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Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 71 views
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The Spanish club handed out roses on Valentine's Day to raise money for two children the club sponsors through Children International. Students had the opportunity to purchase a rose for a special someone for the price of $3 each or Hershey kisses for $1.50 each. All items were on sale from Feb...

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 160 views
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With the new Presidential administration, the country has been shot into a controversial era of contradictory opinions on social change, one of the most prevalent being the rights of the transgender community.   On Wednesday, Feb. 22, guidelines regarding protections of the transgender community...

Environmental classes procure cockroaches for study of biomes

Environmental classes procure cockroaches for study of biomes

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 30 views
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Environmental teacher Heather McDermott has introduced her classes to Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, a new addition to the department's growing animal population. McDermott hopes to use the cockroaches to aid her teaching of biomes and how the animals interact with their surroundings. The use of li...

“The Rock” takes on new meaning for varsity hockey team

“The Rock” takes on new meaning for varsity hockey team

by Michelle DeMaria, Instagram Manager
February 24, 2017 • 227 views
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Tonight the varsity hockey team will play in its second state championship, but it will not necessarily take place where they had always dreamed. After conflicting events at the Prudential Center in Newark caused this year’s state championship game to be moved to Mennen Arena in Morristown, the...

New college mini-scholarship program introduced

New college mini-scholarship program introduced

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 159 views
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A program called Raise.Me will allow for students to obtain miniature scholarships. Any student achieving grades in the A and B ranges is eligible to apply. The program’s website allows pupils to access all information regarding the fund in detail. “This program will allow students to save money an...

Robotics team reflects on meritorious season before States

Robotics team reflects on meritorious season before States

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 96 views
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Team 8902 has seen its ups and its downs in its three years, yet it never gave up on the team and on the robot, and this enthusiasm and teamwork has propelled them to the state tournament. This year saw a lot of early change for the team: a new coach, new student administrators, and even a name change...

Fighting the flu

Fighting the flu

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 43 views
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Though influenza symptoms can be detected year-round all throughout the country, the peak month of flu virus activity is February. The flu is an infectious disease with symptoms ranging from fatigue to high fevers. The severity of the flu depends on each person but it can be picked up on the same wa...

Running into the spring season

Running into the spring season

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017 • 77 views
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The runners are at the starting line, feeling nervous, jogging in place. One minute later, “bam!” The gun sounds, and the runners take the first few strides of their highly anticipated spring season. The spring track team had its first meeting on Jan. 30, 2017, when a discussion of the syllabus ...

Junior aids Bolivian people over summer break

Junior aids Bolivian people over summer break

by Luke Brangaccio, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017 • 100 views
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A trip like his is not standard for many Glen Rock residents. Most families could be found in an island beach house or lounging by the public pool during the summer. Yet this junior spent his summer working on buildings in the impoverished country of Bolivia, and he wouldn’t have traded it for ...

Students to catwalk for cancer research

Students to catwalk for cancer research

by Michelle DeMaria, Social Media (Instagram) Manager
February 16, 2017 • 82 views
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As the curtains close on New York Fashion Week, our own little taste of Fashion Week will kick off on March 3 with the Interact Club’s Annual Fashion Show. Although Gigi Hadid will not be in attendance, students of all grade levels will be walking in the show, including sisters Anna (‘20) and...

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