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Supplies sought for Paterson schools

Supplies sought for Paterson schools

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer June 15, 2016

Donation boxes have been placed in different locations around every hallway for the annual locker cleanout. The boxes are there so students can donate gently used or brand new school supplies from...

Freshmen hallway poster

Campaign posters clutter hallways

by Olivia Lorenzo , Senior Staff Writer June 1, 2016

The election season has come to a close. During the hectic time in which students ran for their desired positions to represent their grade, campaign posters were hung down the hallways. The campaign...

Christina Jorge ('18) performing a complex cheer stunt in an Orlando, FL competition

The flyer from Miami

by Olivia Lorenzo , Senior Staff Writer May 25, 2016

The Florida sun beat down on the balcony where 8-year-old Christina Jorge was relaxing. She stared at the tall palm trees as she daydreamed of becoming a part of the local cheer team, Top Gun Jags Angels.  As...

Teenagers are influenced by music that they listen to on a  daily basis

Effects of music on teenagers

by Oliva Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer May 4, 2016

It’s a part of everyday life. Music is everywhere. It shapes the way people act and changes their appearance, especially for teenagers. Students listen to music on their phones or on the radio in the...

Julia Blando, listening to music during class while working

Music in class: helpful or distraction

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer April 26, 2016

Everyday, cell phones become more and more common in the everyday classroom. They can be used as a learning tool or as a distraction for certain students. In an average classroom, one can find a handful...

Brodhead volunteers time to middle school football

by Olivia Lorenzo , Senior Staff Writer February 7, 2016

Bright and early out on the football field, middle school junior football players learn important ball-handling and throwing skills with Mr. Daniel Brodhead, a high school guidance counselor. Any interested...

Christina Jorge studying for the geometry midterm

It’s the most stressful time of the year

by Olivia Lorenzo, Staff Writer January 26, 2016

As the end of January nears, students prepare for midterms. With the responsibility of getting a passing grade, students feel the pressure to study and learn all the information from the year for one...

Kevin Callahan winning a medal at a fencing competition

The boy who fences around the world

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer January 19, 2016

Sophomore Kevin Callahan has committed himself to fencing over the course of the last five years. His passion for fencing first started when his family friend’s son went to college for fencing and...

Mr. Jason Toncic with members of The Glen Echo at the Garden State Scholastic Press Association's Student Press Day in October. Toncic and The Glen Echo were recently awarded the highest possible marks from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

The Glen Echo staff awarded prestigious honors

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer December 15, 2015

The Glen Echo online newspaper has been awarded a gold medal and All-Columbian honors from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association is an international student...

Concern over double lab days abated

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer December 9, 2015

There may be some deja vu over the next few days. The high school will have two Day 3's in a row on Dec. 9 and 10, followed by two Day 4's on Dec. 11 and 14. Students expressed confusion about...

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