Study finds teen diets may be improving despite obesity epidemic

Zoe Engels, News Editor

April 15, 2016

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Throughout the school day, senior Coco Yang finds that her stomach [often] growls with hunger, fueled by her desire for delicious, healthy food. To satisfy her taste buds, Yang sometimes pulls a snack from her lunch bag, silently enjoying it during her classes. ... Read more »

Cuba opens doors to student travelers

Jenna Magill, News Editor

March 4, 2016

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Biking along the outskirts of Havana, social studies teacher David Vincent came across a Cuban military installment with six stationary missile mountings and a group of soldiers outside practicing drills. Wanting to document the rare site of a foreign mi... Read more »

New class allows Spartans to create business

Suyeon Hong, Executive News Editor

March 4, 2016

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Junior Dylan Rose was always curious about business incubators, but he never thought one would ever exist at Glenbrook North. So when Rose first heard about the new Entrepreneurship Business Incubator course that would be offered next year, he signed up for i... Read more »

Math Department set to host Pi Day events

Kelly Johnson, Page Editor

March 4, 2016

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Sophomore Brandyn Li has been memorizing digits of pi since he was 13 years old. Last year when Li heard about the Math Department hosting a Pi Day, including a competition of who can recite the most digits of pi, he signed up immediately. Li said he came... Read more »

Initiatives focus on inclusivity for students

Emily Chwa, News Editor

February 5, 2016

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After mulling over the facilities Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South offer students, Superintendent Mike Riggle saw one aspect not matching the message he wanted District 225 sending to its students and community. “Our ... Read more »

Accident causes field house floor makeover

Matthew Rosen, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

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According to Athletic Director John Catalano, over Thanksgiving break, one of the sweepers malfunctioned. The malfunction resulted in burn marks across the entire surface of the floor, with the most significant damage appear... Read more »

Student performance on PARCC raises questions

Jenna Magill, News Editor

February 5, 2016

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Already worn out from two hours of computing trigonometry problems and typing the answers on her chromebook for the PARCC test in May 2015, junior Ellie Kim, sophomore at the time, shut her laptop to receive more time on the test in the... Read more »

Teams vie for intramural championship

Brandon Mankoff, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

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The Division 1 intramural basketball championship for juniors and seniors is scheduled to take place in the main gym on Feb. 24 at 6:00 p.m. Intramural basketball is comprised of leagues for freshmen through seniors. ... Read more »

Students hold chance to recognize teachers

Catherine Zhang, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

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As a way of recognizing outstanding work done throughout the year, students are able to nominate their teachers for the Distinguished Teacher Award. Nomination essays are expected to be submitted through Google Classroom betwe... Read more »

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