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Fostering for a cause

Fostering for a cause

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Multimedia, Showcase

After a tattered and pregnant stray pitbull unexpectedly gave birth on an Georgia resident’s property, she and her newborn puppies were shot to death by the landowner. It wasn’t until a rescuer came by when they noticed one puppy, Fawn, that had survived the attack. She was soon brought to safety....

Psychology teacher switches up his serve

by Killian McBride, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

More than 200 tournaments. That’s how many psychology and history teacher Alan Feldman has competed in over the course of his table tennis career.   At the age of 12, Mr. Feldman decided to join a table tennis club in Fair Lawn, NJ. Due to injuries sustained while playing basketball, he was drawn t...

Sophomore boys get Rec’ed

Sophomore boys get Rec’ed

by Spencer LaVine, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


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Brendan Ernst was barely a freshman when he created what is arguably the most talked about recreational sports league in the halls of the high school. Ernst, who had played recreation basketball in previous years, as well participated in some AAU leagues, was intrigued by the idea of a high school rec le...

Glen Rock students weigh in on the national gun-control walkouts

Glen Rock students weigh in on the national gun-control walkouts

by Chloe Siohan

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Students across the nation have been walking out of schools in protest for stricter gun laws, with two nationwide walkouts scheduled in March and April. As these dates loom, the question remains: will you walk out for gun-control? After the mass shooting almost a month ago at Marjory HS in Parkland,...

A thirst for knowledge

A thirst for knowledge

by Nathan Schlecht, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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Stephen Petraitis has always had thirst for knowledge. He currently goes to Leonia High School and was a freshman when his father first introduced the Science Honors Program for highschool students at Columbia University. Stephen’s father’s co-worker was responsible for first informing his family ab...

More than just a typical coach

More than just a typical coach

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


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New Jersey and Bergen County native, Varsity soccer coach and Elementary school teacher, Casey Schick has spent countless years as a vital asset to Glen Rocks athletic programs. The now Varsity Coach has lead the high school to numerous wins and sees future wins to come, but how was the high school ble...

A traveler’s guide to misfortune

A traveler’s guide to misfortune

by Mary Andreou, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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Traveling to different countries and exotic places is just what Brian Weinberg loves to do. Weinberg is a mathematics teacher at Glen Rock High School and specifically teaches Geometry, Algebra II, and Precalculus. “I do enjoy my job. My favorite part is being a positive impact on my students' l...

From the blue paint to bench

From the blue paint to bench

by Jared Brassil, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Sports

In his college hockey years, Zane Kalemba assistant varsity hockey coach, was playing in a D1 summer league.  In the finals, varsity hockey coach Anthony Yelovich, was pushed down on a breakaway and lifted it under the bar.  Yelovich would end up running into Zane by accident.  Zane responded by g...

Junior reflects on committing to college when freshman for lacrosse

Junior reflects on committing to college when freshman for lacrosse

by Bella Ranieri, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

When we’re younger, sports and extra activities our parents signed us up for were all fun and games. Sometime we’d fall in love with the activity, and other times it might just lead us to try something new. But when the activity sticks, it gives us a passion and drive like nothing else can. Thro...

One injury changed everything

One injury changed everything

by Morgan Franz, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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As the door to the classroom opens, students step inside as they listen to her. She helps them with the math problems. She is smart, kind, tough and funny. Teacher Stacie Gallo has been working at Glen Rock High School for 18 years. This year Gallo is teaching Algebra I collaborative, two classe...

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