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As she breaks through a swarm of defense, Alex Beilman scores a goal against her opponents.

[VIDEO] Not ‘crossed out

Nervous was an understatement. Alex Beilman was more than nervous. She was not emotionally ready to hear that her dreams of playing college lacrosse were shattered. Her parents tried to reassure her. Despite their calming influence, she was anxious. She dialed the phone and prepared to tell her story –
April 25, 2014

“I was really bad back then. Really flimsy,” she recalled with a laugh. Lacrosse is a big part of Beilman’s life, but she didn’t actually start playing until she was in seventh grade. Before...

Students flock to the media center during open periods to complete assignments and homework, but the media center isn't always open to all students.  What improvements can be made to the technology at Glen Rock High School?

[VIDEO] Press power to restart our computers

With growing pressure to improve the technology in school, The Glen Echo looks for answers.
April 4, 2014

6:30 am. Somewhere deep in sleep, a distant beeping noise can be heard. The subconscious brushes it off, forcing it to make sense logically in the context of what the mind’s perceives as reality....

Sophomore class officer, Juliana Roddy, practices Zumba with faculty members: Ms. Lesley Breuer, Ms. Rochelle Forstot, Ms. Kirsys Guevarez, and Ms. Marisa Davitt.  The Zumba dance was choreographed by Ms. Breuer.

[VIDEO] Student-teacher talent show line-up sure to entertain

March 5, 2014

An old tradition is returning to Glen Rock High School: the Student-Teacher Talent Show. The original Teacher Talent show ended a few years ago, as the class that came up with the idea had graduated...

[VIDEO] Zeus slowly being resurrected

February 27, 2014

The tech department is currently in the process of restoring the Graphics Zeus folder after it was taken captive and held for ransom.  They are restoring the files from the backups, and some of the folders...

This image, reputedly from the hacking group Cryptorbit, demands a ransom to retrieve encrypted files.  Luckily for GRHS, that won't be necessary.

[VIDEO] School art folder infected, files held for ‘ransom’

February 25, 2014

The graphics folder—the cloud storage location for High School student images—has been held for ransom. Our school has been asked to pay half of a Bitcoin, which is roughly $600, to ensure the safe...

Midterm reviews come in all shapes and sizes: this year, it happens to be a half day.  (Pictured: Mr. McCrary's classroom)

[VIDEO] Midterms are Here

January 27, 2014

January is an interesting time of the year. It is a time for to celebrate the New Year and make resolutions. And if you are a high school student, it is also a time to re-study everything you have learned...

[VIDEO] Giving Glen Rock a Boost

December 19, 2013

If you have been involved in a club, sport, or extracurricular activity while you have been at Glen Rock High School, then you have benefited from the hard work of the Booster Club. The Glen Rock High...

Breaking bread: choir students now share the responsibility of cooking on Fridays.

[VIDEO] New baking policy leavens GRHS Choir classes

December 2, 2013

A long standing practice in choir classes at Glen Rock High School has been freshman baking for the class every Friday. This is colloquially known as “Freshmen Bake Friday,” but there have been some...

The haunting series returns for another set of All-American horrors.

[VIDEO] American Horror Story: Coven

November 11, 2013

It’s that time of year again -- the time of year when people willingly subject themselves to terrifying sights and take pleasure in the fear it causes. No, it isn’t Halloween. It’s time for American...

Writing for public venues, Glen Rock's reporting corp is embracing its new role in the press.

[VIDEO] The Glen Echo partners with the Ridgewood-Glen Rock Patch

Students from Glen Rock 's student newspaper will now have the opportunity to publish with the local paper.
October 29, 2013

Students of Glen Rock and Ridgewood high schools have been presented with an exciting new opportunity to reach a larger audience. The Ridgewood-Glen Rock Patch has teamed up with these high schools...

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