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Clubs adjust due to COVID-19

Grace Kang, Editor

October 9, 2020

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Supply collection and Black Lives Matter protest to occur in Northbrook Monday, June 8

Haley Sandlow, Opinions Editor

June 6, 2020

A supply collection and protest to rally support for the Black Lives Matter movement is scheduled to take place on Monday, June 8. Donations will be accepted from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the corner of Cherry Lane and Western Aven...

Health expert weighs in on socially distant gatherings

Megan Fahrney and Rachel Katz

May 20, 2020

Honking cars lined up outside of homes and mask-wearing teenagers chatting on driveways, standing six feet apart. For many, this has become the new norm for socialization.  Following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s issuance of COVID-19 Executive ...

Math Team captures first place at national competition

Jenna Amusin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

Over the course of six weeks, the Math Team competed in the 2020 AreteLabs/AMC Mini-Madness competition, an online national contest, and won the title of national champions. The team beat schools from Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, Kentuck...

Online mental health support made available to students during quarantine

Haley Sandlow, Audrey Gottschild, Opinions Editor, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

For many people living with mental illness, the stress and circumstances surrounding COVID-19 can exacerbate symptoms due to social isolation, a lack of routine, fear, grief or an inability to meet basic needs due to job loss.  ...

Glenbrook North hires new principal

Rachel Katz, News Editor

May 13, 2020

Glenbrook High School District #225 Board of Education approved the hiring of Jason Markey, current principal of East Leyden High School, on March 16. Markey will start as principal on July 1.  “I was looking, in all honesty, just for a...

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