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Marijuana’s first month legal: South students, staff reflect on impacts of new Illinois law

Gwyn Skiles and Maggie Baumstark

February 14, 2020

From political campaign stages to casual sidewalk conversations, the question of the legalization of marijuana has long been a hotly debated topic. Illinois recently took a powerful stride in the debate, passing a law at the b...

History made: winningest team at South brings home another strong finish

Chloe Arciero and Maggie Baumstark

December 20, 2019

South’s Horticulture team took 11th place at the National Floriculture Career Development Event (Floriculture) on the weekend of Oct. 29 in Indianapolis, placing the highest that the team has ever finished at the event, said J...

Illinois removes 300-minute school day minimum, creates flexibility

Maggie Baumstark, staff reporter

March 15, 2019

The Illinois General Assembly passed legislation that revamped how Illinois public schools were funded, and as a result, took away the 300-minute instructional day minimum that previously existed, according to Dr. Mike Riggle, ...

South holds first robotics competition, furthers passions outside classroom

Maggie Baumstark and Om Patel

February 8, 2019

On Jan. 5, South hosted its first robotics competition, in which teams of students from high schools around the area pitted their robots against each other in various contests, according to Dawn Hall, instructional supervisor...

District 225 terminates parent-teacher conference night

Maggie Baumstark, staff reporter

December 14, 2018

Negotiations last year between the Glenbrook Education Association (GEA) and the District 225 School Board led to the decision to discontinue parent-teacher conference night, due to contractual discrepancies and questions of necessity, ac...

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