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Radiothon broadcasts through WGBK history

Chris Callahan, staff reporter

December 16, 2011

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GBS Radio (WGBK) is going to hold a 30-hour radio broadcast to celebrate their 30th anniversary starting this evening, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. According to Faith Savaiano, WGBK public relations director, each hour of the broadcast...

Glenbrook United’s volleyball comeback captures state title

Charlotte Kelly, staff reporter

December 16, 2011

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The Glenbrook United White volleyball team took home the gold medal from the state volleyball competition  Oct. 30 in Rockford. Glenbrook United is the district’s Special Olympics program. Players are GBN, GBS, transition...

Mural exhibit evokes variety of response

Kelsey Kiwaiko, news editor

December 16, 2011

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The old pit got a hint of Latino culture as muralist Hector Duarte temporarily donated five of his murals to be put on display Dec. 7. Terrence Jozwik, instructional supervisor of the Social Studies Department, decided to...

Rep. Biss seeks informed view, looks into educational practices

Nirali Dave & Tammy Craven, editor-in-chief & asst. news editor

November 4, 2011

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Illinois State Representative Daniel Biss of the 17th District visited GBS and shadowed Principal Brian Wegley Oct. 5 to become informed about the school and public education. The day began at 7 a.m. with Biss attending a Rotary...

Olympians overcome obstacles, share success at South

Nirali Dave, editor-in-chief

November 4, 2011

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Eleven gold, four silver and three bronze: these are the collective medal totals of Sanya Richards-Ross, Olympic track and field runner, Tatyana McFadden, Paralympian track and field runner, and Matt Stutzman, armless archer for...

Sender school teachers visit to ease transition

Claudia Nadolny, staff reporter

November 4, 2011

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Various middle school teachers came to observe freshman English classes as part of the biannual articulation Oct. 11 to help ease eight graders’ transitions to high school. According to Susan Levine-Kelley, instructional...

Students protest over corporate greed

Evin Billington, editor-in-chief

November 4, 2011

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In the past month, protests have sparked nationally over corporate greed and congressional and corporate ties. These protests, called The Occupy Movement, starting in Wall Street, have quickly spread across the country, including...

Instructional norms employed to maximize learning

Julia Jacobs, asst. web editor

November 3, 2011

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Instructional Norms, a set of five teaching guidelines intended to increase student learning, are to be implemented in classrooms as part of a three year goal led by GBS administration, Instructional Supervisors and Instructional...

ACT average sets new record

September 29, 2011

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