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Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine as a teenager?

Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine as a teenager?

by Mikayla Kim, Freelance Writer June 3, 2021

Once the coronavirus struck the United States hard at the beginning of 2020, many people resorted to staying at home on their laptops or computers to continue normal activities, such as work or school....

Boys basketball team looks to shine during an unprecedented season

by James Stewart, Sports Beat Manager February 22, 2021

Despite an early shutdown and COVID-19 concerns, the Glen Rock High School Boys’ basketball team tipped off their season Friday, Jan. 5th against the Cardinals of Pompton Lakes. The Panthers are coming...

New virtual schedule excites students

New virtual schedule excites students

by Cole Tennant, Web Manager February 17, 2021

Glen Rock High School was forced back into quarantine late this January after COVID-19 numbers rose. From Jan. 21 to Feb. 4 we had a change for the better, as most students would describe it, and formed...

Multiple members of the hockey team laced up the skates for pick up pond hockey at Celery Farms lake in Allendale, New Jersey.

A student athlete’s experience with being contact traced

by Alex Vicinanza, Managing Editor February 11, 2021

It was a special Tuesday night in my house as my family ate skirt steak and mashed potatoes. We were eating a special dinner because that night was the first game of my senior year high school hockey season....

COVID-19 vaccine recipients receive a card to log the dates of when they received their first and second doses.

Students voice their opinions on COVID-19 vaccine in survey

by Michael Silver, Managing Editor February 5, 2021

The United States has begun distributing the COVID-19 vaccine, but the unknown of it has caused many people to hesitate receiving it. Frequently asked questions include: Is the vaccine safe? What are...

As the players safely huddle up before the onset of a game, coaches and captains remind all athletes that despite the challenges that the past year has brought, their love and effort toward the sport will always prevail to success.

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Football and Cheerleading

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager January 11, 2021

The upbringing of COVID-19 throughout the year 2020 has no doubt caused many adjustments and alterations to be made to certain entities, but one distinguished change that was brought about was the high...

The 2019-2020 squad stands for the National Anthem before their matchup against West Essex.

Hockey team welcomes modified 2021 season

by Michael Silver, Managing Editor January 5, 2021

The 2020-2021 New Jersey high school hockey season, along with all of the other winter sports, remain in jeopardy after Governor Phil Murphy announced the second postponement of all winter sports on Nov....

One thing COVID can’t stop? Snow days

by Alex Vicinanza, Managing Editor December 16, 2020

With winter storm warnings being sent out effective this  afternoon, Glen Rock public schools are approaching snow days differently. Similar to most years, the district calendar will have two emergency...

Student-council president Connor Cunningham spent much of his summer participating in outdoor activities. Here he can be seen kayaking off the coast of Marthas Vineyard.

The rise of COVID-19 brings increased anxiety along with it

by Michael Silver, Managing Editor November 24, 2020

While COVID-19 has taken its toll on the physical well-being of millions of people, the world is forgetting about its impact on mental health. While we are slowly adapting back to our pre-virus lives,...

High school and middle school conclude week of remote learning

High school and middle school conclude week of remote learning

by Cole Tennant, Web Manager November 20, 2020

Glen Rock High School has closed down temporarily after one staff member and three students contract COVID-19.  COVID-19 has taken a huge toll on the world since it first arose in the beginning of...

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