The Glen Echo

A disease, not a choice

A disease, not a choice

by Devyn Ivers, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019


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In a classroom of 25, five students may be struggling with various mental issues. 20 percent of the population wrestles with these illnesses, but only 4 percent of healthcare is spent on them. These statistics are staggering, and many students believe that there should be more awareness about mental health...

Nationally recognized poet performs reading

Nationally recognized poet performs reading

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

May 7, 2019


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Students welcomed nationally recognized poet Ross Gay to the high school on April 10, for a poetry reading and workshop. Gay began his visit by meeting with the students of GRHS and the visiting students of Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology. He also read excerpts of his writing to a large ...

From rehearsal to performance

From rehearsal to performance

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019


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The most exciting part of student directing for Isabel Siggers was being able to see her play come alive on stage after many rehearsals. She loved to see her actors take just a little bit of her direction and make it into a live action show with lots of small details and interaction. She loved the mome...

Students perform at Moth Story Slam

Students perform at Moth Story Slam

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

March 20, 2019


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Students performed original stories at the Moth Story Slam, an event hosted by the Seven Elements Social Justice Club on Thursday, March 7. The Seven Elements Social Justice Club, advised by English teacher Randi Metsch-Ampel, began this tradition last year as a way to allow students to express t...

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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

Students were bused into New York City to see the Broadway production of My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center on Wednesday, February 13.  The students were from the advanced Theatre Arts classes as well as the Modern Drama class. The trip was organized and chaperoned by the teacher of these classes, Julie...

The Geese of Glen Rock High

The Geese of Glen Rock High

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019


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

“Ladies, Gentlemen, Geese,” a gruff voice cuts off the clamoring of students, all scurrying around the pre-engineering room of Glen Rock High School, long after classes ended for the day. The projects they are working on are not a part of any curriculum, but that does not stop the students from spen...

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 ...

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