The Glen Echo

As the virus slows, life picks up

June 15, 2020

March saw the closure of non-essential businesses, state parks, gyms, and schools from the growing spread of COVID-19 in the state of New Jersey. As the days began to feel the same, unemployment soared...

Living with Divorced Parents

by Sarah Jennings, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

A line of energetic second-graders filed into the classroom, shuffling through rows of desks to find their place. Olivia Smith, who was usually talking off a friend's ear, sat quietly at her desk. Her...

North Korea From the Inside Out

by Mikayla Kim, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Facing the stress of high school

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

At 7:15 on December 14, Emma stepped into Ridgewood High School, and tried to calm down. In between heads, she caught glimpses of her friends further up in line. It’s just a test, Emma told herself....

BEAR Group, a grassroots activist organization promoting bear protection, holds a protest against the current New Jersey Bear Hunt. Though veteran BEAR Group members attended, several new members took part in advocating against the bear hunt on Dec. 14. As hunters killed hundreds of bears, these protesters believe that bears deserve the right to live.

Paw-sitively Protesting

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Staff Writer January 14, 2020

The cast of Rapunzel poses with their student director, Isabel Siggers. Siggers is a senior and a member of the Theatre Company Executive Board and was excited to take on her role as a student director for “Wicked and Whimsical.”

From rehearsal to performance

by Madelyn Willoughby, Copy Editor April 29, 2019

The most exciting part of student directing for Isabel Siggers was being able to see her play come alive on stage after many rehearsals. She loved to see her actors take just a little bit of her direction...

100 years of the NFL

100 years of the NFL

by Will Casey, Staff Writer April 5, 2019

The NFL is coming up on its one hundredth season in 2019. Over the last 99 years, the NFL has grown from a small ten team league to a 32 team billion dollar business that dominates television in the United...

Are grades really necessary?

April 3, 2019

Since the beginning of the education system, the term “grading” has always been ill-defined by both students and educators. Some struggle to determine what it means to a student. It is unclear whether...

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