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Glen Rock track star looking forward to Division 1

by Alex Vicinanza, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Despite being a small town, Glen Rock is known around Bergen County for being very strong at sports. Some of these sports include hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and tennis. Two sports that don’t get enough recognition are track and field and cross country. Senior captain Andrew Lagattuta is currently ...

Lacrosse captain to play Division 1

Lacrosse captain to play Division 1

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Owen Corry has been playing lacrosse since fourth grade. His dad played lacrosse in high school and introduced Owen and his brother to the sport at a young age. They are now seniors at Glen Rock High School, still playing lacrosse. Owen will be attending the New Jersey Institute of Technology next year,...

The evolving high school English classroom

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Click! A student types away at his computer taking notes to prepare for the essay he will write that night. In 2019, this is a common occurrence for a high school student. However, it was not always this simple. Technology that is available to students today, like Thesaurus, Grammarly, and Google,...

Rowing phenom takes talents to Notre Dame

by Michael Silver, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

It is extremely difficult to play a Division I sport in college. The amount of practice and commitment that it takes to reach this level is very strenuous. One who picks up a sport at an older age are not as likely to get to the competitiveness that are found in Division I sports. For senior Annaliese ...

A high chance of trouble

A high chance of trouble

by Mahima Ohri, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

In June 2002, the Supreme Court broadened the authority of public schools to test students for illegal drugs. It was ruled that random drug testing would be allowed in the middle school and high school students that participate in competitive extracurricular activities. Drug testing helps identify tho...

From rehearsal to performance

From rehearsal to performance

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

The most exciting part of student directing for Isabel Siggers was being able to see her play come alive on stage after many rehearsals. She loved to see her actors take just a little bit of her direction and make it into a live action show with lots of small details and interaction. She loved the mome...

The best slice in town

The best slice in town

by Rob Zamparelli, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

John’s Boy Pizza is not your typical pizzeria. It’s a well-known, family-owned pizza shop with what many local residents of Glen Rock (where the business is located) would call the “best slice in town”. John's Boy is located at 206 1/2 Rock Road in Glen Rock, NJ. The long, narrow restaurant sho...

Student actors reflect on Wicked and Whimsical

Student actors reflect on <i>Wicked and Whimsical</i>

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Theatre Company put on its spring play, Wicked and Whimsical, on April 4, 5, and 6.  There were four performances, each at 7 p.m. and one matinee on April 6 at 2 p.m.   The performance was made up of six short plays, all taken from the same larger play called The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, wri...

Causes, effects, and solutions of local land pollution

Causes, effects, and solutions of local land pollution

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Land pollution is a major problem in the United States, according to the United Nations, the United States disposes of more than half of its solid waste in landfills. This amounts to over 110 million tons of waste per year and makes the US one of the top contributors to worldwide landfill waste. This ...

100 years of the NFL

100 years of the NFL

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

The NFL is coming up on its one hundredth season in 2019. Over the last 99 years, the NFL has grown from a small ten team league to a 32 team billion dollar business that dominates television in the United States, and recently across the globe. NFL viewership today is filled with people of all races...

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