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Seven big game party ideas that every guest will enjoy

Seven big game party ideas that every guest will enjoy

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
February 2, 2017 • 73 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Student Life

Each year, football fans count down the days until the two best teams in the NFL square off in the Super Bowl. But even those who did not follow either of the teams (or the sport as a whole) can still have lots of fun with friends while the game is being played. Here are seven ideas that can make any...

Twelve ways to stretch your five dollar bill

Twelve ways to stretch your five dollar bill

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
February 1, 2017 • 115 views
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Qdoba kids meal This is not just any kids meal. Take my word. With the option of a taco, quesadilla or rice bowl, you truly can't go wrong. Each $4.35 meal comes with a choice of applesauce or tortilla chips and a drink! 5 below Imagine a store with everything you want, nothing you need, and pri...

The app that keeps coming back

The app that keeps coming back

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
January 31, 2017 • 483 views
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Perhaps it's the burden of stress or the need for procrastination that sparks the use of the Yik Yak app around midterms. For whatever reason, students refreshed the app repeatedly the night of Jan. 23, the night before midterm exams started. First seen in 2014, the app posed controversy in Glen...

Students share unique midterm studying strategies

Students share unique midterm studying strategies

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017 • 124 views
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Testing is a big part of a student’s education. It is how teachers can assess what information students have understood and obtained. In some cases, a test can make or break a student’s grade. While students are tested all throughout the year and most are very much adapted to taking tests, mid...

Teachers discuss midterms

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017 • 92 views
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Midterms are around the corner here, and students are preparing. But what about teachers? Midterms are exams given at the end of the first semester that are based off material the students have learned in a certain class. They are given in every class except for option and gym. Although most s...

Freshmen biology class competes in bake-off lab

Freshmen biology class competes in bake-off lab

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017 • 133 views
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Freshman science teachers' labs have risen to a new level by recently assigning a biology bake-off. Students were designated a special type of lab in the study of their new chapter. Teachers organized a bake-off for pupils to present their yeast-included baked goods. “It was one of the more fun...

Challenge accepted: Recent Instagram trend advocates suicide prevention

Challenge accepted: Recent Instagram trend advocates suicide prevention

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017 • 124 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Depression, anxiety, suffering. These are a few words that describe a challenge many face today. The challenge? Staying alive. Recently, suicide prevention is being promoted on Instagram, a popular social media platform. When a user scrolls through his or her feed, one may see a picture with the caption...

Talented students participate in Bergen County Choir concert

Talented students participate in Bergen County Choir concert

by Katherine Hikin, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017 • 89 views
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If you live in Bergen County, are a skilled choir student, and enjoy singing in an ensemble, performing in the Bergen County Choir is a great chance to show off your musical gift. Talented vocalists from Glen Rock High School Choir are taking part in Bergen County Choir concert on Jan. 15. The Bergen County Choir i...

Relay For Life is back and better than ever

Relay For Life is back and better than ever

by Olivia Traphagen, Twitter Manager
January 13, 2017 • 108 views
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The Relay For Life Club has many fun activities planned to raise money for the event. The event is on Saturday, June 10 at the Glen Rock High School Football field. The registration for Relay starts at 3 p.m. and the opening ceremony starts at 5 p.m. So far, two bake sales have been held in the H...

Nine DIY Holiday gifts

Nine DIY Holiday gifts

by Julia Blando, Copy Editor
December 19, 2016 • 89 views
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Snow globe jar Fill the bottom of a mason jar with cotton balls to make it look like a snow-covered ground. Paint snowflakes on the outside of the jar to add to the effect, and add plastic Christmas trinkets inside. Suggested figures include reindeer, Santa Claus, presents, etc. Press...

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