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Help the Times: Medieval Knights On Strike!

by Lilian Kim, Staff Writer May 31, 2023

February 2023 on a trip to California, Glen Rock’s jazz band and choir witnessed queens, chancellors, knights and squires, all from Medieval Times Dinner And Tournament in Buena Park, CA, on strike....

Murphy Signs New Gun Law

by Teddy Machera, Staff Writer May 31, 2023

In December, Governor Murphy signed a new gun law for the state of New Jersey. On top of increasing gun permit fees, the law essentially put a ban on guns in sensitive places such as public gatherings...

John’s Boy Tribute

by James Stewart, Sports Beat Manager April 28, 2023

On April 8, the Glen Rock community mourned the loss of John’s Boy founder, John Porco.  As a result of Porco’s passing, the pizzeria was closed from April 10-16. Despite not having their doors...

Unknown Territory

by Stella Traphagen, Sports Editor April 27, 2023

All throughout high school, we handled deadlines on deadlines. It consumed us…checking our Schoology calendars, making sure assignments were due at 11:59 PM and not the morning of. Here we are now and...

Fun facts about the founding of Women’s History Month

by Emma Belasco and Emilia Pizzillo March 30, 2023

It’s March! Which means this month we are celebrating and honoring women’s history. Women’s History Month started in 1981, when Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9, which officially designated March as...

GRHS successfully raises almost $500 for TEEEM through series of fundraisers

by Juha Kim, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

     TEEEM is a group supporting Kenya through fundraising, bake sales, and other events. It was a fundraiser for kids who are in Kenya who can’t buy shoes. For every $20, one kid can be gifted a...

Silicon Valley Bank Collapses

by Devyn Xu, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

The second biggest bank crash in US history — the Silicon Valley Bank collapse. The bank’s shortage of cash caused it to sell its bonds at huge losses. In less than four days, scared depositors withdrew...

International Fencing Federation (FIE) is the first union to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to fence International Competitions

by Anastasia Shmay, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

The International Fencing Federation’s Congress has made a vote to reinstate fencers coming from Russia and its ally Belarus to allow them to fence in the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. On March 10, 2023...

Shopping for a Dress? More like Shopping for Stress

by Stella Traphagen, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

  As soon as March hits, juniors and seniors scour in search of their prom dresses. The rush of running through the store, so many colors, fabrics and styles to see. When all of a sudden, the most...

Juniors weigh in on NJGPA testing

Juniors weigh in on NJGPA testing

by Naomi Bashan, Opinion Editor March 29, 2023

As Dr. Parent read out instructions in the background, junior students slumped in their seats, laptops open to TestNav. Set up in the school cafeteria, the air was buzzing with restlessness. A chorus of...

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