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Bumble Dating App: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built Her Billion-Dollar Empire

Bumble Dating App: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built Her Billion-Dollar Empire

by Victoria Cuttita, Freelance Writer April 12, 2021

The inspiring story of a young, female entrepreneur is making headlines because of her unique brand and positive message. In the early years of her career, she was belittled by misogynist standards and...

Alvino throws up his equipment in excitement moments after Glen Rock defeated Livingston 4-0 in the McInnis Cup.

The story of Mack “Playoff” Alvino

by Alex Vicinanza, Managing Editor April 6, 2021

“The horn sounds and the Glen Rock panthers are your 2021 McInnis Cup Champions!” the announcer called out as the clock hit zero. Panthers goalie, Mack Alvino, recorded a shutout in the final game...

Paul Galan took the time to speak to the English 9 students on his experiences living as a European Jew during the Holocaust.

Holocaust survivor shares extraordinary stories with freshman students

by Michael Silver, Managing Editor April 6, 2021

Paul Galan took the time to share his tragic, yet extraordinary, stories from his experiences as a young Jewish boy during the Holocaust to the English 9 class of Susan Wechtler over a Zoom meeting.  Galan,...

‘Bachelor’ hometowns set up exciting ending to season

Andrew and Justin will be recapping various moments throughout “The Bachelor” season. This article highlights hometowns, the remaining contestants, and Andrew and Justin’s predictions. Stay tuned for an end-of-season update.
by Andrew Kastelman and Justin DeStaso March 5, 2021

Three contestants remain in Bachelor Matt James’ search for love as hometowns conclude with fantasy suites next episode.  Michelle Young, Bri Springs and Rachael Kirkconnell are still in the running...

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....

Escalante, a familiar face around Glen Rock High School as a gym teacher, has taken over Mr. Pepe's position as Acting Middle School Assistant Principal.

Former gym teacher takes over as Acting Middle School Assistant Principal

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) February 8, 2021

For those who know Mr. Michael Escalante, you probably recognize him as the teacher leading “Tabata” — the famed gym class warm-up featuring short bursts of intense exercise followed by a period...

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...

Glen Rock students recap the first two episodes of

Start of new “Bachelor” season captivates students

Andrew and Justin will be recapping various moments throughout “The Bachelor” season. This article highlights the first two episodes and students’ initial thoughts to the start of the season. Stay tuned for a mid-season update.
by Andrew Kastelman and Justin DeStaso January 18, 2021

The start of the 25th season of “The Bachelor” has provided excitement and escapism for Glen Rock students. The first two episodes presented the introduction to Bachelor Matt James and the 32 contestants...

After an arduous meet with skilled competition, the varsity cross country girls team pose for a quick picture with their medals after they earn the title of League Champions.

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Cross Country and Tennis

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager January 15, 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...

Though they faced unprecedented challenges and the entirety of the season looked and felt different for all, the girls soccer team never lost their reliability and love for one another and their passion for the sport.

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Girls Soccer and Boys Soccer

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager January 13, 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...

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