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The Glen Echo and Under The Rock Present: Graduation Spotlights

by Kevin Lederer, Yethmie Goonatilleke, and James Stewart June 24, 2021

Arshnoor Kaur was named Valedictorian for Glen Rock High School’s graduating class of 2021. Kaur has spent countless hours working to have the best GPA. She says that having a set study schedule...

This photograph is of Sgt. Marshall in a field at some point during the war. This image is also the front cover of his book.

Hometown Heroes: Farm-boy-turned-soldier Sgt. John F. Marshall told of his experience during World War II

by Liv McCorry, Staff Writer June 24, 2021

Two years ago, in June of 2019 I was a curious seventh grade girl with an opportunity like no other. Assigned a project on World War II for my Social Studies class, I chose to sit down with a World War...

High school students surveyed for schedule preferences

by Ethan Diamond, Staff Writer June 24, 2021

Students at Glen Rock high school were asked about their preferences for multiple different aspects of the schedule, including start times, period length, and drop schedules. This past school year has...

Insecurity: The real reason female athletes aren’t treated equally

Insecurity: The real reason female athletes aren’t treated equally

by Maya Winczura, Staff Writer June 23, 2021

Fans screaming, followers rolling in, and headlines with a woman’s name plastered on them!  You’ve finally made it as an athlete and everyone is happy for you...except your bank account. Women have...

How many hours do high school students sleep at night?

How many hours do high school students sleep at night?

by Neil Sahu June 23, 2021

Many high school students have an overload of work each night, and they are very busy throughout the day. Because of this, they may not be able to sleep well at night, and this can cause many negative...

Glen Rock High School underclassmen elective preference: Do students pick electives based on their favorite core class?

by Naomi Bashan and Louisa Billingsley June 21, 2021

For the past 5 years, a theory in which some people have a “right” brain, and others have a “left” brain has spread online. Someone with a left brain is thought to be more methodical and analytical...

2021 GRHS Sports stats: How did COVID impact the sports atmosphere here at GRHS these past seasons?

by Ally Zamparelli and Liv McCorry June 18, 2021

COVID-19 has impacted Glen Rock High School in more ways than one. Glen Rock sports, in particular, have been impacted due to the restrictions of the pandemic. However, the Glen Rock sports seasons still...

The case of sexism in the gaming community

The case of sexism in the gaming community

by Aarav Kochar, Staff Writer June 18, 2021

For so long, the gaming community has been portrayed as a toxic environment, as to where cases like the House Representative Marcus Evans Jr introduced a bill that banned the sale of violent games, but...

Average number of AP classes a senior has taken throughout their high school career

Glen Rock seniors rank their AP classes based on difficulty

by Lily Renga and Isabella Mittelman June 16, 2021

Have you ever sat in your guidance meeting to schedule your classes for next year and thought, am I taking too many hard classes at once? Am I not taking enough? Oftentimes, underclassmen are stuck between...

From unethical labs to your makeup bag, cosmetics remain an animal rights issue

From unethical labs to your makeup bag, cosmetics remain an animal rights issue

by Charlotte Siohan, Freelance Writer June 14, 2021

In the 2021 short film-mockumentary “Save Ralph,” stars such as Taika Waititi and Ricky Gervais spread a powerful message regarding the inhumane practice of cosmetics testing on animals. The animated...

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