The Glen Echo

Senior week quickly approaching

The Class of 2016 has a big two weeks ahead of them before their commencement.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

June 13, 2016

As the school year winds down, sports are over for the year, and underclassmen prepare for finals, the Class of 2016 has about two weeks left of school. Now, you may ask yourself, what are seniors doing for the next two weeks? Obviously, senioritis has kicked in by now and the Class of 2016 is...

Davitt commits to run Division I

Owen Davitt, 4, recently signed his National Letter of Intent to run Track & Field at the University of Rhode Island.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

May 20, 2016

After running what seemed like an innumerable amount of times around a red polyurethane oval, it was not until sophomore year that senior Owen Davitt realized he loved running track. Davitt always knew he liked running track, but he never realized his natural ability to run until the Bergen County...

K-ing cancer

Schwendeman feels the waves on his feet as he takes a trip to the beach with his family.

by Max Felsenstein and Vincent Neubert

May 17, 2016

Gliding to his position, he took a breath and mentally prepared himself to have a great game on the ice. Although he was nervous and felt as if there were 10,000 people watching, he stayed poised. The bleachers were barely filled, he told himself, although he could hear the echo of raucous chanting...

Baseball team’s ‘bulldog’ chooses Kenyon

John Scandale hitting against Lodi last season, recently committed to play baseball at Kenyon College.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

April 7, 2016

It is often said that the quarterback of a baseball team is their catcher and that the catcher is supposed to exemplify a leader on and off the field. Glen Rock High School’s catcher John Scandale is just that. Recently, Scandale committed to Kenyon College to continue his athletic and academic...

All of the intricacies behind Super Bowl 50

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are favored going into the Super Bowl on Sunday after finishing the regular season with a 15-1 record.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

February 5, 2016

The 50th Super Bowl will take place on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California. The Big Game, this year, features the AFC Champion, 12-4 Denver Broncos, against the NFC Champion, the 15-1 Carolina Panthers. The Denver Broncos are led by a tough and tenacious defense and a future Hall of Fame Quarterback,...

NCAA adds new element to National Signing Day

The NCAA has prepared for Division III student Athletes to sign their

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

February 2, 2016

For many student-athletes across the country, Feb. 3 will be the day that they have worked toward for many years. All of the work in the gym and on the field and the countless hours of training when no one was watching will finally pay off National Signing Day is on Wednesday, and many Glen Rock...

Students honor former Giants’ coach

Former Giants' Coach Tom Coughlin with president George Bush and Giants' quarterback Eli Manning

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

January 22, 2016

Tom Coughlin resigned after twelve seasons from the New York Giants head coaching position after winning two Super Bowls in 2008 and 2011. Coughlin led the Giants to a 6-10 record this season, but not without their share of tough losses. The Giants lost an astonishing seven games this season after...

Braids and shoulder pads

In fifth grade, Julia Rooney was the only girl on the Glen Rock football team.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

January 14, 2016

There is not a single girl on the football team. Perhaps the most disquieting aspect of this statistic is that it’s not surprising to us: of course there’s not a girl on the football team, one might think, because girls don’t play football. Yet there’s something amiss when a girl like junior...

Palmeri takes talents to Rutgers

Jason Palmeri, Rutgers-Newark commit, pitching in a 6-1 win over Pompton Lakes last season.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

December 14, 2015

It was the final game of the 2014 season and sophomore Jason Palmeri was enjoying a successful mid-season call-up to the Glen Rock High School varsity baseball team. “I remember it was a brisk day at the end of May, and we’d been eliminated from state playoff contention by Mountain Lakes and...

Lacrosse player advances from Panther to Thoroughbred

Senior Captain McKensie Dill has committed to play Women's lacrosse at the next level for the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds.

by Max Felsenstein, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

Earlier this school year, senior McKensie Dill verbally committed to play women’s lacrosse at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Skidmore has a Division III program that finished second in the Liberty League with a 13-5 record last season. It was a long recruiting process for Dill.  Recruiting...

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