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NJDOE uses community input on school performance

NJDOE uses community input on school performance

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
September 20, 2016 • 223 views
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The New Jersey Department of Education asks administrators, parents and members of the public school communities around New Jersey to share their opinions on how School Performance Reports should be conducted. The reports are sent out annually to inform those concerned on the quality of local publ...

Seniors create and design t-shirts

Seniors create and design t-shirts

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
June 20, 2016 • 229 views
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Free hugs, dogs in top hats, Star Wars, and blue octopuses. Students taking Art Major III and Media Arts created t-shirts with their own designs using screen printing. After their finals, Harrison Gale (‘16) and Mandy Rosengren (‘16) could be found in the art room, creating t-shirts. Through t...

Summer work for teachers

Summer work for teachers

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
June 16, 2016 • 195 views
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Over the summer, teachers will be partaking in workshops at the school to discuss and plan curriculum for next year. These workshops are part occur every five years to make sure the content is up to date and up to state standards. “We have to update our curriculum every five years. It's actually...

Meaningful art livens courtyard

Meaningful art livens courtyard

by Alethea Jadick, Staff Writer
June 16, 2016 • 213 views
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While most students are busy cramming for finals, Mrs. Kathleen Walters AP U.S. History students and Ms. Mara Siegel's art classes are spending their time creating poignant artwork in the courtyard. Over the past few days, stencil artwork has been popping up all over the pavement and walls of the c...

Underground construction expected to halt occasional sewage floods

Underground construction expected to halt occasional sewage floods

by Lee Hasselmann and David Martinez
June 16, 2016 • 135 views
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Ground will be broken in the Sports Lobby and Art Wing areas to repair a previous construction folly starting Monday after graduation. "[The construction will take place in the] Sports Lobby, through the hallway, running past the sculpture room and C130, the Photography Room,” art teacher Ms. D...

It’s going to be a very Sweat-y summer

It’s going to be a very Sweat-y summer

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
June 16, 2016 • 178 views
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It’s beach season again, and Sweat is here to help. On April 15, the indoor-cycling studio opened its doors. Equipped with 30 new Schwinn spin bikes, the classes at Sweat provide a top-notch experience combined with a close-knit atmosphere. “You ride in a pack, you feel like a group,” Jim Ogle, co-ow...

Valedictorian receives honors at congratulatory breakfast

Valedictorian receives honors at congratulatory breakfast

by Julia Rooney, Multimedia Manager
June 13, 2016 • 310 views
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Glen Rock High School’s 2016 valedictorian attended an honorary breakfast alongside 76 other Bergen County Valedictorians on Tuesday, June 1. The breakfast took place at the Fiesta Banquet Hall in Wood-Ridge, a venue large enough to fit the approximately 300 guests. Jennifer Miller, the valedi...

Art Show showcases students’ projects

Art Show showcases students’ projects

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
June 9, 2016 • 177 views
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Outside the sounds of electric guitars and wailing vocalists can be heard from the courtyard, but inside the acoustics of Pandora radio echoes throughout the art wing. Parents and students wander through, talking time to appreciate the paintings, sketches, and photos decorating the walls of the hallway. The...

Tests reveal lead in school district water

Tests reveal lead in school district water

by Colin Morrow, Ben Solomon, and Julia Rooney
June 2, 2016 • 717 views
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Several students and parents in the Glen Rock district became worried over the results of recent water tests, which showed lead present in some of the school district's water supply. The water in question, which comes from Ridgewood Water, has been through multiple tests in recent months. At first,...

Sophomores sell chocolate bars to raise money

Sophomores sell chocolate bars to raise money

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer
June 1, 2016 • 200 views
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The sophomore class has sold chocolate bars to students and teachers to raise money for the class. The money will go to school events for the sophomore class, such as the sophomore Semi-Formal Dance and their junior and senior proms. Mr. Mario Porciello, science teacher and sophomore class adviser, ...

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