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The Story behind Winter Track & Field

February 20, 2019


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To some people, running is not a sport. It is an But the Glen Rock High School Winter Track team, running is no punishment.   The coaches and captains of this high school’s Winter Track team have trained students freshman to seniors to become athletes and to prove themselves a successful run...

The power of song

The power of song

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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High school is a cesspool of angst and emotions, and students have to find ways to express these complex feelings.  Common examples of this include playing sports, participating in theatre, painting, etcetera. However, one particular Glen Rock student found her own unique way to manage the stress of hig...

Behind code blue

Behind code blue

by Sydney Baig, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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This past week, over the loudspeaker, you heard “This is a code blue drill.” While this is announced in every classroom and hallway, many students may have wondered what’s going on. A code blue is if a student or teacher needs medical care immediately, drill or non. “I have approximate...

New JSA chapter starts at Glen Rock High School

New JSA chapter starts at Glen Rock High School

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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In 2019 civic participation and leadership skills are necessary. Whether you intend to become involved in politics or not, leadership and communication skills will be helpful in any professional field. Organizations such as The Junior State of America organization (JSA) were created to help high s...

GRHS hosts annual choir performance

GRHS hosts annual choir performance

by Mahima Ohri, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


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On December 12th the concert choir, womens, and chamber choir performed their annual winter concert in the high school auditorium. Choir director, Anna Lilikas, thought the concert went well, and each group had at least one piece that went “phenomenal”. “I thought ‘Ride the Chariot’ was su...

Sneakerhead to entrepreneur

Sneakerhead to entrepreneur

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


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It all started with a pair of shoes. Five years ago, senior Max Lindley saved up his birthday money and weekly allowance to buy a pair of Jordan 4’s. But after finding those sneakers, he found another pair he wanted even more. He sold his first pair and this time bought Jordan 3s. Unintentionally...

Boy’s basketball captain shooting for a great season

Boy’s basketball captain shooting for a great season

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


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Returning this year for boys' varsity basketball team as the varsity captain is senior Gabe Weinstock who has high hopes for the upcoming season. He has played basketball four years for Glen Rock and says he can’t wait to go all out his last season. Gabe is a natural leader and he has to be as this year's captain...

Mysterious Mr. Milsovic

Mysterious Mr. Milsovic

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Beloved English and public speaking teacher John Milsovic, also known as Mr. Shostak, has had an electric lifestyle growing up. Milsovic grew up in North western Pennsylvania in a town called Meadville, where he took interests in social studies, and of course English. Milsovic always admired sports,...

Relay for Life co-advisor brings strong influence to program

Relay for Life co-advisor brings strong influence to program

by Michael Silver, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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Behind the glowing orange flames spotting the football field, one teacher moves forward to the podium, all eyes turning to face this leader, who organized this event And the woman behind Glen Rock High School’s Relay for Life team is Amanda Sproviero, a math teacher at Glen Rock High School. She...

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,...

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