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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 • 76 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Career Day sparks students’ interests

Career Day sparks students’ interests

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017 • 45 views
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Throughout the school day on Wed. April 5, the Guidance Department as well as the Ridgewood PM Rotary Club held a Career Day in the Media Center. It gave students an opportunity to explore potential career paths and become better informed about their fields of interest. Students could sign up on a...

Ten things to look forward to in April

Ten things to look forward to in April

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
March 30, 2017 • 121 views
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1. Ally Week Support your LGBT community during ally week, April 3 through April 7. The GSA Club encourages you to become an ally to stand up against bullying, harassment, and name-calling. For those of you interested in participating in the Day of Silence, reach out to the GSA Club for more info...

Taking a leap for fundraising

Taking a leap for fundraising

by Hiroki Doyle, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017 • 182 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den, Student Life

A junior student has taken his passion for helping others and combined it with pole vaulting Jarod Forer, a junior, has been involved with pole vaulting since his freshman year, and he practices it nearly year round. The track and field sport is similar to the long jump, except the competitor has a...

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 157 views
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With the new Presidential administration, the country has been shot into a controversial era of contradictory opinions on social change, one of the most prevalent being the rights of the transgender community.   On Wednesday, Feb. 22, guidelines regarding protections of the transgender community...

New college mini-scholarship program introduced

New college mini-scholarship program introduced

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 157 views
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A program called Raise.Me will allow for students to obtain miniature scholarships. Any student achieving grades in the A and B ranges is eligible to apply. The program’s website allows pupils to access all information regarding the fund in detail. “This program will allow students to save money an...

Fighting the flu

Fighting the flu

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 41 views
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Though influenza symptoms can be detected year-round all throughout the country, the peak month of flu virus activity is February. The flu is an infectious disease with symptoms ranging from fatigue to high fevers. The severity of the flu depends on each person but it can be picked up on the same wa...

Junior aids Bolivian people over summer break

Junior aids Bolivian people over summer break

by Luke Brangaccio, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017 • 97 views
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A trip like his is not standard for many Glen Rock residents. Most families could be found in an island beach house or lounging by the public pool during the summer. Yet this junior spent his summer working on buildings in the impoverished country of Bolivia, and he wouldn’t have traded it for ...

College application influx raises challenge to stand out

College application influx raises challenge to stand out

by Michelle DeMaria, Facebook and Instagram Manager
February 8, 2017 • 266 views
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An envelope with a college's name is unassumingly on a table. Is it the right size for an acceptance? Is it heavy enough? Only one way to find out -- For many seniors, the letters and emails they receive in the upcoming months will determine their futures for the next four years. But seniors of Glen...

Requesting more gluten free options in the cafeteria

Requesting more gluten free options in the cafeteria

by Olivia Traphagen, senior staff writer
February 3, 2017 • 80 views
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For all the gluten-free high school and middle school students, the cafeteria doesn’t really have much to offer. There is a variety of food choices for the non gluten free kids--some may forget that a percentage of the school may be gluten-free, as well. What even is gluten? What is celiac disease,...

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