Since 1956

The Glen Echo

Former Glen Rock student returns to Glen Rock for homecoming

Former Glen Rock student returns to Glen Rock for homecoming

by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer & Graphic Designer

November 2, 2017


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

Former Glen Rock student Stella Pereira returned to her old high school from Colombia to attend the pep rally and homecoming with her friends on Oct. 19. Stella made the flight from Bogota, Colombia, where she attends Colegio Nueva Granada, back to Glen Rock where she attended the high school un...

Take a closer look at the redesigned courtyard

Take a closer look at the redesigned courtyard

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Photo Slideshows, Showcase

The courtyard has always been a key place for lunchtime escapades for students. Now, new renovations bring fresh meaning to this central space. The new courtyard renovations were unveiled to the public on the Oct. 22. This planned event, which served as a memorial ceremony Norma Klau, was orchestrate...

Homecoming dance gains popularity

Homecoming dance gains popularity

by Anastasia Zenkevich, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The only school dance at Glen Rock High school that welcomes students from all grades, Homecoming has been a tradition for as long as we can remember. Despite the short hiatus in 2015, the dance has been steadily gaining a lot of popularity. “Around 330 students bought tickets to the dance this year. La...

Recent graduate dies of cancer

Recent graduate dies of cancer

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Alumni News, Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase

Glen Rock resident and high school alumnus Jack Mattsson (‘15) passed away on Oct. 15 after his battle with cancer. Jack was 20 years old when he passed due to osteosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer that tends to occur in children and adolescents. The summer following his freshman year at Ja...

School dedicates courtyard to former sculpture teacher

School dedicates courtyard to former sculpture teacher

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase

One Halloween morning, art teacher Norma Klau handed her husband Barry Klau a roll of saran wrap in the midst of getting ready for school. Confused by the nature of his wife’s action, he began to unravel the saran wrap as he watched her tuck the wrap into her waistband, and spin circle, after circle u...

Student’s relief effort helps Texans

Student’s relief effort helps Texans

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

While Hurricane Harvey decimated areas of Texas and shook the lives of civilians forever, one Glen Rock teen dedicated himself to a relief effort. Glen Rock High School junior Max Lindley organized a clothing and shoe drive for hurricane victims in Houston, Texas. Donations flooded in from the announcement...

Teachers react to Back-to-School Night

Teachers react to Back-to-School Night

by Rebecca Podd, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase

Your parents will be wandering the halls, sitting in your classrooms, and talking to your teachers at Back to School Night this Wednesday, instead of Thursday like it has been in past years. Principal Arlotta said the date was moved to Wednesday in order to balance with Glen Rock’s other schools, s...

New history teacher joins staff

New history teacher joins staff

by Sophie Molloy, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase

Glen Rock High School welcomes Drew Forgash, formerly a student teacher from Edison High School to the History department. Ms. Forgash will be teaching U.S. History II Honors, U.S. History 1, and Documentary Film. She is the new class adviser for the Class of 2021 with English teacher Kim Crooks. ...

After military training, teacher gives final exams

After military training, teacher gives final exams

by James Boisits, Staff Writer

June 22, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase

Morning! Wait it’s 4:00 a.m. Well, It’s time to load the truck. Get up. Do the usual morning hygiene process. Load the truck. 5:30 a.m. Go over to have breakfast. Prepare equipment for the day. Is there ever an easy day? Training from 6:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Brutal! Phy...

Being a middle-school immigrant in Trump America

Being a middle-school immigrant in Trump America

by Chloe Siohan, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

A New Start The students pour into the large middle school composed of outdated bricks in the heart of Ridgewood, N.J. The school, with seafoam green doors and large stone fixtures in the front, is home to adolescents from grades six to eight. There’s a stone sign in front of the school engraved w...

Since 1956
Features