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Coffeehouse 43 delights audience and performers

Coffeehouse 43 delights audience and performers

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The Mobius Art and Literary magazine hosted its 43rd Coffeehouse on Thursday, Dec. 7. The event allows students to display their artistic talents, whether it be through singing, playing an instrument, performing stand up, or reciting original poetry. Coffee and baked goods are served for the audience, a...

Media center specialist organizes new Library Club

Media center specialist organizes new Library Club

by Riya Divekar, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

Media Center specialist Kim Hayes plans to start an after school library club. The library club will meet at least once a month after school. Hayes, who began working in Glen Rock in September, is hoping to offer a stress-free club for students to have time to relax from their busy schedules. The...

Hooked on helping others

Hooked on helping others

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

The Sound of Music The Little Theater is a large room in the basement of Glen Rock Middle School. To the right is a long series of mirror panels that span most of the wall. On either end of the mirror there are small basement windows that let in very little light. The dance mat is longer than the mi...

Brand new club on the rise

December 1, 2017


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The Civics Club was established this year as an opportunity for eager students to emerge themselves in politics and other related events. Adviser Chris Pohlman, a history teacher, is an adviser for the Civics Club. One of the activities the members and Pohlman have planned for this club is to volu...

Women running for town council help empower the next generation

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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Glen Rock council candidates donated their time to help the Girl Up club learn about empowered women running for office.   Candidates Arati Kreibich, Eileen Hillock, and Michelle Torpey gave their thoughts on what it means to be an empowered woman in society and how to inspire others. The women created their own ...

Sophomore establishes Best Buddies club

Sophomore establishes Best Buddies club

by Tara Lagatutta, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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Sophomore Emma Goshin and English teacher Ashley Yancy created a club called Best Buddies, which is still waiting on approval by the Board of Education. Best Buddies is a national, non-profit organization that focuses on social inclusion for people with disabilities. Most branches of this club pai...

New swim club a belly flop

New swim club a belly flop

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer

November 25, 2017


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The Glen Rock Swim Club 's strides to create a new school organization foundered before the starting date of Nov. 13 due to the lack of participants. Although the swim club was a great way to get students in the pool, students on club swimming programs were already spending numerous hours with th...

History teacher starts Civics Club

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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The Civics Club was established this year as an opportunity for eager students to emerge themselves in politics and other related events. Chris Pohlman, a history teacher, is an adviser for the Civics Club. One of the activities the members and Pohlman have planned for this club is to volunteer with the Leagu...

Lions turn to Leos for help

Lions turn to Leos for help

by Morgan Franz, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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A new club that promotes leadership will be offered by the new media center specialist. Media center specialist Kimberly Hayes wanted to start the Leo Club in the high school, a club sponsored by the Lions International organization as an opportunity for young adults to raise awareness and help differe...

New Tabletop Gaming Club welcomes members

New Tabletop Gaming Club welcomes members

by Isabella Crawford, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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Campaigning throughout the world as a wizard and casting Prestidigitation at unsuspecting dwarves has never been deemed possible by Glen Rock High School Students. However, thanks to the creation of the Tabletop Gaming Club, this seemingly impossible task can now become a reality. Or at least as real ...

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