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Homecoming: finding a balance

Homecoming: finding a balance

by Jamie Russo, Staff Writer
October 15, 2015 • 520 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

UPDATE: As of Thursday, Oct. 15 the Homecoming Dance has been canceled due to a lack of ticket sales.   Homecoming. To students, it's a night to let loose with friends and take their minds off of the stress that comes along with being a high school student. To parents, it's a night dependent on...

Students get night off

Students get night off

by Carter Stansel, Staff Writer
October 7, 2015 • 418 views
Filed under Opinion

No homework, no problem. Students will be enjoying themselves tonight because it is officially no homework night. Since last year, Glen Rock has been giving their students a homework free night once a marking period. The goal is to give students a break from their schoolwork and give them a less stressful...

Second lemon throwing incident takes joke too far

Second lemon throwing incident takes joke too far

by Zach McCollum, Opinion & Editorial Editor
October 1, 2015 • 1,094 views
Filed under Opinion

On August 31, there was an event held at the high school called the Lemon Swap. The Lemon Swap was a student run event where students swapped lemons with more valuable objects or other pieces of the delectable yellow fruit. Though the Lemon Swap was meant to be an event based on trading lemons, it en...

The clock offensive

The clock offensive

by Zach McCollum, Opinion & Editorial Editor
September 27, 2015 • 355 views
Filed under Opinion

A 14-year-old student, Ahmed Mohamed, from MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas wanted to build a clock. Being an aspiring engineer, Mohamed already had many skills in the field and was completely capable of building said clock. After asking his teacher if he could could build the clock, his teacher tu...

Should GRHS have an SAT prep class?

Should GRHS have an SAT prep class?

by Nicola Fornino, Staff Writer
June 4, 2015 • 419 views
Filed under Opinion

Many students at GRHS are well prepared to take their SATs. But would an SAT prep class at our school be beneficial? In the past, there has been an SAT prep class at GRHS. This class was hosted by a third party—not teachers. “I think both have their benefits,” Principal John Arlotta said,...

Where to buy your baseball equipment

Where to buy your baseball equipment

by Max Felsenstein, Sports Editor
February 3, 2015 • 640 views
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

Snowstorms, cold temperatures and ice … and my thoughts go immediately to baseball! Not that my thoughts ever really drift from baseball but as I write this article, there are only 31 days until Friday, March 6th. March 6th is the official beginning of the high school baseball season. With thoughts...

Female athletes should lift weights

Female athletes should lift weights

by Julia Rooney, Staff Writer
February 2, 2015 • 831 views
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

It is beneficial for female athletes to lift weights to get in shape. Girls that lift have better heart health, bone health, increased energy and more muscle. Most people think that weightlifting will make females bulkier, but that’s not the case. When working out, females burn the most calories...

Teachers know how to beat senioritis

by Yeheun Son, Advertising Manager
January 26, 2015 • 560 views
Filed under Opinion

Recently, a highly infectious disease has been spreading through seniors. The symptoms are getting worse and worse as the year goes by: tiredness, laziness, indifference towards grades, procrastination, and having hard time getting out of bed in the every single morning, etc. This disease is c...

Don’t stress

by Christina Howie, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015 • 465 views
Filed under Opinion

What stresses you out? In the spirit of the stress relief lunch activities being held this week, this question seems to be running rampant on everyone’s mind. As more thought is put into this, more answers spur. According to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), “Stress is your body’s response...

Top 5 phone apps from 2014

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015 • 411 views
Filed under Opinion

Since the invention of the smartphone, apps have been created simultaneously to provide easy access to entertainment and daily life needs. As the years go by certain apps have surpassed others in popularity. The following is a list of five apps that I believe are on the top of the rank from 2014. #5....

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