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Graduating with cancer

Graduating with cancer

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017 • 554 views
Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

Danny Goldsmith. Just a normal kid trying to make his way through high school. His senior year, running track and playing basketball. He had a girlfriend and a bunch of close friends. What could possibly go wrong… As a kid Danny never had any real health problems, besides when he was 5 and had h...

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017 • 84 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

*Student names have been changed in this article A student peeks over his shoulder and scans around: no teacher in sight. He slides the water bottle into his backpack slyly, hoping no one sees. Although one may not realize it, petty crimes happen in the school frequently in the form of theft. “I’m...

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

Pertussis flare-up plagues student body

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager
May 18, 2017 • 68 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Several cases of whooping cough, an air-borne infection that can be fatal to weak immune systems, have been reported in Glen Rock schools. Whooping cough, formally know as pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that infects the respiratory system, resulting in bark-sounding cough that...

In the era of cyberbullying, any type of bullying still hurts

In the era of cyberbullying, any type of bullying still hurts

by olivia Traphagen, senior staff writer
May 12, 2017 • 8 views
Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

Cyber bullying and cyber harassment are a huge part of child endangerment in small towns, including Glen Rock.

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AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017 • 121 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leading some to groan about studying and others to question the courses’ importance. The College Board, maker of the SAT exam, produces the AP tests. These exams marked the unofficial end of AP courses, capped o...

Playing for the flag on her back

Playing for the flag on her back

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
May 10, 2017 • 391 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

As her alarm sounds at 5 a.m., Emily struggles to get herself out of bed. It is still pitch-black outside, and most of Glen Rock is still fast asleep. After all, the weekend is meant for people to relax and enjoy their time off. But for junior Emily Males, the weekend means rising up before the sun to...

PARCC: Have they gone too far?

PARCC: Have they gone too far?

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017 • 149 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Glen Rock High School has officially finished its PARCC testing for 2017. PARCC is an online standardized exam that tests students on knowledge they have reputedly learned in their present grade they are in. In New Jersey, PARCC takes the place of the HSPA , which was the former standardized test f...

Drug testing strategies are failing

Drug testing strategies are failing

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017 • 85 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Here’s the problem: we aren’t afraid anymore.

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Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

Anonymous letter suggests alcohol use during school

by Julia Blando, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017 • 150 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Could water bottles be outlawed from school? During the week of April 17, the school received an anonymous tip in the form of a letter from a parent, informing the administration that their child informed them that students were supposedly bringing alcohol into the school in water bottles. The re...

An appeal against school dress codes

An appeal against school dress codes

by Daisy Tahan, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 50 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sophia Abuabara, a junior at Tom C. Clark High School in San Antonio, Texas was called out for her dress being too short on April 7. She called her mother in tears and was later escorted out of the school after she refused to leave because of the length of her dress. Look at any middle school or high school’s...

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