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Students join extracurricular activities at Club Walk-Around

Students join extracurricular activities at Club Walk-Around

by Julia Piermatteo, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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The courtyard was host to this year’s Club Walk-Around, packed with students learning about the activities Glen Rock High School has to offer. Representatives from extra-curricular activities set up tables all around the courtyard during lunchtime on Wednesday, September 13. Twenty-nine clubs partici...

Juniors start college application process

Juniors start college application process

by James Boisits, Staff Writer

June 17, 2017


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The junior class officially began the college application process last Friday, June 15, when their brag sheets were due to the teachers who agreed to write their college recommendations letters. A brag sheet is a form that contains 16 questions and has to be filled out by students to help inform the t...

Freshmen election brings in new class president

Freshmen election brings in new class president

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


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Jeremy LaVine will take over as the Class of 2020’s president following the recent freshman elections. As for vice president, Colin Consoli will be the vice president for the second consecutive year. With the school year wrapping up comes elections for the class of 2020. Jeremy LaVine has taken Laur...

Senior girl leaves footprint on disposal system

Senior girl leaves footprint on disposal system

by Sophie Ferreri, Senior Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


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Senior girl's passion driven compost project for the cafeteria finally became tangible after months of hard work on May 1. Next to the trash can and the recycle bin, students finally had the option to throw away their lunch in the compost bin. Erica Jones's passion to preserve the environment didn’t...

History teacher to relocate after this school year

History teacher to relocate after this school year

by Julia Blando, Copy Editor

June 6, 2017


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Paul McCrary, history teacher, is ending his 16 year stay at Glen Rock High School. He taught at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees, New Jersey for one year before being hired at Glen Rock in September of 2001. He wanted to work in this district because of the ratings, the type of student body...

National Honor Society accepts new members

National Honor Society accepts new members

by Katherine Hikin, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


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Fifty-seven students were inducted into The National Honor Society at the annual ceremony on May 22. In late April,  several sophomores, juniors, and seniors, who had a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75, received letters and applications for the society, which needed to be filled out in order to be consid...

District water lead test levels spark remediation efforts, retesting

District water lead test levels spark remediation efforts, retesting

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor

June 1, 2017


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The Glen Rock Board of Education conducted drinking water tests during the past spring break and recently published the results. According to the Department of Education, the state of New Jersey adopted regulations regarding testing for lead in drinking water in public schools on July 13, 2016. The tests were conduct...

Students attend annual Teen Arts trip

Students attend annual Teen Arts trip

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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The time spent outside with peers and being able to explore a college campus were just some of the many benefits of the field trip on Friday, May 19 to Bergen Community College’s Teen Arts festival. The exposure to the masterpieces of several other teens of Bergen County highlighted the trip...

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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The farmers market that ran three successful trial runs will return for the summer from June 4 to October 15 every Sunday. The market will be located at the Borough Hall parking lot next to Kilroys. The project is led by Alison Bloomfield who decided that she wanted to keep the market going aft...

St. Catharine’s longtime Youth Minister retires

St. Catharine’s longtime Youth Minister retires

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


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Once Roe Miller’s children became involved in St. Catharine’s Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) so did she. She began volunteering with program, immersing herself in the rewarding and faithful aspects the program possesses. She eventually feel in love with the program, oblivious to the impact it’d...

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