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Robotics team hosts First Lego League Junior and presents robotics to 8th grade students

Robotics team hosts First Lego League Junior and presents robotics to 8th grade students

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer
May 30, 2016 • 94 views
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Robotics students introduced engineering and robotics to elementary school students and eighth grade engineering classes in May.  The first event was the First Lego League, Jr. which was hosted by the high school's robotics team. It took place in the high school gym on Saturday morning, May 14. ...

Student pushes nutritious eating

Student pushes nutritious eating

by Julia Rooney, Multimedia Manager
May 25, 2016 • 434 views
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Fourteen percent of adolescents living in New Jersey, are considered overweight. Twenty one percent perform physical activities for the recommended hour everyday.  Erica Jones, a junior, finds this simply unsatisfactory. Her idea of a good lunch is a colorful plate of food that will keep her energ...

New girls’ varsity soccer coach to start this season

New girls’ varsity soccer coach to start this season

by Alethea Jadick, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016 • 260 views
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Before the 2015-2016 school year had ended, a group of 20 plus girls crowded into the health room of the high school to begin thinking of the new, upcoming year ahead of them. For the second year in a row, the girls were meeting a brand new coach, the person who would lead them through their next...

Gay Straight Alliance seeks support through silence

Gay Straight Alliance seeks support through silence

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016 • 503 views
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According to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's 2013 National School Climate Survey, almost nine out of ten LGBTQ students reported experiencing verbal, sexual, or physical harassment at school due to either their sexual or gender orientation. Day of Silence is a national day when...

Photo teacher retires after 27 years

Photo teacher retires after 27 years

by Mia Ramdayal, Senior Staff Writer
May 10, 2016 • 302 views
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It is a warm spring day at Syracuse University. From a distance, she could see the grass of the football field simmer, fresh green, and the seats shone silver and blue. The lenses of her Twin-Reflex camera glinted against the sunlight. As she put the camera strap around her neck, she peered through...

Student laptops delayed for another year

Student laptops delayed for another year

by Patricia Whyte and Julia Blando
May 3, 2016 • 500 views
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The original initiative to distribute individual laptops for each student has been deferred by the Glen Rock Board of Education for a year. The plan began in 2013 with the introduction of the school’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, encouraging students to use their own cell phones or tablet...

Junior Prom fundraising benefits students

Junior Prom fundraising benefits students

by Caroline Griffin and Colin Morrow
May 3, 2016 • 242 views
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Junior Prom is just around the corner and tickets are due. Tickets need to be handed in to the high school office no later than Tuesday, May 2. Since the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, the Class of 2017 officers and advisers have been raising money in order to lower 2016 junior prom tic...

Choir opens up Les Misérables trip to all students

Choir opens up Les Misérables trip to all students

by Mia Ramdayal, Senior Staff Writer
May 3, 2016 • 235 views
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Les Misérables otherwise known in English-speaking countries as Les Mis or Les Miz is a critically acclaimed Broadway musical written by Alan Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg . The musical is originally based on the French novel titled Les Misérables, which was written by Victor Hugo in 1862. The ...

Offensive smell temporarily closes art classroom

Offensive smell temporarily closes art classroom

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016 • 114 views
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It was a familiar, unwelcome stench for Ms. Nicole Rusin’s art classes, who were forced to leave their classroom once again following a sewage overflow in her art wing classroom on April 27.   The pungent odor was a result of a back-up in the waste line, causing the sewage to overflow and leak into t...

Boys’ varsity track to attend Nationals in North Carolina

Boys’ varsity track to attend Nationals in North Carolina

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016 • 305 views
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Under the early summer sun, and amongst the leafy palm trees at the outdoor track in Greensboro, North Carolina, the boys of the Varsity track team will be competing in the 2016 IAFF New Balance Nationals for the first time in Glen Rock history. Four students will be running the Sprint Medley Relay -- a race ...

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