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

Students throw colorful powder in the stands of the football stadium, turning the white-out student section into a blend of colors at the kickoff of the GBN v. GBS football game on Oct 15. Fundraising events throughout the week leading up to and at the game went towards Hurricane Ida relief. Photo by Alicia Amsel
GBN, GBS plan fundraising week
Audrey Gottschild, Alyssa Sanchez, Executive News Editor, Staff Writer • November 12, 2021
As part of Oak-tober, an effort of the Climate Action Plan, Tessa Murray, the Village of Northbrooks sustainability coordinator, passes out trees. This initiative is part of the plans efforts to increase tree coverage in Northbrook. Photo by Alicia Amsel
Northbrook adopts Climate Action Plan
Alicia Amsel, News Editor • November 12, 2021
Many students attend college after high school, but some choose to enlist in the military. Alumnus Zach Schafer (‘20) joined the military to minimize future college tuition costs. Graphic by Alex Garibashvily
Students choose alternate post-secondary path
Bella Kahn, Executive Lifestyle Editor • November 12, 2021
The pressure to conform can prevent students from pursuing individual passions and prioritizing personal values. When making decisions, students should consider multiple options, rather than defaulting to popular choices among their peers. Graphic by Claire Satkiewicz
Editorial: Calling out the decision to conform
November 12, 2021
When students are not allowed to use the bathroom during class, they may grow uncomfortable and be unable to concentrate on their work. Students should be allowed to use the restroom when they feel it is necessary. Graphic by Baeyoung Yoo
When I have to go, I really do have to go
Kate Leverenz, Sports Editor • November 12, 2021
Students who are not enrolled in a music class are not allowed to participate in the majority of extracurricular music groups. Students should be allowed to audition regardless of their enrollment status in music classes to further pursue their musical passions. Graphic by Alyssa Sanchez
Let students into music groups
Jenna Amusin, Editor-in-Chief • November 12, 2021
Searching for Sustainability
Searching for Sustainability
November 12, 2021
Fast fashion: a high cost for low prices
Alexa Stolyarov and Sari Goldberg November 12, 2021
Taking steps to shopping sustainably
November 12, 2021
Senior earns Outstanding Volunteer Award
Kelly Kim and Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj November 12, 2021
Teacher alumni spotlight: back in the classroom
Teacher alumni spotlight: back in the classroom
Chase Goldstein, Opinions Editor • November 12, 2021
Lots of ways to navigate student parking
Lots of ways to navigate student parking
Kate Leverenz, Sports Editor • October 2, 2021
Taste the world locally
Taste the world locally
Daniela Shekman, Opinions Editor • November 12, 2021
Rise and dine, it’s breakfast time
Theresa Lee, Executive Opinions Editor • November 12, 2021
During their first Comedy Sportz rehearsal as a team, sophomores Caroline Kirkpatrick and Charlotte Fomin, as well as seniors Ben Earle and Jayden Cohen (clockwise from top left), play an improvised comedy game called Grand Theft Auto. The show is scheduled to open on November 18 at 7 p.m. Photo by Alex Garibashvily
Facing off for the most laughs
Alex Garibashvily, Features Editor • November 12, 2021
Intramurals pose unique opportunity
Morissa Lambert, Sports Editor • November 12, 2021
Warming up at a meet against New Trier on Oct. 8, junior Chesine Ciota  begins her approach before a dive. Ciota holds the school record for the six and 11 dive events as of Nov. 12. Photo by Claire Satkiewicz
Girls swim, dive looks to the future
Anna Morrison, News Editor • November 12, 2021
Costs of head injury
Brady Rassin and Maddie Grabowski November 12, 2021
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