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Students perform at Moth Story Slam

Students perform at Moth Story Slam

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Clubs, News

Students performed original stories at the Moth Story Slam, an event hosted by the Seven Elements Social Justice Club on Thursday, March 7. The Seven Elements Social Justice Club, advised by English teacher Randi Metsch-Ampel, began this tradition last year as a way to allow students to express t...

Panther pride shown with class of 2018 gift

Panther pride shown with class of 2018 gift

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

February 11, 2019


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  Every year the graduating Senior class presents a gift they’ve donated to the High School. In years prior it has been trees, furniture, or art murals, and leaves a lasting mark on the High School for future students to view, use, and appreciate for years to come.   Last year, ...

New JSA chapter starts at Glen Rock High School

New JSA chapter starts at Glen Rock High School

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, News

In 2019 civic participation and leadership skills are necessary. Whether you intend to become involved in politics or not, leadership and communication skills will be helpful in any professional field. Organizations such as The Junior State of America organization (JSA) were created to help high s...

Teachers should communicate about assessment dates

Teachers should communicate about assessment dates

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

January 4, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

With the burden of schoolwork in the back of students minds, the addition of multiple tests falling into a singular day can create more stress and anxiety among us students. Most teachers, especially in different subject areas, seem to fail to converse with each other about upcoming quizzes and test...

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...

Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, News, Student Life

Students showcased their artistic talents last Thursday, December 6 at the first Coffeehouse of the school year.  Coffeehouse is a biannual performance where students share their original poetry, prose, and music, as well as performing covers of songs.   Students from each of the four grades perfor...

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


Filed under News

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...

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