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South’s foreign language opportunities valuable, rewarding

Leah Dunne, co- editor in chief

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

In a day and age when face-to-face communication can sometimes feel sparse and even obsolete, one may ask themselves ‘why is it necessary to learn how to communicate with others in language other than my own?’ Well, learni...

Field hockey strives for success in post season

Emma Hammer, staff reporter

October 13, 2017

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

The varsity women’s field hockey team is continuing to mesh as they enter their season. Led by Head Coach Tom Rosenbaum and senior captains Annie O’Rourke, Ellie Kahle, and Emma Duffy, the girls are working hard to reach ...

‘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...

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