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

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

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 148 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

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 of the flag. The rainbow pride flag, designed...

Graduating with cancer

Graduating with cancer

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017 • 490 views
Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

Danny Goldsmith. Just a normal kid trying to make his way through high school. His senior year, running track and playing basketball. He had a girlfriend and a bunch of close friends. What could possibly go wrong… As a kid Danny never had any real health problems, besides when he was 5 and had h...

Playing for the flag on her back

Playing for the flag on her back

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
May 10, 2017 • 338 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

As her alarm sounds at 5 a.m., Emily struggles to get herself out of bed. It is still pitch-black outside, and most of Glen Rock is still fast asleep. After all, the weekend is meant for people to relax and enjoy their time off. But for junior Emily Males, the weekend means rising up before the sun to...

In the spotlight

In the spotlight

by James Boisits, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017 • 71 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports

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 and Glen Rock holding a commanding lead, Sergio Galv...

A pilgrimage for peace

A pilgrimage for peace

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017 • 53 views
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While she teaches Spanish to a class of students in D-124 of Glen Rock High School, her sister is in Africa. It's a far way away from where Ms. Taylor Poruks teaches her Spanish classes, but it doesn't mean her sister can't pitch in on a lesson.  In the classroom, off-white cinder blocks comprise the w...

Through the fire

Through the fire

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017 • 472 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase

Footsteps coasting against a freshly sanded wood floor, 14-year-old Isis Kirkland smelled the new timber of her rebuilt home with an odd familiarity. She hadn’t walked through this door since March 21, 2015, almost two years back. It would take some time to decide whether or not this home was better than th...

Looking through the lens

Looking through the lens

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
April 19, 2017 • 215 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase

It’s 3 a.m. The sun has yet to rise and a young Ken Kerbs has yet to fall asleep. Unlike the average 1970s high school student who came home from school, did his homework and went to sleep, Kenny Kerbs would finish his homework and go down to his darkroom, conveniently located in his basement. Fro...

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
April 17, 2017 • 50 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

Two of the top three reasons students said they were most often bullied at school were actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender expression, according to From Teasing to Torment: School Climate in America, a 2005 report by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network and Harris Interactive. The Gay St...

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

by Michelle DeMaria
April 6, 2017 • 43 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Opinion, Showcase

Redbubble stickers are decorating laptops by storm. A trend is emerging, as more and more students embellish their laptops in a collage-like fashion. These high-quality stickers are to your laptop as "Emojis" are to your text messages: they get your point across in a colorful way. Straight out of Melbourn...

Writing through the journey

Writing through the journey

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017 • 264 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase

After long, arduous hours of interviews, travelling, transcribing tapes and composing a story, The Miracle of St. Anthony was finally published. After receiving his book in the mail, author Adrian Wojnarowski flipped through the pages of his very own book in awe. His devotion, his dedication, and his own ...

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