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Do computers really help kids learn?

Do computers really help kids learn?

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows the feeling when the teacher is coming around the class looking for homework, and you realize that you’ve left at home. Panic starts to kick in, and when your teacher arrives at your desk asking for your homework, you’re forced to admit that you left the piece of paper on your kitc...

The new lacrosse league you didn’t know you needed

The new lacrosse league you didn’t know you needed

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Imagine if the top athlete of your favorite sport created their own sports league. Well, "America’s lacrosse superstar" Paul Rabil has with the creation of the Premier Lacrosse Leauge. After Years of inadequate pay, poor facilities, poor broadcasting, an advertisement, Major League Lacrosse has push...

Winter Track’s recovery day should be followed by all sports

Winter Track’s recovery day should be followed by all sports

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Sports

How important is rest and recovery for an athlete in their second consecutive sports season? What are the necessary steps to not get injured? While there’s no official school or state rule that New Jersey high school sports teams must have a day off once a week during the season, most teams do...

School start times need to be later

School start times need to be later

by Michael Silver, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

The question that lingers around almost every school district: What is the appropriate time for school to start? Research has shown that schools across the country need to make their arrival times later. For instance, the Seattle School District changed its start time from 7:50 to 8:45, which has re...

Should the cafeteria serve healthier lunches?

Should the cafeteria serve healthier lunches?

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A popular question that has been going around the school for the past couple years is whether the cafeteria should serve healthier lunches. We all know that being healthy leads to a better, longer and more active life. But in the school cafeteria, the word healthy doesn’t really come to mind. Lunch ...

Who will be the next Cleveland Browns head coach?

Who will be the next Cleveland Browns head coach?

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Student Life

The NFL's Cleveland Browns fired their head coach, Hue Jackson on Oct. 29. After over two seasons Jackson held an appalling 1-31 record, but the Browns decided to give him one more chance. He stockpiled the roster with new talent, including quarterback Baker Mayfield, wide receiver Jarvis Landry, an...

An honest opinion on Schoology

An honest opinion on Schoology

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Approximately a year ago, Glen Rock High School implemented Schoology to conjoin the with student laptop one-to-one program. The inclusion of the one-to-one program, which gives every high school student a laptop, was an easy transition for most students. The option students now have to use word...

Red Sox predicted to win the World Series

Red Sox predicted to win the World Series

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

It has been an extremely exciting start to the MLB playoffs so far, and only four teams are left.. Left in the ALCS is the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox. The Astros swept the Indians in the ALDS division 3-0. The Boston Red Sox are returning from an incredible series, where they beat the Y...

3D-printed guns should be illegal

3D-printed guns should be illegal

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

3D printed guns are getting closer and closer to being open to the public. This summer, the State Department allowed Defense Distributed to release the blueprints for 3D printer guns online. Defense Distributed is a online organization ran by Cody Wilson, that develops digital weapon plans and blueprints,...

All high school students should take option

All high school students should take option

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

The Glen Rock High School Guidance Department describes the option course as “essential in helping students develop time management skills and providing access to teachers, guidance counselors... [and other resources]”. The course is applied as a class, so during the one period students can use the...

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