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Triathlon camp takes first strides this summer

Brooke Falk, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

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The Triathlon Club, a new summer camp sponsored by science teacher Bryan Musolf, is expected to aid students in training to participate in triathlons. Training is set to focus on the three components of the race: running, biking and swimming. Once a month over the summer, students will have the opportunity to com...

8 a.m. school start time adopted for next year

Rachel Katz and Ellie White, Staff Writers

April 18, 2019

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The clock struck 4:30 a.m. as junior Thane Gesite struggled to finish her homework due that morning. Realizing she would rather be prepared for her classes than to try to get some sleep, she decided to power through her homework before attending a full day of scho...

Culver’s set to open in Glenview

Eli Traub, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

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Culver’s, a fast-food restaurant chain, is under construction in Glenview at 1727 Waukegan Road. There is also a proposed location at the corner of Dundee Road and Sanders Road in Northbrook that is being considered by the Village of Northbrook. The Culver’s ...

Local fire damages three homes

Karina Belotserkovskiy, News Editor

March 1, 2019

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Downtown businesses face struggle

Micha Gachpar, Features Editor

March 1, 2019

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Passing through downtown Northbrook, vacant buildings can be seen after the closings of Jar Bar, Lucky Fish, Paul Vazken Salon, Parker Place and Drumstix. After opening her restaurant in May 2017, Karen Firsel, former owner of ...

New classes expand interests, provide future skill sets

Sarah Sandlow, News Editor

March 1, 2019

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Sports and Fitness Sports and Fitness is a one-semester course with no prerequisites, available to juniors and seniors. It is expected to be offered to students for the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers of this course have not...

Snow, cold day decisions made by superintendent

Sara Williams, News Editor

March 1, 2019

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On the second snow day of the school year, senior Jenna Freel struggled to keep control of her car as she swerved over a patch of ice. Moments later, Freel regained control, and was able to arrive at school in time for her Poms practice that was approved to be held th...

Students display work at Chicago gallery

Judy Feng, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

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Glenbrook North art students who have been selected for the Illinois High School Art Exhibition, also known as the IHSAE, are set to display artwork at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago on Feb. 24. The gallery is free and open to the public for viewing. According to art ...

School uses reserved snow day

Nicole Roff, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

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School is set to be in session on Monday, February 18, a reserved snow day, due to a snowstorm that caused the cancellation of school on Nov. 26, 2018. The school day is scheduled to be a B day, which means there will be two B days in...

Test sign up for AP now at start of school year

Eugene Ko, Lifestyle Editor

February 1, 2019

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The College Board has moved the deadline for AP exam registration to the first week of November, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. The registration fee will remain $94, and students will still be able to pay $124 for ...

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