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Hockey team hosts annual pancake breakfast

Hockey team hosts annual pancake breakfast

by Kaitlyn Crasey, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017 • 31 views
Filed under News, Sports

Glen Rock High School has a vast array of clubs and extra-curricular activities. These activities all have a various means of funding to ensure that they can continue. The Glen Rock Hockey team holds an annual pancake breakfast to raise money for its program. In past years, the breakfast has been held...

One-to-one laptop initiative will remove computer lab, laptop carts

One-to-one laptop initiative will remove computer lab, laptop carts

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017 • 302 views
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Provided the Board of Education adds the one-to-one initiative to the 2017/18 budget, students will receive school-issued laptops in the fall.  Laptops will be distributed each year and will be returned each summer in order for computers to be updated with new software.  Computers will be allowed to...

Sidelined: Middle school to potentially remove six athletic programs

Sidelined: Middle school to potentially remove six athletic programs

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
February 14, 2017 • 645 views
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There may be six fewer sports offered for middle school students next year. The preliminary action for Glen Rock Middle School to remove any sport already offered by the Glen Rock Recreational Department was made on Feb. 13. The cuts would begin next year.  The proposal was originally made in a Boar...

Public librarian steps down after five years

Public librarian steps down after five years

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 381 views
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Glen Rock Public Library director Betsy Wald resigned from the library after five years on Feb 3. Wald is leaving to pursue personal interests after being a librarian for many years. “I love my job, and I love this library. The staff is great, the community's great, the schools are great, but...

Christopher Barron Dance Fundraiser to end after four years

Christopher Barron Dance Fundraiser to end after four years

by Jordan Carr, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017 • 185 views
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When a Glen Rock alumnus wanted to honor his deceased best friend, he did so for four years by hosting the Christopher Barron Dance Fundraiser. This year, however, the fundraiser will not be continued. Christopher Barron lost a battle to leukemia and died at age nine. One of his childhood best...

Seventh grade adds Mandarin class

Seventh grade adds Mandarin class

by Diarra Smith, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017 • 103 views
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The middle school has begun offering Mandarin as a class for students in seventh grade and up. This decision has some students jumping at the opportunity to learn a new language. However, some students might be hesitant because of the language's appearance of difficulty. Ms. Zheng-yang Yu is in...

HSA hosts college panel with Glen Rock alumni

HSA hosts college panel with Glen Rock alumni

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
January 29, 2017 • 153 views
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The Home School Association hosted a college panel night along with the High School guidance department. The panelists answered questions from both the evening’s moderator, Mr. Lawrence Wolff, and the audience. The idea to have the panel was brought to the HSA by Jennifer Scherer, who had seen...

One-to-one slated for September

One-to-one slated for September

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017 • 151 views
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The new Board of Education members anticipate a successful launch of the one-to-one laptop initiative by September 2017. Their original plan for each student to have a personal laptop by September 2016 was delayed due to budgetary constrictions. This multi-year plan was first introduced when teachers...

An open book on gender identity

An open book on gender identity

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
January 18, 2017 • 138 views
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Like one would search an algebra textbook to solve an equation, author Amy Fabrikant hunted for books on the transgender community to enrich her knowledge 17 years ago. Fabrikant hoped to read up on people who are transgender and what it meant. One of her three children was ready to socially transition...

Glen Rock schools look to replace School Fusion

Glen Rock schools look to replace School Fusion

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
January 13, 2017 • 463 views
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Principals, administrators, and teachers have been researching different hosts to replace Glen Rock's current school website administrator, School Fusion. School Fusion has been used by teachers, students, and parents to stay updated on class information since its debut in the Glen Rock schools ...

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