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Restaurant uncaps healthy, trendy eating

Sarah Sandlow, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

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Finding an agreeable destination for open lunch can be difficult for some students. With the lack of vegan choices available to her, junior Julia Laughlin constantly has issues finding places to go for lunch that do not confl...

College Board strengthens test security

Sahil Modi, News Editor

April 21, 2017

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During the September ACT, senior Maddie Hayes watched as a student was caught cheating. At the beginning of the break between sections, the proctor went around the room and marked the question each student had stopped at. After...

Graffiti found in public library

Zoe Engels, Executive News Editor

March 3, 2017

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Children beamed as they read stories to themselves, teenagers skimmed their textbooks and adults of all ages browsed the aisles for new novels. Meanwhile, the area around the first floor men’s restroom was filled with the ...

New classes cater to students’ interests

Sahil Modi, News Editor

March 3, 2017

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Introduction to Yoga Yoga is planned to be offered to junior and senior students starting in the 2017-2018 school year. The course will be a one-semester P.E. elective with no prerequisites. P.E. teacher Tiffany Ki...

Glass-bottled beverages banned from District 225 cafeterias

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Lifestyle Editor

February 3, 2017

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Following a loud noise, two boys ran out of the Glenbrook South cafeteria and disappeared from GBS junior Rachel Schwartz’s view. She followed the boys down the hall and saw one of them surrounded by teachers, his head gushing ...

Opportunity to achieve Seal of Biliteracy available to students

Sydney Stumme-Berg, News Editor

February 3, 2017

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Juniors and seniors will have the ability to achieve the Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to those who display a high proficiency in English and another language, at Glenbrook North on Feb. 15, March 7 and March 21. Student...

JUULs seem to hit new popularity level among teens

Sahil Modi, News Editor

February 3, 2017

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  “Take a hit, and you’ll see,” senior Sean Lee said as he explained why he believes JUULs, a brand-name e-cigarette, have recently gained prominence among students at Glenbrook North. According to the J...

Portillo’s in Deerfield provides new open lunch destination

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

December 9, 2016

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A Portillo’s restaurant opened in Deerfield on Nov. 15. It features a drive-thru and is on the corner of Lake Cook Road and Deer Lake Road. Portillo’s is a retro-themed fast food restaurant chain that sells hot dogs, Italian...

District 225 cracks down on drug use, approves nine recommendations for new policies

Catherine Zhang, News Editor

December 9, 2016

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  After a period of research and investigation, the Board of Education approved recommendations for the addition of new drug deterrents and the expansion of existing preventative measures at Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South....

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