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New superintendent hired

Andreea Sabau and Elaine Kim, Executive News Editor and News Editor

April 18, 2019

Why come to the Glenbrooks? Charles Johns, superintendent of West Chicago Elementary District #33, had a unique answer to give while interviewing to be District #225’s new superintendent. “Well, I’ve known about the Glenbrooks for a long time,” said Johns. “I t...

Culver’s set to open in Glenview

Eli Traub, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Poetry Out Loud contest returns

Brooke Falk, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Poetry Out Loud, a spoken word poetry competition, is scheduled to take place this month in schools across America. The all-school contest is set to occur on Feb. 5 after school in the Glenbrook North library. English teachers from d...

No increase in denied club proposals

Sara Williams, News Editor

February 1, 2019

Last year, junior Maya Epstein was surprised to discover that she was not the only student at school who wanted to start a conservative politics club. She found that her brother and a multitude of his friends did as well. A...

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