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Alissa is leaping high in the air in an Irish dance competition in 2017.

Middle School Irish dancer headed to the Olympics

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer May 29, 2018

Her blonde locks are loosely curled into a ponytail as she moves her feet, swiftly to the beat of the music. This nationally ranked Irish dancer is headed to the Japan 2020 Olympic Games. A Glen Rock...

Michael Giardino (left) helps Una Kearns (right) with the computer during Marketing class.

The kid who sells kicks

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer January 2, 2018

Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Beluga 2.0’ $380 - coding, bargaining, profiting -  junior Michael Giardino started to buy and sell limited edition items for profit when he was a freshman. While many college...

The picture that was on the Glen Rock Swim Club application.

New swim club a belly flop

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer November 25, 2017

The Glen Rock Swim Club 's strides to create a new school organization foundered before the starting date of Nov. 13 due to the lack of participants. Although the swim club was a great way to get students...

Laptops take over classrooms as one-to-one initiative enters second month

Laptops take over classrooms as one-to-one initiative enters second month

by Olivia Traphagen, Social Media Head Manager October 20, 2017

The introduction of one-to-one laptops has already made an enormous difference for students and teachers.  Entering its second month, the laptops have become an integral part of many classrooms.  John...

Erica and her teammates pose before beginning a routine at the Junior Olympics last year.

Diving into the Sport

A junior Olympic athlete talks about her experience
by Katherine Hikin, Staff Writer June 16, 2017

It was an uneventful, rainy afternoon in Osaka, Japan. Erica was propped up on her couch with a silky blanket over her legs. She sat in her living room, crunching on a snack, indulged in a thick book....

The first photo is what the court yard looks like now, and the second photo is what the court yard will look like on June 7.

Glenstock to rock socks off

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior staff writer June 5, 2017

Glenstock is back and better than ever. On June 7 the whole student body is in for a treat -- a night full of music, games, and other fun activities in the courtyard from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Katherine...

Examining claims and myths of detox water

Examining claims and myths of detox water

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer May 24, 2017

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...

In the era of cyberbullying, any type of bullying still hurts

In the era of cyberbullying, any type of bullying still hurts

by olivia Traphagen, senior staff writer May 12, 2017
Cyber bullying and cyber harassment are a huge part of child endangerment in small towns, including Glen Rock.
Students stand in line waiting to purchase their lunches and snacks.

Requesting more gluten free options in the cafeteria

by Olivia Traphagen, senior staff writer February 3, 2017

For all the gluten-free high school and middle school students, the cafeteria doesn’t really have much to offer. There is a variety of food choices for the non gluten free kids--some may forget that...

The Glen Rock boys hockey team at the Ice Vault in Wayne.

Underrated hockey team almost catches up to Glen Rock

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer February 1, 2017

Senior captain Jake Kinney exhorted the boys up to finish the game strong and take the 8-5 win against Paramus Catholic on Sunday night in the Hackensack Ice House. The Glen Rock boys hockey team had...

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