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‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ comes together with visual effects, compelling stories

Alissa Donatello, staff reporter

June 17, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinions, Reviews, Web Exclusives

Animated shows aren’t always the first thing people will think about when talking about a really good television show. Most animated shows are catered towards children, after all. But that is not the case when people talk a...

Students give time, compassion to animals in need

Yoon Kim, a&e editor

June 17, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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...

New club Pencils of Promise seeks to aid students around globe

Katherine Schurer, staff reporter

June 17, 2017

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

GBS students founded a chapter of Pencils of Promise (POP) in March to support the non-profit organization that works to provide educational resources for students across the globe. Due to the infancy of the club, the group...

South’s newest clubs thrive, grow

Emily Bauer, staff reporter

June 13, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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...

Interact tackles two new projects: charitable garden, book donations

Ashley Desserich, staff reporter

June 13, 2017

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Interact club added two new events to their calendar this year. The two projects included the construction of gardening boxes for a South Suburban high school and a book collection for a national program that Interact participa...

South students not immune to teenage driving trends:

Avery Jerva and Lorelei Streb

June 13, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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...

When streaks and red hearts take over: a Snapchat reflection

Gabby Zabat, Columnist

June 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

“Don’t forget class, your homework is to….” By this point my entire class has checked out, quickly zipping up their backpacks and obnoxiously checking the hundreds of notifications they received in the last 90 minutes. ...

Men’s tennis wraps up season with 8th-place finish at State

Erin Sullivan, staff reporter

June 7, 2017

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

With a 17-6 season record, the GBS Men’s tennis team finished with strong wins in the Sectional and State tournament, according to Head Coach Larry Faulkner. Faulkner says that the team has been improving significantly over ...

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