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This summer, the floors outside the cafeteria and auditorium were remodeled.

Administration replaces old, unsafe flooring

Anne Ribordy and Noah Walch
October 11, 2018

Over the summer, the GBS administration responded to failing structural integrity by replacing the floors near the auditorium and cafeterias as part of South’s ongoing Life Safety project, according...

GREAT GREEN GARDENERS: Raking some dirt, South students work in the gardens at the annual Great Green Gardening Gathering. With the help of Key Club, Gardening Club held the event after school on April 5. Photo courtesy of Marina Madsen

Annual Great Green Gardening Gathering expands, prepares for planting season

Anne Ribordy, staff reporter
May 8, 2018

The 3rd Annual GBS Gardening Club Great Green Gardening Gathering took place with the help of Key Club on April 5. For two hours, students worked outside on nine projects, and concluded the event with...

FIGHTING FREIGHTS: Signing a petition at a public forum held in the Watson Auditorium, Alliance to Control Train Impacts on Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) committee members express their opposition to the building of a new Amtrak freight train line. Local residents have voiced their concerns about the impact it could potentially have on Glenview neighborhoods, GBS, and the environment. Photo courtesy of The Village of Glenview

Local committee petitions new Amtrak freight line

Chaerim Park, staff reporter
April 20, 2018

On March 12, 1,200 people attended a public forum held by the Alliance to Control Train Impacts on Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) committee at South’s Watson Auditorium to educate, spread awareness and hear...

MEIER ON THE MOVE: Moving out of the way, sophomore Katie Weiss assists captain Lauren Meier as she dribbles away from a Loyola player. The Titans game against Loyola was an important one because it kept both teams undefeated.

Women’s soccer seeks to add ninth regional title

Madaket Chiarieri, staff reporter
April 20, 2018

After making it to the regional title game last year, the women’s soccer team is off to an undefeated start  this season, according to senior Captain Alexandria Shaw. With a strong, aggressive team...

Men’s lacrosse looks to utilize underclassmen players

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
April 20, 2018

Senior Captain Sam Dale sprints down the field and passes the ball to junior Captain Harry Panagakis. Panagakis carries the ball, and shoots it into the net, scoring South’s game winning goal. Men’s...

illustration by Riley Gunderson

School considers new calendar, more late arrivals

Isabella Albrecht, staff reporter
February 9, 2018

The GBS administration is discussing the addition of more late arrivals in coming school years. GBS currently has four per semester, according to Principal Dr. Lauren Fagel. The discussion was brought...

Itagaki commits to Rochester Institute of Technology for Hockey

Itagaki commits to Rochester Institute of Technology for Hockey

December 18, 2017

Senior Madison Itagaki skates across the ice and shoots the puck to score her team’s game-winning goal. Her team skates over to her, and they all celebrate the win together. Itagaki’s Chicago Mission...

DIVING ME CRAZY:  Beginning her event, junior Leza Bergin competes against Niles West on Oct. 27. The Titans defeated the Wolves 94-92 and celebrated the class of 2018 at their senior night.

Women’s swim & dive looks to qualify for State

Emily Bauer, staff reporter
November 10, 2017

The GBS women’s swim team is back in the pool this fall with several victories already including against competitors such as GBN and Evanston. As the season progresses, the team hopes to continue succeeding...

MODEL MANIA: Painting on canvases, students partake in a real life modeling project last year. Each student is able to depict the model in their own style. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Fuja

Modeling project illuminates personal artistic styles

Brendan Wolf, staff reporter
November 10, 2017

Students circle up and begin painting the model in front of them. Tensions are high, as they only have five minutes to complete their work. However, amidst the chaos, junior Chloe Costigan can hear the...

MIGHTY MARKS:  Taking their marks, the girls swim team gets ready to dive into the pool against GBN on Sept. 16. The Titans defeated the Spartans by a score of 123-63.

Girls’ swim & dive aims to return to state

Madaket Chiarieri, Staff reporter
October 6, 2017

The tension of the entire meet was building up on the shoulders of sophomore Alexis Kachkin and her teammates as they awaited the final event of the meet, the 400 yard freestyle relay. The girls cheered...

South’s newest clubs thrive, grow

Emily Bauer, staff reporter
June 13, 2017

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...

South faculty reflects on growth of arts since their graduation

Karina Benson, staff reporter
May 26, 2017

Not long ago they were sitting at small wooden desks, anxiously awaiting the return of their tests, now they are handing the tests back themselves. Not long ago they sat in the cafeteria laughing with...

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