The Glen Echo

Age doesn’t count when it comes to talent

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019


Filed under Features

A sophomore in Glen Rock High School remarkably managed to write and publish two books before the age of 15. During her life, Sinha has lived in many places around the world including, parts of Europe since she was a year old, before moving to India, Singapore, and then to the United States. She lives ...

Contrasting styles: the differences teaching AP classes

Contrasting styles: the differences teaching AP classes

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase

  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


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, News, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth

 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...

Meet the President of Newark’s youth office

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Rockin' Reviews

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...

Glen Rock track star looking forward to Division 1

by Alex Vicinanza, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Features

Despite being a small town, Glen Rock is known around Bergen County for being very strong at sports. Some of these sports include hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and tennis. Two sports that don’t get enough recognition are track and field and cross country. Senior captain Andrew Lagattuta is currently ...

Since 1956
Features