The Glen Echo

A river runs between us: The opportunity gap separating Glen Rock from Paterson

A river runs between us: The opportunity gap separating Glen Rock from Paterson

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, In-Depth

Awakened by the soft touch of his mother’s warm hands against his back and the crisp breeze of the open window beside him, Griffin N. groggily flung his rested legs from beneath the warm cocoon of his Pottery Barn quilt and sleepily trudged downstairs. Greeted by the welcoming glow of his televis...

All the world’s a stage, and this former sophomore’s the one who manages it

All the world’s a stage, and this former sophomore’s the one who manages it

by Nicola Fornino, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth

The room was full of darkness. The only images visible were concentrated faces, illuminated by the candles that the silent are holding in their hands. Tears were rolling down many faces. This was the solemn candlelight ceremony: a ceremony that impacts the lives of members from the Lindsey Meyer Teen...

The girl who rides

The girl who rides

by Julia Rooney, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


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Where it all began At the age of nine, Alethea Jadick rode her first real horse. It seemed to come naturally to her, and it was obvious to everyone around her that riding was her thing. “Before she started taking riding lessons, she would prance all around her neighborhood and nursery school...

The storied career of Jordan McMahon and his dancing

The storied career of Jordan McMahon and his dancing

by Erin Jones, Staff Writer

June 8, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, In-Depth

For Jordan McMahon (‘16), dancing has always been second nature. Whenever music came on, Jordan always gravitated towards it and started dancing along to the beat. Jordan’s Parents, Jim and Elizabeth McMahon, did not let this go unnoticed. They can recall Jordan dancing along to cartoon show theme...

Softball girls take on a new journey

Softball girls take on a new journey

by Lauren Hanfield, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015


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The Glen Rock High School Softball team spent the last few weeks of March preparing for their spring season. With the coaching staff taking charge, they were able to make the few weeks very eventful. Myrtle Beach Coach Kelly Dowell, who also coaches JV Tennis and Middle School girls basketball, is in ...

Puck Magnet: The sophomore sensation and the Panthers’ playoff run

by Jack Jensen, Staff Writer

May 26, 2015


Filed under In-Depth, Sports - The Panther Den

Coach Fernandez says he’s like magnet. Jake Kinney broke through the neutral zone with deceptive speed and into the slot; he received the pass from his linemate, senior-captain Matt Roy, who was behind the opposing team’s net. The puck slid through defenders onto the white tape of Kinney’s Bauer...

A liter of sweat, a leader of ice

A liter of sweat, a leader of ice

by Killeen McDonald, Staff Writer

May 21, 2015


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The rink fell silent. Only the sounds of the puck dropping to the ice and the shouts from teammates could be heard, muffled by the thick padded helmet. Julia Gaffey, a member of the Montclair Blues Girl’s 16U ice hockey team, skated into position at the Lake George girl’s ice hockey tournament....

Rock the relay

Rock the relay

by Christina Howie, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


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As daylight succumbs to darkness, the luminaria bags that outline the curves of the track illuminate the night sky. Each bag represents a person.  Someone’s mother, father, sister, brother, aunt, or uncle. A universal silence consumes the once very garrulous crowd of people as they come together...

Swimming on point

Swimming on point

by Madeleine Doubet, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, In-Depth, Sports

The only thing Lauren Boos can feel when she swims is the water pulsing around her and the adrenaline rushing through her body. Her strong arms tear through the water and her legs kick and splash, bubbles blowing from her nose and waves rippling throughout the pool.

Singing, dancing, and sharing the arts

Singing, dancing, and sharing the arts

by Colin Morrow, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, In-Depth

In the lobby of Orchard Elementary School in Ridgewood, New Jersey, there is not a lot of noise at 10 in the morning. But the sounds that manage to find their way into the lobby are ones to remember. The soft chords of dance music play through the closed gymnasium doors, just enough for the parents...

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