The Glen Echo

Metsch-Ampel takes on two AP courses next year

The Language of Composition textbook in the English Office.

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

June 20, 2016

A different teacher will take on the AP Language and Composition courses next year. Ms. Randi Metsch-Ampel, English teacher, is going to be teaching two classes of AP Language and Composition this coming school year. This will be her first time teaching an AP course at the Glen Rock High School...

Sophomores sell chocolate bars to raise money

Alex Walters (18') sells chocolate bars in the Hamilton Lobby.

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016

The sophomore class has sold chocolate bars to students and teachers to raise money for the class. The money will go to school events for the sophomore class, such as the sophomore Semi-Formal Dance and their junior and senior proms. Mr. Mario Porciello, science teacher and sophomore class adviser, ...

Sproviero takes the stage with secret talent

Ms. Sproviero performs

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

Students didn't know what to expect when they found out math teacher Ms. Amanda Sproviero would be performing at Coffee House XL. Until her name had appeared on the list of performers, it hadn't crossed anyone's mind that she had a secret talent for singing. Sproviero took the stage, singing a song...

The Glen Echo makes new Facebook page

Launched in January, the Facebook Page for The Glen Echo promotes content, shares news, and connects with local citizens.

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

The Glen Echo announced its publication's Facebook page on Jan. 13 after receiving approval from the administration. Mr. Jason Toncic, the adviser of The Glen Echo, assisted in the process to get the Facebook page proposal approved. Until recently, the administration did not grant permission be...

Theater Company attends Broadway show

Theater Company attends Broadway show

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Witer

January 8, 2016

Glen Rock High School’s Theater Company attended a Broadway play this past Wednesday, Jan. 6. It was the first time The Theater Company was approved by The Board of Education to take students to see a show in New York City. Ms. Juliet McKinley, Theater Company adviser, organized the trip...

Career panel teaches students about healthcare

Dr. Adam Bloomfield, Dr. Robert Egermayer, Dr. Michelle Torpey, Nurse Christina Smith, Nurse Susan Becker, Dr. Joyce Johnson, Dr. Deborah Ungerleider, careel panel speakers.

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

December 22, 2015

Students attended a health-care career panel in the Media Center on Wed. Dec. 8. The panel was meant for students interested in hearing professionals talk about their jobs in the healthcare field. At the panel were two pediatricians, a school nurse, a physical therapist, a dentist, a registered nurse, a...

New student laptops slated to arrive next year

Math teacher Ms. Amanda Sproviero and other faculty members are piloting the HP EliteBook laptops this year to prepare for the one-to-one student laptop initiative set to occur next fall.

by Catherine Bennett and Kate Casey

December 1, 2015

Glen Rock's Board of Education is planning to distribute individual laptops to all high school students for the upcoming school year. As of now, it is still a plan, but will be confirmed at a Board of Education meeting soon. Many people agree that this technological step will improve student's education,...

Girls’ varsity teams are all about the pink

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Continuing the annual tradition of wearing pink in October, the girls' varsity sports teams have been honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mrs. Bonnie Zimmerman, coach of the girls' varsity tennis team, organized a fundraiser for students to buy pink camouflage t-shirts. A portion of the money was dona...

GSA kicks off school year with Ally Week

GSA kicks off school year with Ally Week

by Catherine Bennett, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

Many students wore rainbow colors to school on Friday, Oct. 2, during Rainbow Day, an event orchestrated by the Gay Straight Alliance which also organized Ally Week. Ally Week is celebrated all across the country, where people come together to support the LGBTQ+ community. The GSA is a student run...

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