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Schools follow test-optional trend

Elaine Kim, News Editor

September 28, 2018

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The last thing senior Isabel Reynes thought colleges would view her as was something other than just a number. After doing test prep junior year, she had always assumed including her score in her application would have been the only option. â...

Leadership Council created to connect activities

Karina Belotserkovskiy, News Editor

September 28, 2018

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Even though he is now the co-president of Drama/Theater Club, senior Joe Gertner almost decided not to join the club his freshman year. He felt that it was hard to get involved because it was out of his comfort zone and he perceived a lack of connection and communication between unde...

Plastic straw usage damages environment, marine life

Sara Williams and Sam Morgan

September 28, 2018

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Fish swim around with stomachs nearly bursting with plastic that tricks them into thinking they are full, when in reality, they are on the brink of starvation. Damage and intense irritation affect animals’ delicate digestive systems. Harmful toxins seep into marine environment...

District adds security measures

Sarah Sandlow, News Editor

September 28, 2018

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Due to the general trend of tensions over the amount of school security, Dean of Students William Eike worked with administrative members of Glenbrook High School District #225 to update safety policies and implement other security changes in addition to those that occurred at ...

Class board changes create new committees

Andreea Sabau and Sarah Sandlow, News Editors

May 24, 2018

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After attending a conference last school year to learn about what other high schools are doing to improve their student governments, Mike Tarjan, assistant principal for student activities, was inspired by youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich to introduce changes in how...

Illinois updates hate crime law

Sarah Sandlow, News Editor

April 20, 2018

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As she glanced through her Instagram feed, junior Erin Rosenfeld would often see unprompted, hateful comments on the “GBN Students Against Gun Violence” account, an account that is not affiliated with District #225. She saw many comments that did not relate to ...

Classrooms renovated for student well-being, improved learning

Sara Williams, News Editor

April 20, 2018

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Color. A whole lot of it. Brightly colored cushions sit atop swivel chairs, and a light colored couch is tucked away in the corner. Along with an accent wall painted orange and another wall covered in whiteboards containing anything from a simple flower to an elaborat...

Students apply for PR internship

Lydia Stumme-Berg, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

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Scrolling through comments and collecting ample amounts of likes on the Glenbrook South Instagram account, GBS senior Miracle Joy Josaiah smiles to herself at the sight of many students reading her work. Josaiah often finds ...

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