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Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager
May 18, 2017 • 66 views
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Several cases of whooping cough, an air-borne infection that can be fatal to weak immune systems, have been reported in Glen Rock schools. Whooping cough, formally know as pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that infects the respiratory system, resulting in bark-sounding cough that...

AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017 • 119 views
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Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leading some to groan about studying and others to question the courses’ importance. The College Board, maker of the SAT exam, produces the AP tests. These exams marked the unofficial end of AP courses, capped o...

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

by Julia Blando, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017 • 147 views
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Could water bottles be outlawed from school? During the week of April 17, the school received an anonymous tip in the form of a letter from a parent, informing the administration that their child informed them that students were supposedly bringing alcohol into the school in water bottles. The re...

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 128 views
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Whether it was striking a chord, reciting a verse, or hitting a high note, Coffeehouse 42 was packed with all kinds of talented musicians, writers, singers and all around performers. Held twice a year, Coffeehouse is an acoustic event organized by the literary arts magazine Mobius, which is advised...

Junior wins silver medal in DECA competition

Junior wins silver medal in DECA competition

by Sophie Ferreri, Senior Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 6 views
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After months of study sessions and practicing, junior Nick McRae, earned a silver medal at the International Career Development Conference on April 13. Months prior, in the fall, as he signed his name to join DECA for the first time, McRae was oblivious to the path of success he had just stepped foo...

Students fundraise for Syrian refugee family

Students fundraise for Syrian refugee family

by Emma Byrd, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017 • 9 views
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Glen Rock students collected clothing and gift card donations to help a Syrian refugee family in need. The project was arranged by Ms. Metsch-Ampel, an English teacher. “They lived in Turkey for two years. They came here with two day’s notice and volunteers had to scramble,” Metsch-Ampel ...

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2017 • 76 views
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The one-to-one laptop initiative has been approved in a recent decision by the school board. These changes come with announcement that School Fusion, the current website host, will be replaced with Schoology. Principal John Arlotta is confident that the new system will be well received. ...

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 68 views
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The Spanish club handed out roses on Valentine's Day to raise money for two children the club sponsors through Children International. Students had the opportunity to purchase a rose for a special someone for the price of $3 each or Hershey kisses for $1.50 each. All items were on sale from Feb...

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 157 views
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With the new Presidential administration, the country has been shot into a controversial era of contradictory opinions on social change, one of the most prevalent being the rights of the transgender community.   On Wednesday, Feb. 22, guidelines regarding protections of the transgender community...

“The Rock” takes on new meaning for varsity hockey team

“The Rock” takes on new meaning for varsity hockey team

by Michelle DeMaria, Instagram Manager
February 24, 2017 • 225 views
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Tonight the varsity hockey team will play in its second state championship, but it will not necessarily take place where they had always dreamed. After conflicting events at the Prudential Center in Newark caused this year’s state championship game to be moved to Mennen Arena in Morristown, the...

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