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Math team finishes sixth in state conference

Jimmy Rubenstein, staff reporter

May 31, 2017

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The Glenbrook South math team finished sixth out of 65 teams at the state math competition held on May 6 at the University of Illinois. Joe Karlovsky, junior math team coach, said that his goal was placing in the top ten ...

South responds to student driving violations

Lorelei Streb and Avery Jerva

May 26, 2017

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A stale green light hung over the intersection of Waukegan and Lake while John Skorupa, South Driver’s Education Teachers instructs a driving lesson with a South student at the wheel. According to Skorupa, the light turned ye...

South experiences addition, growth of new clubs

Emily Bauer, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

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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...

South students show love for animals through service

Yoon Kim, co a&e editor

May 26, 2017

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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...

Backpack weights worsen medical issues, burden unnecessary

Lauren Lashley, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

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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...

Geometry in Construction strives to apply math skills to daily life

Grady Bruch and Aidan Celner

May 16, 2017

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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...

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