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New Tabletop Gaming Club welcomes members

New Tabletop Gaming Club welcomes members

by Isabella Crawford, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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Campaigning throughout the world as a wizard and casting Prestidigitation at unsuspecting dwarves has never been deemed possible by Glen Rock High School Students. However, thanks to the creation of the Tabletop Gaming Club, this seemingly impossible task can now become a reality. Or at least as real ...

Sophomore starts new club to help people with disabilities

Sophomore starts new club to help people with disabilities

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

November 2, 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...

Chinese (and Japanese and Korean and Indian) and Asian Culture Club

Chinese (and Japanese and Korean and Indian) and Asian Culture Club

by The Glen Echo Editorial Board

October 31, 2017


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Asian Club recently changed their name to Chinese and Asian Culture Club in accordance with the school administration. According to Principal John Arlotta the name change was decided in the interest to further develop the Chinese language program. In contrast, the Spanish, French and Latin language...

Asian Club to change name to focus on Chinese

Asian Club to change name to focus on Chinese

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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The Asian Club has changed its name after the school administration decided that the word Chinese should be included to make the club more similar to other world language clubs. The new name is the Chinese and Asian Culture Club, which has spurred controversy among the club’s original members. ...

Students LEAP into positivity club

Students LEAP into positivity club

by Dylaney Sabino, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2017


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How often do you feel stressed or overwhelmed? School, friends, and other stressors often distract students from their physical and mental health. The LEAP club is dedicated to changing that. The Leadership Encouraging Alternatives and Positivity club, led by art teacher Jenna Dunay, aims to make the ...

Girl Up club hosts first fundraiser

Girl Up club hosts first fundraiser

by Bella Ranieri, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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The Girl Up held a bake sale as its first fundraiser on Oct. 11 in the Hamilton Circle lobby. Abby Stern, a sophomore, brought the club to the high school this year. Girl Up is a club through the United Nations, meaning it is all around the world. The goal of the club is to empower women. The cl...

New DECA era kicks off

New DECA era kicks off

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Glen Rock High School’s DECA, 2017-2018 edition, has been initiated as of Friday, Oct. 6, 2017’s meeting. It was at this meeting at 10:52 a. m. in Glen Rock High School’s auditorium that business teachers Frank Manziano and Alyssa Sedlak discussed the 2017-2018 Distributive Education Clubs of ...

Former debate coach’s return marks new year

Former debate coach’s return marks new year

by Luke Brangaccio, Advertising Manager

October 11, 2017


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A teacher’s return as coach of the debate team after a two year hiatus should revitalize the group as they search for their first award in two years. The debate team thrived under Justin Ecochard for eight years, collecting first place team awards as well as individual speaker awards. Una Kearns and...

Concert choir hits climax with spring concert

Concert choir hits climax with spring concert

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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While in school, they are just students of an academic class. However, the concert choir proved to be able to blow away a crowd during Wednesday, May 17, 2016 spring concert. In the high school auditorium from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., the concert choir displayed the several months of preparation for...

Choirs earn gold in Orlando competition

Choirs earn gold in Orlando competition

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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In a small choir room at the back of a church in Florida, 52 students dressed in bright red robes all gathered around a small, wooden piano as they sang through their warm ups. With their performance in five minutes, they hold the final chord of their song. “Alright,” their director says. “Let’s...

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