The Glen Echo

The arts are not essential

There is only a small minority of people who major in art in college, so it's not reasonable to spend a lot of time in art class during school.

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018

The arts are something that are celebrated in most schools, including Glen Rock High School, but should they really be required? In Glen Rock High School, all students must complete a total of ten credits in art classes in order to graduate. The art classes consist of sculpture and ceramics, basic ...

Why we have enough snow days

Snow days are necessary in certain situations, but they are not always essential and they disrupt students' education.

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

Snow days. They come few in a year, but bring excitement and joy to students who are dying for a day off. When creating the school calendar, there is always controversy when it comes to the number of snow days included for the school year. This previous year, the calendar only allowed for two sno...

Fighting for feminism

Club president Abby Stern stands with Hailey Sapoff, student outreach officer, at the end of the last Girl Up meeting.

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Feminism has been illustrated negatively and portrayed as angry women yelling at men for equal rights. However, sophomore Abby Stern created the Girl Up club this year to raise awareness and support for feminism. Stern says she was instilled with feminist morals ever since she was young because of...

A double win for Glen Rock soccer

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

The boys varsity soccer team treated fans to an overtime thriller and raised funds for cancer on Saturday, Sept. 16 on the lower field. The Garfield and Glen Rock teams were both undefeated up until this point, with each team vying to take the lead in the league. The day was also host to a fu...


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