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Sisters create care packages for cancer patients

Sisters create care packages for cancer patients

by Olivia Traphagen, Twitter Manager
December 1, 2016 • 210 views
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With inspiration from their mother, two sister students put together a few comfort items to make cancer patient’s treatments a little easier. The Rooney sisters, Julia Rooney, senior, and Tess Rooney, sophomore, are making care packages for cancer patients. They are calling the project "Be Pre...

Distributed holy books raise questions of religious freedoms

Distributed holy books raise questions of religious freedoms

by Chloe Siohan, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016 • 150 views
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If you were walking home from school and were handed a Bible, what would you do? Accept it or reject it? Recently in front of Glen Rock Middle and High School, individuals have been handing out Bibles to children and teens leaving school. This has been an ongoing issue for years, but it has recently...

Musical production begins audition process

Musical production begins audition process

by Abby Stern, Contributing Writer
November 20, 2016 • 147 views
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The Addams Family musical delighted audiences on Broadway from 2009 to 2011, and now it has a chance to delight the audiences of Glen Rock.  This show is the musical adaptation of the characters created by Charles Addams in his cartoons from the late 1930s.  The cartoons were adapted to television fro...

Math program makes adjustments to curriculum

Math program makes adjustments to curriculum

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016 • 162 views
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The math program at the middle school and high school has undergone many curriculum and course changes throughout the past few years to broaden the academic track for students to complete Calculus in high school without taking two math courses at once. The major adjustment was for students to take Algebr...

Art department welcomes new teacher

Art department welcomes new teacher

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016 • 122 views
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Jenna Dunay, who was a teacher's aide in the district four years ago, rejoined the high school's faculty as an art teacher this year. She teaches digital photography, drawing, and painting courses. Prior to her return, she taught art classes to 800 students, ranging from pre-kindergarteners to eighth...

School nurses involve students, faculty in cause almost 1,000 miles away

School nurses involve students, faculty in cause almost 1,000 miles away

by Sophie Ferreri, Snapchat Manager
November 17, 2016 • 450 views
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The humble Chantelle Nickson Clarke, founder of The Pink Angels Foundation and six year survivor against Breast Cancer, was as aware of Glen Rock, New Jersey as she was about the impact of her organization across state borders. That is, she had no idea either existed. Clarke had to take a gratifying...

Operation Christmas Child collects toys for those in need

Operation Christmas Child collects toys for those in need

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016 • 56 views
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Thanks to drives held at Glen Rock High School and thousands of locations across the globe, 12 million children in need will wake up on Christmas morning to a shoebox filled with toys. For many, this will be the only gift they receive. For the past two years, Operation Christmas Child has held a collection...

Residents see fewer trick-or-treaters than years past

Residents see fewer trick-or-treaters than years past

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer
November 5, 2016 • 47 views
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Despite stocking up on candy, expecting large groups of trick-or-treaters, many Glen Rock houses saw fewer trick-or-treaters than years past. Local Glen Rock resident and parent, Penny Carling, cited superstorms Sandy and Irene as the main reason for the abrupt decrease in foot traffic on her stre...

Guidance department welcomes newest member

Guidance department welcomes newest member

by Abby Stern, Contributing Member
October 25, 2016 • 298 views
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Most students don't know that they will be talking about top sports teams, baking the best pastries and world travels when they go to their guidance counselor. With Laura Vargo as a guidance counselor, all of these things are possible. The end of last school year saw one guidance counselor, Mr....

Farmers’ market grows into tradition

Farmers’ market grows into tradition

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
October 21, 2016 • 189 views
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A farmers' market will be held at Glen Rock borough hall on Oct. 23, a Sunday. The farmers' market was organized by resident Alison Bloomfield, mother of sophomore Jack Bloomfield. Bloomfield decided that she wanted a farmers' market in town about a year ago after hearing that the town wanted one. S...

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