The Glen Echo

Athlete of the Month: Joseph McCabe

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

Name: Joe McCabe Why he is “Athlete of the Month”: As a year round runner, McCabe (‘18) participates in cross country during the fall season, winter track and spring track. Recently, McCabe made great strides at Bergen County Relays, hitting his personal records in the 1600m (4:33), 800...

Career Day sparks students’ interests

A panel of expert presenters from respective careers sat before the students each period. Each discussed different prospects of their field, and allowed students to ask any questions they might have about what the job entails. Pictured above is the Social, Human and Government Services presentation, attended by over 70 students.

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Throughout the school day on Wed. April 5, the Guidance Department as well as the Ridgewood PM Rotary Club held a Career Day in the Media Center. It gave students an opportunity to explore potential career paths and become better informed about their fields of interest. Students could sign up on a...

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

by Michelle DeMaria

April 6, 2017

Redbubble stickers are decorating laptops by storm. A trend is emerging, as more and more students embellish their laptops in a collage-like fashion. These high-quality stickers are to your laptop as "Emojis" are to your text messages: they get your point across in a colorful way. Straight out of Melbourn...

“The Rock” takes on new meaning for varsity hockey team

by Michelle DeMaria, Instagram Manager

February 24, 2017

Tonight the varsity hockey team will play in its second state championship, but it will not necessarily take place where they had always dreamed. After conflicting events at the Prudential Center in Newark caused this year’s state championship game to be moved to Mennen Arena in Morristown, the...

Running into the spring season

Rachel McMahon ('18) is amongst the many athletes who will begin spring track almost immediately after their winter season is complete. After working hard during the winter months track athletes are more than ready to get back onto the outdoor track for a successful spring season.

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

The runners are at the starting line, feeling nervous, jogging in place. One minute later, “bam!” The gun sounds, and the runners take the first few strides of their highly anticipated spring season. The spring track team had its first meeting on Jan. 30, 2017, when a discussion of the syllabus ...

Students to catwalk for cancer research

Dresses will be donated by Lord and Taylor, Suite 201 and Aleana's Bridal for the Interact Club's Annual Fashion Show on March 3.

by Michelle DeMaria, Social Media (Instagram) Manager

February 16, 2017

As the curtains close on New York Fashion Week, our own little taste of Fashion Week will kick off on March 3 with the Interact Club’s Annual Fashion Show. Although Gigi Hadid will not be in attendance, students of all grade levels will be walking in the show, including sisters Anna (‘20) and...

College application influx raises challenge to stand out

College application influx raises challenge to stand out

by Michelle DeMaria, Facebook and Instagram Manager

February 8, 2017

An envelope with a college's name is unassumingly on a table. Is it the right size for an acceptance? Is it heavy enough? Only one way to find out -- For many seniors, the letters and emails they receive in the upcoming months will determine their futures for the next four years. But seniors of Glen...

Yearbook progress at freeze frame after memory card goes missing

The Yearbook Club played catch-up for the past few weeks after a memory card containing

by Michelle DeMaria, Instagram Manager, Senior Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

After chasing each and every senior down for his or her senior quote and taking over 180 pictures, the Yearbook Club’s hard work disappeared as quickly as the flash of a camera. The memory card that held photos for the Class of 2017's yearbook is no longer in the Yearbook Club's possession, pro...

Hacking the holidays: 2016 gift guide

Hacking the holidays: 2016 gift guide

by Michelle De Maria, Facebook and Instagram Manager

December 15, 2016

Is your dad’s smile slowly (but surely) getting smaller each year he opens up another disappointing pair of socks? Do you have a feeling your mom is going to be let down (yet again) when she opens up a mug for the fourth year in a row? Do you find yourself constantly leaving the mall 60 dollars poo...

Students protest outside Trump Tower; “Let the New Generation Speak”

Jean Walter ('18) throwing the peace sign at the anti-Trump Protest. Surrounded by people who shared a similar mindset to her,Walter described the energy at the gathering as very positive.

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Students across Glen Rock rolled out of bed to a day off from school on Nov. 8, as well as to the unexpected: Donald Trump, along with all of the controversies that had surrounded him leading up to the election, was elected. Matt Lacognata (‘17) felt distraught. He was only two months shy of votin...


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