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Examining claims and myths of detox water

Examining claims and myths of detox water

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 9 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

Detox water is all the talk, or is it all talk? Detox water claims to cleanse the body and rid it from the toxic chemicals consumed in everyday lives. Not only does it taste great, but it supposedly makes the consumer feel great too. Some nutritionists are supportive of detox waters and teas, yet others...

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017 • 44 views
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*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 in the school frequently in the form of theft. “I’m...

Dying to be thin

Dying to be thin

by Julia Blando, Senior Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 407 views
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*All names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved.  Merriam-Webster defines beauty as “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit.” Not once does beauty’s official definition r...

Drug culture and a bursting bubble

Drug culture and a bursting bubble

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager
April 20, 2017 • 2,263 views
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Glen Rock High School was ranked 14th in the state in 2016. The impressive staff, safe setting, and ability to take Advanced Placement classes make our school desirable. However, not everyone understands the reality of what lay inside the bubble of Glen Rock. During the 2016-2017 school year, ther...

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
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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...

Career Day sparks students’ interests

Career Day sparks students’ interests

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017 • 31 views
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Throughout the school day on Wed. April 5, the Guidance Department as well as the Ridgewood PM Rotary Club held a Career Day in the Media Center. It gave students an opportunity to explore potential career paths and become better informed about their fields of interest. Students could sign up on a...

Ten things to look forward to in April

Ten things to look forward to in April

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
March 30, 2017 • 91 views
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1. Ally Week Support your LGBT community during ally week, April 3 through April 7. The GSA Club encourages you to become an ally to stand up against bullying, harassment, and name-calling. For those of you interested in participating in the Day of Silence, reach out to the GSA Club for more info...

Taking a leap for fundraising

Taking a leap for fundraising

by Hiroki Doyle, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017 • 163 views
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A junior student has taken his passion for helping others and combined it with pole vaulting Jarod Forer, a junior, has been involved with pole vaulting since his freshman year, and he practices it nearly year round. The track and field sport is similar to the long jump, except the competitor has a...

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...

New college mini-scholarship program introduced

New college mini-scholarship program introduced

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 139 views
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A program called Raise.Me will allow for students to obtain miniature scholarships. Any student achieving grades in the A and B ranges is eligible to apply. The program’s website allows pupils to access all information regarding the fund in detail. “This program will allow students to save money an...

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