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Students flourish under the courtyard pergola that is flooded with lights to match the dance’s theme.

Sophomore semi: an “under the stars” success

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer June 12, 2018

Weeks of hard work by the class of 2020 certainly paid off with plenty of positive feedback on June 1, at the sophomore semi-formal dance. The annual event took place in the courtyard from 7 p.m.  to...

The final four

The final four

by Nathan Schlecht, Staff Writer April 30, 2018

The sun was just beginning to clip the trees and illuminate the short yellow bus parked in front of the Glen Rock High School entrance. The windows of the bus are glazed with frost and a steady hum of...

Should red be worn at graduation?

by Glen Echo Editorial Board April 26, 2018

Two writers for The Glen Echo tackle the controversial question

Handfuls of dogs arrive at the transport site, the Vince Lombardi Service area, as Bow Wows and Meows representative Robyn O’Hagan poses with one of her foster puppies. Robyn and her family have been fostering dogs in their home and searching for families to adopt them, since the fall of 2016.

Fostering for a cause

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor April 23, 2018

After a tattered and pregnant stray pitbull unexpectedly gave birth on an Georgia resident’s property, she and her newborn puppies were shot to death by the landowner. It wasn’t until a rescuer came...

The school’s production of Legally Blonde has senior Caitlin Rundle cast as the leading role of Elle Woods. Caitlin has always dreamed of playing the peppy, energetic character and will be able to portray her role in performances set to take place Feb 8 through 10.

Legally the lead

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor January 9, 2018

Aspiring for a thrill in theater at only 7 years old, the young and eager Caitlin Rundle captivated the audience in her first theatrical performance at camp Y-oak-a. The audience admired her adorable,...

Hurricane Irma leaves damage on Miami, Fla. In an effort to assist victims struck by Irma, students and staff have selected to adopt Lely High School of Naples, Fla. Lely High School was struck by Hurricane Irma this past summer.

School steps in to assist hurricane victims

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer December 21, 2017

Students and staff have arranged for the school to adopt Lely High school of Naples, Fla. which was among the several schools that were destroyed by this summer’s numerous hurricanes. Lely High school...

Hooked on helping others

Hooked on helping others

How one boy's passion for musical theater enabled him to help special needs kids, and watch them grow.
by Ann Butler, Staff Writer December 5, 2017

The Sound of Music The Little Theater is a large room in the basement of Glen Rock Middle School. To the right is a long series of mirror panels that span most of the wall. On either end of the mirror...

Club members Sophie Moore, Ana Lindley and Vice President Alaina Phelan are all excited for the startup of the Best Buddies club.

Sophomore establishes Best Buddies club

November 27, 2017

Sophomore Emma Goshin and English teacher Ashley Yancy created a club called Best Buddies, which is still waiting on approval by the Board of Education. Best Buddies is a national, non-profit organization...

The class of 2018 girls are dressed as lifeguards for their group Halloween costume.

Senior girls “save” Halloween

by Jenny DeStefano, Facebook Manager November 14, 2017

Year after year, the senior girls walk the halls in a matching group costume on Halloween. This time around, the class of 2018 girls are making their mark on the holiday as lifeguards. Predecessors...

Helping juniors Emily Silvestri and Nah Lee, English teacher Susan Wechtler aids students with classwork. Before she moved to the high school, Wechtler previously taught eighth graders and worked at the middle school.

English department welcomes former middle school teacher

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor September 29, 2017

The former middle school teacher of the year has moved from teaching eighth grade to teaching in the high school. Susan Wechtler wasn’t always educating the minds of others. When her previous event...

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