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

At Graeters Ice Cream, senior Julia Bejm (left) works during her Friday shift. The hospitality industry has been the industry most heavily affected by the worker shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Alex Garibashvily
Student workers endure labor shortage
Sari Goldberg and Alyssa Sanchez December 17, 2021
During a class workout in the fitness center, sophomore Marcos Gaa (left) looks at his heart rate with P.E. teacher Sean Brandt. The monitors display data including amount of time students spend in different heart rate zones. Photo by Alicia Amsel
Heart rate monitors personalize P.E.
Alicia Amsel, News Editor • December 17, 2021
Light shows in the area
Audrey Gottschild, Executive News Editor • December 17, 2021
Graphic by Alyssa Sanchez
Editorial: From a livid lot to a leisurely lot
December 17, 2021
Student-made newspaper hats demonstrate the attitude some students may have toward Glenbrook North’s student-run publication. These hats reflect negligence towards news in the community and the disregard that some members of the student body have for the work of their peers. Graphic by Alex Garibashvily
Journalism is not the next fashion statement
Alex Garibashvily, Features Editor • December 17, 2021
Some students have difficulty making up P.E. class within the department’s current absence policy. One possible change that can help mitigate the issues that arise from the policy is allowing students to submit a recording of a remote workout. Graphic by Baeyoung Yoo
Health comes before P.E. makeups
Bella Kahn, Executive Lifestyle Editor • December 17, 2021
Appreciation through Envolvement
Noah Kaufman, Features Editor • December 17, 2021
Experience the duality of volunteering
Alexa Stolyarov and Morissa Lambert December 17, 2021
The Gift of Giving
The Gift of Giving
December 17, 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
Cozy up with cookies and hot chocolate
Cozy up with cookies and hot chocolate
Theresa Lee and Mady Zirlin December 17, 2021
What to know about the sleep cycle
What to know about the sleep cycle
Rachel Cha, Managing Editor • December 17, 2021
Express, Glenbrook North’s male-female a cappella group, performs for the Village Presbyterian Church’s tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 27.  The group has 14 scheduled performances throughout the holiday season for Expressmas, featuring songs such as “Fruitcake” and various Christmas carols. Photo by Jiya Sheth
Behind the scenes of Express
Alex Garibashvily and Maddie Grabowski December 17, 2021
GBN players lead GBS field hockey in state
Drew Mutchnik, Sports Editor • December 17, 2021
After driving to the basket, freshman Alexis Myers shoots a contested layup in a game against Glenbrook South on Nov. 30. This was the girls varsity basketball teams first loss of the season as they fell to GBS in overtime 49-46. Photo by Brady Rassin
Girls basketball shoots for sectionals
Brady Rassin, Executive Sports Editor • December 17, 2021
Freshman Juliet Frum races by the soccer fields on Aug. 31 in a dual meet against Glenbrook South. This season, Frum broke the program record for best girls cross country finish at state. Photo by Alex Garibashvily
Freshman races to 17th at state
Jenna Amusin and Chase Goldstein December 17, 2021
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