Triplets by chance friends by choice

By Caterina Gismondi ‘18

December 7, 2014

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On May 15, 2000, Caterina, Michael, and Elaine Gismondi were born. They are now fourteen-years-old and students at the West Deptford High School. They have made a bond in which nobody can break. They have shared tears, laughter,...

Pantoja has a new home

By Jalissa Carter '18

December 7, 2014

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            Freshman student, Sheidalys Pantoja is from Puerto Rico and attended the West Deptford Middle School when she moved from Puerto Rico at ten to New Jersey. She misses her old life a great deal. “I really...

O’Sullivan makes a great garden

By Jalissa Carter '18

December 7, 2014

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In local parks, flowers bloom most of the year. Gardening is a meaningful way to cultivate self-love. Like meditation, gardening is a time to be still and listen, not just to the sound of the outdoors, but to your inner voice. Gardening slows you down, stops you in your tracks and sets you down on the E...

Fun and legal post-Prom activities at the shore

By Gerald Owens '14

June 8, 2014

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The Prom is over and the king and queen rode off with their crowns. The after party is done, and now is when the real fun begins. Prom Weekend is the one weekend where everyone gets along, bonds, and chills on the beach as a school....

Pits Bulls–lovers or born fighters?

By Gerald Owens '14l

June 8, 2014

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The word pit bull may make some people’s knees tremble in fear. Some people think of the pop star that is known for his crazy up tempo songs.  Others think of a vicious animal that just terrorizes the animal world. In today’s...

Basketball player Tyler Leonhardt

By Gerald Owens '14

June 8, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports, Winter Sports

When did you start to like and play basketball? I began playing basketball when I entered kindergarten at age five. I thought it would be something I’d like. Plus, I was very sporty so it kept me entertained.  Who is your biggest ...

Nike is now on top

By Gerald Owens '14

June 8, 2014

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The battle between Adidas and Nike still goes on, but Nike is in the forefront. The battle between brands has been around for a long time, and many brands have surfaced and two brands have always stood out the most, Nike and ...

Vans or Converse: Which do you prefer?

By Valerie Palmer '14

May 28, 2014

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Two very popular shoe brands have made a fashion statement in America and even worldwide--Converse and Vans. Both are simple and stylish and go with just about every outfit. Now the question is, which do the students of West...

Q and A: Dale Johnson–Vice President of Key Club

By Valerie Palmer '14

May 28, 2014

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When did you first join Key Club? When I was a freshman, I joined Key Club because I heard it was a great opportunity for community service and to help out the community. Would you recommend joining Key Club to underclassman? Yes, beca...

Q and A: Senior Spring Track and Field Hurdler Justin Demareo

By Matthew Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports, Spring Sports

Did you feel last season was successful? (Individually, Woodbury Relays, Moorestown) I was happy with how last season went. We won a bunch of medals in the high hurdle relay and improved our times significantly. Individually, I am c...

West Deptford Boys’ Track Team trains for historic season

By Matthew Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports, Spring Sports

A strong group of seniors is pushing this team to make it bigger and better for now and for years to come. Last year Sterling won the Colonial Conference championship, but this year Coach Mark Dixon sees a completely differ...

Senior Trip no time to relax for two West Deptford Track standouts

May 26, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports, Spring Sports

Almost 1,000 miles away from home, Kevin Cianfarini and Dale Johnson continue to practice.  Athletics have always meant a lot to the students at West Deptford High School, from the football field to the track and beyond, but tw...

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