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District brings in new media specialist

District brings in new media specialist

by Bella Ranieri, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


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Glen Rock High School welcomed a new Media Center Specialist this September, filling the vacancy from last year. Kim Hayes, the new Media Center Specialist, plans to do a lot of technology training and integration. She received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University in Comparative Litera...

Local restaurant hosts Hurricane Harvey fundraiser

by Izzy Crawford, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


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The owners of Jalapenos Mexican Bar and Grill held a Hurricane Harvey fundraiser from Sept. 18 to 24 in order to raise money for victims in Houston. The restaurant plans to donate 10 percent of all food and liquor sales to raise money for people affected by Hurricane Harvey. Originally, Jalapenos ...

Sophomore class meeting sets positive tone

Sophomore class meeting sets positive tone

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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The sophomore class meeting addressed the homecoming theme, important events, and academic potential for all students on Sept. 14.    “The purpose is to set the tone for the year,” Principal John Arlotta said. Arlotta opened up the meeting by discussing how students can see progress in their ...

Students collect shoes to help those in need

Students collect shoes to help those in need

by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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All it takes is a pair of shoes to change someone's life from now through the end of October. Glen Rock High School is lending a hand to those in need by placing Soles4Souls donation boxes in the media center and the auditorium lobby. Both boxes are three quarters of the way full with shoes. S...

Students join extracurricular activities at Club Walk-Around

Students join extracurricular activities at Club Walk-Around

by Julia Piermatteo, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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The courtyard was host to this year’s Club Walk-Around, packed with students learning about the activities Glen Rock High School has to offer. Representatives from extra-curricular activities set up tables all around the courtyard during lunchtime on Wednesday, September 13. Twenty-nine clubs partici...

Cheerleaders flip into new uniforms

Cheerleaders flip into new uniforms

by Jordan Carr, Snapchat Manager

September 15, 2017


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The Glen Rock High School varsity cheerleaders debuted their new uniforms at the first game of the season against Rutherford. Last year, head coach Alyssa Perry asked the athletic department to purchase new uniforms for the cheerleading team. As other sports such as soccer recently received new uniforms, i...

Juniors start college application process

Juniors start college application process

by James Boisits, Staff Writer

June 17, 2017


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The junior class officially began the college application process last Friday, June 15, when their brag sheets were due to the teachers who agreed to write their college recommendations letters. A brag sheet is a form that contains 16 questions and has to be filled out by students to help inform the t...

Freshmen election brings in new class president

Freshmen election brings in new class president

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


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Jeremy LaVine will take over as the Class of 2020’s president following the recent freshman elections. As for vice president, Colin Consoli will be the vice president for the second consecutive year. With the school year wrapping up comes elections for the class of 2020. Jeremy LaVine has taken Laur...

Senior girl leaves footprint on disposal system

Senior girl leaves footprint on disposal system

by Sophie Ferreri, Senior Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


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Senior girl's passion driven compost project for the cafeteria finally became tangible after months of hard work on May 1. Next to the trash can and the recycle bin, students finally had the option to throw away their lunch in the compost bin. Erica Jones's passion to preserve the environment didn’t...

History teacher to relocate after this school year

History teacher to relocate after this school year

by Julia Blando, Copy Editor

June 6, 2017


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Paul McCrary, history teacher, is ending his 16 year stay at Glen Rock High School. He taught at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees, New Jersey for one year before being hired at Glen Rock in September of 2001. He wanted to work in this district because of the ratings, the type of student body...

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