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Arboretum raises questions on impact of humans, nature

Arboretum raises questions on impact of humans, nature

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017 • 779 views
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Due to her mother’s fading eyesight, Karen Ricciardi patiently told grocery prices to her mother: 69 cents per pound for bananas was too expensive for her mother, Carole Thielke. Yet the price of cream-filled sandwich cookies was never too much. Those cookies were going to Thielke’s volunteers at th...

Gallo discusses former school

Gallo discusses former school

by James Boisits, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 58 views
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Imagine going to work every day not knowing if you are going to be safe: a job teaching young minds, but at the risk of your own physical health. Special Education teacher Stacie Gallo lived this life from 1992 to 1999. After leaving Montclair State University, Gallo pursued teaching. “Coming...

One thousand points down, one ring to go

One thousand points down, one ring to go

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
February 10, 2017 • 113 views
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Twelve players in Glen Rock basketball's history have reached 1,000 points in their high school careers. The most recent to accomplish this feat is senior Kelly Lohr, whose hard work since she began playing has paid off. This accomplishment is just one of many that Lohr has achieved since joining...

Teachers use School Fusion less and Google Classroom more

Teachers use School Fusion less and Google Classroom more

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017 • 59 views
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The days copying down assignments from a chalkboard are gone, and many students have used their physical agenda less and less since the introduction of School Fusion in 2009, the school’s online administrator. In recent years however, teachers and students have been moving away from the website and...

Snow day like today

Snow day like today

by Alexa Miceli, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017 • 79 views
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Students might want to reconsider flushing ice cubes down the toilet, leaving a spoon under your pillow, and other snow day-summoning myths when it could be at the cost of spring break. Snow days can require the town to take back assigned days off from spring break. According to Principal John...

Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

by Sophie Ferreri, Senior Staff Writer
February 1, 2017 • 831 views
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One cramped hand whisked while the other hand wiped the sweat and flour off her forehead, yet her stubborn smile flashed in front of the crowd of fellow, hungry classmates crammed into her tiny home in Istanbul, Turkey. For Merve Sibel Uyarli Gunduz, hosting has been a passion since she was just a ...

Glen Rock mom teaches dancers with special needs

Glen Rock mom teaches dancers with special needs

by Julia Blando, Copy Editor
January 14, 2017 • 122 views
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When one of her students with special needs approached her in 2013 to ask her for dance lessons, Claudine Ranieri immediately knew what her school was missing. Ranieri, mother to a Glen Rock student and a Paramus High School dance teacher, started a dance elective at her school, meeting once a week,...

Tuning up

Tuning up

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
January 13, 2017 • 187 views
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Amidst a roomful of seniors anxiously applying to colleges all over the country sits Theodore Geiger. His mind is not focused on any University: in fact, he is hardly focused on traditional school at all. Geiger is on a different post-graduate path than the majority of his peers. In the fall, he...

Glen Rock borough discusses affordable housing

Glen Rock borough discusses affordable housing

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017 • 274 views
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Zoning department members and Glen Rock residents gathered to discuss affordable housing options last week in Borough Hall. The Glen Rock Zoning and Planning Department held the work session on Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Affordable housing has been mentioned in the news recently in regards to New York...

Luckenbill returns from National Guard

Luckenbill returns from National Guard

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
January 11, 2017 • 109 views
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Mr. Brian Luckenbill had thought about joining the National Guard for a while and last August he put his teaching job on hold to join. Luckenbill, a physics and pre-engineering teacher, had previously thought that he would have to choose between being a soldier and being a teacher. But after learn...

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