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Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 7 views
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The farmers market that ran three successful trial runs will return for the summer from June 4 to October 15 every Sunday. The market will be located at the Borough Hall parking lot next to Kilroys. The project is led by Alison Bloomfield who decided that she wanted to keep the market going aft...

St. Catharine’s longtime Youth Minister retires

St. Catharine’s longtime Youth Minister retires

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017 • 83 views
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Once Roe Miller’s children became involved in St. Catharine’s Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) so did she. She began volunteering with program, immersing herself in the rewarding and faithful aspects the program possesses. She eventually feel in love with the program, oblivious to the impact it’d...

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

by Colin Morrow, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2017 • 192 views
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For the past 16 years, Ann Comarato has brought a positive attitude and creative teaching style to Glen Rock students. However, at the end of the 2016-2017 school year, Glen Rock will say goodbye to the English teacher as she prepares for retirement. Comarato says that this decision was difficult...

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager
May 18, 2017 • 36 views
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Several cases of whooping cough, an air-borne infection that can be fatal to weak immune systems, have been reported in Glen Rock schools. Whooping cough, formally know as pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that infects the respiratory system, resulting in bark-sounding cough that...

AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017 • 78 views
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Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leading some to groan about studying and others to question the courses’ importance. The College Board, maker of the SAT exam, produces the AP tests. These exams marked the unofficial end of AP courses, capped o...

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

by Julia Blando, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017 • 124 views
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Could water bottles be outlawed from school? During the week of April 17, the school received an anonymous tip in the form of a letter from a parent, informing the administration that their child informed them that students were supposedly bringing alcohol into the school in water bottles. The re...

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 107 views
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Whether it was striking a chord, reciting a verse, or hitting a high note, Coffeehouse 42 was packed with all kinds of talented musicians, writers, singers and all around performers. Held twice a year, Coffeehouse is an acoustic event organized by the literary arts magazine Mobius, which is advised...

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2017 • 63 views
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The one-to-one laptop initiative has been approved in a recent decision by the school board. These changes come with announcement that School Fusion, the current website host, will be replaced with Schoology. Principal John Arlotta is confident that the new system will be well received. ...

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 57 views
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The Spanish club handed out roses on Valentine's Day to raise money for two children the club sponsors through Children International. Students had the opportunity to purchase a rose for a special someone for the price of $3 each or Hershey kisses for $1.50 each. All items were on sale from Feb...

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 129 views
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With the new Presidential administration, the country has been shot into a controversial era of contradictory opinions on social change, one of the most prevalent being the rights of the transgender community.   On Wednesday, Feb. 22, guidelines regarding protections of the transgender community...

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