The Glen Echo

Teens celebrate arts

A group of students performing a dance at the 2016 Teen Arts Festival to the beat of traditional drums.

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016

Middle and high school students from Glen Rock, and other schools across the county, have returned to Bergen Community College for the 41st annual Teen Arts Festival on Friday, May 20. The festival will continue the tradition of celebrating the arts as a universal language that provides means of s...

GSA works to include more

Stickers sponsored by the GSA are pasted throughout the school.

by Ryan Morley, Senior Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

The Gay Straight Alliance took up an important topic that may change the club’s identity in its last meeting. The members discussed whether or not the name of the club is still representative of its goals today in a constantly changing culture. The discussion arose as the club's co-advisers and...

French Club serves ‘petit dejeuner francais’

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

The French Club held a foreign cuisine and sold breakfast to students and staff as part of a fundraiser. The breakfast took place during the morning of Monday, Dec. 22. Petit Dejeuner Francais (a small French breakfast) is very typical in France. “We had butter croissants, croissants au...

Panthers gear up for wrestling season

The new mats were delivered on December 3rd.

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer

December 21, 2015

Forget the half nelson, Panther wrestling is getting hold of new equipment in its first unincorporated year since 2004. Glen Rock wrestling has established its own team for the first time since 2004, when Glen Rock and Saddle Brook High Schools joined their teams in a ten season contract. Due to...

Glen Rock gives back for Thanksgiving

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

This Thanksgiving, the Glen Rock community will serve the battered women and children from the Center for Hope and Safety (formally known as Shelter our Sisters) in its annual Thanksgiving feast. The event will take place on Thanksgiving Day at the community church in Glen Rock, which donates the use...

Sports schedule night practices under new stadium lights

Coach Jim Kurz talking to several of his players while they stretch under the lights at Alan Deaet Field.

by Ryan Morley, staff writer

November 4, 2015

To take full advantage of the field lights, athletes in the Glen Rock have initiated a new practice schedule. As of Oct. 5, the lights have only been turned off for four weeknights and only five night games have been played. The boys' soccer team, girls' soccer team, and football team have had...

Ski club trip gets lift

Glen Rock skier standing at the top of Madonna Mountain (3,640 feet), part of the Smugglers Notch Ski Area in Northern Vermont.

by Ryan Morley, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

The Ski Club plans to change the location of its annual trip this year to a ski resort in Vermont. In the past, the trip had been a day trip to Belleayre Mountain in New York’s Catskill Range. This is a fairly sized East Coast ski resort, but this year the trip will be a longer stay at a larger...


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