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Successful baseball team poised for next round

Successful baseball team poised for next round

May 25, 2017 • 50 views
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Glen Rock baseball's 2017 season has been nothing but a success. Currently with an 18-5 record and in the second round of the state playoffs. The team also finished with a 14-2 league record and tied with Rutherford to share a league title win for this season. An experienced roster has helped...

Glen Rock and Ridgewood to raise pride flags for LGBT Pride Month

Glen Rock and Ridgewood to raise pride flags for LGBT Pride Month

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 271 views
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Glen Rock and Ridgewood will raise rainbow pride flags on June 1 in Wilde Memorial Park and Van Neste Park respectively in acknowledgement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month after a small controversy in Ridgewood regarding the raising of the flag. The rainbow pride flag, designed...

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 41 views
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The farmers market that ran three successful trial runs will return for the summer from June 4 to October 15 every Sunday. The market will be located at the Borough Hall parking lot next to Kilroys. The project is led by Alison Bloomfield who decided that she wanted to keep the market going aft...

Examining claims and myths of detox water

Examining claims and myths of detox water

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 38 views
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Detox water is all the talk, or is it all talk? Detox water claims to cleanse the body and rid it from the toxic chemicals consumed in everyday lives. Not only does it taste great, but it supposedly makes the consumer feel great too. Some nutritionists are supportive of detox waters and teas, yet others...

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

by Colin Morrow, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2017 • 271 views
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For the past 16 years, Ann Comarato has brought a positive attitude and creative teaching style to Glen Rock students. However, at the end of the 2016-2017 school year, Glen Rock will say goodbye to the English teacher as she prepares for retirement. Comarato says that this decision was difficult...

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager
May 18, 2017 • 68 views
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Several cases of whooping cough, an air-borne infection that can be fatal to weak immune systems, have been reported in Glen Rock schools. Whooping cough, formally know as pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that infects the respiratory system, resulting in bark-sounding cough that...

AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017 • 121 views
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Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leading some to groan about studying and others to question the courses’ importance. The College Board, maker of the SAT exam, produces the AP tests. These exams marked the unofficial end of AP courses, capped o...

Playing for the flag on her back

Playing for the flag on her back

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
May 10, 2017 • 391 views
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As her alarm sounds at 5 a.m., Emily struggles to get herself out of bed. It is still pitch-black outside, and most of Glen Rock is still fast asleep. After all, the weekend is meant for people to relax and enjoy their time off. But for junior Emily Males, the weekend means rising up before the sun to...

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

by Julia Blando, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017 • 150 views
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Could water bottles be outlawed from school? During the week of April 17, the school received an anonymous tip in the form of a letter from a parent, informing the administration that their child informed them that students were supposedly bringing alcohol into the school in water bottles. The re...

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 130 views
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Whether it was striking a chord, reciting a verse, or hitting a high note, Coffeehouse 42 was packed with all kinds of talented musicians, writers, singers and all around performers. Held twice a year, Coffeehouse is an acoustic event organized by the literary arts magazine Mobius, which is advised...

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