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New teacher Ms. Uma Kearns teaches her financial literacy class.

New financial literacy teacher joins high school staff

by Laura Yuan and Anastasia Zenkevich November 12, 2015

From big city to small town, financial literacy teacher Uma Kearns has seen it all. Starting with her early career running a credit department to substitute teaching, she has come a long way in order to...

The PARCC tests will be administered on the computer which may pose some challenges for students.

Ready to tackle the PARCC?

by Laura Yuan, Staff Writer January 30, 2015

The first thing that comes to mind during this time of the year for students of Glen Rock High School is midterms exams. However, some students are not aware of the fact that another is just around the...

Despite intermittent interest and local rivals, Glen Rock High School has never had a boys' volleyball team.

Boys volleyball? Out!

by Laura Yuan, Staff Writer January 21, 2015

Similar to the majority of the schools in its conference, Glen Rock High School has never had a boys’ volleyball program. Since our school has a strong girls’ team, I wondered why boys were never...

A few class officers preparing completed candy grams for delivery. (From left to right) Jean Walter, Janine Downing, Nicholas McRae, Jacqueline Stoller, Selma Sose, and Rena Mototani.

Freshmen class finds a new way to fundraise

by Laura Yuan, Staff Writer December 23, 2014

The class of 2018 organized a week-long candy gram fundraiser to raise money for their class funds during the holiday season. Beginning Dec. 10 and ending on Dec. 18, candy grams were sold during lunch...

Mr. Feldman uses his own paddle to demonstrate tossing, grips, and proper techniques in table tennis.

Table tennis club: a hard serve?

by Laura Yuan, Staff Writer October 2, 2014

The 40mm ball flies across the table as the play begins, the spin almost imperceptible to the untrained eye. “Very few people in the country have ever seen a good [table tennis] player play in person....

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