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Ready for takeoff: Stories from a retired pilot

Ready for takeoff: Stories from a retired pilot

by Isis Kirkland, Twitter Manager

January 9, 2018


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listen “I was coming into a landing one day, I can remember the actual identification of the plane. 2970 Victor 2970V. And it was a student pilot and he was an Iranian kid-a young guy-and he was not in front of me, but in front of the plane in front of me. And he's coming in for landing, I’m...

History teacher re-visits history

History teacher re-visits history

by Julia Piermatteo, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


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In 1989, a young German woman drove to work on the Kurfurstendamm, perplexed by the “trabbis” on the street; in 2000, an American teacher decided to climb a famous piece of history.  Kathleen Walter, a United States history teacher, traveled to Germany with her colleague, art teacher Cathy Cos...

Art and history found in the ground

Art and history found in the ground

by Ciara Duggan, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


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As the sun rises above the archaeological site of "Villa of the Antonines" Project in Italy, Latin teacher Brain Montalbano awakens from a sweet slumber to busy streets with the smell of food in the air. He and group of students from all around the world are part of an archaeological dig, trying to f...

The man, the myth, the muscle cars

The man, the myth, the muscle cars

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


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“What is that?” The man scans the beauty in front of him, taking in its elegant design. Although it may seem archaic (yet stylish) to the modern eye, any motor expert commends the sheer amount of power it possesses. The Auto Zone employee, a fellow in his 20s, has never seen anything like it ...

The kid who sells kicks

The kid who sells kicks

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


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Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Beluga 2.0’ $380 - coding, bargaining, profiting -  junior Michael Giardino started to buy and sell limited edition items for profit when he was a freshman. While many college students and adults struggle with deciding on a career to pursue, Giardino already knows exactly what he w...

Junior uses Gold Award to teach gender equality

by Sam Greene, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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Feminism. This word is often overlooked by high schoolers. But not by one junior. Gender equality is a highly contested topic today in the political and professional spheres. However, changes are being made by activists everywhere, and of all ages. Junior Jenna Hendrickx is striving to ma...

Love for fashion turns into business

Love for fashion turns into business

by Morgan Franz

December 21, 2017


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She is driven, hard working and has a passion for fashion. As Kimberly Campfield opens the door to her Ramsey Boutique, many teenagers are eager to step inside. The smell of cupcake-scented candles fills the air as many colors appear on the racks. Kimberly Campfield stands at the back of the store in a graphic ...

Adopted overseas

Adopted overseas

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

December 18, 2017


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One might define their parents as the people who gave birth to them. However, sophomore Grace Huisking does not hold this same definition. On February 28, 2002, Grace was born in Chongqing, China and was subsequently placed into an orphanage. Meanwhile, adoptive parents Robin and Skip Huisking were...

Coffeehouse 43 delights audience and performers

Coffeehouse 43 delights audience and performers

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The Mobius Art and Literary magazine hosted its 43rd Coffeehouse on Thursday, Dec. 7. The event allows students to display their artistic talents, whether it be through singing, playing an instrument, performing stand up, or reciting original poetry. Coffee and baked goods are served for the audience, a...

Hooked on helping others

Hooked on helping others

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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The Sound of Music The Little Theater is a large room in the basement of Glen Rock Middle School. To the right is a long series of mirror panels that span most of the wall. On either end of the mirror there are small basement windows that let in very little light. The dance mat is longer than the mi...

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