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Boys volleyball? Out!

Boys volleyball? Out!

by Laura Yuan, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015 • 546 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

Similar to the majority of the schools in its conference, Glen Rock High School has never had a boys’ volleyball program. Since our school has a strong girls’ team, I wondered why boys were never offered the same opportunity. Boys' and girls' volleyball follow very similar rules, with the main differences being that the net is higher in boys' volleyball and the seasons are at d...

Eminem brings 2015, 15 years back with anniversary album

by John Fiorino, Staff Writer
January 15, 2015 • 463 views
Filed under Opinion

Marshall Bruce Mathers III is celebrating the 15 year anniversary of his label, Shady Records, which was brought into the music scene in 1999. Over the years Mathers, better known by his alias, Eminem and Slim Shady, has signed and cut multiple acts that have caused waves in the world of hip-hop. He...

In with the New Year and out with old traditions

by Julie Singh, Staff Writer
January 14, 2015 • 284 views
Filed under Opinion

It is not until around December 28 each year that people really start to think about what goals they want to achieve in the new year. As cliché as it gets, the new year marks a new start. Setting a New Year’s resolution is a tradition that has existed since the time of the Babylonians. It began...

On the Faber front

by Andrew Grochan, Staff Writer
December 22, 2014 • 405 views
Filed under Opinion

An overwhelming defeat of the proposal to turn Faber Field into artificial turf was delayed by a referendum on Nov. 4 earlier this year.  Leading up to the referendum, which decisively snuffed out any hope for the project by a vote of 2,999 to 1,176, signs could be seen in the yards of many homeowners...

Faber unfavored

by F. Timothy Mountain, Copy Editor
December 22, 2014 • 379 views
Filed under Opinion

A community’s primary concern should never be athleticism. This was, of course, invoked by the many Glen Rockians who support spending almost $1 million in borough funds, resulting in a $90 yearly increase in taxes for residents, for the purpose of turf field implementation at Faber Field. And,...

Join the Discussion: Opt-Out of Physical Education?

by The Glen Echo Staff
December 22, 2014 • 1,005 views
Filed under Opinion

What are your thoughts about the Opt-Out of Physical education program introduced in the print issue of The Glen Echo?  Comment below to share your thoughts and your ideas will be visible a short while later (after its approved by our diligent staff members).  Thanks for visiting The Glen Echo and co...

Inside the minds of GRHS students: Cafeteria Food

by Julia Blando, Staff Writer
December 1, 2014 • 321 views
Filed under Opinion

Sweet, luxurious, chocolaty. These are the words that describe Glen Rock High School’s favorite cafeteria item, the chocolate chip cookie. Yet though the cookies here are quite delicious, some students would say that the food here in general doesn’t compare to the chocolate chip cookies. “Some...

Top two book to movie adaptations (2014)

Top two book to movie adaptations (2014)

by Mia Ramdayal, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014 • 543 views
Filed under Opinion

While you are scrolling through websites such as the Fandango or Ticket Master, you may come across many movies that’s descriptions say “based on the bestselling book by.... or adapted from the novel by…. .” It’s no secret that during the 2014 year, many movies have been adapted from nove...

Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright in the End

by Jack Whyte, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014 • 523 views
Filed under Opinion

Veteran Los Angeles Alt-Rockers Weezer has done it again. Their ninth and most recent studio album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, was released on Oct. 7, 2014 off their new record label Republic Records. Everything Will Be Alright in the End is the third Weezer album to be produced by Ri...

Should we add a vegetarian option to lunch menu?

by Mia Ramdayal, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014 • 319 views
Filed under Opinion

Although some students may enjoy eating juicy hamburgers or the traditional spaghetti and meatballs, others may take comfort in eating a green salad or other plant based foods. Some schools figure that adding a vegetarian option to lunch school lunch menus will “promote healthier food choices.” According...

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