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The Glen Rock Pops Orchestra Introduces Two Young Musicians

by Mary Petschler, News editor April 30, 2024

     Glen Rock Sophomore Olivia Lee’s and Senior Simon Bober’s have recently been accepted to join the selective Glen Rock Pops Orchestra. Despite their young ages, their talents haven’t gone...

Let’s Talk About the Solar Eclipse

by Anastasia Shmay, Review Editor April 30, 2024

     On April 8th, 2024 a total solar eclipse was visible in certain paths throughout North America, Mexico, and Canada. It’s an important event for astrologists because it happens once every 18 months...

Harmony triumphs: Glen Rock High School Choir claims victory once again

Harmony triumphs: Glen Rock High School Choir claims victory once again

by Ella Torsiello, Sports Editor April 30, 2024

This year the anticipated Choir trip was set in Williamsburg, Virginia from April 5th to April 7th 2024, with the choir returning home as champions once again. With a repeat of last year's achievements...

March for Israel at National Mall, Washington D.C.

Antisemitic incidents spur concern in Glen Rock community

by Naomi Bashan, Editor in Chief March 21, 2024

       Antisemitic incidents have soared across the United States and the globe, increasing by a reported 377%, up from 465 reported incidents to 2,031 incidents, when compared to a year ago, according...

The return of standardized testing to college admissions

The return of standardized testing to college admissions

by Teddy Machera, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

In the past month, many elite colleges have begun to go back on their test-optional policy; this includes schools such as Yale, Dartmouth, MIT, Georgetown, and UT Austin. Faculty Researchers at Dartmouth...

Spring breakers flood Miami beaches

The City of Miami attempts to deter college spring breakers with new commercial

by Olivia Berard, Editor in Chief March 21, 2024

The City of Miami works to deter spring breakers this month with a commercial titled “Miami Beach Is Breaking Up With Spring Break.” According to the City of Miami, people should “expect curfews,...

Westfield Garden State Plaza breaking ground new “Luxury Apartments” in 2024

Westfield Garden State Plaza breaking ground new “Luxury Apartments” in 2024

by Anastasia Shmay, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Recently, developer Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) and its vice developer, Mill Creek Residential (MCR) made a press release about new “luxury apartments” within walking distance away from Westfield...

Auditorium shut down for stage repairs

by Jenesis Brun, Feature Editor February 29, 2024

     The auditorium at Glen Rock is a crucial part of the school building. All important assemblies, school meetings, and productions are held in it. It’s one of the only places that can fit the entire...

Glen Rock Varsity Debate canceled due to intense snowfall

by Ella Torsiello, Sports Editor January 31, 2024

    The 2023-2024 debate season has been very successful for the Glen Rock Varsity Debate team. Intense snow canceled a debate Glen Rock High School was set to host on January 16th, 2024. Unfortunately...

Rampant flooding overtakes Paterson

Rampant flooding overtakes Paterson

by Elena Collado, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

Throughout the months of January and December, there have been numerous occurrences of extreme weather events, the most recent being the rain and wind storm that occurred during early January. This rainstorm...

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