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Mahoney raises awareness for dating violence

Mahoney raises awareness for dating violence

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor
April 6, 2016 • 410 views
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Teachers at Glen Rock High School will be encouraged to donate five dollars to wear jeans on Friday April 8th. All the money collected from this event, orchestrated by Patricia Mahoney, will be donated to the Kristin Mitchell Foundation. A devoted friend and loving sister and daughter, Kristin Mi...

School approves additional days off in March

School approves additional days off in March

by Lilia Wood, Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2016 • 1,068 views
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Glen Rock Public Schools will be closed on March 24 and 28, as well as May 27 and May 31. The alterations to the school calendar were approved last night at the Board of Education meeting. These extra four days were originally built into the school calendar as emergency days, but the district did...

The Glen Echo makes new Facebook page

The Glen Echo makes new Facebook page

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016 • 358 views
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The Glen Echo announced its publication's Facebook page on Jan. 13 after receiving approval from the administration. Mr. Jason Toncic, the adviser of The Glen Echo, assisted in the process to get the Facebook page proposal approved. Until recently, the administration did not grant permission be...

Sewage leak provokes chaos

Sewage leak provokes chaos

by Julia Rooney, Multimedia Manager
February 2, 2016 • 485 views
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During Period 8 on Feb. 2 2016, the sewage pipes located under the sinks of room C-131 leaked a gray, murky substance. The class panicked as sculpture teacher Ms. Mara Siegel phoned the office to inform them of the leakage. “Water came out from the underneath the sink cabinets,” Siegel said....

Computer programming course added to curriculum

Computer programming course added to curriculum

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer
February 2, 2016 • 348 views
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A computer programming course has been added to the high school's curriculum for the 2016-17 school year. The class will most likely be taught by math teacher, Ms. Kristen Bradley. The idea for the course came from students who expressed interest and talked to Mr. Arlotta. The high school used t...

Presidential elections come to Glen Rock

Presidential elections come to Glen Rock

by Josh Lesser, Staff Writer
February 2, 2016 • 274 views
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With the primary season officially underway, seniors are beginning to contemplate which candidate they are going to vote for in the first election in which they are eligible to vote. Whether they are eligible for the primary or the general election, members of the class of 2016 will be 18 by next...

Resident offers solution to poorly illuminated walkways

Resident offers solution to poorly illuminated walkways

by Lilia Wood, Editor-in-Chief
January 28, 2016 • 571 views
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The dangers of limited lighting downtown were brought to the community’s attention two weeks ago when a car hit a 62-year-old man. The man was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with facial injuries. The accident happened at 7:19 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12 when a 32-year-old Mahwah woman’s...

Game over: school shuts down computer games

Game over: school shuts down computer games

by Alethea Jadick, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016 • 513 views
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It is now more difficult than ever for students to access video games and filtered websites on school computers. On Friday, Jan. 15, the technology department deleted all non-educational software and programs from the schools' computer system. Ben Solomon, a sophomore, said that he saw students...

Recovery day makes schedule complete for week

Recovery day makes schedule complete for week

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor
January 21, 2016 • 268 views
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The school had a day one Recovery Day  on Wednesday, Jan. 20, selected to complete the shortened week's schedule with one of each day. Recovery days are planned prior to the start of the school year while constructing the daily schedule for the school year. The days, marked with an "R" on the s...

Ten New Jersey schools receive bomb threats

Ten New Jersey schools receive bomb threats

by Anna Barton, Senior Staff Writer
January 21, 2016 • 256 views
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Ten schools in northern New Jersey received mass shooting and bomb threats on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The schools that received the threats were Garfield, Fair Lawn, Tenafly, Leonia, Bergenfield, Teaneck, Englewood, and Hackensack in Bergen County, Clifton in Passaic County, and Sayreville in Middlesex Co...

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