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Students perform at winter concert

Students perform at winter concert

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Over 150 students participated in the winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11.  Students in the band, orchestra, and choirs showcased their talents to a large audience of parents, teachers, students, and administrators. The concert opened with the Chamber Orchestra directed by music teacher John Diome...

Students celebrate at joint club holiday party

Students celebrate at joint club holiday party

by Madelyn Willoughby, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The high school Theatre Company, LEAP, and the Alliance hosted their annual holiday party in room C-131 after school from 6:30 to 9 on Thursday. This party is held each year for current members of the clubs as well as alumni that would like to visit their friends still in the club. Additionally, a g...

Forty-seven strong

Forty-seven strong

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The Möbius Art and Literary Magazine hosted its forty-seventh annual Coffeehouse on Dec 5. Students from all grades performed original songs, original poetry, and covers of songs.     The event was completely student run. The staff of the Möbius magazine set up the cafeteria for the ev...

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

A new club is entering the extracurricular field at the high school, HOSA. HOSA stands for Health Occupations Students of America and is run by Biology teacher Kelsey Brentnall. Brentnall has taught Biology for two years and also teaches the Dynamics of Health Care elective. The club aims to h...

Jewish Club seeks to educate students, reduce antisemitism

Jewish Club seeks to educate students, reduce antisemitism

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

June 17, 2019

According to the Anti-Defamation League, there were 1879 anti-semitic incidents in the United States last year. In NYC, anti-semitism was up 82% in the first quarter of 2019. However, antisemitism is also at Glen Rock High School. Over the past week, five Nazi Swatzikas have been found carved into s...

A disease, not a choice

A disease, not a choice

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

In a classroom of 25, five students may be struggling with various mental issues. 20 percent of the population wrestles with these illnesses, but only 4 percent of healthcare is spent on them. These statistics are staggering, and many students believe that there should be more awareness about mental health...

Nationally recognized poet performs reading

Nationally recognized poet performs reading

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

May 7, 2019

Students welcomed nationally recognized poet Ross Gay to the high school on April 10, for a poetry reading and workshop. Gay began his visit by meeting with the students of GRHS and the visiting students of Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology. He also read excerpts of his writing to a large ...

From rehearsal to performance

From rehearsal to performance

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

The most exciting part of student directing for Isabel Siggers was being able to see her play come alive on stage after many rehearsals. She loved to see her actors take just a little bit of her direction and make it into a live action show with lots of small details and interaction. She loved the mome...

Students perform at Moth Story Slam

Students perform at Moth Story Slam

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

March 20, 2019

Students performed original stories at the Moth Story Slam, an event hosted by the Seven Elements Social Justice Club on Thursday, March 7. The Seven Elements Social Justice Club, advised by English teacher Randi Metsch-Ampel, began this tradition last year as a way to allow students to express t...

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

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...

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