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The cast of Puffs during curtain call. Christian Schwarzbeck (middle) played Wayne Hopkins, the main character in Puffs.

A look behind the curtain: GRHS’ production of “Puffs”

by Yethmie Goonatilleke and Cadia Warner November 29, 2022

This past week, the GRHS auditorium, formerly known as a place where students with absent teachers complete classwork, transformed into a school of witchcraft and wizardry. With the whimsical Harry Potter...

Fall Athlete of the Year

by Stella Traphagen and James Stewart November 29, 2022

Every year, The Glen Echo announces the ‘Fall Athlete of the Year’ as well as winter and spring in our future additions. After extensive research with qualified writers at The Glen Echo, we created...

Winter Sports Previews

by James Stewart, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

Boys Basketball Hopes to Rebound After Graduating All Five Starters   For the second straight season, the boys basketball team will have to rebound from graduating all five starters. The Panthers...

Boys soccer: Revenge season

by Stella Traphagen, Sports Editor October 25, 2022

The boys varsity soccer team was the last fall sport to be without a loss this season. They stand extremely optimistic for what’s to come, as they are going strong with a record of 12-2. Co-captain...

Girls Soccer Looks to Build Upon Last Year’s Success

by James Stewart, Sports Editor October 25, 2022

Over the past several seasons, the Glen Rock girls varsity soccer team has become a dominant force in the North 1 region of Group 1. Following a 16-4-1 record in the 2021-22 season, the Panthers return...

Why the MLB and its Owners Do Not Respect Their Fans

Why the MLB and its Owners Do Not Respect Their Fans

by James Stewart, Sports Beat Manager May 25, 2022

America’s pastime has been a crucial part of American culture over the past several decades, but as times continue to change, Major League Baseball and its owners have been reluctant to make any type...

Lottery-bound NBA Chet Holmgren celebrating after another victory on the court.

NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Lottery Only

by Ethan Diamond, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

Houston Rockets: Chet Holmgren, C, Gonzaga Holmgren is unlike any NBA prospect we’ve ever seen. The Gonzaga big man is essentially a guarantee to be off the board by the second or third pick and...

Student-run ASL group breaks common club practice

by Romy Timem, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Soe Behar, founder and president of the new ASL group, paves the path for student run GRHS clubs and interest groups. On Oct. 4, 2021, the first of many ASL group meetings took place in the Glen Rock High...

Since its release, Squid Game has grabbed the attention of worldwide audiences, becoming the most watched Netflix series.

‘Squid Game:’ Netflix’s hit show portrays the horrors of economic class warfare

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

If it seems like the sudden demand for green tracksuits or the revival of Dalgona, a popular South Korean street food, sprang up out of nowhere — you can thank “Squid Game” — Netflix’s recent...

The Queens Gambit delivers pleasing cinematography throughout the series, as depicted in this still moments before protagonist Beth Harmon and competitor Benny Watts play chess at the US Open.

‘The Queen’s Gambit:’ transforming the mundane into a cinematic wonder

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) March 9, 2021

Watching a televised chess match seems quite dull at first thought — two players glued to their chairs doing nothing but moving delicately crafted wooden pieces with precision across a checkered board....

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