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Start of new “Bachelor” season captivates students

Glen Rock students recap the first two episodes of
Andrew and Justin will be recapping various moments throughout “The Bachelor” season. This article highlights the first two episodes and students’ initial thoughts to the start of the season. Stay tuned for a mid-season update.
January 18, 2021

The start of the 25th season of “The Bachelor” has provided excitement and escapism for Glen Rock students. The first two episodes presented the introduction to Bachelor Matt James and the 32 contestants...

Students face challenge with limited water access in school during pandemic

Above is a water fountain closed off due to the pandemic.
January 14, 2021

The cafeteria is one place where most students go everyday. However, this year the cafeteria is much different than previous years. The cafeteria is open during lunch for those who do not wish to leave...

Uncertainties regarding winter sports season linger but athletes remain optimistic

January 8, 2021

As we sink deeper into the winter, the uncertainties surrounding the winter sports season at Glen Rock High School have remained as COVID-19 cases and concerns increase. The New Jersey State Interscholastic...

Hockey team welcomes modified 2021 season

The 2019-2020 squad stands for the National Anthem before their matchup against West Essex.
January 5, 2021

The 2020-2021 New Jersey high school hockey season, along with all of the other winter sports, remain in jeopardy after Governor Phil Murphy announced the second postponement of all winter sports on Nov....

Fighting the stigma surrounding mental illness

December 22, 2020

As a society, we are used to a silent struggle. Accustomed to hiding sadness with falsely plastered smiles, pushing down the problems. We walk past thousands of people daily, unaware of what emotions lie...

Creating a fair and diverse curriculum in Glen Rock

December 22, 2020

Curriculum is a highly debated topic within education. How detailed should the curriculum be? How much freedom should teachers have to deviate from the curriculum? At Glen Rock, the curriculum is constantly...

The repetitive routine of remote learning

December 16, 2020

At 7:59 a.m., I crack open my laptop as my groggy eyes adjust to the luminous screen in front of me. My cursor falls on the Zoom link posted and I proceed to click it to attend class, virtually. After...

Police Benevolent Association continues to spread holiday spirit

Closter Fire Department rally and distribution location for all local PBA toy drives pictured last winter.
December 14, 2020

The Glen Rock Police Department, through the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) #110, is running the 32nd annual Toys for Tots toy drive. Collection for the toy drive kicked off on Dec. 5 during the virtual...

Fall athlete of the year

Fall athlete of the year
November 30, 2020

This year, The Glen Echo will award an ‘Athlete of the Year’ for the Fall, Winter, and Spring varsity seasons. The sports beat writers at the Glen Echo did our research and compiled a list of 10 student...

The rise of COVID-19 brings increased anxiety along with it

Student-council president Connor Cunningham spent much of his summer participating in outdoor activities. Here he can be seen kayaking off the coast of Martha's Vineyard.
November 24, 2020

While COVID-19 has taken its toll on the physical well-being of millions of people, the world is forgetting about its impact on mental health. While we are slowly adapting back to our pre-virus lives,...

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