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Councilwoman Kreibich and her inspiring win

Councilwoman Kreibich and her inspiring win

by Riya Divekar, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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She is a member of the Glen Rock Environmental Commission, participates in various activities around town, works actively with the League of Women Voters and is the first woman of Indian Origin to be elected to council. Dr. Arati Sadalge Kreibich, mother of two, promises to give all Glen Rock residents...

Local photographer becomes household name after years of struggle

Local photographer becomes household name after years of struggle

by Sophie Ferreri, Head Copy Editor

January 22, 2018


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The entire Red Bull arena looked as if they had just ripped off their day job uniforms, barely making it to their seats before kick off. Businessmen by day and soccer fanatics by night. It was a Wednesday in 2012, yet the only place the unemployed, thirty year old Simon Toffell had to be was at t...

I am not fragile: The story of Julienne Sorota

I am not fragile: The story of Julienne Sorota

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Walk into a warm studio. Feel the eyes of your artistic director watch and analyze your every move. Do thousands of pirouettes, grande Jetés, and arabesques. Do them until  dizzy, until your feet swell and cry for mercy. Do them again. Combine all these things, and you have entered into the life of ...

Breaking the fourth wall

Breaking the fourth wall

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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In the world of the theatre, the term “breaking the fourth wall” describes what happens when an actor breaks the barrier between herself and the audience.   In this world of the theatre, there are two spheres behind the curtain as well: the actors and the people that put the show together.  In mo...

Will the real Mike DeAngelis please stand up?

Will the real Mike DeAngelis please stand up?

by Emma Byrd, Instagram Manager

January 17, 2018


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He’s a white male with curly hair, and he wears baggy Bape and Huf clothing. While one may see him walking around school with a low profile, little do most know that he goes home and writes rap music. Mike DeAngelis, a junior, produces his own music. DeAngelis started writing his music during his...

Inside the mind of a boy: How Isabelle became Adam

Inside the mind of a boy: How Isabelle became Adam

by Sophie Molloy, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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It's not everyday that a grown man rushes out of the men's restroom to announce to an entire restaurant that you, a teenager, are not, in fact, a man.   Adam Dietrich, a junior attending Glen Rock High School, is a transgender male. Beginning his transition in highschool, Dietrich has fought hard...

The whole package

The whole package

by Ben Solomon, Multimedia Manger

January 12, 2018


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With his upbeat attitude and happy smile, you wouldn’t know that he had just worked 13 hours straight day and has another grueling day tomorrow. Teacher assistant Dan Ratty started working for FedEx in Oct. 2014 as a part-time job. Ratty felt like he wanted to do something along with being a teac...

Thought she was just a teacher? Psych

Thought she was just a teacher? Psych

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2018


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Pat Mahoney leads a double life. Monday through Friday she helps her students understand great works of literature and the symbols behind them. But when the weekend begins, she helps people in a different way: as a psychoanalyst. A psychoanalyst is a type of therapist who looks at the unconscious...

Dowell shows school the meaning of positivity

Dowell shows school the meaning of positivity

by Luke Brangaccio, Business and Advertising Manager

January 10, 2018


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If you can’t find her motivating students in gym class, you’ll find her doing the same in the health classroom next door. The only thing you won’t find teacher Kelly Dowell doing is frowning. Since beginning her tenure at the high school in 2003, Dowell has established herself as a cheerful ...

Legally the lead

Legally the lead

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

January 9, 2018


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Aspiring for a thrill in theater at only 7 years old, the young and eager Caitlin Rundle captivated the audience in her first theatrical performance at camp Y-oak-a. The audience admired her adorable, comical act as the lyrics of “Broadway Baby” from the show Follies, gently emerged from her mouth. Little ...

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