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Remote learning changes AP tests

AP tests change as COVID-19 forces remote learning. Tests were 45 minutes, consisting of either one or two questions. Teachers and students faced challenges while preparing for exams.

by Andrew Kastelman, Business Development and Marketing Manager

May 22, 2020

Over the course of two grueling weeks, AP tests typically challenge students’ stamina. Normally over three hours, this year’s exams have been shortened to 45 minutes due to COVID-19. This radical change left history and english exams having one question, with remaining exams having two questions. ...

“Extraction” Film Review

by Jack Strawhorn, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Chris Hemsworth, who many know as Thor, recently starred in the movie Extraction as Tyler Rake which was released on Netflix on April 24, 2020. Viewers will find themselves locked into their screens as Hemsworth is seen taking down weapons dealers and drug traffickers one by one on a mission to rescu...

“Ozark” Film Review

by Justin DeStaso, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Laundering money for a drug cartel is never an easy task, especially for businessman Martin Byrde (Jason Bateman). Moving to Ozarks Missouri in order to achieve this laundering may have opened up new opportunities for him to loiter, but it also presented him with many new dangers. With the FBI on hi...

Maurice’s Monster

by Ryan Kelly, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

The locker room was silent and filled with heartbreak. Glen Rock’s first-line right-winger, Anthony Maurice, was grieving over the devastating loss his team had just endured. Maurice’s goal with three minutes left in the third period proved not enough to defeat the victorious Westfield, who would...

North Korea From the Inside Out

by Mikayla Kim, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

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Facing the stress of high school

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

At 7:15 on December 14, Emma stepped into Ridgewood High School, and tried to calm down. In between heads, she caught glimpses of her friends further up in line. It’s just a test, Emma told herself. She continued the same deep breaths she had been practicing for the past two days. What had her dad sa...

A Family Affair

by Mack Alvino, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

                  September 2019-- Laying awake late at night, I could hear the branches swaying in the wind. Acorns and twigs were crashing on the roof alongside the onslaught of spring raindrops echoing through the still and silent night. I opened my eyes and took a qu...

A summarized look at the recent demographic report

The front page of the demographic study created by Dr. Richard S. Grip.

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

March 9, 2020

The Glen Rock Board of Education recently held a public meeting on Feb. 11, 2020, discussing the recent school district demographic report. This 50-page report was requested by the Board of Education to take a closer look at enrollments leading towards the 2024-25 school year at Glen Rock Public Schools, hiring ​​Statistical Forecasting LLC,...

Q&A with Student Assistance Counselor Danielle Helder

Ms. Helder Office located in the Senior hallway.

by Rob Zamparelli, Social Media Manager (Twitter)

January 29, 2020

Rob Zamparelli: What do you do here at Glen Rock? Danielle Helder: The title is Student Assistance Counselor. But it's a little different than a typical... it's called a SAC position. It's a little different than probably other SACs and other districts because I'm not hired by Glen Rock. I'm hired by ...

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