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School: A safe learning environment?

School: A safe learning environment?

by Riya Divekar, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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While seemingly innocent sixth grade students enjoy their lunch before heading outside for study lunch, there are other activities occuring in the high school bathrooms. Although it breaks school policies and laws, these bathrooms are locations where some students have gone to vape, especially during...

Cough Cough: The flu’s effect on Glen Rock and the tri-state area

Cough Cough: The flu’s effect on Glen Rock and the tri-state area

by Madelyn Willoughby, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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While the rest of her peers were at school, Mary Andreou sat alone on her couch surrounded by tissues and medicine. The glass coffee table was pulled close to the brown couch so she would not have to stand each time she needed something. Andreou applied Vicks to her head to soothe her headaches, battli...

Thielke Arboretum unveils new Environmental Education Center

Thielke Arboretum unveils new Environmental Education Center

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


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One seldom comes across a better way to celebrate Arbor Day like attending the grand opening of the Environmental Education Center in Glen Rock’s very own Thielke Arboretum. The Arboretum is a wetland forest that has been a Glen Rock landmark since 1954. It recently established an education center ...

“DACA is dead”

“DACA is dead”

by Kate Casey, Managing Editor

May 3, 2018


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Nearly 700,000 immigrants are at risk of losing their jobs and homes as the government has failed to develop a plan to protect immigrants who illegally entered the United States as children. Obama’s 2012 executive order, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, protects r...

A lurking sickness

by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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An estimated 12 million people in the United States are sick right now and don’t even know it. They are sick with something that can’t be seen from the outside. It’s a sickness that comes in many different forms. It’s a monster that haunts each person differently. In many cases, they’ve...

The final four

The final four

by Nathan Schlecht, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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The sun was just beginning to clip the trees and illuminate the short yellow bus parked in front of the Glen Rock High School entrance. The windows of the bus are glazed with frost and a steady hum of the engine flows through the air. An occasional sniff of the nose and chirp of a bird is added to the...

Fostering for a cause

Fostering for a cause

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

April 23, 2018


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After a tattered and pregnant stray pitbull unexpectedly gave birth on an Georgia resident’s property, she and her newborn puppies were shot to death by the landowner. It wasn’t until a rescuer came by when they noticed one puppy, Fawn, that had survived the attack. She was soon brought to safety....

Students walk-out to remember Parkland

Students walk-out to remember Parkland

by Ben Solomon, Multimedia Manger

March 15, 2018


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A 17 minute walk-out occurred at the high school yesterday as students joined youth across America to memorialize the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who died in the recent tragedy and to protest gun violence. Prior to the walk-out, a high school assembly was held in the gymnasium. His...

A thirst for knowledge

A thirst for knowledge

by Nathan Schlecht, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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Stephen Petraitis has always had thirst for knowledge. He currently goes to Leonia High School and was a freshman when his father first introduced the Science Honors Program for highschool students at Columbia University. Stephen’s father’s co-worker was responsible for first informing his family ab...

More than just a typical coach

More than just a typical coach

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


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New Jersey and Bergen County native, Varsity soccer coach and Elementary school teacher, Casey Schick has spent countless years as a vital asset to Glen Rocks athletic programs. The now Varsity Coach has lead the high school to numerous wins and sees future wins to come, but how was the high school ble...

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