The Glen Echo

Safety to protect yourself against cars

Safety to protect yourself against cars

by Rob Zamparelli, Sports Editor

June 17, 2019

An epidemic has been spreading rapidly through the streets of Glen Rock, NJ. Over the course of the past five years, three different students from the class of 2021 have been struck by automobiles. This is a problem that needs to be addressed. An anonymous Sophomore was one of the most recent victims...

Students weigh in on Glen Rock’s proposed (and rejected) Indigenous People’s Day

Students weigh in on Glen Rock’s proposed (and rejected) Indigenous People’s Day

by Sydney Baig, Staff Writer

June 17, 2019

In a small New Jersey town, a debate over 500 years in the making was taking place. The municipal building was packed with townspeople and interested outsiders, each bringing an opinion of their own to the floor. Should the town of Glen Rock switch the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s ...

Contrasting styles: the differences teaching AP classes

Contrasting styles: the differences teaching AP classes

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

  One AP teacher says that the AP test isn’t the most important part of her Statistics course. “At the end of the day they’re taking an exam, but they’re learning statistics first,” Leah Wallace said. AP (Advanced Placement) high school courses are notoriously challenging. According ...

The Glen Rock Softball team slides on home as 2019 NJIC League Champions

The Glen Rock Softball team slides on home as 2019 NJIC League Champions

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

June 11, 2019

The Glen Rock High School Softball Team took home the NJIC Championship title for the second consecutive year in row. It took a determined and devoted head coach, Kelly Dowell, and a motivated and serious senior captain, Ellen Feuss, to drive the team to victory. After co-winning the league champio...

Students visit Bergen Community College to celebrate teen arts festival

Students visit Bergen Community College to celebrate teen arts festival

by Isis Kirkland and Abby Stern

June 11, 2019

The usual field trip is characterized by a yellow bus, teacher chaperones, and attending partially interesting (but mostly boring) presentations and workshops.  The stark contrast of this scene is Teen Arts. The Teen Arts festival has been around for 40 years, and offers kids a free creative space wher...

Don’t be mad we are keeping CAD!

Don’t be mad we are keeping CAD!

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

CAD stands for computer art and design. This class has been a recent topic of speculation. Most students heard about the class when a snapchat location story was made. The snapchat story had posts that said “Bring back CAD” which caused many students to believe that the computer art and design cla...

Revisiting Roof: Victims and citizens speak out on Emanuel AME attack

Revisiting Roof: Victims and citizens speak out on Emanuel AME attack

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

May 24, 2019

 In 2015, nine parishioners lives were taken at the expense of a gun-wielding white supremacist at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Today, the city of Charleston, SC is facing repercussions from not only this event but also from the long-lasting institutions that had fueled the attack. “I do believe people subconscio...

The underclassmen’s guide to college applications

The underclassmen’s guide to college applications

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

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Meet the President of Newark’s youth office

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019

She got involved in the community for fun, after volunteering and attending events in Newark that she’d heard about.  The director of the mayor’s office, Shakira McKnight, spotted her at these events they’d both be at, and recruited her to join NWK Youth College Affairs. McKnight developed...

A farewell to our beloved superheroes: Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Free)

A farewell to our beloved superheroes: Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Free)

by Sydney Baig, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The long awaited “Avengers: Endgame” movie is finally out. Marvel fans have been waiting for so long, even doing a marathon of all Marvel movies to prepare for the upcoming film. However, is the movie, though highly anticipated, really worth seeing? Endgame is truly an action-packed film with...

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