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Glen Rock and Ridgewood to raise pride flags for LGBT Pride Month

Glen Rock and Ridgewood will raise rainbow pride flags on June 1 in Wilde Memorial Park and Van Neste Park respectively in acknowledgement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month after a small controversy in Ridgewood regarding the raising...

News

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

by Colin Morrow, Editor-in-Chief

For the past 16 years, Ann Comarato has brought a positive attitude and creative teaching style...

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager

Several cases of whooping cough, an air-borne infection that can be fatal to weak immune systems,...

AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer

Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leadin...

Features

In the spotlight

In the spotlight

by James Boisits, Staff Writer

A Mistake to Remember With Glen Rock leading the Hawthorne Bears 54-39 on January 21, 2016 in one of the final games in the basketball team’s season, one Glen Rock player sat on the bench, begging to go in.With only a minute and 30 seconds left an...

Cartoon of the Week (5/22) -- by Sydney Mangaroo

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Student Life

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer

*Student names have been changed in this article A student peeks over his shoulder and scans around: no teacher in sight. He slides the water bottle into his backpack slyly, hoping no one sees. Although one may not realize it, petty crimes happen...

Clubs

Choirs earn gold in Orlando competition

Choirs earn gold in Orlando competition

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer

In a small choir room at the back of a church in Florida, 52 students dressed in bright red...

Curtains open for spring show

Curtains open for spring show

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer

The Stage lit up with sound blasting and actors waiting anxiously in their positions. The curtain...

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer

Two of the top three reasons students said they were most often bullied at school were actual...

Opinion

Compost initiative in vain as sub-par lunch program continues

Compost initiative in vain as sub-par lunch program continues

by Luke Brangaccio, Staff Writer

Some will remember the days where the brown baskets of fruit could be found on each lunch line....

AP water bottle ban shouldn’t be enforced

AP water bottle ban shouldn’t be enforced

by Alyssa Kitz, Staff Writer

For the past two weeks high schools across the nation have been AP testing. The test takes...

Administrators alone can’t crackdown on student behavior

Administrators alone can’t crackdown on student behavior

by Emma Byrd, Staff Writer

This afternoon I walked through the Junior hall to the Freshman hallway, looking for a bathroom....

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Staff Profile

Isis Kirkland
Isis Kirkland

Staff Writer

Isis Kirkland is 14 years old, currently in 9th grade (freshman) at Glen Rock High School. Her interests include dancing, acting, writing, and watching Youtube videos. She is enrolled in a group called the Peppermint Players, and travels to perform plays with them. She is excited to write for The Gle...

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