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Backpack weights worsen medical issues, burden unnecessary

Lauren Lashley, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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...

Cepeda reflects on music experience, plans to continue in college

Jimmy Rubenstein & Grace Solem, staff reporters

May 16, 2017

Filed under A&E, Web Exclusives

Graduation day is looming and will mark the end of GBS extracurriculars for the seniors of Glenbrook South. However, for senior Grace Cepeda, a singer in both Masters and Chambers Choirs, her passion for singing is far from over. ...

Geometry in Construction strives to apply math skills to daily life

Grady Bruch and Aidan Celner

May 16, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

Almost everyone has drawn graphs and coordinate planes in their math classes. However, there are many students that are kinesthetic learners that want to learn with their hands and manipulate their math. So, South implemented a c...

South students reflect on rigorous part-time jobs

Danielle Arvanitis & Erin Sullivan, staff reporters

May 12, 2017

Filed under Web Exclusives

 A student walks into their house with significantly noticeable bags under their eyes. The student checks the clock: 12:30 a.m. Finally, they run upstairs to complete an essay and project. At 4:30 a.m., they complete a proj...

Tu creates 88 Keys to Cure, combines passion with service

Aidan Graham & Katherine Schurer, staff reporters

May 3, 2017

Filed under Web Exclusives

Not many people can play the piano quite like South senior Grace Tu can. At 10 years old, according to Tu, she played at Carnegie Hall in New York, and as of last year, Tu says was awarded 2nd place at the Illinois State Mus...

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