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Revisiting Roof: Victims and citizens speak out on Emanuel AME attack

Revisiting Roof: Victims and citizens speak out on Emanuel AME attack

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

May 24, 2019


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 In 2015, nine parishioners lives were taken at the expense of a gun-wielding white supremacist at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Today, the city of Charleston, SC is facing repercussions from not only this event but also from the long-lasting institutions that had fueled the attack. “I do believe people subconscio...

Teen Driving Safety

Teen Driving Safety

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


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Causes, effects, and solutions of local land pollution

Causes, effects, and solutions of local land pollution

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


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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 ...

Immigration: providing special life to individuals

Immigration: providing special life to individuals

June 20, 2018


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A girl who had lived more than 16 years in her country is now living in the foreign country with completely different lifestyle. Section 1- Living different style of life in different countries Inside of School Hailey Kim had lived a different style of life as a high school student in Korea. The scho...

Do you Relay?

Do you Relay?

by Morgan Franz, Staff Writer

June 18, 2018


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A mother’s journey through pain Cancer. One word that can change someone's life in an instance. It was one hot Memorial Day weekend and the whole neighborhood was out and about with not a care in the world, but for one family things were about to turn from a nice sunny afternoon to a house fille...

Constant change: Glen Rock’s progression

Constant change: Glen Rock’s progression

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018


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A giant rock sits in the middle of the road.  It’s gray and it’s jagged. It is simply a gargantuan rock.  This rock sits in the middle of a road called Rock Road, and lining Rock Road are stores upon stores upon stores.   With one’s back to the rock, a person can see the whole of the Glen Rock ...

Next stop: the fight

Next stop: the fight

June 13, 2018


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Think back to the time when you were three years old. You refuse to stop talking as you’re trying to expand your vocabulary with the words you hear around you. You’re wearing that cute flannel grandma bought you for your birthday as you run and fumble through your home. You have your whole life ...

We’re Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, we hope you will enjoy the show. – The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

June 6, 2018


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A long purple light casts a dreamy glow on two performers in the corner of Brix Restaurant and Pizza Bar as they sing “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac. One plays the guitar, dreary purple shadows are cast down on him. The other keeps the beat on her drums, using brushes on the snare and cymbals, the bas...

Or try my hand in a marching band while I play on my kazoo, and there won’t be trouble in the world no more.- Mindy Gledhill, “Trouble No More”

Or try my hand in a marching band while I play on my kazoo, and there won’t be trouble in the world no more.- Mindy Gledhill, “Trouble No More”

June 6, 2018


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Who knew a simple visit from the Glen Rock High School Jazz Band would influence a third grade boy so much?   Jeffrey Kurland attended Richard E. Byrd School and decided to pick up an instrument after the jazz band paid a visit.   Kurland attended Glen Rock High School and now instructs the mar...

Listen to the music of the moment, people dance and sing. We’re just one big family.- Jason Mraz, “I’m Yours”

Listen to the music of the moment, people dance and sing. We’re just one big family.- Jason Mraz, “I’m Yours”

June 6, 2018


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One day, a five-year-old boy happily agrees to take piano lessons. Later, a young college student sings with the Syracuse University Singers. Carl Helder and Anna Lilikas direct Glen Rock High School’s Women’s, Chamber, and Concert choirs. Helder was an agreeable child, so when his parents as...

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