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Media Center opens again for late night hours

Media Center opens again for late night hours

by Rachel Goldberg, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

The Media Center has changed its late night hours to Mondays and Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Last year, late hour days were Tuesdays and Thursdays, but based on Board of Education meetings, the days were changed to Mondays and Thursdays. Having the Media Center open at night allows for bu...

Student’s relief effort helps Texans

Student’s relief effort helps Texans

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

October 10, 2017

While Hurricane Harvey decimated areas of Texas and shook the lives of civilians forever, one Glen Rock teen dedicated himself to a relief effort. Glen Rock High School junior Max Lindley organized a clothing and shoe drive for hurricane victims in Houston, Texas. Donations flooded in from the announcement...

Senior girl named National Merit Semifinalist

Senior girl named National Merit Semifinalist

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

A senior girl was recently named a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Alison Erani was qualified as a National Merit Semifinalist by taking the PSAT in October of her junior year. Now a senior at Glen Rock High School, she is waiting to find out whether she’ll be named...

From England to America

From England to America

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017

The year is 1979 and junior Mary Brady is leaving her friends and the rest of Glen Rock to move to England. 38 years later and Mary’s daughter, Lena Brady, is back in town to finish her senior year with the class of 2018. Lena moved to Glen Rock from Canterbury, England, where she was previously ...

Junior class prepares for hallway decorating, pep rally

Junior class prepares for hallway decorating, pep rally

by Morgan Franz, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

Junior class students reviewed Homecoming behavior and attendance policies at their class meeting on Sept. 22. Principal John Arlotta and Vice Principal Bacolas stressed that juniors need to mind their grades and attendance while having fun this year.   The administrators reviewed policies for u...

Sophomore class meeting sets positive tone

Sophomore class meeting sets positive tone

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

The sophomore class meeting addressed the homecoming theme, important events, and academic potential for all students on Sept. 14.    “The purpose is to set the tone for the year,” Principal John Arlotta said. Arlotta opened up the meeting by discussing how students can see progress in their ...

Class of 2017: Senior Superlatives

Class of 2017: Senior Superlatives

June 22, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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