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Census arrives in Glen Rock

Census arrives in Glen Rock

by Andrew Kastelman, Business Development and Marketing Manager

March 24, 2020

Every new decade Glen Rock takes part in the Census. For Glen Rock, the Census is critical. In 2010, Glen Rock was undercounted by approximately 12-13 percent. Between March 12-20, households across the country will receive information on how to respond to the Census, which can be completed online, by phone...

Glen Rock High School changes online learning schedule

by Rob Zamparelli and Andrew Kastelman

March 21, 2020

For the upcoming school week, March 23-27, Glen Rock High School will change their online learning schedule.  Wednesday will become a single session day, where students will see every class for 25 minutes. The day will be used for drop-in sessions for extra help and questions.  The remaining ...

What do students think about their first week of online learning?

by The Glen Echo

March 20, 2020

*Some students have chosen to remain anonymous for personal privacy.  Highlights: Describe your experience in online classes over the first week of distance learning. “It’s very lonely. I feel like I’m confined and I don’t have any freedom. When I get my work done, I just sit there do...

Girls Who Code go to Google for the day!

Girls Who Code go to Google for the day!

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager (Volleyball, Wresting, Softball)

March 17, 2020

The new extracurricular club Girls Who Code took a field trip to the headquarters of Google on Feb. 26 to better their knowledge and interest in the computer science field. Prior to the field trip, members of the club had spent the first-semester creating projects on platforms like Scratch and adv...

A summarized look at the recent demographic report

A summarized look at the recent demographic report

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

March 9, 2020

The Glen Rock Board of Education recently held a public meeting on Feb. 11, 2020, discussing the recent school district demographic report. This 50-page report was requested by the Board of Education to take a closer look at enrollments leading towards the 2024-25 school year at Glen Rock Public Schools, hiring ​​Statistical Forecasting LLC,...

District’s unused snow days may be put on ice

District’s unused snow days may be put on ice

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

February 13, 2020

The Board of Education does not at this time anticipate closing schools for any unused emergency days this year, according to Superintendent Brett Charleston who wrote to The Glen Echo on Wednesday in an email. The district calendar this year allowed for two emergency closing days, but the distric...

District proposes new administrative structure, plans vote for next meeting

District proposes new administrative structure, plans vote for next meeting

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

February 12, 2020

Glen Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Brett Charleston and the Board of Education proposed a major restructuring of the district administration last night, which would unify the middle and high schools under a single principal and introduce three K-12 district supervisors.  According to the proposal made Tuesday night...

Football team to change division next season

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

January 14, 2020

The High School Football Team will change divisions next season, leaving the Colonial Division for the Liberty Division. Glen Rock will now play Harrison, Pompton Lakes, Hawthorne, Saddle Brook and New Milford. Glen Rock switched divisions with Lyndhurst. Next year the NJIC will add a Union Division...

Q&A with high school nurse

Q&A with high school nurse

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

January 14, 2020

Q&A with high school nurse, Ms. Robin Leone. Hornish: What's your name?  Leone: Robin Leone Hornish: And what's your job at GRHS?  Leone: I'm the high school nurse.  Hornish: And so what does a high school nurse do?  Leone: Take care of all the students, faculty, staff memb...

Students perform at winter concert

Students perform at winter concert

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Over 150 students participated in the winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11.  Students in the band, orchestra, and choirs showcased their talents to a large audience of parents, teachers, students, and administrators. The concert opened with the Chamber Orchestra directed by music teacher John Diome...

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