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Students share unique midterm studying strategies

Students share unique midterm studying strategies

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Enforcement of safety policy frustrates hockey players

Enforcement of safety policy frustrates hockey players

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager

December 19, 2016


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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


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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


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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...

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