Teachers seek adventures over summer vacation

Katie Fitzpatrick, Features Editor

May 25, 2017

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World traveler goes home Social studies teacher David Vincent’s passion for traveling is evident by the 41 countries he has visited throughout the world. Yet every summer, he returns to Lake George, New York to maintain a conn... Read more »

Alumnus produces hit TV show

Natan Shayevich, Features Editor

May 25, 2017

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The production team for the HBO series “Big Little Lies,” a show about murder and deceit in Monterey, California, includes Academy Award-winning actresses Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, as well as Glenbrook North ... Read more »

New club strives to save children in need

Hope Mailing, Sports Editor

April 21, 2017

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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 part... Read more »

Student mentors refugee family

Leah Matlin, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

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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,... Read more »

‘Sounds of Silence’ strives to be seen

Maggie Li, Features Editor

February 3, 2017

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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’... Read more »

Handing off the spotlight

Kelly Johnson and Jenna Lasky, Page Editor, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

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Before he started working at Glenbrook North last August, director of choirs Eric Skalinder toured the country, fulfilling the rock and roll lifestyle of constant performances, long nights spent writing songs, rehearsing with... Read more »

Three free academic resources you might not know about

Lucia Bosacoma, Opinions Editor

February 3, 2017

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‘Tis the season to lend a hand

Katie Fitzpatrick, Features Editor

December 9, 2016

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Some of the most spirited students found in the halls do not attend Glenbrook North. The littlest people in the building, members of the GBN, celebrate each holiday that comes their way with enthusiasm under the guidance of... Read more »

Blood, bombs, binomials: math instructional assistant reflects on life in America

Natan Shayevich, Features Editor

December 9, 2016

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If Shacky Khachik,  instructional assistant for the math department, would have decided to exercise her freedom to vote in her home country of Iraq, she and her family would have been killed. “We knew about people who we... Read more »

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