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Pursuing the melodic dream

Five year old Clara Lee sat in her bedroom with the door wide open. From this angle, she could see her parents listening to Korean music, quietly humming along, and slowly waltzing, hand in hand. They glided swiftly across the glossy kitchen floor, like ...

  • Dying to be thin
  • Through the fire
  • Drug culture and a bursting bubble
  • Looking through the lens
  • Kicking soccer into business
  • Curtains open for spring show

A day at Glen Rock High School is like...

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Student Life

Dying to be thin

Dying to be thin

by Julia Blando, Senior Staff Writer

*All names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved.  Merriam-Webste...

Features

Through the fire

Through the fire

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer

Footsteps coasting against a freshly sanded wood floor, 14-year-old Isis Kirkland smelled t...

News

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

One-to-one laptop initiative confirmed for next year

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer

The one-to-one laptop initiative has been approved in a recent decision by the school board. ...

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

Spanish club raises money for underprivileged children

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer

The Spanish club handed out roses on Valentine's Day to raise money for two children the club...

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

Federal transgender bathroom policy changes won’t affect Glen Rock schools

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

With the new Presidential administration, the country has been shot into a controversial era o...

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Clubs

Curtains open for spring show

Curtains open for spring show

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer

The Stage lit up with sound blasting and actors waiting anxiously in their positions. The curtain...

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer

Two of the top three reasons students said they were most often bullied at school were actual...

A LEAP of faith on karaoke night

A LEAP of faith on karaoke night

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor

In a society in which underage drinking and drug abuse is so prevalent, the LEAP club is driven...

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A&E

Top Steam Games: A list by Ben Solomon

Top Steam Games: A list by Ben Solomon

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer

Verdun 2015 Publisher M2H and Blackmill Games Genre Multiplayer Shooter I bought this ...

Students to catwalk for cancer research

Students to catwalk for cancer research

by Michelle DeMaria, Social Media (Instagram) Manager

As the curtains close on New York Fashion Week, our own little taste of Fashion Week will kick...

Coffeehouse 41 provides creative outlet for students

Coffeehouse 41 provides creative outlet for students

by Caroline Geoghegan, Contributing Member

The 41st annual Coffeehouse, sponsored by Mobius, took place in the cafeteria on the Dec....

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Opinion

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

by Michelle DeMaria

Redbubble stickers are decorating laptops by storm. A trend is emerging, as more and more students...

Trump Tweets and the controversy behind them

Trump Tweets and the controversy behind them

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer

Presidential elect Donald J. Trump has raised a fair amount of controversy, much of which s...

Pit Bullies?

Pit Bullies?

by Daisy Tahan, Staff Writer

Around 1.2 million dogs are killed every year. 40% of those dogs are pit bulls. But why are...

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Staff Profile

Patricia Whyte
Patricia Whyte

Senior Staff Writer

Patricia Whyte is a senior. This is her second year writing for the Glen Echo and she’s super pumped about it.

Read all stories written by Patricia Whyte

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