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Through the fire

Through the fire

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017 • 512 views
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Footsteps coasting against a freshly sanded wood floor, 14-year-old Isis Kirkland smelled the new timber of her rebuilt home with an odd familiarity. She hadn’t walked through this door since March 21, 2015, almost two years back. It would take some time to decide whether or not this home was better than th...

Drug culture and a bursting bubble

Drug culture and a bursting bubble

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager
April 20, 2017 • 2,711 views
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Glen Rock High School was ranked 14th in the state in 2016. The impressive staff, safe setting, and ability to take Advanced Placement classes make our school desirable. However, not everyone understands the reality of what lay inside the bubble of Glen Rock. During the 2016-2017 school year, ther...

Junior wins silver medal in DECA competition

Junior wins silver medal in DECA competition

by Sophie Ferreri, Senior Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 7 views
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After months of study sessions and practicing, junior Nick McRae, earned a silver medal at the International Career Development Conference on April 13. Months prior, in the fall, as he signed his name to join DECA for the first time, McRae was oblivious to the path of success he had just stepped foo...

Looking through the lens

Looking through the lens

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
April 19, 2017 • 239 views
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It’s 3 a.m. The sun has yet to rise and a young Ken Kerbs has yet to fall asleep. Unlike the average 1970s high school student who came home from school, did his homework and went to sleep, Kenny Kerbs would finish his homework and go down to his darkroom, conveniently located in his basement. Fro...

Kicking soccer into business

Kicking soccer into business

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 209 views
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An inside look at a local soccer business and two students hoping to pursue soccer in college.

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Curtains open for spring show

Curtains open for spring show

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 82 views
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The Stage lit up with sound blasting and actors waiting anxiously in their positions. The curtains began to open as The Theatre Company’s nerves stir. With just one month to pull together a four scene show, a much shorter timeline than the company is familiar with, the company was eager to face an au...

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017 • 78 views
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Two of the top three reasons students said they were most often bullied at school were actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender expression, according to From Teasing to Torment: School Climate in America, a 2005 report by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network and Harris Interactive. The Gay St...

Students fundraise for Syrian refugee family

Students fundraise for Syrian refugee family

by Emma Byrd, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017 • 11 views
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Glen Rock students collected clothing and gift card donations to help a Syrian refugee family in need. The project was arranged by Ms. Metsch-Ampel, an English teacher. “They lived in Turkey for two years. They came here with two day’s notice and volunteers had to scramble,” Metsch-Ampel ...

Top Steam Games: A list by Ben Solomon

Top Steam Games: A list by Ben Solomon

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2017 • 42 views
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Verdun 2015 Publisher M2H and Blackmill Games Genre Multiplayer Shooter I bought this game when it was in Early Alpha, a WW1 trench warfare shooter - I had to be part of that. Like most early access games, however, it was a complete and total train wreck. It looked bad: the maps were super...

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2017 • 79 views
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The one-to-one laptop initiative has been approved in a recent decision by the school board. These changes come with announcement that School Fusion, the current website host, will be replaced with Schoology. Principal John Arlotta is confident that the new system will be well received. ...

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