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2009 alumna lands front page dream job

Melanie Anzidei, Class of 2009, holds up her front page story, which recently ran in The Record.
December 10, 2014

Melanie Anzidei, an alumna of the 2009 Becton Regional High School graduating class, is making front page news — literally. Recently, the journalist has had two front page stories published in The Record...

Don’t fret about the SATs

Freshmen Amy Santo and Carly Boyle take a peek at a PSAT booklet. SAT season can be a stressful time for students.
October 10, 2014
Every admissions officer I’ve ever talked to has said that there’s no hard and fast cut-off for admissible SAT scores, and some colleges don’t even look at SAT scores.

Frequently banned novel is added to English curriculum

Frequently banned novel is added to English curriculum
May 5, 2014

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie is a semi-autobiographical novel about a Native American teenager growing up on the Spokane Reservation. It won the 2007 National Book...

‘Ostrich’ provides matter-of-fact hope

'Ostrich' provides matter-of-fact hope
April 25, 2014

Matt Greene’s near constant play on words, coupled with a surprisingly hilarious and unique approach to the woes of life as a teenager in the 21st century, give his first novel, "Ostrich," all the makings...

The final frame: A perfect goodbye to bowling star

April 16, 2014

After 30 perfect games and 16 years of bowling experience, Glen Rock’s own Jake Rollins became the Boys’ Bowling State Champion on Feb. 11, 2014. In the title-match, Rollins bowled the first 300...

Why do we read poetry?

April 10, 2014

In a new generation of grungy coffee house hipsters, poetry has quickly devolved into a misunderstood art form commonly associated with angsty teenagers and beret-wearing creeps. Ask a class of adolescents...

From the mortuary to the laboratory

Although the real rooms are not legally allowed in pictures, a room such as this served as the
Before they were teachers, two Glen Rock High School faculty members walked amongst the dead.
April 3, 2014

A 22-year-old girl is working in a vile room. It is cold and steel, and the young girl is surrounded by inanimate bodies. She is surrounded by the dead. Each body, raised slightly on angled rollers,...

‘Tis the season for Promposals

'Tis the season for Promposals
March 3, 2014

It’s that time of year again when people are getting asked to prom in both extravagant and simple ways. The seniors try to top others and make their “promposal” the best anyone has ever seen. What...

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