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No homework night: should it exist?

No homework night: should it exist?

June 17, 2019

From a student’s perspective, No Homework Night can be a helpful way to get ahead of work due over the course of the week, easing stress and tensions at home. The first Wednesday of every month is a designated night where students are not given any homework.   However, from a teacher’s perspective this...

Who will win the NBA Finals?

Who will win the NBA Finals?

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

The 2019 NBA playoffs have some of the most memorable moments in NBA history: Damian Lillard's deep three over Paul George to beat the Thunder and Kawhi Leonard’s corner fade over Joel Embiid to help the Raptors beat the 76ers in game seven. The Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors...

Do computers really help kids learn?

Do computers really help kids learn?

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Approximately a year ago, Glen Rock High School implemented Schoology, an online learning environment platform, to enhance the recent one-to-one laptop program.  The inclusion of the one-to-one laptop initiative, which gives every high school student a laptop, was an easy transition for most students...

Red Sox predicted to win the World Series

Red Sox predicted to win the World Series

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

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...

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