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South students not immune to teenage driving trends:

Avery Jerva and Lorelei Streb

June 13, 2017

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A stale green light hung over the intersection of Waukegan and Lake while John Skorupa, South Driver’s Education Teachers instructed a driving lesson with a South student at the wheel. According to Skorupa, the light turned ye...

Music festivals give opportunities to discover new music, see favorite artists

May 31, 2017

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Live music, summer sun, dancing and singing shoulder to shoulder with best friends- all experiences one could have at a music festival, according to students at South. According to an unscientific Oracle survey of 195 students, ...

Anime Club provides welcoming space for students

May 31, 2017

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Joseph Mulloy, the sponsor of Anime Club, prudently picks out an animation film as the members stand behind the projector, enjoying snacks and each other's company. Every Thursday after school, GBS students quickly crowd arou...

Math team finishes sixth in state conference

Jimmy Rubenstein, staff reporter

May 31, 2017

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The Glenbrook South math team finished sixth out of 65 teams at the state math competition held on May 6 at the University of Illinois. Joe Karlovsky, junior math team coach, said that his goal was placing in the top ten ...

South responds to student driving violations

Lorelei Streb and Avery Jerva

May 26, 2017

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A stale green light hung over the intersection of Waukegan and Lake while John Skorupa, South Driver’s Education Teachers instructs a driving lesson with a South student at the wheel. According to Skorupa, the light turned ye...

South experiences addition, growth of new clubs

Emily Bauer, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

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With over 80 clubs, Glenbrook South is wired with diversity in activities. Whether it be cooking, juggling, or anime, there are many options available to South students. However, some students still saw room for growth and the cre...

South students show love for animals through service

Yoon Kim, co a&e editor

May 26, 2017

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From dogs and cats to turtles and rabbits, GBS graduate Jessica Balinsky’s family has adopted almost every animal in the pet spectrum. According to Balinsky, growing up with a house full of pets has spawned her love for animal...

Backpack weights worsen medical issues, burden unnecessary

Lauren Lashley, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

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The halls of South are alive with students weaving their way to their next class or stopping to chat with their friends. On their backs rest backpacks of all colors: black, blue, purple, white, red, grey. While the colors may...

New student council looks forward to 2017-2018 school year

Emma Hammer, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

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While students at South are counting down the days until summer, newly elected student council executive board members, along with Josh Koo, new assistant principal of student activities, are already planning and thinking about cha...

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