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Teen Driving Safety

Teen Driving Safety

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under In-Depth, Showcase

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Art teacher helps Best Buddies spread the word

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

In 2017 the beloved Glen Rock High School club Best Buddies was established for students to socialize with children who suffer from disabilities. English teacher Ashley Yancy, adviser of Best Buddies, has made a big impact on a lot of people, including graphic design teacher Scott Kupka who is a big fan of the club....

Meet the President of Newark’s youth office

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

She got involved in the community for fun, after volunteering and attending events in Newark that she’d heard about.  The director of the mayor’s office, Shakira McKnight, spotted her at these events they’d both be at, and recruited her to join NWK Youth College Affairs. McKnight developed...

Lacrosse captain to play Division 1

Lacrosse captain to play Division 1

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Owen Corry has been playing lacrosse since fourth grade. His dad played lacrosse in high school and introduced Owen and his brother to the sport at a young age. They are now seniors at Glen Rock High School, still playing lacrosse. Owen will be attending the New Jersey Institute of Technology next year,...

A high chance of trouble

A high chance of trouble

by Mahima Ohri, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

In June 2002, the Supreme Court broadened the authority of public schools to test students for illegal drugs. It was ruled that random drug testing would be allowed in the middle school and high school students that participate in competitive extracurricular activities. Drug testing helps identify tho...

Causes, effects, and solutions of local land pollution

Causes, effects, and solutions of local land pollution

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

Land pollution is a major problem in the United States, according to the United Nations, the United States disposes of more than half of its solid waste in landfills. This amounts to over 110 million tons of waste per year and makes the US one of the top contributors to worldwide landfill waste. This ...

100 years of the NFL

100 years of the NFL

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Showcase

The NFL is coming up on its one hundredth season in 2019. Over the last 99 years, the NFL has grown from a small ten team league to a 32 team billion dollar business that dominates television in the United States, and recently across the globe. NFL viewership today is filled with people of all races...

Are Airpods worth it?

Are Airpods worth it?

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Rockin' Reviews, Showcase

AirPods have taken over the world in 2019. They were the hottest Christmas gift this year and have made many people decide to switch from regular wired earbuds to AirPods. Although many have been enticed by Apples AirPods, they are very expensive. On Apple’s website they are selling for 159 dollar...

The Geese of Glen Rock High

The Geese of Glen Rock High

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

“Ladies, Gentlemen, Geese,” a gruff voice cuts off the clamoring of students, all scurrying around the pre-engineering room of Glen Rock High School, long after classes ended for the day. The projects they are working on are not a part of any curriculum, but that does not stop the students from spen...

Hockey team can’t win this year’s title, regardless of record

Hockey team can’t win this year’s title, regardless of record

by Rob Zamparelli, Sports Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year no matter how well the Glen Rock hockey team performs, it will be not be allowed to win the Big North league title. Glen Rock decided to not bring all of its athletic teams to the Big North conference this year, leading to the punitive measures against the hockey team. Glen Rock will be ab...

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