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7 things to look forward to this November

7 things to look forward to this November

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
November 2, 2016 • 135 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

Election Day On Nov. 8, voters will cast their pick for the Presidential Election. Many students over the age of 18 will take part in voting. The League of Women Voters has visited AP Government and Politics classes to inform seniors on the importance of voting. Thanksgiving Gravy, cran...

Following her own path at beauty school

Following her own path at beauty school

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
October 17, 2016 • 662 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Student Life

For the rest of high school, junior Frankie Fontana is going to have a lot of makeup work. Not because of missing assignments, but rather the fact that she’ll be attending beauty school to become a cosmetologist. For the next two years, at Roman Academy of Beauty Culture Fontana spends her afternoons,...

Students look forward to pep-rally

Students look forward to pep-rally

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager
October 14, 2016 • 171 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Sports - The Panther Den, Student Life

Homecoming week brings pep and spirit to the halls, but nothing excites students more than the school wide pep-rally held at the end of the week. After the thrill of decorating hallways is over students come together to show their school spirit in the gymnasium. Events like tug of war, egg on a spoon...

Students seek alternative to annual pep rally

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
October 14, 2016 • 119 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

The Homecoming Pep Rally is the one opportunity students have to scream on the top of their lungs during school hours. However, there is a large group of students who dread the Pep Rally and see it as painful rather than pleasant. A study block or time in the library is more appealing to these students. Maddie...

Homecoming dance stirs up controversy

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer
October 10, 2016 • 70 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Back from its one year hiatus, the “infamous” homecoming dance calls acceptable student conduct of past years back into question. This will be sophomore Adam Dietrich’s first homecoming dance. Dietrich, like many students, was not expecting the length of the mandatory contract. “I think...

Jewish families in Glen Rock celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Jewish families in Glen Rock celebrate Rosh Hashanah

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer
October 9, 2016 • 134 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

Glen Rock schools had Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4 off to allow for the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  Many students are unaware of the importance of this holiday and what it means. Many think of it as less of a holy day than Chanukah.  Why are these days off necessary? ...

Glen Rock staff looks to improve PARCC test scores

Glen Rock staff looks to improve PARCC test scores

by Colin Morrow, Editor-In-Chief
October 5, 2016 • 570 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Principal John Arlotta and Vice Principal Michael Pasciuto have been working to improve the results of the PARCC test scores at Glen Rock High School. Since finding out that many Glen Rock students opted out of the test or failed to meet expectations, Arlotta and Pasciuto have taken action, explaining...

Students sit to protest racial discrimination

Students sit to protest racial discrimination

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager
September 30, 2016 • 551 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

Several students are refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance during morning announcements, protesting against racism and following in the footsteps of Colin Kaepernick. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback, first sat during the National Anthem at his first preseason game on Au...

Freshman class chooses new representatives

Freshman class chooses new representatives

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016 • 214 views
Filed under News, Student Life

The freshman class of 2020 hosted a breakfast election before school in the cafeteria at on Sept. 27, 2016, to fill the roles of president, vice president, treasurer, corresponding secretary, and recording secretary. During the breakfast, candidates running gave speeches explaining why they fit an...

Students voice concern about blood donation

Students voice concern about blood donation

by Kaitlyn Krasey, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016 • 8 views
Filed under Student Life

New Jersey Blood Service hosted its annual blood drive at Glen Rock High School today, asking healthy students to donate 15 minutes and a pint of blood to sick patients in need. “It’s good to help these people. We take stuff for granted, things as simple as blood, when a lot of people aren’t ...

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