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Immigration: providing special life to individuals

Immigration: providing special life to individuals

June 20, 2018


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A girl who had lived more than 16 years in her country is now living in the foreign country with completely different lifestyle. Section 1- Living different style of life in different countries Inside of School Hailey Kim had lived a different style of life as a high school student in Korea. The scho...

Do you Relay?

Do you Relay?

by Morgan Franz, Staff Writer

June 18, 2018


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A mother’s journey through pain Cancer. One word that can change someone's life in an instance. It was one hot Memorial Day weekend and the whole neighborhood was out and about with not a care in the world, but for one family things were about to turn from a nice sunny afternoon to a house fille...

Constant change: Glen Rock’s progression

Constant change: Glen Rock’s progression

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018


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A giant rock sits in the middle of the road.  It’s gray and it’s jagged. It is simply a gargantuan rock.  This rock sits in the middle of a road called Rock Road, and lining Rock Road are stores upon stores upon stores.   With one’s back to the rock, a person can see the whole of the Glen Rock ...

Next stop: the fight

Next stop: the fight

June 13, 2018


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Think back to the time when you were three years old. You refuse to stop talking as you’re trying to expand your vocabulary with the words you hear around you. You’re wearing that cute flannel grandma bought you for your birthday as you run and fumble through your home. You have your whole life ...

Books not bullets

Books not bullets

by Rachel Goldberg, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


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Think about your morning. What did you do? Most likely you woke to the blaring of an alarm clock or shouts from parents or siblings. Maybe you’re thinking about that math test second period or worrying about seeing that one friend who you’re currently fighting with over a dumb comment you made. M...

Middle School Irish dancer headed to the Olympics

Middle School Irish dancer headed to the Olympics

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth

Her blonde locks are loosely curled into a ponytail as she moves her feet, swiftly to the beat of the music. This nationally ranked Irish dancer is headed to the Japan 2020 Olympic Games. A Glen Rock eighth grader, Alissa Verkem is an exceptional Irish step dancer who has danced around the country,...

The Rise and Fall of The Glen Rock Farmers Market

The Rise and Fall of The Glen Rock Farmers Market

by Ben Solomon, Multimedia Manger

May 21, 2018


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The farmers market ran its first and only season from June 4 to Oct. 25. Many people are aware that the market had ended, but many are unsure of the reasons behind its closing. The idea to start the market originally came from an idea and a wanting by many people, but the main effort to make the ...

I Did Everything Right

I Did Everything Right

May 21, 2018


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There she laid, nervous and unsure of the events that were to follow. The bland beige colors of the hard brick walls taunted her, the infamous ‘hospital smell’ of disinfectant invading her nostrils. This wasn’t the plan, she still had 16 weeks left to go. Maybe she could just spend the rest of th...

More than marketing

More than marketing

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

May 17, 2018


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Whether it’s drawing, painting, or pottery, Barbra Mulholland loves it all. Barbra has been drawn to all forms of art ever since college, but the one medium that she never professionally studied was the one she desired to immerse herself in the most- ceramics. “When I went to college, I studied adverti...

Students get green and improve the environment

Students get green and improve the environment

by Samantha Greene, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Glen Rock environmental efforts When walking on Rock Road, past the small stores that decorate the street, one can notice the greenery and flowers lining the sidewalks. The sun is shining and the sky is free of smog. Past the train tracks and adjacent to Kilroy’s is Glen Rock Borough Hall. The buildin...

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