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Borough Council approves plastic bag ban

Borough Council approves plastic bag ban

by Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News

As of April 11th, 2019, the borough of Glen Rock has become the most recent New Jersey municipality to establish a ban on single-use plastic bags in stores and restaurants. The borough follows after municipalities such as Hoboken, Jersey City, Teaneck, and Point Pleasant have also adopted bans. The ...

The Geese of Glen Rock High

The Geese of Glen Rock High

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

“Ladies, Gentlemen, Geese,” a gruff voice cuts off the clamoring of students, all scurrying around the pre-engineering room of Glen Rock High School, long after classes ended for the day. The projects they are working on are not a part of any curriculum, but that does not stop the students from spen...

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...

‘One stop creative shop’ comes to Glen Rock

‘One stop creative shop’ comes to Glen Rock

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

November 23, 2018


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Once passing through the turquoise door of 189 Rock Road, customers are met with an array of artistic works, ranging from handmade mugs to pins for prospective mothers. The store has a unique, homey feel: the walls are lined in with shelves filled to the brim with jewelry and knick-knacks. According ...

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


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Student Life

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...

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