The Glen Echo

Cutting the Line is Okay

by Spencer LaVine, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018

If you cut the line, you might possibly be an entitled jerk. However, there are many instances in which cutting the line is perfectly okay. For example, the lunch line in Glen Rock High School can be long and pointless for one to get in. If I’m just grabbing a sandwich, I am not inconveniencing the peopl...

Why Scantrons should be used in testing

Why Scantrons should be used in testing

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

June 6, 2018

While testing is commonly performed directly on the exam paper, many teachers opt to use Scantrons for multiple choice sections. Scantron paper requires the student to darken in bubbles of the multiple choice answers they have chosen, and are subsequently run through a machine where they can be grade...

Phone beds should not be used in classrooms

Phone beds should not be used in classrooms

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

June 5, 2018

Photo Credit: Unsplash Though one privilege of high school is an increased use of cell phones, teachers have recently responded by implementing “phone beds”- clear shoe pockets that are utilized to confiscate students’ phones without even a warning. In my experience, this system is popular a...

School is not too long

School is not too long
Girls Varsity Softball

by Nah Lee, staff writer

June 5, 2018

Students in Glen Rock High School spend about 7 hours per day in the school. 7 hours, which can seem too long for some people, is reasonable hours to spend in school. Students are required to spend certain amount of hours in the school for each year. The minimum amount of hours required as scho...

Yes, young kids should not have smartphones

by Mary Andreou, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018

Smartphones are taking over the world and becoming infused in the daily lives of young children. Kids spanning from 7-years-old to 12-years-old are already using smartphones and this epidemic needs to be stopped. A study in 2012 shows that kids on average received iPhones at 12, but that figure has...

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