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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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Independence crucial for students

Lizzie Garvey, asst. opinions editor
October 6, 2017

During freshman year, I had no motivation to do anything myself. This included picking which classes I took, making my own money, and even little things like calling the doctor. I was forced to do it anyway,...

Dozing Daughter:  Cradling his daughter, Science Teacher Brandon Tucker smiles alongside his family members. In Nov. of 2016, Tucker took six days leave from teaching to help his wife welcome and care for their newborn baby. Photo courtesy Brandon Tucker

Male teachers contrast district, national paternity leave policy

Eliza Schloss, asst. features editor
March 21, 2017

Forty-eight percent of men working in full time jobs reported that job demands conflict with family life, according to a 2016 report from United States Department of Labor. These interferences may affect...

Father-son   Study   Session: Peering over his son Simon’s shoulder, math teacher Steve Farber checks over the work done by his son and math teacher Steve Yoon.  The teachers have sons who attend South, and all three pictured recognize the change of dynamic between father and son due to their teaching positions.

South students reflect on their fathers’ positions as educators, parents

Abby Grant, Assistant Features Editor
December 16, 2016

An alarm sounds at 6:45 a.m. and the typical South student quickly hops out of bed, scrambles to gather an outfit for the day and aggressively sweeps toothpaste across their teeth just minutes before giving...

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