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Mamma Mia: About the new school musical

Mamma Mia: About the new school musical

by Sydney Baig, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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On Friday, Nov. 16, the high school musical “Mamma Mia!” was announced. Tryouts were on Nov. 19 and 20. The musical features songs by ABBA, who made up the soundtrack for the original movie. Songs like “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “Honey, Honey,” and “Lay All Your Love” are featured i...

Democrats keep strong hold in Glen Rock during midterm election

Democrats keep strong hold in Glen Rock during midterm election

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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In the 2018 midterm election Democrats kept a stronghold on Glen Rock, after voting in favor of Democratic candidates in the 2014 and 2016 elections. The House of Representatives: Part of District 5, Glen Rock voters had a choice between two candidates. The incumbent, Josh Gottheimer (D), and ...

Students and faculty gather for Syrian Cuisine

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

November 29, 2018


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The Seven Elements Social Justice Club hosted a Syrian Supper Club, where they invited immigrants to share their local cuisine. The supper club took place on Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Members of the club, as well as faculty members gathered in the school cafeteria to indulge in some of the dishes...

Contracts now: Glen Rockers support teachers at BOE meeting

Contracts now: Glen Rockers support teachers at BOE meeting

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Student Life

What do we want? According to the roaring crowd surrounding the entrance of Glen Rock High School, contracts.  Long after the school’s doors closed for the day on October 30th, educators and parents alike lined up to attend that night’s Board of Ed meeting  to stand with the Glen Rock Teacher’s As...

Students dazzle in annual Cabaret Night

Students dazzle in annual Cabaret Night

by Alex Vicinanza, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News

On a chilly mid-October evening, students and parents alike gathered in the cafeteria for the annual high school Cabaret Night. Cabaret Night is a unique evening where students can showcase their performing arts talents while expressing themselves through song or music. The event provides for th...

Students form new community group GRAND

Students form new community group GRAND

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, News

Students and town members created the community group “Glen Rock Against Negativity and Drugs” to provide a safe space for high schoolers in Glen Rock and the surrounding area to speak about mental health and drug addiction. Group President Dylaney Sabino, junior, created the group to give high schoo...

GREA pushes for a better contract

GREA pushes for a better contract

by Kate Casey, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News

The Glen Rock Education Association and the Glen Rock Board of Education are still negotiating to create a successor agreement to their contract that expired in June. This contract, called a “collective bargaining agreement,” contains guidelines on salaries, working hours, and health benefits. I...

New printers added to media center

New printers added to media center

by Michael Silver, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News

School administrators added new printers to the media center in mid-September, ending a nearly eight month period where students could not print papers directly to printers themselves. The school purchased two of the the new Xerox VersaLink B600 cloud printers. Compared to the old printers, they are ...

Glen Rock High School earns National Blue Ribbon award

Glen Rock High School earns National Blue Ribbon award

by Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which works in association with the U.S. Department of Education, named Glen Rock High School a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School on October 1st.  This year, 349 schools nationwide - 300 public and 49 private - earned the award. School honorees will celebra...

Glen Rock High Schools annual pep rally helps kick off an explosive school year

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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Glen Rock High School held the annual pep rally in September kicking off the year filled with excitement. Since the school’s own football team was off to a tremendous start to their season, with the varsity soccer team showing their talent to the field, the students were all fired up, especially w...

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