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The Savages of the Cafeteria

The Savages of the Cafeteria

by Rachel Goldberg, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


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If you even slightly know me, you understand that lunch is my favorite time of the day. For some reason, lunch has always stood out to me as the best meal as many of my favorite dishes come from lunch menus: mac and cheese and various sandwiches. Each period before lunch, my eyes dart back and forth from the c...

Pedestrians should use sidewalk.

Pedestrians should use sidewalk.

by Nah Lee, staff writer

June 7, 2018


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There are pedestrians who favor using street over sidewalk. However, there are number of reasons why pedestrians should choose to use sidewalk instead of street.    The first and the most important reason why pedestrians should use sidewalk is that using street can lead to dangerous situatio...

Why our dress code enforcement is fair

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


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In 2018, dress code is a big deal.  Students are becoming aware of how their schools can target young girls unfairly through dress codes.  Thankfully, Glen Rock is not one of those schools. I firmly believe that no young woman should have to feel self-conscious about revealing her shoulder or kne...

Hard work beats talent

by Sam Greene, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


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“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” It’s a common, motivational quote, often displayed on shirts for sports teams. Although people often recite it mindlessly, there is truth in the statement. Being talented is not enough. Yes, natural skill is helpful. However, withou...

College should be a requirement for high school athletes

College should be a requirement for high school athletes

by Jared Brassil, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


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All-stars like Michael Jordan, Lebron James, or Kobe Bryant don’t come around that often.  There isn’t a Steph Curry in every draft class, and even if there is, there is only one player out of the hundreds selected. The average NBA career length is 4.8 years.  Meaning that most athletes in the NB...

Is our dress code fair?

June 7, 2018


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Can pedestrians use street instead of sidewalk?

by Nah Lee, staff writer

June 7, 2018


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Cutting the Line is Okay

by Spencer LaVine, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


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If you cut the line, you might possibly be an entitled jerk. However, there are many instances in which cutting the line is perfectly okay. For example, the lunch line in Glen Rock High School can be long and pointless for one to get in. If I’m just grabbing a sandwich, I am not inconveniencing the peopl...

Why Scantrons should be used in testing

Why Scantrons should be used in testing

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

June 6, 2018


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While testing is commonly performed directly on the exam paper, many teachers opt to use Scantrons for multiple choice sections. Scantron paper requires the student to darken in bubbles of the multiple choice answers they have chosen, and are subsequently run through a machine where they can be grade...

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