The Glen Echo

Q&A with high school nurse

High school nurse Ms. Robin Leone sitting at her desk in the nurse's office.

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

January 14, 2020

Q&A with high school nurse, Ms. Robin Leone. Hornish: What's your name?  Leone: Robin Leone Hornish: And what's your job at GRHS?  Leone: I'm the high school nurse.  Hornish: And so what does a high school nurse do?  Leone: Take care of all the students, faculty, staff memb...

Mindful breathing to counter student stress

The first-ever mindful breathing session took place on Oct. 24. The session saw no students but English teacher Randi Metsch-Ampel sees success in the future for these sessions.

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

November 13, 2019

Starting Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch, ten-minute mindful breathing Sessions will be held for students feeling overwhelmed from school and extracurriculars. These sessions will take place during the first half of lunch, as to not interfere with students’ free period. English teacher Rand...

Student actors reflect on Wicked and Whimsical

Junior girls pose in costume while getting ready for the show.  From left to right, top row: Sofia Nolfo, Caitlin O’Brien, Madi Willoughby, Caroline Goldenberg, and Sofia Nolfo.  From left to right, bottom row: Abby Stern, Caroline Torpey, and Dylaney Sabino.

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Theatre Company put on its spring play, Wicked and Whimsical, on April 4, 5, and 6.  There were four performances, each at 7 p.m. and one matinee on April 6 at 2 p.m.   The performance was made up of six short plays, all taken from the same larger play called The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, wri...

Students see My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center

All of the students take a picture outside the theatre before the show.  Students were from the Modern Drama class, advanced Theatre Arts classes, or the Theatre Company executive board.

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Students were bused into New York City to see the Broadway production of My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center on Wednesday, February 13.  The students were from the advanced Theatre Arts classes as well as the Modern Drama class. The trip was organized and chaperoned by the teacher of these classes, Julie...

The Geese of Glen Rock High

Cosmic Goose Robotics constructed their robot from a TETRIX robotics kits. These kits are a staple for FTC teams across the country.

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019

“Ladies, Gentlemen, Geese,” a gruff voice cuts off the clamoring of students, all scurrying around the pre-engineering room of Glen Rock High School, long after classes ended for the day. The projects they are working on are not a part of any curriculum, but that does not stop the students from spen...

The power of song

Dylaney Sabino (right) and Caitlin O’Brien (left) sing at the spring Coffeehouse their freshmen year.

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

High school is a cesspool of angst and emotions, and students have to find ways to express these complex feelings.  Common examples of this include playing sports, participating in theatre, painting, etcetera. However, one particular Glen Rock student found her own unique way to manage the stress of hig...

Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

Coffeehouse emcees Rachel Goldberg, Cat Merkle, and Caroline Geoghegan introduce the next act. These three senior hosts also serve as editors-in-chief for Mobius.

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Students showcased their artistic talents last Thursday, December 6 at the first Coffeehouse of the school year.  Coffeehouse is a biannual performance where students share their original poetry, prose, and music, as well as performing covers of songs.   Students from each of the four grades perfor...

Contracts now: Glen Rockers support teachers at BOE meeting

Senior Ariana Dzurenko holds a poster in support of the Glen Rock Teacher's Association. In preparation for the BOE meeting, this poster was signed by various GRHS students wishing to show their support for their teachers.

by Caroline Geoghegan, Managing Editor

November 7, 2018

What do we want? According to the roaring crowd surrounding the entrance of Glen Rock High School, contracts.  Long after the school’s doors closed for the day on October 30th, educators and parents alike lined up to attend that night’s Board of Ed meeting  to stand with the Glen Rock Teacher’s As...

Glen Rock High School earns National Blue Ribbon award

 “So proud to announce that Glen Rock High School has been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School.

by Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which works in association with the U.S. Department of Education, named Glen Rock High School a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School on October 1st.  This year, 349 schools nationwide - 300 public and 49 private - earned the award. School honorees will celebra...

Delayed school opening causes concerns

Build up of students at Harristown Road entrance.

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

October 16, 2018

Principal Arlotta and Middle School Principal Dr. Wirt released an email to parents stating that school doors will not be open to students until 7:40 a.m.   Students that arrive prior to 7:40 are allowed access to the school cafeteria beginning at 7:17 a.m., but no one is permitted elsewhere in...


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