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Robotics team hosts FLL JR

Robotics team hosts First Lego League Junior and presents robotics to 8th grade students

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer May 30, 2016

Robotics students introduced engineering and robotics to elementary school students and eighth grade engineering classes in May.  The first event was the First Lego League, Jr. which was hosted by...

The class will be taught on a program called “Python,” which codes language on the computer.

Computer programming course added to curriculum

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer February 2, 2016

A computer programming course has been added to the high school's curriculum for the 2016-17 school year. The class will most likely be taught by math teacher, Ms. Kristen Bradley. The idea for the...

At the price of $2500 per unit, the dual Ultimaker units are the newest additions to the Engineering capabilities of Glen Rock High School and Middle School.

New 3D printers begin class projects

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer January 27, 2016

Two new 3D printers were delivered to the school in early December and are being managed by middle school pre-engineering teacher Mr.Dan Blatt. The printers, under the brand name Ultimaker, were...

Coffeehouse performances set for Thursday night

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer December 2, 2015

Coffeehouse will be taking place in the cafeteria this Thursday, Dec. 3. Coffee house is an event in which students read poetry and perform acoustic music. The entry fee for the event is $5, and there...

Cheerleading competition canceled due to football playoff game

Cheerleading competition canceled due to football playoff game

by Jason Messenbrink November 18, 2015

The cheerleading competition that was scheduled for Nov. 21 has been canceled due to the football team's second playoff-game. “Our support for the football team comes first,” said Ms. Alyssa Perry,...

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