The Glen Echo

Glen Rock High Schools annual pep rally helps kick off an explosive school year

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

Glen Rock High School held the annual pep rally in September kicking off the year filled with excitement. Since the school’s own football team was off to a tremendous start to their season, with the varsity soccer team showing their talent to the field, the students were all fired up, especially w...

Delayed school opening causes concerns

Delayed school opening causes concerns

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

Principal Arlotta and Middle School Principal Dr. Wirt released an email to parents stating that school doors will not be open to students until 7:40 a.m.   Students that arrive prior to 7:40 are allowed access to the school cafeteria beginning at 7:17 a.m., but no one is permitted elsewhere in...

Theatre Company rehearses Pride & Prejudice

Theatre Company rehearses Pride & Prejudice

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Theatre Company is currently rehearsing Pride & Prejudice for their performances on November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The cast did an initial read through of the Pride & Prejudice script on September 12th and 13th and learned about its time period on September 20th. Montalbano was inspired to ch...

Extracurriculars advertise at the Club Walkaround

Extracurriculars advertise at the Club Walkaround

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under News

The Club Walkaround occurred on September 12, 2018 in the High School Gym. The Club Walkaround’s purpose is to excite kids and to get interested and about joining clubs and exploring different interests and aspects of their lives. Katherine Bennin, a history teacher organizes this event with So...

Spirit week returns to GRHS

Spirit week returns to GRHS

by Kaylee Doyle, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

Spirit week started Monday the 24th. Spirit week has been a tradition for a while at Glen Rock High School featuring many themes such as Sesame Street Seniors, Soph S’mores and Frozen Freshmen. The themes this year are Famous Freshmen, Saucy Sophomores, Jordan Juniors and Seussical Seniors.   ...

Crispino leaving district after nine years

Crispino leaving district after nine years

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

After nine years as a high school baseball coach, Mr. Crispino is leaving Glen Rock High School. He has been the varsity coach the past four seasons. Citing family and finances as reasons for leaving, Crispino wanted to be able to spend more time with his two young daughters. During Crispino’s ...

Glen Rock defeats Garfield in Home Opener

Glen Rock defeats Garfield in Home Opener

by Rob Zamparelli, Sports Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Following the season opening win against Waldwick Midland Park, Glen Rock was anxious for their first home game against Garfield-- an undefeated team who let up only three points to Lodi the previous weekend. Students packed a section of the bleachers wearing all white. Their cheers were loud and...

The Alliance rises for pride

The Alliance rises for pride

by Kate Casey, Managing Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Alliance is hosting an LGBT Pride Flag Raising Ceremony on June 1 at the Hamilton Circle. The event is taking place during fourth period at 9 a.m. Students who wish to be excused from class to attend the ceremony must sign up on this Google Forms. Alliance council member, Lewis Friedentha...

Thielke Arboretum unveils new Environmental Education Center

Thielke Arboretum unveils new Environmental Education Center

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News

One seldom comes across a better way to celebrate Arbor Day like attending the grand opening of the Environmental Education Center in Glen Rock’s very own Thielke Arboretum. The Arboretum is a wetland forest that has been a Glen Rock landmark since 1954. It recently established an education center ...

“DACA is dead”

“DACA is dead”

by Kate Casey, Managing Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Nearly 700,000 immigrants are at risk of losing their jobs and homes as the government has failed to develop a plan to protect immigrants who illegally entered the United States as children. Obama’s 2012 executive order, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, protects r...

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