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Crucial Construction:    Remodeling the main gym, construction workers begin redoing the floors, adding new bleachers and replacing the basketball hoops in the dome. These additions, along with bathrooms and a new concession stand in the John Davis stadium, were proposed by the Titan Booster Club and District 225, and will be completed before the start of the next school year.

Stadium, main gym construction in progress

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
May 26, 2017

The Titan Booster Club and District 225 are working to add permanent bathroom facilities and a new concession stand in the John Davis stadium, and new flooring, bleachers and basketball nets in the main...

GBN swimmer returns to water after injury

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
April 7, 2017

Following a severe spinal injury in Aug. 2016, GBN senior Tural Erel was able to recover enough in order to return to the pool on Feb. 3, just in time for the swim team’s Senior Night. According to...

Counting Computers:  Inspecting a computer, Interact senior leader Justin Bifeld examines the donations for the Interact Computer Drive on Jan. 14. Interact leaders noted an increase in this yearís donations in comparison to previous years.

Computer drive donations reach all-time high

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
February 10, 2017

Interact held the annual Computer Drive on Jan. 14 to collect unwanted computers and medical equipment for donation to the Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago. According to Interact sponsor...

CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Preparing bidding sheets for the Canned Food Drive Silent Auction on Nov. 18, Carolyn Kuhn, senior class treasurer, assigns a value to an item. The Silent Auction was one of the various events organized by Student Council in order to reach the goal of 100,016 cans.

Annual Canned Food Drive surpasses goal

Katie Cavender and Corinne Shaw
December 16, 2016

South’s annual Canned Food Drive raised 129,066 cans from Nov. 1 to Nov. 22. The Northfield Township Food Pantry, Onward House of Chicago and Vital Bridges received the materials. This year, the drive...

New touch screen TVs promote traditions, involvement

New touch screen TVs promote traditions, involvement

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
September 30, 2016

Touch screen TVs that display many aspects of GBS history were installed outside the auditorium and dome before the 2016-2017 school year. According to Dr. Jim Shellard, director of student activities,...

GRINNING GREEKS: Offering a traditional Greek dish to other students, senior George Maroutsos serves gyros to Spring Fling attendees. Other GBS clubs such as Girl’s Letter Club and Ciao Club made an appearance at the event.

Annual Spring Fling requires thoughtful preparation

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
May 27, 2016

Spring Fling, under the direction of Student Council, took place May 6 during all three lunch blocks in the autos courtyard. According to senior Clayton Nimz and junior Harrison Kane, all planning for...

GBS Debate begins preparation for Nationals

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
May 15, 2016

South seniors Vignes Alla, Michael Callahan, Brian Roche, and Doug Stryker will participate in the National Debate and Speech Tournament to be held June 12 through June 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah. GBS...

SERIOUS ON STAGE: Striking actor Shia Labeouf’s signature pose on stage, senior Jake Biales entertains audience members during one of Comedy Troupe’s skits for this year’s Variety Show. Through both his participation in Comedy Troupe skits and his YouTube channel, Biales says he wants to be able to craft and tell stories.

Jake Biales reflects on theater involvement at South

Corinne Shaw and Kathy Yoo
April 22, 2016

Every student at South has some sort of talent that makes them stand out, according to senior Jake Biales. He realizes these unique attributes in his peers while having some of his own. Biales has found...

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