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Retiring principal returns to classroom to solve one last problem

Retiring principal returns to classroom to solve one last problem

by Michael Taromina and Devyn Ivers

March 5, 2020

Set to retire at the end of the school year, Principal John Arlotta has been helping math teacher Amanda Sproviero for the past few months in one of her classes.  Sproviero had experienced some challenges with one of her Algebra 1 classes at the beginning of the school year. She had trouble address...

Holiday department decorating contest

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

February 3, 2020

In December, faculty members participated in an office decoration contest that saw, fierce competition in an effort to show their holiday spirit. The idea came along after the English Department’s tradition of decorating their office saw competition with the neighboring history and business department...

“Merry Coffee.”

by Harleen Saberwal, Staff writer

January 31, 2020

Year after year, we come across the amusing ways that stores advertise their products during the holidays’. Many could argue that during this time, Starbucks is particularly focused on the Christian aspect of winter, known to all as “Christmas.”  In the pictures displayed above, the store consi...

Diversity of female fashion at GRHS

Diversity of female fashion at GRHS

by Jenny DeStefano, Managing Editor

January 29, 2020

Dating back to 1969 with the landmark Tinker v. Des Moines case, in which students were prohibited from wearing black armbands in protest of the Vietnam War, dress codes are commonly enforced in high schools across the U.S. Today, many high schools, including Glen Rock, require that “Students who are no...

Q&A with Head of Security Robert McCorry

Q&A with Head of Security Robert McCorry

by Chloe Siohan, Chief Copy Editor

January 28, 2020

Chloe Siohan: What was your previous job experience? Robert McCorry: I started in Pequannock Township on January 1st, 1999. I was in patrol for 20 years. And I retired in January of 2019. Almost a year ago. Duties as a police officer for patrol was calls for service, medical calls, traffic enforcem...

Faber Renovation Update

by Cole Tennant, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

Faber Field is an all natural field complex located between the Glen Rock Recycling Center and the Glen Rock Municipal Pool. The complex is used for a variety of sports and activities including baseball, football, soccer and lacrosse. But unfortunately the complex is not in that great of condition and ...

Q&A with Security Greeter Brian Newman

Q&A with Security Greeter Brian Newman

by Isis Kirkland, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2020

Isis Kirkland: So what is your name and how do you spell it? Like your full name? Brian Newman: Brian Newman IK: Okay. So what is your formal title here in the high school? BN: Security greeter. IK: How long have you been a security greeter here? BN: Since the beginning of the school y...

Q&A with Administrative Assistant Rebecca Stadlin

Q&A with Administrative Assistant Rebecca Stadlin

by Jenny DeStefano, Managing Editor

January 16, 2020

Jenny DeStefano: What is your official job title? Rebecca Stadlin: My job title is Administrative Assistant. J: How long have you been working at Glen Rock? R: I’ve been here since July (2019). J: Describe some of your job duties. R: . My main duties are helping with attendance, coverages for teachers...

Q&A with the high school lunch lady, Concetta Colella

Q&A with the high school lunch lady, Concetta Colella

by Alex Vicinanza, Social Media Manager (Snapchat)

January 16, 2020

Alex: First question: What is your name and how do you spell it? Concetta: Concetta Colella (she then writes it down on a napkin). Alex: Alright, When did you start working here and how did you hear about Glen Rock High School? Concetta: I started working here in 1989. Another girl I was fri...

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