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Glen Rock gives back for Thanksgiving

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015 • 544 views
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This Thanksgiving, the Glen Rock community will serve the battered women and children from the Center for Hope and Safety (formally known as Shelter our Sisters) in its annual Thanksgiving feast. The event will take place on Thanksgiving Day at the community church in Glen Rock, which donates the use...

Students build Engineering Club for school

Students build Engineering Club for school

by Colin Morrow, Social Media Sports Manager
October 28, 2015 • 346 views
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Since entering high school, Lee Hasselmann, a junior, wanted to put his knowledge of engineering to good use. He had heard of such clubs as the Robotics Club, but he didn't want to restrict himself to only one category. As his search for the perfect club for engineers continued, he began to realize that...

Sharing of the Arts program returns with ogres, kindness

Sharing of the Arts program returns with ogres, kindness

by Mia Ramdayal, Senior Staff Writer
October 16, 2015 • 339 views
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The Sharing of the Arts program will be working with students beginning in January to put together and perform Shrek: The Musical. Over a period of 12 weeks, once a week, student-mentors will work with younger children to put together the  production, which will be performed sometime in April. ...

GSA kicks off school year with Ally Week

GSA kicks off school year with Ally Week

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer
October 9, 2015 • 430 views
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Many students wore rainbow colors to school on Friday, Oct. 2, during Rainbow Day, an event orchestrated by the Gay Straight Alliance which also organized Ally Week. Ally Week is celebrated all across the country, where people come together to support the LGBTQ+ community. The GSA is a student run...

Ski club trip gets lift

Ski club trip gets lift

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer
October 5, 2015 • 5,547 views
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The Ski Club plans to change the location of its annual trip this year to a ski resort in Vermont. In the past, the trip had been a day trip to Belleayre Mountain in New York’s Catskill Range. This is a fairly sized East Coast ski resort, but this year the trip will be a longer stay at a larger...

The Theatre Company finds perfect match

The Theatre Company finds perfect match

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
October 5, 2015 • 639 views
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For the fall show this year, the Theatre Company, led by teacher Ms. Juliet McKinley,  has selected The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder. “I always pick a show that will challenge the students in our Theatre Company and also be a great learning experience for everyone involved,” McKinley said. Contrary...

Debate team welcomes new coaches

Debate team welcomes new coaches

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor
September 22, 2015 • 407 views
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Mr. Justin Ecochard is stepping down from his position coaching the debate team after eight years.  Fellow history teacher Mr. Paul McCrary and business teacher Ms. Una Kearns will take over for this upcoming season. Although Ecochard never had any experience with debate in high school or college,...

Dance team leaps into first year

Dance team leaps into first year

by Lilia Wood and Olivia Lorenzo
September 10, 2015 • 644 views
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Inspired by his father’s idea of starting a dance team during his senior year, Jordan McMahon founded the first high school dance club for the 2015-2016 school year. Last spring, McMahon spoke to Mrs. Davitt, the Administrative Assistant, about the new club and she referred him to the principal, M...

Singing, dancing, and sharing the arts

Singing, dancing, and sharing the arts

by Colin Morrow, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015 • 694 views
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In the lobby of Orchard Elementary School in Ridgewood, New Jersey, there is not a lot of noise at 10 in the morning. But the sounds that manage to find their way into the lobby are ones to remember. The soft chords of dance music play through the closed gymnasium doors, just enough for the parents...

Building a team

Building a team

by Lilia Wood, Print Editor-in-Chief
January 15, 2015 • 729 views
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The robots may be made of metal and circuit boards, but the Robotics Team is built from hours of hard work, preparation and engineering ability. This is the first year the team is functioning at Glen Rock High School. Late last year, former middle school students wanted to continue competing in...

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