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

Homecoming Week highlights
Homecoming Week highlights
Brooke Falk, Editor-at-Large • May 28, 2021
Club plans Relay For Life event
Daniela Shekman and Daniel Kim May 28, 2021
Following a large group discussion about mental health challenges, senior Aiden Degabli (facing) engages in a smaller discussion with Mental Health trainer Maggie Nash (left). In the training sessions, seniors discussed topics like recovery. Photo by Rachel Katz
Seniors certified in Mental Health First Aid
Rachel Katz and Jenna Amusin May 28, 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
Oh no! Your evil teacher assigned a big test the same day as your English paper is due, and your wifi went out! Proceed to access spells to fight the villains and turn your wifi back on. Graphic by Baeyoung Yoo
An ode to Wizard101
Ellie White, Executive Editor-at-Large • May 28, 2021
Graphics by Baeyoung Yoo
Unmasking the impact of COVID-19 on college admissions
Maya Fridman, Lucy Cho, and Judy Feng May 28, 2021
Studying Student Mindset
Studying Student Mindset
April 16, 2021
Competitive culture: the factors, the effects
Bella Kahn and Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj April 16, 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
Senior Sammie Gelfeld assembles coping kits with CATCH volunteers. CATCH was started to bring awareness to mental health resources within the community. Photo by Alexa Stolyarov
CATCH volunteers provide mental health resources
Alexa Stolyarov and Alex Garibashvily May 28, 2021
A 'Spotlight' on GBN alumnus Cam Casey
Mady Zirlin and Grace Kang May 28, 2021
While music apps provide opportunities to discover new music, bopdrop makes the process unique by combining it with social media. In this app, users can select their top three genres to display in their profile, share songs they enjoy and interact with other users including friends, music lovers and small artists. Graphic by Alex Garibashvily
Explore beats off the beaten track
Haley Sandlow, Executive Opinions Editor • May 28, 2021
In an illustration of a scene from "Minari," David Yi, played by Alan S. Kim, and his father Jacob Yi attempt to find a water source for their farm. Kim won the Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor. Graphic by Baeyoung Yoo
'Minari' sows seeds for greater diversity
Saruul-Erdene Jagdagdorj, Staff Writer • May 28, 2021
Set your posture straight
Set your posture straight
Theresa Lee and Rachel Cha May 28, 2021
Division I Athletes—Class of 2021
Division I Athletes—Class of 2021
Peter Bazianos and Brady Rassin May 28, 2021
Before the opening face-off against Highland Park on May 6, Justin Georgacakis, head boys lacrosse coach,  talks with his players. Georgacakis has implemented various team bonding exercises such as paintball. Photo by Alex Garibashvily
Lacrosse coach stresses team culture
Drew Mutchnik, News Editor • May 28, 2021
After scoring a goal against Evanston to tie the game 1-1, junior Margy Porta (far left) celebrates with her teammates on May 7. The final score was 2-2, and as of May 21, the team has a record of 9-1-3. Photo by Sarah Boeke
Girls soccer starts strong
Bella Kahn and Ellie Walden May 28, 2021
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