The Glen Echo

2017-2018 Staff

Mr. Toncic

Mr. Toncic

Mr. Toncic is the adviser to The Glen Echo. He first migrated the newspaper online in 2012, and he tries to make the paper even better every year. To contact Mr. Toncic, yell his name really loudly i...

Githmie Goonatilleke

Githmie Goonatilleke

Githmie Goonatilleke is a senior and this is her fourth and final year writing for The Glen Echo. In her free time Githmie likes watching hockey and thinking about the void.

Kate Casey

Kate Casey

Kate Casey is a junior at Glen Rock High School and this is her third year writing for The Glen Echo. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching Criminal Minds. She hopes to have a career in...

Sophie Ferreri

Sophie Ferreri

Sophie Ferreri is a senior and this is her third year writing for The Glen Echo. She attended an Investigative Reporting program at Boston University this summer. Sophie has danced on her competitive dance...

Christine Nappi

Christine Nappi

Christine Nappi is a senior at Glen Rock High School and this is her second year writing for The Glen Echo. She plays softball, loves to write and tell stories, and dreams of becoming a journalist one...

Ben Solomon

Ben Solomon

Ben Solomon is a Senior and a three-year veteran of The Glen Echo. He likes Shiba Inus and Danny Devito. He is a real cool kid according to his mom.

Luke Brangaccio

Luke Brangaccio

Luke Brangaccio is a senior who is in his second year writing for the Glen Echo. He spent last year as a staff writer, and is now the Advertising Manager. He enjoys both reading and writing and is exci...

Ian Stephenson

Ian Stephenson

Ian is a senior in his second year on The Glen Echo staff. A frustrated fan of Liverpool FC and the New York Islanders, when he’s not on Twitter, playing FIFA, watching sports or comedy on television...

James Boisits

James Boisits

James Boisits is a senior at Glen Rock High school and in his second year with the Glen Echo. He loves Basketball and playing it with his friends. He is a starting shooting guard on Varsity and hopes to...

Olivia Traphagen

Olivia Traphagen

Olivia Traphagen is a senior at Glen Rock High School. She loves playing soccer, eating playa bowls, and hanging out with her two cats. She has been writing for the Glen Echo for three years now and ha...

Jordan Carr

Jordan Carr

Jordan Carr is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School and the Snapchat Manager for The Glen Echo. This is her second year writing for The Glen Echo. She loves to cheer and hang out with friends and family,...

Emma Byrd

Emma Byrd

Emma Byrd likes to sit at home by herself while eating juicy platters. She loves her dog, Willy and her favorite show is New Girl. She tends to dabble in surfing and this is her second year of journalism.

Isis Kirkland

Isis Kirkland

Isis Kirkland is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School. This is her second year writing for The Glen Echo. Her interests include writing, dancing, and acting. In her free time, she enjoys watching Desus...

Jenny DeStefano

Jenny DeStefano

Jenny DeStefano is a sophomore at GRHS and second-year staff writer for the Glen Echo. In her free time, she is a varsity cheerleader and volunteers at Valley Hospital. She loves music, baking, and wr...

Keaton Carlisle

Keaton Carlisle

Keaton Carlisle is a junior and this is his first year with The Glen Echo. He is the chief photographer for The Glen Echo. He spent 3 weeks in California this past summer taking pictures for a National...

Lizzy Bonica

Lizzy Bonica

Lizzy Bonica is a senior and this is her first year on The Glen Echo staff. She has designed posters and other projects for clubs in the school and is also on Debate Team and the Robotics Team. In her...

Isabella Soreco

Isabella Soreco

Isabella Soreco is a 15 year old sophomore at Glen Rock High School. This is her first year writing for The Glen Echo. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and spending time with her dog, Chewbacca. S...

Evan Van Duffelen

Evan Van Duffelen

Evan Van Duffelen is in 11th grade.  He plays basketball, but also enjoys playing guitar.  This is Evan's first year writing for the Glen Echo.

Katie DeStefano

Katie DeStefano

Katie is a senior this is her first year writing for the glen echo. She spends most of her time checking her horoscope and rolling her eyes. She likes large dogs, peaches, Mexican food, and having her...

Morgan Franz

Morgan Franz

Morgan Franz is a Junior at Glen Rock High School. She loves cheerleading, listening to music and hanging out with her friends and family. This is her first year writing in Journalism.

Izzy Crawford

Izzy Crawford

Izzy Crawford is a senior and this is her first and only year writing for The Glen Echo. She likes to sit around and do nothing when she's not working at The Curious Reader on Fridays and Sundays and or...

Haileigh Duncan

Haileigh Duncan

Haileigh Duncan is a junior at Glen Rock High School and this is her first year in Journalism.  Haileigh loves to eat food, watch Netflix, and hangout with her best friend (her dog).  She enjoys running,...

Alyssa Messikian

Alyssa Messikian

Alyssa Messikian is a freshman at Glen Rock High School. This is her first year writing for Journalism as a staff member. Alyssa is the Vice President of her freshmen class, and enjoys playing tennis i...

Abby Stern

Abby Stern

Abby Stern is 15 years old and a sophomore at Glen Rock High School.  She loves to dance and act.  Her favorite subject is English and she loves writing.  She enjoys lying down, being in pajamas, a...

Caroline Geoghegan

Caroline Geoghegan

Caroline Geoghegan is a junior at GRHS. This is her first year of journalism. Caroline enjoys making sacrifices to ancient gods, reading stories about people who eat people, and thinking about ferrets....

Tara Lagatutta

Tara Lagatutta

Tara Lagattuta is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School and this is her first year writing for the Glen Echo. Tara likes to play volleyball and run track after school. She also enjoys hanging out with her...

Robert Zamparelli

Robert Zamparelli

Rob Zamparelli is a freshmen at Glen Rock High School. Rob plays for the Freshman football team. Rob also loves to play to play baseball and hopes to play for the school team. This is his first Year with...

Rebecca Podd

Rebecca Podd

Rebecca Podd is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School. She plays volleyball and pole vaults. She has a dog named Trixie and a parakeet named Cheeky. She prefers eating and sleeping over homework and exercise.

Mary Andreou

Mary Andreou

Mary Andreou is 15 years old and a sophomore at Glen Rock High School. She likes to play soccer and sing. She has one crazy dog and a bunch of boring fish. Her favorite food is sushi and she would gladly...

Rachel Goldberg

Rachel Goldberg

Rachel Goldberg is 16 years old and is a Junior at Glen Rock High School. She enjoys scented candles, inspirational tumblr quotes and taking long walks on the beach. She is an only child unless you count...

Spencer LaVine

Spencer LaVine

Spencer LaVine is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School. Spencer plays basketball and is excited to write for The Glen Echo.

Ciara Duggan

Ciara Duggan

Ciara Duggan is 16 years old and a junior at Glen Rock High School. Ciara is an art student who is skilled in Graphic arts; she taught herself how to use Adobe Photoshop. Another passion is writing. Ciara...

Nathan Schlecht

Nathan Schlecht

Grade 12. I run track.

Nah Lee

Nah Lee

Nah Lee is 16 years old and she is junior in Glen Rock High School. Her birthday is October 5. She is from Korea and moved to Glen Rock when she was sophomore. She can play flute and violin and her favorite...

Jared Brassil

Jared Brassil

Jared Brassil is currently a Junior at Glen Rock High School.  He plays both hockey and baseball.  He enjoys writing, reading, and anything that has to do with food. He also likes anything that has to...

Madelyn Willoughby

Madelyn Willoughby

Madelyn Willoughby is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School. This is her first year writing for the Glen Echo and she is so excited to be part of the staff! In her free time, she enjoys ironically watching...

Sophie Molloy

Sophie Molloy

Sophie Molloy is a junior staff writer for The Glen Echo. She loves art, heated debates and the color Razzmatazz. If you ever need to find her, stop and listen for her loud laugh echoing around the school...

Killian McBride

Killian McBride

Killian McBride is a 16 year old sophomore who is in his second year of playing football for the high school. He enjoys running and has completed  a half marathon, while hoping to complete more in the...

Jason Hirakawa

Jason Hirakawa

Grade 12. I like bowling.

Julia Piermatteo

Julia Piermatteo

Julia Piermatteo is a senior at Glen Rock High School, and she finally decided to take Journalism! She plays the flute in the GRHS band and enjoys playing guitar and singing at Cabaret Night and Coffeehouse....

Kobie Tsiang

Kobie Tsiang

Kobie Tsiang is junior at Glen Rock High School. She loves to cheer, write, and read. She is excited for her first year as a staff member at The Glen Echo :).

Ryan Hornish

Ryan Hornish

Ryan Hornish is a freshman at Glen Rock High School and a Staff Writer at The Glen Echo. Ryan plays soccer and lacrosse for Glen Rock High School as well as club lacrosse for Oxygen Lacrosse. In the win...

Riya Divekar

Riya Divekar

Riya Divekar is a sophomore at Glen Rock High School, and this is her first year working for The Glen Echo. She loves to watch Netflix and read books in her free time. In the summer, she loves to swim,...

Bella Ranieri

Bella Ranieri

Isabella Ranieri is in 11th grade. She plays soccer and runs track. Her friends include her sister, Sofia Ranieri, who is 12 years old. She enjoys pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. She is not...

Sam Greene

Sam Greene

Sam Greene is 16 years old and is a junior at Glen Rock High School. She enjoys playing soccer and spending time with friends. Her favorite TV show is Parks and Rec. She has a dog named Penny, and her...

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