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GBS students place, advance in national math competition

Maeve Plunkett and Mary Grace Reynolds

April 22, 2016

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GBS students placed highly in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) and American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) in January and March respectively. Students from high-level math classes and members of the math te...

New Illinois legislation encourages South to re-evaluate discipline

Katie Cavender, co-news editor

April 22, 2016

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A new law regarding student discipline will go into effect Sept. 15, changing requirements for administrators with regards to suspensions and expulsions. The law, entitled Public Act 99-456, states that school officials must lim...

Old News: G.L.S.E.N Day of Silence

Anushka Kalra, staff reporter

April 22, 2016

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On April 15, 1996, University of Virginia student Maria Pulzetti organized the first national Day of Silence to honor LGBT+ individuals. In The National magazine, Pulzetti expressed her goal was for the campaign to spread awar...

Career and Technology Department creates alternative course to fulfill Consumer Education requirement

Gigi Cepeda and Anushka Kalra

March 22, 2016

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Diversified Cooperative Education (DCE) is a course for juniors and seniors that fulfills the Consumer Education requirement and focuses on workplace skills and job opportunities and will be available for the 20...

Departments reflect on freshman appeals tests

Grace Shin, asst. news editor

March 11, 2016

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As incoming GBS freshman students register for classes, administrators and teachers are reflecting on the process of appeals exams. Instructional supervisors of the English, World Languages and Math Departments state that the ap...

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