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Borough Council approves plastic bag ban

Borough Council approves plastic bag ban

by Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


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As of April 11th, 2019, the borough of Glen Rock has become the most recent New Jersey municipality to establish a ban on single-use plastic bags in stores and restaurants. The borough follows after municipalities such as Hoboken, Jersey City, Teaneck, and Point Pleasant have also adopted bans. The ...

The evolving high school english classroom

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


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Click! A student types away at his computer taking notes to prepare for the essay he will write that night. In 2019, this is a common occurrence for a high school student. However, it was not always this simple. Technology that is available to students today, like Thesaurus, Grammarly, and Google, was not...

The Best Slice In Town

The Best Slice In Town

by Rob Zamparelli, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019


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John’s Boy Pizza is not your typical pizzeria. It’s a family-owned, well-known pizza shop with what many Glen Rockers would call, the “best slice in town”. You walk into a long, narrow restaurant, filled with tons of photos of Glen Rock, sports and Italy, the home country of the owners, Umberto ...

Student actors reflect on Wicked and Whimsical

Student actors reflect on <i>Wicked and Whimsical</i>

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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The Theatre Company put on its spring play, Wicked and Whimsical, on April 4, 5, and 6.  There were four performances, each at 7 p.m. and one matinee on April 6 at 2 p.m.   The performance was made up of six short plays, all taken from the same larger play called The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, wri...

Hockey team improves over the season as new coach continues success of the program

Hockey team improves over the season as new coach continues success of the program

by Rob Zamparelli and Rob Zamparelli

April 5, 2019


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The Glen Rock High School hockey team came out of the gate very slow after losing many key seniors from last years great run, coming up short of another state championship. This years team was looked down upon by many. Nobody believed that this year’s team could recreate the success of the legendary te...

Finding Time: the struggle for high school students to focus on academics and extracurriculars

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


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“Ring!” The school bell sounds ending the long, seven hour school day. You just had an AP Biology and Algebra II test along with three classes of note-taking, and now have homework for five subjects due tomorrow and need to study for another test. But before you can focus on schoolwork, you ...

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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Students were bused into New York City to see the Broadway production of My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center on Wednesday, February 13.  The students were from the advanced Theatre Arts classes as well as the Modern Drama class. The trip was organized and chaperoned by the teacher of these classes, Julie...

Bring It On: The World of Competitive Cheer

Bring It On: The World of Competitive Cheer

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

February 24, 2019


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Catfights, callouts, and cutthroat competition; thought that was all cheer is about? Think again. Competitive cheer, different from sports cheer, consists of squads of different towns travelling to competitions to show off their skills and try and take home a trophy. Movies like Bring It On have de...

The Geese of Glen Rock High

The Geese of Glen Rock High

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019


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“Ladies, Gentlemen, Geese,” a gruff voice cuts off the clamoring of students, all scurrying around the pre-engineering room of Glen Rock High School, long after classes ended for the day. The projects they are working on are not a part of any curriculum, but that does not stop the students from spen...

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