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Sophomore begins charitable service club on trial basis

Sophomore begins charitable service club on trial basis

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
March 22 • 23 views
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When sophomore Andrew Bober returned from a service trip to the Dominican Republic, he immediately knew he wanted to help the people he met there, and thus the 7elements club was formed. The 7elements club, created by Bober and junior Matt Heller is an extension of the Dominican Republic based, no...

Gay Straight Alliance raises funds with t-shirt sales

Gay Straight Alliance raises funds with t-shirt sales

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer
March 21 • 12 views
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The Gay Straight Alliance is selling t-shirts to raise money for future guest speakers and events in the school. Shirts purchased before March 17 are being sold for $18, after which shirts will be sold for $20. The shirts, designed by GSA adviser Troy Kroft, show the letters ‘GR’ in rainbow font...

Interact club hosts annual fashion show for cancer research

Interact club hosts annual fashion show for cancer research

by Caroline Griffin
March 15 • 46 views
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The interact club hosted their annual fashion show on Monday, Feb. 27. All proceeds were donated to Hope Lodge American Cancer Society. Students were chosen to model prom dresses and tuxedos to raise money for the cause. Each fashion model walked twice down the runway; once alone and the second ...

Model United Nations participates in annual conference

Model United Nations participates in annual conference

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer
March 9 • 41 views
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“We won the best prize of all,” said Emily Schaefer, senior delegate of the Model United Nations, “the satisfaction of a job well done.” The Model United Nations participated in an annual conference in Philadelphia on March 2 through March 5. Students of all grades are members of the Model...

AP Language classes see Jitney on Broadway

AP Language classes see Jitney on Broadway

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer
March 1 • 30 views
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Students in the AP Language and Composition classes traveled to see Jitney on Broadway on Friday, Feb. 15. The classes saw the production during a unit on argumentative essays and the concept of race in America. “It’s written by a wonderful African American playwright named August Wilson, and so...

Behind the scenes of The Addams Family musical

Behind the scenes of The Addams Family musical

by Ben Sakac, Patricia Whyte, and Katherine Hikin
February 14 • 229 views
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The orchestra began to play the opening notes of the prelude, the bright, red curtains arose, revealing the actors and scenery on stage. Everything looked perfect, with every single prop in its place and every costume looking spotless, or so the audience thought. Just minutes before, while the public was ge...

Relay For Life kicks off another year

Relay For Life kicks off another year

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
February 13 • 67 views
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The Relay for Life Club held its annual kick off event on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The kick off celebration provided baked goods, raffles, prizes, and merchandise that raised money toward the June 10th to 11th relay. The club presented a variety of guest speakers in ...

Key Club gives back to community

Key Club gives back to community

by Alyssa Kitz, Staff Writer
February 8 • 35 views
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The newest club at Glen Rock, The Key Club, is headed by Ms. Kathleen Walter with the help of juniors Hiroki Doyle and Isaac Hart. The club is for students who want to do community service for local groups. “I think kids like this because they are in charge of the projects,” Walter said. “I...

Yearbook progress at freeze frame after memory card goes missing

Yearbook progress at freeze frame after memory card goes missing

by Michelle DeMaria, Instagram Manager, Senior Staff Writer
February 7 • 53 views
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After chasing each and every senior down for his or her senior quote and taking over 180 pictures, the Yearbook Club’s hard work disappeared as quickly as the flash of a camera. The memory card that held photos for the Class of 2017's yearbook is no longer in the Yearbook Club's possession, pro...

Robotics team takes eighth place

Robotics team takes eighth place

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
January 15 • 23 views
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On an abnormally warm Saturday, the members of Glen Rock's Cosmic Goose robotics team boarded a bus bound for Cliffside Park High School. This was the second match of the season with the team ultimately placing in eighth place. The Cosmic Geese team, number 8902, was founded in 2013 with former ...