The Glen Echo

Local coach strives to improve upon the past

by James Stewart, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

     In the lives of all athletes, there is usually a coach or two that completely change your life for the better, but not in this case.     Bonnie Zimmermann, a light-hearted Physical Education and Health teacher from Feasterville, PA, walks through the high school as if she owns the hal...

Student explains importance of 3D printing

by Jack Strawhorn, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The junior student watches as the melted plastic begins to take shape in the rectangular 3D printer. The plastic builds up slowly, a white model of a familiar face—as the machine stops, the hockey player and DECA club member plucks the Pikachu figurine, still warm from printing, and tosses it to a fr...

Born into music

by Elijah Onik, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

The first melancholy chords rang out, silencing the audience. A chorus of students’ soft voices come together: they sang Grandson Morrison Foster, which their music teacher wrote to celebrate the birth of his grandson. Grandson Morrison Foster was born into a family that loves music.  Middle s...

Balancing emotions as an emergency medical technician (EMT)

Balancing emotions as an emergency medical technician (EMT)

by Mikayla Kim, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Ambulance sirens filled the air with a warning. An alarm.  Emergency responders rushed out of the ambulance to the scene of the car accident, completely calm and collected. No emotions were apparent. They were only focused on the job ahead and the necessary protocol to follow.  Working as an...

Science teacher explains her experience with Division I skiing

by Ryan LeBlanc

October 15, 2019

Playing a Division I sport and getting a bachelor’s degree is a difficult task, but teacher Irene Bickert-Fink figured it out.  Bickert-Fink is a physics teacher who has been teaching since she got out of college. The science teacher has a unique background in skiing. Ms. Bick was taught by her ...

Councilwoman Arati Kreibich’s Progress to Congress

Councilwoman Arati Kreibich’s Progress to Congress

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Arati Kreibich was a scientist, mom, Glen Rock citizen, and a proud supporter of Congressman Josh Gottheimer in 2018.  Arati Kreibich is still a scientist, mom, and Glen Rock citizen, but she doesn’t support Josh Gottheimer anymore. She’s running against him.  Kreibich was born in India ...

Quarterback Scherer looks to continue his success

Quarterback Scherer looks to continue his success

by Rob Zamparelli, Social Media Manager (Twitter)

October 12, 2019

Junior quarterback Ty Scherer had a game to remember Sept. 27 against Rutherford, as he passed for 148 yards, rushed for 90 yards, scored four rushing touchdowns. Heading into the season opener Scherer had the role of backup quarterback on offense and short safety on defense. After the first game,...

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

A new club is entering the extracurricular field at the high school, HOSA. HOSA stands for Health Occupations Students of America and is run by Biology teacher Kelsey Brentnall. Brentnall has taught Biology for two years and also teaches the Dynamics of Health Care elective. The club aims to h...

Homecoming and hip hop festival scheduled for the same weekend

Homecoming and hip hop festival scheduled for the same weekend

by Alex Vicinanza, Social Media Manager (Snapchat)

October 7, 2019

With the school year in full swing, students often find themselves having to decide between two different activities on their schedule. On Friday, all grades will participate in the annual school pep rally. The homecoming parade takes place on Saturday morning at 11:30. The parade will immediately ...

Administration encouraging students to report incidents with online form

by Andrew Kastelman, Business Development and Marketing Manager

October 3, 2019

Students scramble the halls throughout the day, moving between classes. After school many students participate in clubs or sports. Interaction occurs everywhere at high school, much of it unseen. Hostile interactions are caused, and students must be taught to be kinder and more empathetic.  These...

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