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Start of new “Bachelor” season captivates students

Glen Rock students recap the first two episodes of
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.
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...

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

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.
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...

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Football and Cheerleading

As the players safely huddle up before the onset of a game, coaches and captains remind all athletes that despite the challenges that the past year has brought, their love and effort toward the sport will always prevail to success.
January 11, 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...

Hockey team welcomes modified 2021 season

The 2019-2020 squad stands for the National Anthem before their matchup against West Essex.
January 5, 2021

The 2020-2021 New Jersey high school hockey season, along with all of the other winter sports, remain in jeopardy after Governor Phil Murphy announced the second postponement of all winter sports on Nov....

Francesca continues to provide for Glen Rock

Francesca Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta continues to provide for its customers in town. Owner Salvatore Reina is keeping all employees and customers safe during COVID-19, and is helping out healthcare workers.
December 23, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses around the country have either been shut down, or run out of business due to various reasons. Here in Glen Rock, businesses around town have continued...

Fighting the stigma surrounding mental illness

December 22, 2020

As a society, we are used to a silent struggle. Accustomed to hiding sadness with falsely plastered smiles, pushing down the problems. We walk past thousands of people daily, unaware of what emotions lie...

Creating a fair and diverse curriculum in Glen Rock

December 22, 2020

Curriculum is a highly debated topic within education. How detailed should the curriculum be? How much freedom should teachers have to deviate from the curriculum? At Glen Rock, the curriculum is constantly...

Glen Rock senior uses computer science skills to create his own website

December 14, 2020

Kevin Kennedy, also known as “The Fresh Prince,” is a senior at Glen Rock High School who is passionate about computer science and will look to work in this field in the future. Kennedy recently...

Glen Rock welcomes new English supervisor, Mrs. Krapels

While the photo above shows Krapels in the snow, she began as the K-12 English Supervisor in July.
December 2, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Glen Rock Public Schools have a new English supervisor, Shari Krapels. However, growing up, education was never something she planned on pursuing. After graduating from...

The rise of COVID-19 brings increased anxiety along with it

Student-council president Connor Cunningham spent much of his summer participating in outdoor activities. Here he can be seen kayaking off the coast of Martha's Vineyard.
November 24, 2020

While COVID-19 has taken its toll on the physical well-being of millions of people, the world is forgetting about its impact on mental health. While we are slowly adapting back to our pre-virus lives,...

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