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Butler family recreates Outdoor School

Butler family recreates Outdoor School

by Mia Ramdayal, Senior Staff Writer
June 16, 2016 • 127 views
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The Outdoor School is a four-day residential program at Shaver's Creek reservation in Petersburg, Pennsylvania. It is run by Pennsylvania State University's nature center as well as its students and faculty. The goal of the program is to provide children with a positive, outdoor education experience. In...

Duck reserves his spot

Duck reserves his spot

by Zack Riley, Staff Writer
June 15, 2016 • 158 views
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An unusual visitor has been getting a lot of attention by the students of Glen Rock High School. Students have been fascinated by the unexpected appearance of a duck that has nested and laid eggs in the courtyard. The duck is located in the far corner near the door entering to the junior hall. “It...

Supplies sought for Paterson schools

Supplies sought for Paterson schools

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer
June 15, 2016 • 140 views
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Donation boxes have been placed in different locations around every hallway for the annual locker cleanout. The boxes are there so students can donate gently used or brand new school supplies from the past school year. Ms. Debra Brolsma, along with the Rosengren family, is one of the people who has he...

Flashy new trend sizzles for summer

Flashy new trend sizzles for summer

by Sophie Ferreri, Staff Writer
June 15, 2016 • 149 views
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A hot new fad that involves students drawing squares in Sharpie marker on the hands of other students is burning through the high school. Perhaps you've already seen black squares drawn on the hands of your fellow classmates and questioned why. Whatever the reason, drawing a box in black sharpie...

Should students sun or spray tan?

Should students sun or spray tan?

by Julia Blando, Senior Staff Writer
June 15, 2016 • 104 views
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Summer is right around the corner, and many are seeking a bronzed look for their complexion. However, acquiring the “perfect” color, in the traditional sense, is not the healthiest option. According to the Skin Cancer foundation, human skin gets darker in the sun due to harmful UV rays, which damage...

Senior week quickly approaching

Senior week quickly approaching

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor
June 13, 2016 • 138 views
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As the school year winds down, sports are over for the year, and underclassmen prepare for finals, the Class of 2016 has about two weeks left of school. Now, you may ask yourself, what are seniors doing for the next two weeks? Obviously, senioritis has kicked in by now and the Class of 2016 is...

Tips on studying for finals

Tips on studying for finals

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Senior Staff Writer
June 9, 2016 • 140 views
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Finals week is one of the most stressful times for students. Part of that stress comes from poor study methods. Some students don’t start studying until days before their final exams and end up attempting to cram. Other students will start studying, get distracted and end up not using their time ef...

Students learn roller coaster physics

Students learn roller coaster physics

by Mia Ramdayal, Senior Staff Writer
June 9, 2016 • 140 views
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Velocity, momentum, and kinetic energy are three of the most important concepts taught in physics. However, many people do not know -- or consider -- how or where these ideas apply in the real world. Roller coasters are one of the most common applications of physics in the real world. On Wednesday,...

Byrd School dance recital takes over high school stage

Byrd School dance recital takes over high school stage

by Julia Blando, Senior Staff Writer
June 2, 2016 • 176 views
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Byrd Dance held its 52nd annual recital Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Francine Thissen started Byrd School Dance in 1964, teaching only once a week for two hours. She made an appearance at the show Saturday night, introduced and brought on stage by the Scarpelli famil...

Sophomores sell chocolate bars to raise money

Sophomores sell chocolate bars to raise money

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer
June 1, 2016 • 200 views
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The sophomore class has sold chocolate bars to students and teachers to raise money for the class. The money will go to school events for the sophomore class, such as the sophomore Semi-Formal Dance and their junior and senior proms. Mr. Mario Porciello, science teacher and sophomore class adviser, ...

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