• Glenbrook Girls Hockey team wins state title

    Glenbrook Girls Hockey team wins state title

    Robbie Fraser and Maggie Li, Sports Editor and Features Editor

    April 21, 2017

    As the clock ticked down to zero, hockey gloves flew in the air, and sticks clattered to the ice. The United Center horn blasted throughout the arena and was met by the cheers of Glenbrook fans and players, who celebrated a feat which had not been achieved by any Glenbrook Girls High School ... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore Viola Chobak (wearing goalie pads) and her teammates celebrate their win at the United Center on March 17 with the state championship trophy and banner. The team claimed the program’s first state championship since 2008 and finished the season with a record of 23-1-2. Photo by Hailey Koretz

  • College Board strengthens test security

    College Board strengthens test security

    Sahil Modi, News Editor

    April 21, 2017

    During the September ACT, senior Maddie Hayes watched as a student was caught cheating. At the beginning of the break between sections, the proctor went around the room and marked the question each student had stopped at. After the break, the proctor saw that the cheating student had bubbled in mor... READ MORE »»

    Photo Illustration by Hope Mailing

News

Civics added as graduation requirement

Andreea Sabau, Staff Writer

While 22 percent of Americans can name all five members of the Simpson family, just .1 percent can name the five freedoms guaranteed under the First Amendment, according to a survey conducted by th...  Read More »

April 21, 2017

Study correlates academics to substance use

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

While he is thankful for the opportunities available to him as a resident of a wealthy community like Northbrook, junior Charlie Oberman recognizes that this environment and...  Read More »

April 21, 2017

Lockdown leads to student, staff confusion

Alex Youtsey, Staff Writer

Calmly sitting at her desk in her 8-9A class, senior Florence Kang was surprised to hear an unexpected announcement over the intercom, putting the school into a soft lockdown on Feb. 14. Clas...  Read More »

April 21, 2017

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Features

New club strives to save children in need

Hope Mailing, Sports Editor

When they were only 12 years old, sophomores Beatrice and Elise Katsnelson saved the lives of two children. According to Beatrice, she and her sister decided to redirect money that would have been used for their Bat Mitzvah party toward Save a Child’s Heart, an organization whose president had taught the Katsnelsons’ father at medical school in Israel. Now, the Kats...  Read More »

Apr 21

Student mentors refugee family

Leah Matlin, Staff Writer

After spending 10 years in a Zimbabwean refugee camp, waiting to be approved to leave the country, a refugee family was finally put on a plane to the United States. The family took three separate flights, and on the last one, were told they would end up in Chicago. Every week since their arrival, sophomore Abby Lambert has been mentoring the family at their suburban apar...  Read More »

Apr 21

‘Sounds of Silence’ strives to be seen

Maggie Li, Features Editor

For most people, listening to music is a purely auditory task, but sophomore Erin Rosenfeld seeks to expand the experience of music into something visual as well. “Being hearing-impaired has taught me that you don’t need to speak in order to communicate with people” said Rosenfeld. “... Sometimes it isn’t about the things you hear, it’s about what yo...  Read More »

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Lifestyle

Easing yourself into healthy living

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April 21, 2017

Students, parents sell unique college clothing

April 21, 2017

Prior to founding Denimszn, senior Sophie Gertz’s custom college apparel business, Gertz had nev...  Read More »

Quality of speaking crumbles with filler words

April 21, 2017

As the day of the speech tournament began to approach, senior Julia Shelley practiced and rehearse...  Read More »

Stressors test students’ mental strength

April 21, 2017

When senior Will Congbalay feels overwhelmed with the workload of his classes, including four AP c...  Read More »

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OpEd

A letter to the culturally uninformed

Anya Eydelman, Staff Writer

Dear woman  standing in front of me at the Lifetime Fitness café, I am dying to know where you got your Hamsa necklace from. I’ve been looking to buy a meaningful Hamsa bracelet for my...  Read More »

April 21, 2017

From diapers to diplomas

April 21, 2017

I am going to attend an Ivy League university. I heard these words during my first week of freshman year. They were not uttered by a confident senior or even an eager jun...  Read More »

The weight of criticism

April 21, 2017

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Connected by a thread

April 21, 2017

Not long ago, I called her my best friend. Now, as I walk through the halls, I find myself passing h...  Read More »

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