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High school vs. middle school

High school vs. middle school

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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With the first marking period coming to a close, many freshmen have now fully adjusted to the high school.   Julia Dzurenko is a freshman at Glen Rock High School and has been in the Glen Rock public school system since kindergarten. “Middle school to high school was the easiest transition for me,...

New ESL teacher joins high school staff

New ESL teacher joins high school staff

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

November 28, 2018


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Glen Rock High School welcomed a new English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher this school year. Lucy Dolin started her teaching career in 2003, as a substitute teacher in Glen Rock, before moving onto ESL for K-12 students in both urban and suburban settings. Most recently, she taught at Manches...

Classroom of the future

Classroom of the future

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


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Throughout the past, classes all over the country have remained the same. Each one looking considerably comparable. Like most things over time, the traditional classroom could be advancing with some significant changes that will take place over the upcoming years. Certain modifications could influence the wa...

Life on the varsity tennis team

Life on the varsity tennis team

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Varsity tennis is a big leap from junior varsity. While JV is more relaxed, varsity pushes team members to new, unfamiliar territories. Emma Mangino is third singles on the Glen Rock tennis team. Her position is determined by the outcome of the challenge matches at the start of the season. Mangi...

After the 18th birthday: young voters in Glen Rock

After the 18th birthday: young voters in Glen Rock

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

November 3, 2018


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Each November, Isabel Siggers and her family travel to the polls together. She remembers going into the booth with her father and being able to press each button for the candidates he wanted to vote for. With each press of the “cast vote” button, she became more and more thrilled with the idea of ...

High school welcomes new Physics teacher

High school welcomes new Physics teacher

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features

The high school science department welcomed a new Physics teacher this school year. David Gamarra has been teaching for five years, previously working at Wayne Valley High School and Saddle Brook High School. He “fell into” teaching when there was an opening for a math teacher at the New Jerse...

Glen Rock senior takes on the role of assistant director

Glen Rock senior takes on the role of assistant director

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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

Behind every great production is a great director, and behind every great director is a great assistant director.  It is the responsibility of the assistant director (or AD) to make life a little easier for the director and for the cast.   This year, senior Emily Campbell takes on the role of assistant ...

Boys’ ice hockey prepares for upcoming season

Boys’ ice hockey prepares for upcoming season

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Hopes are high for the incoming boys' ice season with a new head coach as well as talented seniors who are ready to redeem Glen Rock's name after last year's devastating Public C semi-final loss. Former head coach, Anthony Yelovich, stepped down following last season, in hopes to develop his coaching c...

Emma Mangino wins Varsity Tennis Counties Match

by Mahima Ohri

October 24, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features

On September 23rd, Emma Mangino won the tennis counties game. Mangino, a senior, and a captain of the varsity tennis team, plays the position of third singles. The game was very close, with the second set going into a tiebreak. “She was a really tough competitor and it could have gone either way,” Mangino said. “I honestly thought I would lo...

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