The Glen Echo

New JSA chapter starts at Glen Rock High School

New JSA chapter starts at Glen Rock High School

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, News

In 2019 civic participation and leadership skills are necessary. Whether you intend to become involved in politics or not, leadership and communication skills will be helpful in any professional field. Organizations such as The Junior State of America organization (JSA) were created to help high s...

Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, News, Student Life

Students showcased their artistic talents last Thursday, December 6 at the first Coffeehouse of the school year.  Coffeehouse is a biannual performance where students share their original poetry, prose, and music, as well as performing covers of songs.   Students from each of the four grades perfor...

Students form new community group GRAND

Students form new community group GRAND

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018


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Students and town members created the community group “Glen Rock Against Negativity and Drugs” to provide a safe space for high schoolers in Glen Rock and the surrounding area to speak about mental health and drug addiction. Group President Dylaney Sabino, junior, created the group to give high schoo...

Glen Rock senior takes on the role of assistant director

Glen Rock senior takes on the role of assistant director

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Student Life

Behind every great production is a great director, and behind every great director is a great assistant director.  It is the responsibility of the assistant director (or AD) to make life a little easier for the director and for the cast.   This year, senior Emily Campbell takes on the role of assistant ...

Forty fourth Coffeehouse strengthens school tradition

Forty fourth Coffeehouse strengthens school tradition

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Photo Slideshows, Student Life

Something has changed in the cafeteria. The usual blinding lights are now dimmed. Tables have been folded up and put away, with rows of chairs being placed to face an arrangement of stools, each paired with a microphone. A piano keyboard rests nearby. Three seniors rush up to smile, tell a few j...

Coffeehouse 43 delights audience and performers

Coffeehouse 43 delights audience and performers

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The Mobius Art and Literary magazine hosted its 43rd Coffeehouse on Thursday, Dec. 7. The event allows students to display their artistic talents, whether it be through singing, playing an instrument, performing stand up, or reciting original poetry. Coffee and baked goods are served for the audience, a...

Media center specialist organizes new Library Club

Media center specialist organizes new Library Club

by Riya Divekar, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

Media Center specialist Kim Hayes plans to start an after school library club. The library club will meet at least once a month after school. Hayes, who began working in Glen Rock in September, is hoping to offer a stress-free club for students to have time to relax from their busy schedules. The...

Hooked on helping others

Hooked on helping others

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

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 there are small basement windows that let in very little light. The dance mat is longer than the mi...

Women running for town council help empower the next generation

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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Glen Rock council candidates donated their time to help the Girl Up club learn about empowered women running for office.   Candidates Arati Kreibich, Eileen Hillock, and Michelle Torpey gave their thoughts on what it means to be an empowered woman in society and how to inspire others. The women created their own ...

Sophomore establishes Best Buddies club

Sophomore establishes Best Buddies club

by Tara Lagatutta, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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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 that focuses on social inclusion for people with disabilities. Most branches of this club pai...

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