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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The kids cannot read

Maia Weissman, asst. opinions editor
February 16, 2024

Fourth grade reading scores decreased in 30 states in comparison to 2019, while zero states scores increased, according to the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, Report Card. Although...

Caring about politics, caring about your future

Caring about politics, caring about your future

Maia Weissman, asst. opinions editor
December 22, 2023

“I don’t like to talk about politics.” This sentence, although most often used to avoid conflict, is damaging our democracy. There are myriad reasons why someone, especially someone our age, might...

The curse of the common name

The curse of the common name

Maia Weissman, staff writer
May 19, 2023

“Maia!” My head pops straight up, eyes searching the room for whoever just yelled my name. My head then falls back down and I refocus my gaze. They weren’t talking to me but instead, to the sea of...

Senior Pet Awareness Month

Ellory Moran and Maia Weissman
November 10, 2022

When it comes to adopting pets, the bitter truth of the matter is that older animals are usually the last to be chosen. Compared to the 60 percent adoption rate for younger dogs and puppies, senior dogs...

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