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Glen Rock runs for leukemia

Glen Rock runs for leukemia

by Ben Solomon, Staff writer
November 4, 2015 • 332 views
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Runners came out to support a boy with leukemia at the Superhero Dylan 5K and a 1-mile kid run on Sunday, Oct. 25. Dylan Canfield is a six-year-old boy who was diagnosed with leukemia in August. The run was superhero-themed. Participants came dressed in shirts with superheros on them and som...

Emptied, latched locker signals security shift for hallways

Emptied, latched locker signals security shift for hallways

by Lilia Wood, Editor-in-Chief
October 29, 2015 • 1,374 views
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The vice principal removed a senior’s possessions from his unlocked, open locker, which raised questions about both school security and student privacy on school grounds. “First of all, it was unlocked and completely opened,” vice principal Mr. Michael Pasciuto said. “Secondly, I can do...

Surprise lockdown tests security protocol

Surprise lockdown tests security protocol

by Colin Morrow, Staff Writer
October 21, 2015 • 652 views
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Since September 11, 2001, more people in our country have died from school shootings than terrorist attacks. In order to plan for these horrible events, schools across the country have implemented lockdown drills. These drills have been part of the high school's monthly schedule for over a decade...

Glen Rock introduces Broadcast Media class

Glen Rock introduces Broadcast Media class

by Olivia Lorenzo and Mia Ramdayal
October 14, 2015 • 395 views
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Lights. Camera. Action. The Glen Rock Board of Education added a new class to the curriculum this school year, Broadcast Media instructed by second year teacher, Ms. Mara Siegel. The show is student run, meaning the students are the ones who make the production possible by putting together film and...

Banned books get students’ attention

Banned books get students’ attention

by Caroline Griffin
October 12, 2015 • 366 views
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Books you’re reading now might have been banned at one point. Don’t worry, though, you’re not in trouble. Last week, the high school celebrated ‘Banned Books Week,’ a celebration of books that were once banned but are now on the curriculum. Banned Books Week is celebrated on the week...

Air conditioning debate heats up

Air conditioning debate heats up

by Caroline Griffin, Staff Writer
October 7, 2015 • 480 views
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The lack of air-conditioning in the four elementary schools has been a pressing topic for years. In early September, a second grade teacher at Richard E. Byrd School passed out due to the heat in her classroom.  This incident prompted the Glen Rock Board of Education to push for the installation...

Sink hole on stadium field to be filled

Sink hole on stadium field to be filled

by Lee Hasselmann, Staff Writer
October 1, 2015 • 766 views
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A sink hole was discovered on the high school’s stadium field last night. The sizable sink in the turf was caused by a drainage collapse which occurred while installing the field lights. The hole is located just off of the corner of the football field, nearly on the track. On most turf fields...

Glen Rock couple publishes second children’s book

Glen Rock couple publishes second children’s book

by Ben Solomon, Staff Writer
September 18, 2015 • 356 views
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Glen Rock authors have released their second children's picture book. Author Anna Kang and her husband illustrator Christopher Weyant released their second book, That’s (Not) Mine, on September 1 through publisher Two Lions.  The book follows the story of two bears arguing over a chair, aimed at teaching young children about sharing. The autho...

New teacher laptops debut

New teacher laptops debut

by Lauren Hanfield, Anna Barton, and Julia Blando
September 17, 2015 • 395 views
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The new “EliteBook 820“ by HP has been adopted by the faculty at Glen Rock High School. Each teacher has been supplied with an individual laptop that connects to the new docking stations found in each classroom. When connected to the docking station, the screen on the laptop is projected in front...

High school seeks new English teacher to fill vacated position

High school seeks new English teacher to fill vacated position

by Max Felsenstein, Julia Rooney, Beth Keefe, and Jack Jensen
September 9, 2015 • 623 views
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The search for a replacement high school English teacher has progressed with the publication of an advertisement in newspapers this past weekend. Just two days before the start of the new school year, a longtime Glen Rock High School English teacher unexpectedly resigned, leaving five English classes...

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