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Economics students take on new challenge

Economics students take on new challenge

by Ian Stephenson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Fourteen students took on a new challenge and participated in the iSchool Initiative on Nov. 18. These students presented business models on how to improve student life to a group of teachers, advisers, and moderators. They were divided into three groups, which focused on student-teacher communicat...

Latin club shows support for local animal refuge

Latin club shows support for local animal refuge

by Luke Brangaccio, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Latin Club Shows Support for Local Animal Refuge The Latin Club took this Halloween to support the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge (RBARI) by collecting items for animals in need. RBARI is Bergen County’s leading no kill, no profit shelter. Its mission is to find homes for the abandoned, abused ...

Choir raises funds with pies

Choir raises funds with pies

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer

November 12, 2016

Members of the Concert Choir, Madrigals Choir, and Women's Choir are selling pies to raise money for their upcoming trip to compete in a choral competition in Orlando, Florida. The students will be selling pies until November 14. Camile Caselow (‘17) has sold pies to her teachers and friends to...

Varsity debaters attend their first meet

Varsity debaters attend their first meet

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Glen Rock varsity debate team participated in its first meet on Oct. 27 at Northern Highlands Regional High School. The debate team left school around 8:40 A.M.and came back at 2:15 P.M. They competed against schools from Ramapo, Pascack Hills, Pascack Valley and Ramsey. Varsity debaters from Glen R...

French classes correspond with students overseas

French classes correspond with students overseas

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager

November 3, 2016

The French Club is corresponding with students overseas to increase cultural exchange and the reading and writing abilities of students. The club has been writing to students attending the Blaise Pascal School in Clermont Ferrand, France. Ms. Ekin, the French teacher and adviser to the French Club,...

Students show talent at Cabaret Night

Students show talent at Cabaret Night

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief

November 2, 2016

A cafeteria typically filled with hungry middle school and high school students was transformed for one night into a concert filled with talented performers. The choir hosted its annual Cabaret Night on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in which students performed a variety of songs in front of a supportive and...

Women’s and Madrigals choirs prepare for new year

Women’s and Madrigals choirs prepare for new year

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

Hearing the sounds of students singing coming from room D-110 during the school day isn’t a strange occurrence, but every Monday night, starting at 6:30 in the evening, one can hear the voices of choir students laughing and singing until 8:30 at night. These are the Women’s and Madrigals choirs....

Students participate in exchange program to the Czech Republic

Students participate in exchange program to the Czech Republic

by Katherine Hikin, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Eleven Glen Rock High School students, along with advisers, Mr. Justin Ecochard and Mr. Tom Lyon, traveled to the Czech Republic as part of an exchange program. The group departed from Newark Airport on Sep. 15 to Kutna Hora, a small town in the Czech Republic. There, they met host families and Czech...

GSA hits the ground running

GSA hits the ground running

by Julia Blando, Copy Editor

September 22, 2016

The Gay-Straight Alliance starts the year with 142 members signed up, 60 of whom are included in text message reminders.  “So far we’re starting off really strong, with lots and lots of people involved,” Ms. Nicole Rusin, GSA adviser and art teacher, said. Rusin is joined by Mr. Troy Kro...

LEAP plans new year with new adviser

LEAP plans new year with new adviser

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Blank faces from questioning students greet Ms. Jenna Dunay when she talks to her classes about LEAP. Dunay hopes to change that this year. LEAP is a group aimed at providing students with a fun and safe environment without alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs. The club's goal is to “host fun events...

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