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Hockey team sells gift cards to pay for ice-time

Hockey team sells gift cards to pay for ice-time

by Julia Rooney, Multimedia Manager
December 12, 2015 • 221 views
Filed under News, Sports

The Glen Rock Board of Education recently granted the high school boy's hockey team $25,000 to pay for reserved ice time. The hockey team is the only school team that does not play on any facilities owned by the town.  The team still needs to raise $18,000 in order to cover the cost of the ice time. The...

Media Center relaxes policies during lunch period

Media Center relaxes policies during lunch period

by Carter Stansel, Staff Writer
December 11, 2015 • 308 views
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The Glen Rock Middle/High School media center has experienced a growth in activity during High School’s lunch period, or fourth block. The media center has a set of rules and policies posted on its fusion page. Some of those policies include: Please keep talking to a minimum. Speak in a low voice. No food, gum, candies or drinks in Med...

Concern over double lab days abated

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer
December 9, 2015 • 272 views
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There may be some deja vu over the next few days. The high school will have two Day 3's in a row on Dec. 9 and 10, followed by two Day 4's on Dec. 11 and 14. Students expressed confusion about this schedule and students who have lab on Day 3 or Day 4 did not know whether they were going to...

New student laptops slated to arrive next year

New student laptops slated to arrive next year

by Catherine Bennett and Kate Casey
December 1, 2015 • 714 views
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Glen Rock's Board of Education is planning to distribute individual laptops to all high school students for the upcoming school year. As of now, it is still a plan, but will be confirmed at a Board of Education meeting soon. Many people agree that this technological step will improve student's education,...

Interact club organizes food drive to help local families in need

Interact club organizes food drive to help local families in need

by Cathlyn Hirschfeld, Staff writer
November 18, 2015 • 423 views
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The Interact Club organized a food drive to help the local food bank stock up on goods for its patrons this Thanksgiving. Students from the Interact Club solicited donations outside of Kilroy’s on Nov. 14 and 15 "asking for donations as people walk into the store,” according to Mandy Rosen...

Cheerleading competition canceled due to football playoff game

Cheerleading competition canceled due to football playoff game

by Jason Messenbrink
November 18, 2015 • 339 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

The cheerleading competition that was scheduled for Nov. 21 has been canceled due to the football team's second playoff-game. “Our support for the football team comes first,” said Ms. Alyssa Perry, who has been the coach for the cheerleading team for three years. She said that the team is “di...

Glen Rock schools turn off lights for Diwali

Glen Rock schools turn off lights for Diwali

by Carter Stansel, Staff Writer
November 12, 2015 • 479 views
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Glen Rock public schools were closed on Nov. 11 for Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. This marks the first time the school district has been closed for Diwali. Diwali is a holiday celebrated by people who follow the Hindu religion, and it is one of the most celebrated holidays. The holiday is...

Search for new English teacher comes to an end

Search for new English teacher comes to an end

by Beth Keefe, Multimedia Manager
November 12, 2015 • 503 views
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The ongoing search for a replacement English teacher has come to its conclusion. As of Dec. 7, English teacher Ms. Randi Metsch-Ample, will be joining the English Department. Department Leader Ms. Patricia Mahoney was part of the decision making process. “We had a series of interviews very early...

Glen Rock switches to EpiPen due to Auvi-Q recall

Glen Rock switches to EpiPen due to Auvi-Q recall

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
November 12, 2015 • 328 views
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Sanofi conducted a voluntary recall of both 0.15mg and 0.3mg strength Auvi-Q auto-injectors, prompting Glen Rock to pull them from its medical supplies and leaving a dearth of EpiPen injectors. Sanofi is a global healthcare leader and the maker of Auvi-Q. Auvi-Q is a brand of auto-injectors that delivers...

Word of the day joins daily announcements

Word of the day joins daily announcements

by Julia Rooney, Multimedia Editor
November 4, 2015 • 329 views
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A daily announcement has recently been introduced this school year: the word of the day. Dr. Paula Valenti, Glen Rock School System’s Superintendent, came up with the idea of announcing a new word and definition everyday, in hopes of helping to improve student’s standardized test scores. “We...

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