The Glen Echo

The backyard of Jacob’s house and the row of domestically grown trees where in the field just beyond I fell off

The big break

by Jason Messenbrink, Staff Writer May 26, 2016

It’s March 4, 2016. It’s 7 P.M. and I'm inside of the Progressive Hand Therapy located in an apartment building in Westwood, NJ. I’m doing my routine exercises- “canoe stretches”, which involve...

Ms., Amanda Sproviero at the registration table at this year's Relay for Life

Relay for Life shines despite poor weather

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor May 20, 2016

Glen Rock High School hosted its annual Relay for Life on May 14 to 15 at Alexander Hamilton Elementary School. This year, Glen Rock’s Relay for Life raised $40,982.44.  There was a total of 19...

Project pillowcase

Project pillowcase

April 29, 2016

The home economics room is filled with young children scrambling to finish their pillowcases.  Fabric, draped all over the room in different patterns, is sprawled across the tables.  The smell of...

A long journey

A long journey

April 29, 2016

Chris Roddy was no stranger to hospitals.  He was accustomed to the sight of people racing up and down the meandering corridors.  He was used to the perpetual sound of beeping monitors and machines....

The next step

The next step

April 29, 2016

The warm June air fills the room and the sunlight seeps through the window.  After 13 years as a girl scout, Roddy prepares to transition to the next phase in her life. The church hall is filled...

Giving the gift of gold

Giving the gift of gold

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor April 28, 2016

The air of the Boston Children’s Hospital corridor is thick with the odor of bleach and sterilized equipment.  The muffled sound of the televisions from the different rooms resonates throughout the...

The GRHS Relay for Life committee members at kick-off on Feb. 9

Paint the school purple

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor April 8, 2016

The Glen Rock High School Relay for Life committee will be organizing purple week from Monday, April 25 to Friday, April 29.  Paint purple is a week long, school wide competition to  celebrate and spread...

Students get to work

by Lauren Hanfield February 10, 2016

High school students across the country take on the task of juggling a part-time job along with the demands of school everyday. Whether it is grabbing a bite to eat with friends or satisfying the urge...

Glen Rock students participate in Bergen County Choir performance

Glen Rock students participate in Bergen County Choir performance

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor February 5, 2016

The Bergen County Choir held their annual performance at Paramus High School on Sunday, Jan. 17. Auditions for the Bergen County Choir were held on Thursday, Oct. 22 at Cresskill High School. “Glen...

Kick-off will be held Tuesday, Feb 9 from
6:30PM-8:30PM in the Glen Rock High School cafeteria

Relay for Life kicks off the year

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor February 2, 2016

The kickoff event for Relay for Life of 2016 will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The kickoff celebration is held every year in the beginning of February with the...

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