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Students protest outside Trump Tower; “Let the New Generation Speak”

Students protest outside Trump Tower; “Let the New Generation Speak”

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
November 29 • 298 views
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Students across Glen Rock rolled out of bed to a day off from school on Nov. 8, as well as to the unexpected: Donald Trump, along with all of the controversies that had surrounded him leading up to the election, was elected. Matt Lacognata (‘17) felt distraught. He was only two months shy of votin...

An elephantine win for Republicans

An elephantine win for Republicans

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager
November 29 • 126 views
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Donald J. Trump defied all American polls and the popular vote this November to become the President-elect. Although adamant Clinton supporters refuse to accept the results of the 2016 election, Trump supporters prepare for life under the Trump administration. Dean Eleftheriades, senior, has been...

Law prohibiting dogs on public property soon to be enforced

Law prohibiting dogs on public property soon to be enforced

by Daisy Tahan, Staff Writer
November 21 • 192 views
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Dogs may soon be prohibited from being walked on borough and public properties. Back in 2013, an ordinance was passed that banned dogs from walking on Board of Education property, but the council has been discussing the possibility of spreading that ordinance throughout borough and public properties. Mike...

League supports women voting

League supports women voting

by Alexa Miceli, Staff Writer
November 7 • 138 views
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Donald Trump? Hillary Clinton? Whoever one votes for, the League Of Women Voters doesn’t ask - they simply want people to vote. The League of Women Voters is a group that spreads the word about voting and encourages students to register. In the state of New Jersey, one can register to vote at t...

Presidential elections come to Glen Rock

Presidential elections come to Glen Rock

by Josh Lesser, Staff Writer
February 2 • 266 views
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With the primary season officially underway, seniors are beginning to contemplate which candidate they are going to vote for in the first election in which they are eligible to vote. Whether they are eligible for the primary or the general election, members of the class of 2016 will be 18 by next...

Another grade of full day schooling

Another grade of full day schooling

by Jeff Buckwalter, Staff Writer
May 8 • 365 views
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On September 2, 2015, new kindergartners will go into school with a new schedule and a full day ahead of them. For the past couple of months, Board of Education meetings, Facebook debates and administrative discussions have focused on the topic of full day kindergarten. Inside the classroom My old ki...

Doing Faber a favor

Doing Faber a favor

by Josh Stein, Graphic Designer
June 12 • 577 views
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The Glen Rock Borough Council approved a three million dollar bond ordinance that will put the down payment for the construction of a new artificial turf field where, currently, a synthetic turf lies. At the meeting of Council and Mayor on May 28, many residents posed questions, revisiting concerns...

The School Budget Report

The School Budget Report

by Frank Connor, Business Manager
April 9 • 964 views
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GLEN ROCK, N.J. – Frank Manziano, high school business teacher, stood with his back to his waiting class, his antiquated laptop refusing to perform the simple task of loading a two-minute video. For over five minutes – one ninth of a class period – students sat silently, unable to learn, as a blank...

Civil rights activist addresses Glen Rock juniors, discusses landmark court case

Civil rights activist addresses Glen Rock juniors, discusses landmark court case

by Victoria Messikian and Lilia Wood
April 8 • 3,172 views
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GLEN ROCK, N.J. – “Good Morning, Panthers!” said John Stokes, a civil rights activist who helped lead his high school on strike in April 23rd of 1951. Glen Rock juniors recently attended an assembly regarding John Stokes' experiences as an African American teenager at the peak of segregatio...

Christie Stays

Christie Stays

by Julian Bennett, Staff Writer
November 12 • 698 views
Filed under Politics

Chris Christie might be the only hope for the Republicans going into the 2016 presidential election. In a prominently blue state, a red governor has been elected. Republican governor Chris Christie beat Democratic candidate Barbara Buono on November 5th, 2013. In New Jersey, there are 700,000 more regis...