place after school on Tuesdays starting in December and run through till February, as long as no cancellations due to snow. You can contact Ms. Cartier at ccartier "at" wmrhsd.org or Mr. O’Toole at motoole "at" wmrhsd.org with any questions.

Chess Club
The big news is that Chess has been declared a “ VARSITY SPORTS” at West Morris and as a result anyone who meets a certain criterion is awarded a Varsity Plaque. Chess Club meets every Thursday during lunch in the back of the main library . All are welcome to attend. We hold an intra school tournament at the beginning of the school year to select the official West Morris Chess team which represents West Morris against other schools. From January to March we are part of inter school tournaments where we host and travel to other schools. This year we would like to form a novice group. We will pay extra attention to this group. Time will be spent on this group to demonstrate the strategies and rules of playing chess. Every year we also attend a state level tournament.The advisor is Poonam Gahlawat and she can be reached at pgahlawat "at” wmrhsd.org. You can also contact our two Vice Captains, Garrett Domaratzky and Charles Barski.

Chinese Club
The Chinese Club introduces students to the culture, music, art, literature and history of China. Students will explore Chinese culture and history through means of various fun activities such as games, movies, calligraphy, cooking and holiday celebration! It is open to anyone who is curious to learn more about China and have fun! The club meets every Friday in school. The advisor is Mrs. Cherry Jiang she can be reached at cjiang "at" wmrhsd.org.

Choral
Tuesday Night Groups will include two audition-based choirs the Women's Ensemble and the Concert Choir. The singers will perform higher-level repertoire in a chamber setting every Tuesday evening between 5:30 - 7:30pm. The Women's Ensemble will perform SSAA music with the chance for all treble voices to sing in 4-part harmony repertoire ranging from modern choral music to Renaissance pieces. This group will meet from 5:30-6:30pm. Auditions will take place in mid-September and the group will perform at the Winter Concert.

The Concert Choir will be an SATB ensemble (men and women) that performs both a Capella and accompanied music from a wide variety of genre. This group will meet from 6:30-7:30pm with auditions taking place mid-September. The Choir will also perform at the Winter Concert.

The group will be run by Mr. Mark Stingle. Look for audition dates in the Choir Room (B110). Mr. Stingle can be reached at mstingle "at" wmrhsd.org or 908 879-5212 x 3745 with any questions.

Color Guard (Band Front)
The WMC Highlander Color Guard is under the direction of Mrs. Lisa Gizas (LGIZAS “at” wmchs.org). This group visually interprets the Marching Band halftime show music with a choreographed routine involving the use of flags, rifles, sabres, airblades, and other props. No experience is necessary to join, and all equipment is provided.

The Color Guard operates in sync with the WMC Highlander Marching Band. Registration opens in the spring and closes on the first day of Band Camp. The two week long Band Camp is typically held in late August, just before the start of the school year. Practices continue during the fall, and the Color Guard performs at all football halftime shows. (Please see the information for the Marching Band written below).

Any student wishing to be in a leadership position can try out to be the Color Guard Captain. A varsity letter in Color Guard is earned after successfully completing two years.

Anyone wishing to learn more about the Color Guard, or see past shows, can visit the following website: https://wmrhsd.learning.powerschool.com/30lisagizas/colorguard

Debate
The WMC Debate Team is advised by Mr. Jacobsen and competes in the Northwest New Jersey Debate league. This year's topic is on the sale of weapons to other Nations.

Drama: Central Theatre
Central Theatre is a club which produces a minimum of two shows each year. The mainstage productions include a play in the fall and a musical in the spring. On-stage participation is selected based on auditions. Everyone is eligible and encouraged to audition! If you are not cast in one particular show, you are still encouraged to come out for the next one, as each production has different needs. Students may also apply to be a part of the stage crew and/or sound and lighting team. The advisor of Central Theatre is Mr. Hogan. If you have any questions about this club, please contact him at wmctheatre@gmail.com.

Diversity Club
Diversity Club was created so that students can meet in a safe place to discuss issues related to all aspects of diversity. Learning to understand differences is a helpful tool for students to create cultures of empathy, understanding and safety. The goal is to create open respectful dialogue about differences so that we are creating inclusive, safe and respectful environments. Activities include discussions, hosting speakers and participating in educational campaigns. Meetings are held the 2/4th Wednesday of the month in C125. The advisors are Mrs. Ade and Ms. Cartier. To sign up text @divclu1920 to the number 81010.

Fall Cheerleading
West Morris Central Fall Cheerleading is open to all grades 9-12. Our goal is to promote school spirit and support the fall athletic teams by cheering at all Varsity football games, home and away. We cannot wait to get the fans and student body on their feet cheering for the Wolfpack! For more information, see the Cheerleading website on the athletics page. Head Coach: Ms. Crann (mcrann “at” wmrhsd.org), Assistant Coach: Ms. Donnelly (sdonnelly “at” wmrhsd.org)

Fashion Design Club
Fashion Design Club is for students grades 9-12 with an interest and/or passion for fashion. In this club you can learn or improve sewing skills, create pieces of clothing, design accessories, design graphics for t-shirts, etc. Some fabric and materials will be provided but also do not hesitate to bring in your own as well. Students of all skill levels are welcomed. The goal is to have a fashion show or exhibition at the end of the year. This club will meet every other Thursday in Room C140 (the art room) from 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM unless notified otherwise. Ms. Noone will be in charge for the first semester and can be reached at dnoone "at" wmrhsd.org or in Room C140. I look forward to seeing you!

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
Future Business Leaders of America is a part of the National FBLA Organization which is the largest business career student organization in the world. With over 150 members each year, our Chapter at WMC is one of the largest student groups in our school. This club is ideal for any student with an interest in business who may want to pursue either a career in the business sector or obtain a business degree in college. Throughout the school year, FBLA takes several field trips - Macy's Marketing Tour in Herald Square, NYC, FBLA National Fall Leadership Conference, FBLA Regional Competitive Events and FBLA State Competitive Events and Leadership Conference. We also have three to four guest speakers per year visit our chapter during lunch to share with us their business experience, strategies, and suggestions for success. Other meetings include resume builders and how to properly dress for interviews as well as on the job. Students who wish to participate in FBLA should see Mrs. Fabin in C106. Annual membership dues are $20 to cover local, state and national registration fee.

Film Club
The West Morris Central Film Club provides students with an opportunity to view quality films with their peers in an after-school classroom setting. The films are considered with input from club members and are ultimately selected for their recognized quality. The goal of Film Club is to expose students to important films, to encourage students to develop standards of intelligent criticism, and to provide an after-school venue for enjoyable film viewing. Please contact the Film Club advisor - Ms. Gaelan Johnson (gjohnson "at" wmrhsd.org) - with any concerns.

Future Educators
Future Educators Club is dedicated to learning about and fostering the desire to one day enter the field of education. This club goes on field trips to schools in the community, establishes a mentor program between a student and teacher of this school to help learn more about the nuances of the profession, and other activities which help students explore how and why the teaching profession is so rewarding. This club is run by Mrs. Victoria Ade and meets once a month at lunch in C125.

Highlanders for Humanity Club
The Highlanders for Humanity Club is the largest community service club at West Morris Central High School. We believe service to the community is an essential part of every student's education. While community service is not required, all students are invited to participate in service projects through the various community service opportunities we offer.

Activities include the following, food drive, sort and shelve food at the food pantry, Pay It Forward, Granny Mani's, campus cleanup, wreath making and hanging , Relay for Life, Blood drive, clothing drive, virtually any other community service activity you can think of!

Instrumental: WMC Jazz Band
The Jazz Band is an extracurricular, audition only musical ensemble. We perform a mix of jazz, rock, and funk at two concerts every year, using the standard Big Band instrumentation including all saxophones, trombone, trumpet, guitar, bass, piano, and drums. Our rehearsals occur on Wednesday nights after an audition in November. All audition materials will be provided.

In weekly rehearsals we emphasize developing individual and group style, we explore improvisation, and we expand our jazz education by learning about famous artists and listening to jazz standards. The advisor is Margret Schaefer Band Director mschaefer "at" wmrhsd.org x 3715.

International/Cultural Arts Club
The advisor is Mrs. Isabel Amaral. She can be reached at iamaral "at" wmrhsd.org.

Intramurals
West Morris Central Intramural program is aimed to provide a rewarding experience and opportunity for athletic excellence for all its participants. Its goal is to promote character development in students, including cooperation, teamwork, leadership, and loyalty. Students will experience legitimate means of displaying good sportsmanship and the will to win, thereby contributing to the development of institutional morale, loyalty, and school spirit.

If you have any questions, Ms. Patella's contact information kpatella "at" wmrhsd.org or 908-879-5212 ext. 3012.

Literary Magazine
Literary Magazine, commonly referred to as "Lit Mag," is a club that allows students to share their original writing with their peers in a supportive environment. The club meets twice a month during lunch in A137. Run by students, meetings focus on constructive criticism in a positive manner. Students can bring all types of writing including poetry, narrative, and shorter pieces of larger works. In early spring, students are highly encouraged to submit at least one piece to Echoes, the school's literary magazine.

Advisor Mrs. Michele Pastore has taught English and Creative Writing at WMC for twenty-five years, and this is her eighth year advising Lit Mag. She can be reached at mpastore "at" wmrhsd.org, though most of the communication and meeting updates are handled by student leaders.

Marching Band: The WMC Highlander Marching Band
Marching Band is a co-curricular, varsity level musical organization consisting of woodwinds, brass, percussion, and color guard. This program is one of pride, friendship, learning, positivity, diligence, and fun! We are one of the most visible aspects of the music department and enthusiastically support the athletic programs at WMCHS! Through the Marching Band, you will create memorable experiences that will last you a lifetime! We perform an energetic field show show at all varsity football games and play upbeat popular music in the stands.

Registration opens in the spring, and closes on the first day of Band Camp.

A two-week long Band Camp takes place 2 weeks before the first day of school where we learn marching fundamentals, our show music, and bond through team building activities! Rehearsals during the school-year take place every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm-8:30pm and on select Fridays from September through November.

Anyone who plays an instrument or wants to be in color guard is welcome to participate regardless of ability, previous experience, or skill level. There is no audition or experience required! Opportunities for student leadership include Section Leader, Color Guard Captain, and Drum Major. A varsity letter in Marching Band can be earned after successfully completing two years in the group. The staff consists of Director Mr. Mick Gibbons (mgibbons "at" wmrhsd.org x 3746), Assistant Director Ms. Erin English, Color Guard Instructor Mrs. Lisa Gizas (lgizas "at" wmrhsd.org x 3048), and Percussion Instructor Mr. Nathaniel Jerry.

Math League
Math League is open to all students who are interested in math and would like to challenge their skills in a state-wide competition. There are six New Jersey Math League Competitions held throughout the year; October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9, and March 15 (dates are subject to change). Each competition is comprised of six questions that range in both complexity and mathematical focus. Our school's score is the sum of the five highest scores. The names of the top five finishers for each contest are submitted to the New Jersey Mathematics League Organization. The state-wide scores are published in a monthly newsletter. The two top overall West Morris Central finishers are acknowledged at an awards assembly at the end of the school year.

The Math League's advisor is Mrs. White. Please sign up for contest reminders and additional updates by texting @e2718 to 81010. If you have any further questions or would like more information, please stop by and see Mrs. White in room F132 or send an email to twhite "at" wmrhsd.org.

National History Club
History Club is open to all interested students grades 9-12 who have an affinity for history and would like to further their knowledge and experience with local, state, and national history. The club's activities include field trips, holding voter registration drives, honoring veterans, attending lectures by prominent historians, and volunteering opportunities. The History Club can be whatever you want to make it, so come and get involved!

Mr. Hildreth and Mr. Miller are co-advisors of the club. Please sign up on Remind 101. Text @histclub to 81010 or email Mr. Hildreth or Mr. Miller at our school email addresses.

National Honor Society
The West Morris Central Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Eligible students, those who have maintained at least a 3.6 unweighted cumulative GPA or a 4.3 weighted cumulative GPA, are invited to apply for membership in NHS after the conclusion of their junior year. Our organization runs a peer tutoring program through which students in need of academic assistance can request support from NHS members. We also participate in several service projects throughout the school year.

Mrs, Cameron and Mr. Cinotti are the NHS advisors. Please direct any questions to one of them at our school email addresses.

Newspaper
The Paw is West Morris Central's official school newspaper. The Paw is printed and handed out once each marking period, and the online version is updated regularly. The job of The Paw staff is to report on everything that goes on both in and around WMC, from hard news stories to sports features and more! Visit us online at and look out for print copies on designated stands around the school. All students are encouraged to join The Paw staff to talk and write about what is important to them!

Mrs. Kisatsky is an English teacher who is advising The Paw for the first time this year. She is working closely with past journalism teachers and Mendham’s journalism teacher to help make The Paw the best it can be. Mrs. Kisatsky can be reached at skisatsky ”at” wmrhsd.org. Her office hours are on Thursdays from 2:45 to 3:45 in A107.

Orchestra (Baroque)
Baroque Orchestra is open to students in grades 9 - 12 who play violin, viola, cello, or double bass, and are looking for an additional orchestral performing opportunity. This ensemble performs the vibrant string music of the Baroque Era, for example works composed by Bach, Handel, Corelli, & Vivaldi. The ensemble will perform at Orchestra Concerts and community functions. There is no audition to participate, however thorough practice and preparation of the music is expected. Communication will be through Haiku once students sign up. Rehearsals are every Thursday, 2:45 - 4:00 pm. Regular attendance is required.

Ms. Jennifer Meckler is the director of this ensemble and can be reached at jmeckler "at"
wmrhsd.org or (908) 879-5212 ext. 3746.

Project Peace
Project Peace is a club designed to work on school climate related topics. The club is open to all grades and works on a variety of activities, campaigns and discussions that are geared to foster respect, compassion and kindness. Some of the past activities include- Week of Respect, Laugh More Stress Less, Mental Health Awareness and Leadership Trainings. This club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month in A122.

Ms. Cartier and Miss Donnelly are the advisors and if you would like to sign up text @prpeace to the number 81010.

Reach
Junior Reach is open to all juniors who are interested in helping to acclimate the incoming freshman to the high school. This peer leadership model makes several trips to the Long Valley Middle School to meet 8th graders to cover various issues associated with acclimating the freshman to West Morris. We also help the administration with tours of the building during freshman parent orientation. We will be giving out reach applications at the beginning of October and have our first at the end of October beginning of November.
Janice Higgins is a guidance counselor who has advised Reach for the last 15 years. Please sign up on Ms. Higgins Remind 101 account. Please texts 81010 and in the message box put in @reach20 so you can be updated on changes. Any questions Ms. Higgins contact information is jhiggins "at" wmrhsd.org or 908-879-5212 x 3460

Senior Reach is a peer leadership program where Senior leaders continue to turnkey the values of determination, integrity, compassion and resilience. The peer leaders will assist in creating a positive school culture by inspiring their peers to rise above issues and learn to create a culture based on respect and positivity. Although not mandatory it is encouraged that leaders join Project Peace in 9th and 10th grade to prepare for leadership trainings/activities. Past activities include: Week of Respect, Freshman Orientation, Previews Program, Back to School Night and assisting in Freshman Health Classes. Reach meets a few times a month but dates and times TBD. If interested contact Ms. Cartier via her email which is ccartier “at” wmrhsd.org.

Relay for Life
Ms. Debbie Gonzalez and Mr. Dan Coiro are the Relay for Life advisors. Ms. Gonzalez has been an advisor for 10 years and Ms. Winters for 3, prior to which she was involved in her college Relay at U. of Delaware. Relay is an activity formed to raise both money and awareness in the fight against cancer. This group is student run and directed. Students take on Chair positions as Juniors and Seniors. In Mendham High School all of these positions are mirrored and students from both WMC and WMM work together in the only district wide club. Sophomores and Freshman can participate as members of committees and also on teams for the actual event. We just celebrated raising 1 million dollars in our 11 years of West Morris Relay. We run events throughout the year that range from coffee houses to the all night Relay for Life event itself.

Science League
The advisor is Mr. George Schroefer he can be reached at gschroepfer "at" wmrhsd.org.

Self-Defense Club
The Self Defense Club was founded by Kimaya Bajpai in 2018. Kimaya is a current junior and first-degree black belt. She is pursuing her second degree. The club’s mission is to help students build confidence, strengthen balance and self-discipline, improve physical conditioning and street awareness, understand self-defense law, and defend themselves in various situations. Kimaya teaches crisis-based thinking, defense, and moves. She also invites guest speakers, such as police officers and Martial Arts trainers, to interact with the students and prepare them to defend themselves in the real world.

The club meets every Wednesday after school (3-4:30) in F134. The advisor is Ms. Seitz. For more information, students can email Kimaya at 21_kbajpai “at” s.wmrhsd.org or Ms. Seitz at sseitz “at” wmrhsd.org.

Service Learning Club
The Service Learning Club provides students with the opportunity to participate in community service programs throughout Morris County. This club is open to all students in every grade. Students do not have to participate in every activity to be in this club. Some of the activities that we do are visits to local retirement centers to provide interaction with clients, serve food to needy families at the Community Soup Kitchen in Morristown NJ, assist with local senior resource facilities, walkathons and more. We are also able to assist students who are looking for individual volunteer work in the community to fulfill a requirement or just to enhance their high school learning experience. Most of the club trips happen during the school day. There are some activities on weekends that students can participate in as well. Individual service opportunities are typically after school hours.

The advisors for this club are Mrs. Jill Quabeck and Mrs. Maria Zdroik. We have been advisors for this club for approximately 18 years. We meet the first Tuesday of every month at the beginning of lunch in room F120. Mrs. Quabeck is located in room F124 and my email is jquabeck "at" wmrhsd.org. Mrs. Zdroik is located in the Child Study Team office and her email is mzdroik "at" wmrhsd.org.

Ski Club
Ski Club sign-ups are held at the activities fair in September. We are limited to 50 openings (1 coach bus) and take five trips to Camelback Mountain on Thursday nights starting the first week of January weather permitting. The advisors are Mr. David Ehasz and Mrs. Dana Donlon. They can be reached at dehasz “at” wmrhsd.org and ddonlon “at” wmrhsd.org. Please see Mr. Ehasz in F124 or Mrs. Donlon in F139 if you need any information regarding the club.

Sound/Lighting
Sound & Lighting is a club for students interested in the production and behind-the-scenes elements of events. Students learn how to program the auditorium lights and sound system and work on tech crew for events such as Central Theatre, music concerts, Mr. Central, Battle of the Bands, etc. Paid gigs are also available for club members who gain experience by first volunteering for other school functions. Mr. Hogan is the advisor and can be reached at jhogan@wmrhsd.org.

Stage Craft
Stage Craft is open to all students in grades 9-12 who are interested in learning about prop construction and stage design for the fall drama and spring musical. This club works with the members of the drama and musical to create pieces and props used on stage by performers. Projects can consist of light woodworking to large scale painting to paper/fabric sculpture and more. Stage Craft will begin meeting shortly after the rehearsals begin for the fall drama and the spring musical. There is also a Stage Craft/Tech Theatre class available that students can take during the day to earn credit for their participation!

Student Council
The objective of Student Council is to act as a liaison between the student body and the administration, and to serve as a forum for, and representative of, the students in student related administrative decision making. Further, it shall act to develop student leadership, encourage cooperation and spirit among students, faculty, and the administration, and promote the general welfare and unbounded success of the greater West Morris Central community.

Ms. Loux and Mr. Geary are the Student Council Advisors for the 2017-2018 school year. The Student Council officers are as follows:

President - Pam Mandala
Vice-President - Hannah Sagam
Secretary - Alex Belen
Treasurer - Julie Garry
Publicity Manager - Chelsey Cochrane
Student Representative to the Board of Education - Cate Lawrence

STEM (Technology) Club
The STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) club goes beyond the classroom and gives students the chance to pursue academic challenges among friends with similar goals and interests. We participate in TSA (Technology Student Association) competitions that consist of over 30 different topics. Some of the topics covered are engineering, coding, graphic design, fashion, video, photography, debating, and video game design. For the competition we take a field trip to The College of New Jersey in April. In addition to the TSA competition we also work on independent projects and competitions involving coding. The STEM club is open to all students of all abilities and meetings will be held on Thursday every week after school.

Unified Sports Club
Unified is dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences. Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.

In Unified Sports, teams are made up of people of similar age and ability. That makes practices more fun and games more challenging and exciting for all.

We meet on Mondays and Wednesdays after school. We participate in Soccer, Basketball and Track and Field. If you want to join or have any questions please contact Mr. O'Toole, motoole “at” wmrhsd.org.

Volleyball Club
The Volleyball Club will meet once a week in the evenings from 6-8pm. There will be an emphasis on skills training as well as simply playing games. The students will be taught the basic skills of passing, setting, attacking and serving as well as moving later to defensive strategies, serve-receive and various formations.
Ms. Vanessa Hall will lead the group. She can be reached at vhall “at” wmrhsd.org.

World Language Honor Society
The World Language Society (Société Honoraire de Français, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, Chinese Honor Society) membership is by invitation only based on overall scholastic achievement (3.4) and weighted GPA (4.2) in French or Spanish. Students of French must complete at least 2 years of language study and be currently enrolled in a French class. For consideration for Spanish Honor Society, students must study Spanish all 4 years. The only exception is, in lieu of the 4th year, students must score a 6 or a 7 on the Spanish IB exam in the junior year. Student-elected officers conduct the monthly meetings in the target language. The WLHS members provide peer tutoring, promote in-school activities, and support local and/or global community service organizations.

Mrs. Isabel Amaral is a teacher of French, Spanish, and ESL and has advised the French Honor Society for the last 10 years. Her contact is iamaral "at" wmrhsd.org.

Mrs. Cherry Jiang is a teacher of Chinese at West Morris Central. Her contact is cjiang "at" wmrhsd.org.

Mrs. Karen Czinkota is a teacher of Spanish at West Morris Central. Her contact is kczinkota "at" wmrhsd.org.

Yearbook
Our school yearbook club supports the yearbook class in the development of the yearbook club by capturing candids, attending events, creating page spreads and fact checking information. Creating our school yearbook is a true learning experience like no other in the school. You are dealing with real businesses, real deadlines, and real work to put out a real product at the end of the year. After determining a theme, the yearbook staff gets to work turning blank pages into a phenomenal memory book for students to enjoy now and in the future. Our yearbook has been the recipient of many awards on both the state and national level as well as inducted into the Walsworth Publishing Gallery of Excellence seven out of the past eight years. Students interested in participating in yearbook club should see Miss Patella in room D119 or A142.

Class Councils:
Senior Class Council Class of 2020

Senior class council is a group of individuals elected by their peers. With the help of advisors, they are responsible for planning and implementing events such as Mr. Central, Battle of the Bands (acoustic and regular), and Junior/Senior Prom. The following is the list of this year's senior class officers: Grace Denton as President, Caroline Isemann as Vice President, Katherine Fabris as Secretary, and TBA (fall election) as Treasurer.

The senior class advisors are Ms. Loux and Ms. Patella. Please email them if you have any questions.

Junior Class Council Class of 2021
Junior Class Council is a group of individuals elected by their peers. With the help of their advisors, they are responsible for planning and implementing events such as homecoming, class fundraisers, spirit week festivities, and junior/senior prom. The current officers are as follows: Logan Hart (president), Justin Lee (vice president), Kiley Murphy (secretary), and Evangeline Veletto (treasurer).

The advisors are Ms. Harrington and Sr. Cukar. Please email them if you have any questions.

Sophomore Class Council Class of 2022
The Sophomore Class officers work collaboratively with the Student Council and other Class Councils throughout the year to promote various activities and events. These activities and events provide fun and entertainment, as well as fundraising opportunities, for any and all WMC students.

Events and activities include: the Activities Fair, Spirit Week, various fundraisers, as well as surveying their peers for ideas about activities that they would be interested in hosting. The Sophomore Class Officers are: President-Trevor Hennebery, Vice President-Greg Suhr, Secretary-Colin McLoughlin, Treasurer-Matt Mandala. The Sophomore Class Advisors are Mr. Landshof and Ms. Seitz.

Freshman Class Council Class of 2023
Freshman Class Council is a group of individuals elected by their peers. With the help of their advisors, their main responsibility is to promote class spirit and to take part in various class activities. In the past, the freshman class has been responsible for the Valentine's Day flower sale. The advisors for the Class of 2023 are Dr. Kayal and Ms. White.