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‘The Queen’s Gambit:’ transforming the mundane into a cinematic wonder

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) March 9, 2021

Watching a televised chess match seems quite dull at first thought — two players glued to their chairs doing nothing but moving delicately crafted wooden pieces with precision across a checkered board....

NBA Summer League game being played at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

NBA needs to go back to ‘The Bubble’ if they want a safe and fair season

by Rob Zamparelli, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

If the NBA wants to have a fair and safe season they must go back to the bubble format that was very successful from last season. Even though the NBA has tough restrictions on the players on what they...

Escalante, a familiar face around Glen Rock High School as a gym teacher, has taken over Mr. Pepe's position as Acting Middle School Assistant Principal.

Former gym teacher takes over as Acting Middle School Assistant Principal

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) February 8, 2021

For those who know Mr. Michael Escalante, you probably recognize him as the teacher leading “Tabata” — the famed gym class warm-up featuring short bursts of intense exercise followed by a period...

Above is a water fountain closed off due to the pandemic.

Students face challenge with limited water access in school during pandemic

by Rob Zamparelli, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2021

The cafeteria is one place where most students go everyday. However, this year the cafeteria is much different than previous years. The cafeteria is open during lunch for those who do not wish to leave...

Bitcoin is back, is it here to stay?

Bitcoin is back, is it here to stay?

by Kevin Lederer, Social Media Manager (Facebook) December 23, 2020

Amidst a time of such uncertainty, one thing is certain - the price of the popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is showing no signs of slowing down. What seemed to be a dead fad has now surpassed all-time...

While the photo above shows Krapels in the snow, she began as the K-12 English Supervisor in July.

Glen Rock welcomes new English supervisor, Mrs. Krapels

by Justin DeStaso, Sports Beat Manager December 2, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Glen Rock Public Schools have a new English supervisor, Shari Krapels. However, growing up, education was never something she planned on pursuing. After graduating from...

Glen Rock’s political shift

by Andrew Kastelman, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 2, 2020

In the 2020 presidential election, residents of Glen Rock are more likely to vote for Democrat Joe Biden than Republican Donald Trump. However, the Glen Rock electorate did not always follow this voting...

Ty Scherer, Senior, celebrates in the endzone following his second rushing touchdown in a 28-6 win over Hawthorne Friday night

Glen Rock dominates Hawthorne creating 3-way tie atop division

by James Stewart, Sports Beat Manager October 27, 2020

Glen Rock -- The Glen Rock Panthers proved all doubters wrong with a dominating 28-6 win over the first place Hawthorne Bears on Friday, Oct. 23. The Panthers had a horrendous first quarter and Coach...

Glen Rock Soccer: A Season Like No Other

by Cole Tennant and James Stewart October 2, 2020

Over the past few years, the Glen Rock Panthers boys’ varsity soccer team has seen great success on the soccer pitch. The 2018 season was arguably the best by any team in Glen Rock High School history:...

Students reveal thoughts on hybrid learning model

by Andrew Kastelman, Rob Zamparelli, and Michael Silver October 2, 2020

Glen Rock High School started the 2020-2021 school year with a hybrid learning model. The model consists of two days — A and B— divided evenly amongst the students, with the cohorts rotating every...

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