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This graphic makes it coherently clear that while journalism is typically correlated with the word truth, the reality is that there is so much more to the truth then what appears to be.

How much faith is there in the art of journalism?

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager March 7, 2021

There is no doubt that the “art” of journalism is a historical adumbration that has been prevalent on local, national, and international bases since the beginning of human synergy. With the turn of...

After an arduous meet with skilled competition, the varsity cross country girls team pose for a quick picture with their medals after they earn the title of League Champions.

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Cross Country and Tennis

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager January 15, 2021

The upbringing of COVID-19 throughout the year 2020 has no doubt caused many adjustments and alterations to be made to certain entities, but one distinguished change that was brought about was the high...

Though they faced unprecedented challenges and the entirety of the season looked and felt different for all, the girls soccer team never lost their reliability and love for one another and their passion for the sport.

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Girls Soccer and Boys Soccer

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager January 13, 2021

The upbringing of COVID-19 throughout the year 2020 has no doubt caused many adjustments and alterations to be made to certain entities, but one distinguished change that was brought about was the high...

As the players safely huddle up before the onset of a game, coaches and captains remind all athletes that despite the challenges that the past year has brought, their love and effort toward the sport will always prevail to success.

How the 2020 fall sports seasons were affected by Covid-19: Football and Cheerleading

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager January 11, 2021

The upbringing of COVID-19 throughout the year 2020 has no doubt caused many adjustments and alterations to be made to certain entities, but one distinguished change that was brought about was the high...

Though the seniors might have not gotten a spring track season, various coaches and parents of the team honor all twenty-one seniors with a banner with their name on it that hangs near Faber Field. This is a reminder to all the seniors that the coaches and parents are disappointed with the outcome of the season but they are proud of everything else each person has accomplished to make this team great.

A highlight of Track and Field seniors of 2020

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager (Volleyball, Wrestling, and Softball) June 17, 2020

With the abrupt cancellation of spring sports of the 2020 season, causing many broken hearts for all Glen Rock athletes, it's easy to misrecollect the hard work that the seniors put in the past three years...

‘Glen Rock in Quarantine’ – the perspective of Glen Rock High School’s administrative staff

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager (Volleyball, Wrestling, and Softball) May 21, 2020

What are your thoughts on online school? What do you like about it? Not like about it? Why? “I think our teachers and students have been very well prepared for virtual instruction.  We have been...

The 2019-2020 Journalism class. These members play a crucial and integral role in the success of the Glen Echo  by always showing eagerness to learn more about being better journalists.

Why Journalism should be a 21st Century Careers and Skills Elective

May 16, 2020

Electives labeled as 21st Century Careers and Skills, like Financial Literacy and Broadcast Media, are classes that enable students to make informed decisions that prepare them to engage as active citizens...

All the members of the club pose for a quick picture before they continue there day exploring the world of Google.

Girls Who Code go to Google for the day!

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager (Volleyball, Wresting, Softball) March 17, 2020

The new extracurricular club Girls Who Code took a field trip to the headquarters of Google on Feb. 26 to better their knowledge and interest in the computer science field. Prior to the field trip,...

Principal John Arlotta helps math teacher Amanda Sproviero facilitate a portion of her math class as the students learn about polynomials.

Retiring principal returns to classroom to solve one last problem

by Michael Taromina and Devyn Ivers March 5, 2020

Set to retire at the end of the school year, Principal John Arlotta has been helping math teacher Amanda Sproviero for the past few months in one of her classes.  Sproviero had experienced some challenges...

Here poses Mr. Ratty, a well-known Teacher's Assistant for Glen Rock High School.

Getting to know Mr. Ratty

January 16, 2020

The Glen Echo: Mr. Ratty, why is your role as an administrator in this school?  Mr. Ratty: I work with students, especially students who have trouble with learning like Special Ed students. I see them...

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