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Study investigates school security

Elaine Kim, News Editor

May 23, 2019

A knee-jerk reaction was what Jagdish Khubchandani, associate professor of health science at Ball State University, saw happening across schools in America in response to shootings covered by the media. “These schools hear about gun violence and want to take actio...

Bill provides consent definition for Illinois health classes

Sarah Sandlow, News Editor

May 23, 2019

The Clothesline Project, an event through Northwest CASA where students read stories of sexual violence written on T-shirts hanging in the gym, is a part of the Glenbrook North health curriculum for sophomores. Every shirt is made by a student from a local high school. Health...

Marching band invited to New Year’s parade

Karina Belotserkovskiy, News Editor

May 23, 2019

Receiving a ceremonial umbrella from London officials in front of his bandmates was not something sophomore David Schaeffer was expecting, but he took the honor in stride. “It’s in my backpack right now,” said Schaeffer. “I’ve brought it with me to tennis meets, an...

Triathlon camp takes first strides this summer

Brooke Falk, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The Triathlon Club, a new summer camp sponsored by science teacher Bryan Musolf, is expected to aid students in training to participate in triathlons. Training is set to focus on the three components of the race: running, biking and swimming. Once a month over the summer, students will have the opportunity to com...

8 a.m. school start time adopted for next year

Rachel Katz and Ellie White, Staff Writers

April 18, 2019

The clock struck 4:30 a.m. as junior Thane Gesite struggled to finish her homework due that morning. Realizing she would rather be prepared for her classes than to try to get some sleep, she decided to power through her homework before attending a full day of scho...

Culver’s set to open in Glenview

Eli Traub, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Culver’s, a fast-food restaurant chain, is under construction in Glenview at 1727 Waukegan Road. There is also a proposed location at the corner of Dundee Road and Sanders Road in Northbrook that is being considered by the Village of Northbrook. The Culver’s ...

Local fire damages three homes

Karina Belotserkovskiy, News Editor

March 1, 2019

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Downtown businesses face struggle

Micha Gachpar, Features Editor

March 1, 2019

Passing through downtown Northbrook, vacant buildings can be seen after the closings of Jar Bar, Lucky Fish, Paul Vazken Salon, Parker Place and Drumstix. After opening her restaurant in May 2017, Karen Firsel, former owner of ...

New classes expand interests, provide future skill sets

Sarah Sandlow, News Editor

March 1, 2019

Sports and Fitness Sports and Fitness is a one-semester course with no prerequisites, available to juniors and seniors. It is expected to be offered to students for the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers of this course have not...

Snow, cold day decisions made by superintendent

Sara Williams, News Editor

March 1, 2019

On the second snow day of the school year, senior Jenna Freel struggled to keep control of her car as she swerved over a patch of ice. Moments later, Freel regained control, and was able to arrive at school in time for her Poms practice that was approved to be held th...

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