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Senior Theatre Company executive board members (left to right) Sofia Nolfo, Madelyn Willoughby, Sofia Karras, and Caroline Torpey snap a picture at the Theatre Company, LEAP, and Alliance holiday party. They loved all of the activities and games and had a great time with members of other clubs!

Students celebrate at joint club holiday party

by Madelyn Willoughby, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

The high school Theatre Company, LEAP, and the Alliance hosted their annual holiday party in room C-131 after school from 6:30 to 9 on Thursday. This party is held each year for current members of the...

Students perform at Glenstock

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor June 12, 2019

Groups of student performers and soloists played and sang music at Glenstock on Wednesday, June 5 at 6 p.m. Due to the prediction of thunderstorms, over 50 students congregated into the cafeteria though...

Nationally recognized poet Ross Gay reads his poetry during an assembly. Gay visited GRHS on April 10 to present his poetry, host a writing workshop, and meet GRHS students and others from a visiting high school. Gay presented some of his poems along with some essays from his new book, “The Book of Delights.”

Nationally recognized poet performs reading

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor May 7, 2019

Students welcomed nationally recognized poet Ross Gay to the high school on April 10, for a poetry reading and workshop. Gay began his visit by meeting with the students of GRHS and the visiting students...

The cast of Rapunzel poses with their student director, Isabel Siggers. Siggers is a senior and a member of the Theatre Company Executive Board and was excited to take on her role as a student director for “Wicked and Whimsical.”

From rehearsal to performance

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor April 29, 2019

The most exciting part of student directing for Isabel Siggers was being able to see her play come alive on stage after many rehearsals. She loved to see her actors take just a little bit of her direction...

Caroline Geoghegan, a storyteller at the Moth Story Slam and a member of the Seven Elements Social Justice Club, performs her original piece titled “Pet Store Shenanigans.” This was the second Moth Story Slam hosted by the club. All of the proceeds of the event went to First Friends, an organization that helps immigrants coming to the U.S.

Students perform at Moth Story Slam

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor March 20, 2019

Students performed original stories at the Moth Story Slam, an event hosted by the Seven Elements Social Justice Club on Thursday, March 7. The Seven Elements Social Justice Club, advised by English...

High school students wrap gifts for the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce’s holiday gift-wrapping event on Dec. 1. The event took place on Dec. 1 and 15 as an effort to bring attention to local businesses in Glen Rock. All the proceeds of this event were donated to CUMAC, an organization that fights hunger.

Chamber of Commerce hosts holiday gift wrapping event

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor January 4, 2019

On Dec. 1 and 15, the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a holiday gift wrapping event at the Creative Den, a store in town that recently opened. The event was hosted by Chamber of Commerce members...

This is a picture of popular lunch selections in the cafeteria right now. This includes a selection of wrapped burgers, sandwiches, wraps, chicken nuggets and french fries.

Should the cafeteria serve healthier lunches?

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer December 13, 2018

A popular question that has been going around the school for the past couple years is whether the cafeteria should serve healthier lunches. We all know that being healthy leads to a better, longer and...

Dzurenko poses smiling at the camera as she packs her backpack at the end of the school day to get ready for a night of homework.

High school vs. middle school

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer December 4, 2018

With the first marking period coming to a close, many freshmen have now fully adjusted to the high school.   Julia Dzurenko is a freshman at Glen Rock High School and has been in the Glen Rock public...

With advances in technology, students could be learning in classrooms such as this one.

Classroom of the future

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer November 20, 2018

Throughout the past, classes all over the country have remained the same. Each one looking considerably comparable. Like most things over time, the traditional classroom could be advancing with some significant...

Emma Mangino (left) and Charlotte Arehart alongside Ashley Robinson and Grace DeSalvo during their first States match.

Life on the varsity tennis team

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer November 14, 2018

Varsity tennis is a big leap from junior varsity. While JV is more relaxed, varsity pushes team members to new, unfamiliar territories. Emma Mangino is third singles on the Glen Rock tennis team. Her...

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