New club fosters civil political discussion

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

October 2, 2017

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All it took was a nudge from a friend for junior Joshua Yang to get started on what would become Open Forum, a new club that hopes to facilitate peaceful political dialogue for students. The club board plans to give present... Read more »

Science Resource Center provides tutors for students

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Editor-at-Large

October 2, 2017

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After all of its computers were deemed obsolete and removed, the Science Department met to decide what to do with the empty computer lab room. The department opted to make a Science Resource Center, also known as the SRC.  ... Read more »

Student team assists with technology issues

Sara Williams, News Editor

October 2, 2017

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After coming into the IDEA for help with her computer last year, junior Jessica Carr was offered an opportunity to put her interest in technology to work. That opportunity came in the form of the new Student Innovation Team. The St... Read more »

Safe Zone posters promote diversity

Samantha Greenberg, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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Safe Zone posters were placed throughout the school by the staff after they were introduced to them at a faculty meeting prior to the start of school. Teachers were encouraged to put them up in their classrooms. The poster... Read more »

Raised meal prices spark concern

Andreea Sabau, News Editor

October 2, 2017

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At the beginning of each lunch, the cafeteria bustles with students holding sandwiches, pizza slices and fries. When senior Lauren Holick paid for her food at the start of the school year, she noticed certain items in the cafeteri... Read more »

Party in the Lot fundraises, entertains

Sam Morgan, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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Party in the Lot is an event held every year during Homecoming week that welcomes all students and members of the Northbrook community, according to Cameron Glass, senior class board member. The party is scheduled to take place in t... Read more »

Plans for assisted living facility crumble

Sarah Sandlow, News Editor

October 2, 2017

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After months of controversy and resistance from the Northbrook community, the plan for the construction of the assisted living facility known as Heritage Woods was rejected on Sept. 12. The building was planned to be located o... Read more »

Gradebook study elicits varying responses

Andreea Sabau, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

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After a difficult test, junior Rachel Bernstein pulled out her phone and instinctively tapped the PowerSchool icon to appease her worries. An empty grid, devoid of grade percentages and letters, popped up. Frustrated, she shu... Read more »

Teachers organize trip to Costa Rica

Sahil Modi, News Editor

May 25, 2017

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Carrying water bottles, sunscreen and heavy backpacks, a group of students trekked their way through the damp and muddy Somme Woods in Northbrook.  This hike was designed to simulate the experiences students would have wa... Read more »

Students say ‘yes’ to college abroad

Zoe Engels and Sydney Stumme-Berg, Executive News Editor and News Editor

May 25, 2017

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As she prepares to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Israel, senior Sweetlana Portnaya jokingly said she is looking forward to more than just the warm weather and “attractive Israeli jawlines.” “I’m [excited for] the d... Read more »

Absences pile up as students go on vacations

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

May 25, 2017

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While vacationing in California over spring break, junior Aidan Wise likes to spend his time out on the golf course, visiting his grandparents and swimming at the beach. But when thoughts of making up missed work emerge in hi... Read more »

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