The Glen Echo

More than marketing

More than marketing

by Jenny DeStefano, FaceBook Manager

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Whether it’s drawing, painting, or pottery, Barbra Mulholland loves it all. Barbra has been drawn to all forms of art ever since college, but the one medium that she never professionally studied was the one she desired to immerse herself in the most- ceramics. “When I went to college, I studied adverti...

Students get green and improve the environment

Students get green and improve the environment

by Samantha Greene, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

Glen Rock environmental efforts When walking on Rock Road, past the small stores that decorate the street, one can notice the greenery and flowers lining the sidewalks. The sun is shining and the sky is free of smog. Past the train tracks and adjacent to Kilroy’s is Glen Rock Borough Hall. The buildin...

Understanding eating disorders

by Githmie Goonatillekeg, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Showcase

*The name of the student involved has been changed to protect their identity* Sarah Mullins is crouched down on the floor of her closet and has never felt more alone in her life. The plan to lock herself in the cramped, cold space was one of many in an attempt to stop herself from eating. Although...

“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...

A lurking sickness

by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, In-Depth, Showcase

An estimated 12 million people in the United States are sick right now and don’t even know it. They are sick with something that can’t be seen from the outside. It’s a sickness that comes in many different forms. It’s a monster that haunts each person differently. In many cases, they’ve...

The final four

The final four

by Nathan Schlecht, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports

The sun was just beginning to clip the trees and illuminate the short yellow bus parked in front of the Glen Rock High School entrance. The windows of the bus are glazed with frost and a steady hum of the engine flows through the air. An occasional sniff of the nose and chirp of a bird is added to the...

Fostering for a cause

Fostering for a cause

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Multimedia, Showcase

After a tattered and pregnant stray pitbull unexpectedly gave birth on an Georgia resident’s property, she and her newborn puppies were shot to death by the landowner. It wasn’t until a rescuer came by when they noticed one puppy, Fawn, that had survived the attack. She was soon brought to safety....

Psychology teacher switches up his serve

by Killian McBride, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

More than 200 tournaments. That’s how many psychology and history teacher Alan Feldman has competed in over the course of his table tennis career.   At the age of 12, Mr. Feldman decided to join a table tennis club in Fair Lawn, NJ. Due to injuries sustained while playing basketball, he was drawn t...

Sophomore boys get Rec’ed

Sophomore boys get Rec’ed

by Spencer LaVine, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Brendan Ernst was barely a freshman when he created what is arguably the most talked about recreational sports league in the halls of the high school. Ernst, who had played recreation basketball in previous years, as well participated in some AAU leagues, was intrigued by the idea of a high school rec le...

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...

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