The Glen Echo

Glen Rock High School changes online learning schedule

by Rob Zamparelli and Andrew Kastelman

March 21, 2020

For the upcoming school week, March 23-27, Glen Rock High School will change their online learning schedule.  Wednesday will become a single session day, where students will see every class for 25 minutes. The day will be used for drop-in sessions for extra help and questions.  The remaining ...

District’s unused snow days may be put on ice

District’s unused snow days may be put on ice

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

February 13, 2020

The Board of Education does not at this time anticipate closing schools for any unused emergency days this year, according to Superintendent Brett Charleston who wrote to The Glen Echo on Wednesday in an email. The district calendar this year allowed for two emergency closing days, but the distric...

District proposes new administrative structure, plans vote for next meeting

Superintendent Dr. Brett Charleston and the Board of Education propose a  major restructuring of the district administration.  The proposal includes a single principal for the middle and high schools, an assistant superintendent, and three K-12 supervisors.

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

February 12, 2020

Glen Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Brett Charleston and the Board of Education proposed a major restructuring of the district administration last night, which would unify the middle and high schools under a single principal and introduce three K-12 district supervisors.  According to the proposal made Tuesday night...

Football team to change division next season

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

January 14, 2020

The High School Football Team will change divisions next season, leaving the Colonial Division for the Liberty Division. Glen Rock will now play Harrison, Pompton Lakes, Hawthorne, Saddle Brook and New Milford. Glen Rock switched divisions with Lyndhurst. Next year the NJIC will add a Union Division...

Theatre Company rehearses Pride & Prejudice

Seniors Andrew Bober and Zoe Shea pose in front of the Theatre Company bulletin board. They are playing Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. The bulletin board has been redecorated this year by Theatre Company students.

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

September 28, 2018

The Theatre Company is currently rehearsing Pride & Prejudice for their performances on November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The cast did an initial read through of the Pride & Prejudice script on September 12th and 13th and learned about its time period on September 20th. Montalbano was inspired to ch...

Spirit week returns to GRHS

The seniors' homecoming decorations hang in their hallway. Their theme is Seussical Seniors.

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Spirit week started Monday the 24th. Spirit week has been a tradition for a while at Glen Rock High School featuring many themes such as Sesame Street Seniors, Soph S’mores and Frozen Freshmen. The themes this year are Famous Freshmen, Saucy Sophomores, Jordan Juniors and Seussical Seniors.   ...

Freshman election: what you need to know

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

The Freshman Breakfast was on Tuesday at 7:30 AM in the cafeteria. While there were bagels and juice, what the freshman were really excited for is electing their class officers. The positions being sought are President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, and Treasurer. 9th grade...

Life of the Party

Life of the Party

July 1, 2018

First Place: Justin Kochman and Laura Nogara Second Place: Michael Quinn and Selma Sose Third Place: Benjamin Packer and Jennifer Szawaluk

Why we hate freshmen

Why we hate freshmen

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Every year, students are spoken to about kindness and friendship amongst the grades and how the incoming freshmen need to be treated with both of them instead of constant alienation. This is despite a fact that we all know: freshmen are lame. As much as we can talk about how “freshman hate” is hazing a...

Impromptu evacuation occurs at high school and middle school

Students look around for any clues as to why they were called outside. Luckily, the evacuation didn't last long, and students were back in the school within a half an hour.

by Luke Brangaccio, Advertising Manager

October 13, 2017

Update 4:11: An early version of this article reported this was a bomb scare. According to Principal John Arlotta, it "was not a bomb threat." Students were released at the normal end to the school day and after school activities were cancelled after a shelter-in-place was initiated. During the shel...


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