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Why Participation is Good for Kids

Why Participation is Good for Kids

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer June 11, 2018

  The removal of winners and losers in children’s games has sparked controversy in the ever growing handbook on raising children. Critics claim that they teach a destructive message: failure...

Students protest their dress code in Turkey.

Why our dress code is unfair

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer June 11, 2018

The modern day dress code in schools comes in many different forms. In some schools, students are restricted to uniforms, long sleeves, and other conditions that many perceive as excessively restrictive....

History teacher Tom Lyon poses in the halls of Glen Rock High School on Feb. 6.

Life in Keda: the story of two years in the Peace Corps

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer February 12, 2018

Tom Lyon wakes up and sees his own breath, frozen, to the top of his sleeping bag. Snow has piled high enough for about fifteen  New Jersey storms, and the town will spend approximately two weeks digging...

Julienne dances on pointe in Raymonda during Petrov’s 2016 Spring Gala.

I am not fragile: The story of Julienne Sorota

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer January 19, 2018

Walk into a warm studio. Feel the eyes of your artistic director watch and analyze your every move. Do thousands of pirouettes, grande Jetés, and arabesques. Do them until  dizzy, until your feet swell...

Girl’s tennis sweeps Mary help

November 21, 2017

The girls tennis team defeated Mary Help on Oct. 11.   The team worked together to clinch wins across the board in both their singles and doubles matches against Help. Seniors Kate Gifford,...

The girls hold up a net after their win against Lodi.

Volleyball team defeats Lodi

by Kobie Tsiang, Glen Echo Staff Writer September 26, 2017

The Glen Rock girl’s volleyball team won its match against Lodi on Friday, September 15. This makes their current record 2-1. The team, led by captains Jen Szawaluk, Elvira Makk Frid, and Alex Long,...

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