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Gym Classes at Governor Livingston

March 21, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- After challenging their intellectual capabilities in the classroom, students are excited to exercise their athletic prowess in gym.

At Governor Livingston, there are three options for gym classes: weightlifting, team sports, and fitness. At the start of each marking period, students choose which class they want to join. If they do not like the class, however, they ...

An Artist At GL: Mrs. Thedinga

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Most Governor Livingston students know Debora Thedinga as one of the interpreters for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students at GL. However, Thedinga is also an artist - with a not so hidden talent for painting.

When Thedinga first stumbled upon art during her childhood, she loved it. She majored in fine art in college, but never considered painting. However, once she ...

How to Survive High School: GL’s Tips from Grade to Grade

From freshman year to senior year, many aspects of students’ lives change: interests, friends, and responsibilities. Throughout the four years that students spend in high school, they learn many new things each year and gain insight on what to do and what not to do. Students pick up tips to make their high school experience the best it can be.

As the oldest in the school, seniors have ...

The shining stars of GLHS, January Students of the Month

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Two Governor Livingston students shined last month after being named “Students of the Month.” Teachers from all departments nominate students who “foster a culture of respect, responsibility and integrity within the school.” A committee of teachers, led by teacher Kathleen Agnostak, meet to discuss the pool of applicants. Two ...

"Anytown" the Musical Sweeps GLHS

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- High school is a confusing place for any teenager, especially when considering all the pressures students can face. Whether placed by peers, teachers, family members or by the students themselves, this pressure can be unbearable and cause some to resort to extreme lengths to cope.

On February 5, the cast of Anytown, including actors Emma Wagner, Joe Piserchio, Eileen ...

A Day of Love

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Every year as February rolls around, the students of Governor Livingston become excited for the upcoming holiday. Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and romance, and this positivity is evident within the school.

On February 14, students could be found enjoying the company of their closest friends and partners. The school showed its spirit by selling baked ...

King of Hearts: GL’s Male Talent Show

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston’s annual male talent show King of Hearts took place on Wednesday, February 13 in the GL auditorium. The event raises money for the Amanda Rose Laura Foundation and featured some of GL’s finest gentlemen.

The freshmen contestants were Kevin Rodrigues and Jimmy Whalen. The sophomore contestants were Riley Fluharty, who competed last ...

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Sequel?

For 85 years the world has loved P.L Travers’ Mary Poppins: a story of a magical, firm, kind, and caring nanny who comes to number 17 Cherry Tree Lane to save the Banks family. Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way and has a special bond with children. She makes the most boring or difficult tasks fun and enjoyable while teaching manners and responsibility along the way.

The ...

Celebrities in Politics

Famous celebrities from all areas of show business from singers to actors have expressed strong opinions on U.S. politics, but should celebrities share their views or stay out of politics or should people rely on the political views of celebrities to inform their own opinions?

One famous celebrity, Kanye West, strongly supported Donald Trump and his political ideology. His support of Trump was ...

Boys Basketball: Gov. Livingston Advances in State Tournament with WIn Over Monmouth

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston Hoops advanced in the state tournament Monday night with a dominant 64-53 victory over Monmouth. Matt Faller’s double-double is what stood out in the stat sheet, but it was combined defensive efforts from Dylan DeFronzo and Ferd Melo that secured the victory.

Coming off a strong defensive performance against New Providence, Defronzo and ...


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