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Enforcement of safety policy frustrates hockey players

Enforcement of safety policy frustrates hockey players

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager
December 19, 2016 • 612 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den, Student Life

Frustration has spread across the high school hockey program, as a long standing security rule prohibiting use of the Sports Lobby entrance has been increasingly enforced. Students are prohibited from entering the school through the Sports Lobby in the morning unless a coach lets them in. Players a...

Food for thought, revamping cafeteria standards

Food for thought, revamping cafeteria standards

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager
December 19, 2016 • 109 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

What is the difference between a candy bar and a cookie? In the minds of most students the answer is unclear, both snacks are sweet treats, but is one really more unhealthy than the other? As the Glen Rock School District and Cafeteria staff team up to make the school food more nutritional and...

New Instagram trend raises awareness for childhood cancer

New Instagram trend raises awareness for childhood cancer

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
December 7, 2016 • 121 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

Social media has been a popular way to spread awareness for certain diseases, specifically among the youth population. With one click of a button, a social media user is able send a message to hundreds of people, who can then spread that same message to others. This chain reaction can prove to be quite...

Sisters create care packages for cancer patients

Sisters create care packages for cancer patients

by Olivia Traphagen, Twitter Manager
December 1, 2016 • 209 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase, Student Life

With inspiration from their mother, two sister students put together a few comfort items to make cancer patient’s treatments a little easier. The Rooney sisters, Julia Rooney, senior, and Tess Rooney, sophomore, are making care packages for cancer patients. They are calling the project "Be Pre...

Healthy plan for holidays

Healthy plan for holidays

by Olivia Traphagan
November 29, 2016 • 97 views
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Eating healthy around the clock should always be a priority for everyone, but we tend to get a little crazy with food around the holidays. Ms. Stephanie Nerney, the school nurse, believes that getting rest and washing hands could avoid germs around the holidays. “I would suggest trying to eat healthy and...

Sophomores prepare for updated driving knowledge test

Sophomores prepare for updated driving knowledge test

by Katherine Hikin, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016 • 128 views
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Driving isn’t just a right, it’s a privilege. For sophomore students at Glen Rock High School, taking the new and updated driving state exam on Friday, Nov. 4 or Monday, Nov. 7, this line will be the basis of all questions on their tests.   It is required to pass this knowledge exam (made up of 50 questi...

Student interns for tech department

Student interns for tech department

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
November 21, 2016 • 143 views
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The tech department recently took on Nick McRae, junior, as an intern. McRae worked with the tech department over the summer, and he was offered a position at the start of the school year, after McRae requested to extend working with tech into the new school year. The internship does not pay an...

Competing outside the norm

Competing outside the norm

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016 • 102 views
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The sport with swords, better known as fencing, is uncommon at most high schools yet students still partake in the non-traditional sport. Junior Kevin Callahan has been fencing for five years through the Bergen Fencing Club in Ho-Ho-Kus and the Peter Westbrook Fencing Club in Manhattan. “I k...

University admission officers attend College Fair

University admission officers attend College Fair

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 128 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Student Life

Dozens of college representatives and students attended the College Fair in the cafeteria and gymnasium on October 27. The College Fair brought over 100 colleges together in an interactive event. Parents and students were able to speak one-on-one with representatives and learn about the process o...

New App is Quickly Neglected

New App is Quickly Neglected

by Olivia Traphagen, Twitter Manager
November 15, 2016 • 85 views
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“Hey Billy wanna join my house party?” “Yeah!” The House Party app made a short-lived statement for high school students, but it disappeared from phones just as quickly as it was downloaded.  This app is a live video chat between two or more people. Any friend is allowed to join and anyone is a...

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