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South students recommend Trolls Ski and Snowboard program

Morgan O’Connor, staff reporter

January 18, 2012

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Let’s face it: on most Saturdays, teenagers sleep half the day away and spend the rest of the day watching television. However, the Scandinavian Ski Shop provides Glenview teens, including South students, with the opportun...

Celtic club captures attention

John Betsoleiman, staff reporter

January 18, 2012

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Choosing what clubs to be in at South is like being a little kid in a candy store; there are so many choices. A recent addition to the numerous clubs at South is Celtic club. This particular club focuses on the culture and backgr...

Onward progression of helping city kids

Sally You, Staff Writer

January 17, 2012

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Onward House is a non-profit organization that strives to provide education, childcare and family support services to those in need of it. South students mainly participate as tutors for the School Age Program, a service within Onwar...

Alan Xenos: Tech savy app creator

Kelly Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2012

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It's eighth period and study hall Room 191 is silent with focused students scribbling away at their homework, but in the corner sophomore Alan Xenos is typing away on the computer. Instead of typing a paper or surfing the Inte...

South readers enjoy favorite books outside school hours

Rosie Nash, staff reporter

January 17, 2012

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The student’s eyes trace down the long line of wooden shelves. As they walk into the narrow hallway surrounded by lists of titles and authors, their fingers cautiously glide down each binding, skimming until they reach their...

Get the Point: Fencing’s Arrived

Hyeon Jin, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2012

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As South students walk past the East Cafeteria Tuesdays after school they see some of their peers participate in a new club called Fencing Club. The first Fencing Club meeting was scheduled for Oct. 18, but due to some confu...

Sister cheerleaders reach great heights

Chris Callahan & Jerin Saji, Staff Reporters

January 2, 2012

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Flipping hand over hand, being tossed into the air....not as easy as it may seem. But for varsity cheerleaders Kara and Kaylee Sherman, it’s all in a day’s work. Both of them have their reasons for joining cheerleading. “When...

Tiedman Sisters Team Together

Ethan Spalding and Ben Kraus, staff reporters

December 9, 2011

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

Many sports have siblings who perform on high levels at the same time. The NFL has the Manning brothers. Tennis has the Williams sisters. Baseball has the Upton brothers. And this past season, South volleyball had the Tiedman...

An Asset to Glenbrook South: Amelia Alpert

Anna Hofmockel and Rosie Kelly, staff reporters

December 9, 2011

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"In the SAO, there isn’t really an average day,” Amelia Alpert, secretary in the Student Activities Office (SAO), said. “[…] The day is pretty much wide open.” Alpert’s life in the SAO is never dull. The only sure...

Pep Club shows all how to “come out and support us”

Emily Mitchell, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2011

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For 50 years, Glenbrook South has been "washing" other schools' teams "in the river" and cheering their own teams on to victory.  From the "Titancrumble" to the new "South!" cheer made up this year, the spirit continues to evolve. ...

Crazed for Energy

Rosie Nash, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2011

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The tall black and lime green can sits in the cup holder of the teenager’s car, the small orange bottle swooshes in the student’s lower backpack pocket, and the thin blue checkered can lays chilled in the athlete’s bag....

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