The official site of the Torch, the student-run newspaper at Glenbrook North High School.

Torch

The official site of the Torch, the student-run newspaper at Glenbrook North High School.

Torch

The official site of the Torch, the student-run newspaper at Glenbrook North High School.

Torch

Junior Elani Torres takes off her mask while leaving the building after school. Students are encouraged but not required to maintain a proper social distance of three feet when unmasked and outside. Photo by Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj
Indoor, outdoor masking policy explained
Audrey Gottschild, Executive News Editor • October 2, 2021
In the bookstore, freshman Ricky Gu picks up Born A Crime by Trevor Noah for his English class. If a students book has a gold sticker, it must be returned at the end of the school year. Photo by Claire Satkiewicz
Textbook purchases undergo major changes
Rohan Mitra, News Editor • October 2, 2021
The GBN Symphony Orchestra practices in the CPA lobby instead of the usual orchestra room due to safety precautions. Orchestra directors Rachel Atlas and Aaron Kaplan divided GSO into two groups to maintain social distancing. Photo by Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj
Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra divides
Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj and Chase Goldstein October 2, 2021
During lunch, students play corn hole outside in the student mall. Students should take advantage of opportunities to engage in activities and events to elevate school mindset. Photo by Alex Garibashvily
Editorial: Adopting the optimistic mindset
October 2, 2021
Some of the best memories of high school are the little moments scattered throughout the day that pop up unexpectedly, like when laughter erupts while a broken computer is stuck playing The Duck Song on repeat. Graphic by Alex Garibashvily
The best little moments
Rachel Katz, Executive News Editor • May 28, 2021
Graphic by Alyssa Sanchez.
Stand up against Asian hate
Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj, Staff Writer • May 28, 2021
Marching to the beat of community
Theresa Lee and Kelly Kim October 2, 2021
Pinpointing Spartan Pride
Pinpointing Spartan Pride
October 2, 2021
Renewing school spirit one Green and Gold day at a time
Mady Zirlin and Alyssa Sanchez October 2, 2021
Lots of ways to navigate student parking
Lots of ways to navigate student parking
Kate Leverenz, Sports Editor • October 2, 2021
Eat it up: restaurant employees share their stories
Rachel Cha, Managing Editor • October 2, 2021
Sophomore Felicia Pace unpacks her backpack after a camping trip with Troop 64G. Pace started the troop with her father after Scouts BSA started welcoming girls and boys to join. Photo by Audrey Gottschild
Scouting in new directions
Ellie White and Audrey Gottschild May 28, 2021
In drawn recreations of two different scenes from “CODA,” mother Jackie Rossi (left) talks in American Sign Language to her daughter, Ruby, about her passions. Ruby (right) sings in a school rehearsal. Graphic by Baeyoung Yoo
‘CODA’: an inclusive, musical crowd-pleaser
James Lee, Lifestyle Editor • October 2, 2021
Restaurants meet meatless options
Restaurants meet meatless options
Sari Goldberg, Staff Writer • October 2, 2021
Movies for the spooky season
Alex Garibashvily, Features Editor • October 2, 2021
Near the end of her routine, senior Hana Starkman points her clubs, which are one of the five gymnastics apparatuses, during practice at the Sachs Recreation Center on Sept. 5. Starkman moved from Florida to Northbrook to train after qualifying for the USA National Rhythmic Group.   Photo by Jenna Amusin
Leaping towards an Olympic dream
Brady Rassin, Executive Sports Editor • October 2, 2021
Prior to putting, freshman Kacie Moon places her ball during practice on Thursday, Sept. 2. Moon shot 31 in a match against Niles West on Aug. 24, breaking the previous school record. Photo by Jiya Sheth
Freshman golfers set new program records
Morissa Lambert and Maddie Grabowski October 2, 2021
Senior Maria Roches performs during the Loyalty Day assembly  on Sept. 10. The varsity poms team in scheduled to compete in IHSA competitive season for the first time in school history once football season ends.  Photo by Jenna Amusin
Poms to compete in first dance season
Bella Kahn, Executive Lifestyle Editor • October 2, 2021
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