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Sneakerhead to entrepreneur

Sneakerhead to entrepreneur

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


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It all started with a pair of shoes. Five years ago, senior Max Lindley saved up his birthday money and weekly allowance to buy a pair of Jordan 4’s. But after finding those sneakers, he found another pair he wanted even more. He sold his first pair and this time bought Jordan 3s. Unintentionally...

Contracts now: Glen Rockers support teachers at BOE meeting

Contracts now: Glen Rockers support teachers at BOE meeting

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

November 7, 2018


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What do we want? According to the roaring crowd surrounding the entrance of Glen Rock High School, contracts.  Long after the school’s doors closed for the day on October 30th, educators and parents alike lined up to attend that night’s Board of Ed meeting  to stand with the Glen Rock Teacher’s As...

GREA pushes for a better contract

GREA pushes for a better contract

by Kate Casey, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018


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The Glen Rock Education Association and the Glen Rock Board of Education are still negotiating to create a successor agreement to their contract that expired in June. This contract, called a “collective bargaining agreement,” contains guidelines on salaries, working hours, and health benefits. I...

Thielke Arboretum unveils new Environmental Education Center

Thielke Arboretum unveils new Environmental Education Center

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


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One seldom comes across a better way to celebrate Arbor Day like attending the grand opening of the Environmental Education Center in Glen Rock’s very own Thielke Arboretum. The Arboretum is a wetland forest that has been a Glen Rock landmark since 1954. It recently established an education center ...

Math department welcomes new teacher

Math department welcomes new teacher

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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A new teacher has joined the math department this year to teach math and computer science classes. Min Joo Park has eight years of teaching experience. This year she is teaching ninth and tenth grades. Park has an extensive college background. She attended NYU for her undergraduate degree and received ...

Soldiering on: Glen Rock resident aids returning veterans

Soldiering on: Glen Rock resident aids returning veterans

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager

May 19, 2016


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The former soldier moved cautiously among the unknown operatives. He was deep in unforeseen territory now, and he could distinctly make out the chatter of those nearby. A thick stench lay in the air, pungent with tropical flowers. It wasn’t far to the objective: follow the commander and evacuate from ...

Palmeri takes talents to Rutgers

Palmeri takes talents to Rutgers

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

December 14, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

It was the final game of the 2014 season and sophomore Jason Palmeri was enjoying a successful mid-season call-up to the Glen Rock High School varsity baseball team. “I remember it was a brisk day at the end of May, and we’d been eliminated from state playoff contention by Mountain Lakes and...

A river runs between us: The opportunity gap separating Glen Rock from Paterson

A river runs between us: The opportunity gap separating Glen Rock from Paterson

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor

December 3, 2015


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Awakened by the soft touch of his mother’s warm hands against his back and the crisp breeze of the open window beside him, Griffin N. groggily flung his rested legs from beneath the warm cocoon of his Pottery Barn quilt and sleepily trudged downstairs. Greeted by the welcoming glow of his televis...

New student laptops slated to arrive next year

New student laptops slated to arrive next year

by Catherine Bennett and Kate Casey

December 1, 2015


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Glen Rock's Board of Education is planning to distribute individual laptops to all high school students for the upcoming school year. As of now, it is still a plan, but will be confirmed at a Board of Education meeting soon. Many people agree that this technological step will improve student's education,...

Glen Rock defeats Hawthorne 35-34, advances to final at Metlife Stadium

Glen Rock defeats Hawthorne 35-34, advances to final at Metlife Stadium

by Ryan Stolz, Sports Editor

November 24, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

Football is often called a game of inches. This cliche rang true at the most important moment in Glen Rock’s 35-34 semi-final victory over Hawthorne. In a game that saw three lead changes during regulation, the teams went to overtime to settle the score. Hawthorne received the ball first during...

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