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Student journalists visit The New York Times

Student journalists visit The New York Times

by The Glen Echo Staff

November 17, 2017

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...

Senior girls “save” Halloween

Senior girls “save” Halloween

by Jenny DeStefano, Facebook Manager

November 14, 2017

Year after year, the senior girls walk the halls in a matching group costume on Halloween. This time around, the class of 2018 girls are making their mark on the holiday as lifeguards. Predecessors to the lifeguards, the class of 2017 girls showed their spirit last year in ‘80s inspired costume...

Boys varsity soccer team falls to Pequannock

Boys varsity soccer team falls to Pequannock

by Anastasia Zenkevich, Githmie Goonatilleke, and Christine Nappi

November 13, 2017

Despite a strong offensive game, Glen Rock boy’s soccer fell 1-0 to Pequannock in the second round of the NJSIAA Tournament on Friday afternoon. Eighth-seeded Pequannock won the game against top-seeded Glen Rock with only one goal. Goalie Zack Fazal bobbled the ball forcing him out of the goal and a...

High school goes paperless after one-to-one laptop program

High school goes paperless after one-to-one laptop program

by Isis Kirkland, Twitter Manager

November 6, 2017

The high school aims to use less paper after implementing the one-to-one laptop program this year. Principal John Arlotta made the decision to transform the high school into a campus that uses less paper in an attempt to make a smoother transition into the new educational systems that are supposed to b...

Theatre Company to perform Shakespearean play

Theatre Company to perform Shakespearean play

by Madison Kazella, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2017

The Theatre Company production of A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed on November 2, 3, and 4 at 7 p.m. at the Glen Rock High School Auditorium. Adult tickets are $10 each, and Student/Senior tickets are $5 each, and they are being sold 30 minutes prior to the show. For more information on tic...

Students meet for public library’s book club

Students meet for public library’s book club

by Sophia Malloy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Teens sat together chatting excitedly on Oct. 14 in the Glen Rock Public Library.  They met for an event called the Mashed Up Book Club, a club that ties together art, songs and book discussion.   This club composed of generally sixth to eighth graders helps teens get involved with their local libr...

Former Glen Rock student returns to Glen Rock for homecoming

Former Glen Rock student returns to Glen Rock for homecoming

by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer & Graphic Designer

November 2, 2017

Former Glen Rock student Stella Pereira returned to her old high school from Colombia to attend the pep rally and homecoming with her friends on Oct. 19. Stella made the flight from Bogota, Colombia, where she attends Colegio Nueva Granada, back to Glen Rock where she attended the high school un...

Theatre Company prepares for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatre Company prepares for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by Madelyn Willoughby, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

The Theatre Company is close to its first performance of the fall play. On Nov. 2, 3, and 4, the Theatre Company will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream. English and Theatre teacher Juliet Montalbano is the director and senior Madie Jones is the assistant director. Montalbano said her goal is to h...

Laptops take over classrooms as one-to-one initiative enters second month

Laptops take over classrooms as one-to-one initiative enters second month

by Olivia Traphagen, Social Media Head Manager

October 20, 2017

The introduction of one-to-one laptops has already made an enormous difference for students and teachers.  Entering its second month, the laptops have become an integral part of many classrooms.  John Arlotta, principal of Glen Rock High School believes that laptops are preparing students for 21st ...

School discusses fundraising for recent hurricane victims

School discusses fundraising for recent hurricane victims

by Nah Lee, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Students and teachers came to the auditorium on Oct.11 during lunch to discuss fundraising options following the recent spate of hurricanes. They wanted to help the victims of hurricanes. Principal John Arlotta led the meeting. “We want to do something to help them,” Arlotta said, referenc...

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