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Class of 2017: Senior Superlatives

Class of 2017: Senior Superlatives

June 22, 2017


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The Class of 2017 Superlatives

Meet the Class of 2017 Valedictorian

Meet the Class of 2017 Valedictorian

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

June 17, 2017


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About to compete at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals for track & field, the young man is the figure of athletic composure and focus. Little does the athlete next to him know that this competitor is also his school's valedictorian.  A competitor at DECA Nationals this past year, a member of Model...

Student takes Chance, starts (and ends) t-shirt company

Student takes Chance, starts (and ends) t-shirt company

by Luke Brangaccio, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017


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The drastic rise in Chance the Rapper t-shirts is no coincidence. It’s actually one of Glen Rock’s own showcasing his artistic ability and his keen eye for potential profit. Junior John Hwang is taking the school by storm with his homemade t-shirts, selling at $15 a pop. This clothing can’t be ...

Students host exchange students

by Ian Stephenson, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


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The Glen Rock High School Cultural Exchange Club recently hosted its semi-annual exchange with students from Gymnázium Jiřího Ortena in Kutná Hora, Czech Republic. Fourteen Czech students and 11 Glen Rock students participated in the exchange, with the Glen Rock students visiting in September, an...

Perfect Prom

Perfect Prom

by Jordan Carr, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017


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Scrolling through webpages for the past three hours, Sydney Carr yawns wearily. It’s 1 a.m. and she’s been searching for the perfect prom dress for hours. Her finger starts to cramp and her eyes shut then flutter open. The screen hurts her eyes as they strain against the white light that shines in...

Glenstock to rock socks off

Glenstock to rock socks off

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior staff writer

June 5, 2017


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Glenstock is back and better than ever. On June 7 the whole student body is in for a treat -- a night full of music, games, and other fun activities in the courtyard from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Katherine Bennin, a history teacher for the high school, and Sonia Bawa, a science teacher for the high school...

Examining claims and myths of detox water

Examining claims and myths of detox water

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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Detox water is all the talk, or is it all talk? Detox water claims to cleanse the body and rid it from the toxic chemicals consumed in everyday lives. Not only does it taste great, but it supposedly makes the consumer feel great too. Some nutritionists are supportive of detox waters and teas, yet others...

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

Cafeteria theft continues despite downward trend

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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*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...

Dying to be thin

Dying to be thin

by Julia Blando, Senior Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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*All names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved.  Merriam-Webster defines beauty as “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit.” Not once does beauty’s official definition r...

Drug culture and a bursting bubble

Drug culture and a bursting bubble

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager

April 20, 2017


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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...

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