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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...

Students walk-out to remember Parkland

Students walk-out to remember Parkland

by Ben Solomon, Multimedia Manger

March 15, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

A 17 minute walk-out occurred at the high school yesterday as students joined youth across America to memorialize the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who died in the recent tragedy and to protest gun violence. Prior to the walk-out, a high school assembly was held in the gymnasium. His...

Legally Blonde the Musical ticket sale is tomorrow

Legally Blonde the Musical ticket sale is tomorrow

by Sophie Ferreri, Head Copy Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Tickets for the high school production of Legally Blonde the Musical will be on sale tomorrow during lunch and the following period in the Hamilton circle lobby. Tickets will also be on sale 30 minutes before show time. The performance will be conducted in the auditorium at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, and Sa...

Schoology takes over across one-to-one program

Schoology takes over across one-to-one program

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

While the debate of its pronunciation still stands, most would agree that ever since the implementation of Schoology, things have been running smoothly for students and teachers who use it as an online resource and classroom for students. After SchoolFusion was set to be eliminated on Dec. 31, 2017,...

Clubs make holidays bright for families in need

Clubs make holidays bright for families in need

December 21, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Every year many children go without the surprise of unwrapping presents on Christmas morning. Through no fault of their own, some families do not have the capability to celebrate Christmas with a tree and dozens of presents. This holiday season several of Glen Rock High School’s clubs have taken a...

Adopted overseas

Adopted overseas

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

December 18, 2017


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

One might define their parents as the people who gave birth to them. However, sophomore Grace Huisking does not hold this same definition. On February 28, 2002, Grace was born in Chongqing, China and was subsequently placed into an orphanage. Meanwhile, adoptive parents Robin and Skip Huisking were...

No one buys tickets from Jets’ game fundraiser

No one buys tickets from Jets’ game fundraiser

by Andrew Kastelman, Contributing Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

A recent Jets’ ticket fundraiser was unsuccessful. The Jets, looking to increase ticket sales, reached out to the Glen Rock HSA, along with many others in Bergen County. The goal of this fundraiser was to sell tickets for Nov. 26 against the Carolina Panthers and Dec. 3 against the Kansas City Ch...

Student journalists visit The New York Times

Student journalists visit The New York Times

by The Glen Echo Staff

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Fifteen journalism students stood in the center of an underground morgue surrounded by a century of history, not surrounded by corpses but by newspaper clippings filed away in row after row of sorted archives.  The Glen Echo Editorial Board attended on Nov. 15 a private tour of The New York Times given b...

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