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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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Skylar Kreske and Annie Rogula
March 16, 2020

Swimming has never been about the awards, but rather being around hard-working athletes and the excitement of the team, stated Keith MacDonald, head swim coach. MacDonald has coached swimming for over...

Competition from down under

Annie Rogula, Sports Editor
December 20, 2019

Uncertain expectations overwhelmed South’s varsity boys’ basketball team as they blindly faced off against St. Joseph’s College from Sydney, Australia. With limited knowledge of the opposing team’s...

Winning wildcat: Returning a serve (left) and getting set to serve (right), Northwestern commit Sydney Pratt prepares to continue her success on the tennis court. Pratt’s tennis prowess drew Northwestern University’s attention, ultimately resulting in a scholarship offer to play for the school’s team on Aug. 28. Courtesy of Sydney Pratt

Pratt looks to Northwestern to continue tennis career

Annie Rogula, sports editor
October 4, 2019

Hard work and dedication have allowed junior Sydney Pratt to dominate in the tennis world, according to her coach Mark Bey, director of the championship training academy at the Glenview Tennis Club. Since...

illustration by Chaeyeon Park

South students see need for recycling awareness

Annie Rogula, asst. features editor
March 16, 2019

As senior Sora Heo has begun to better understand the devastating toll pollution has taken around the world, she has noticed the inefficiency of recycling at South. Many of South’s recyclable objects...

illustration by Margo Kazak

South celebrates the holidays in different ways

Agnosticism Growing up in a Christian household, Jane Emerson* went to church frequently and celebrated Christian holidays without fault. Now, Emerson does not celebrate these holidays out of faith, but...

Students face challenges of long-distance relationships

Mia Merchant and Annie Rogula
November 12, 2018

Whether they be romantic or platonic, relationships in high school can be challenging to keep up with, especially when people are thousands of miles away from each other. Long-distance relationships pose...

Students catch up on school

Annie Rogula, asst. features editor
October 29, 2018

Suicidal tendencies, severe illnesses and all kinds of different injuries are just some of the many factors that keep students from participating in their daily classes at school. For students like sophomore...

Luo figure skates beyond south’s walls

Anika Thota and Annie Rogula
November 10, 2017

Two years ago, junior Rachel Luo was skating by another teammate when she lost her balance and collapsed, leaving her with bloody fingers and a white scar she’ll have for the rest of her life. Rachel...

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