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Students give time, compassion to animals in need

Yoon Kim, a&e editor

June 17, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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... Read more »

New club Pencils of Promise seeks to aid students around globe

Katherine Schurer, staff reporter

June 17, 2017

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

GBS students founded a chapter of Pencils of Promise (POP) in March to support the non-profit organization that works to provide educational resources for students across the globe. Due to the infancy of the club, the group... Read more »

Men’s tennis wraps up season with 8th-place finish at State

Erin Sullivan, staff reporter

June 7, 2017

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

With a 17-6 season record, the GBS Men’s tennis team finished with strong wins in the Sectional and State tournament, according to Head Coach Larry Faulkner. Faulkner says that the team has been improving significantly over ... Read more »

Backpack weights worsen medical issues, burden unnecessary

Lauren Lashley, staff reporter

May 26, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

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... Read more »

Living in the moment promotes positive mindset, prevents regret

Zach Cepeda, columnist

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

“Man, I’ve always wanted to play a sport,” a South senior sighs as she walks away from the Winter Sports assembly. “I feel like that’d be a lot more fun than what I’m doing now.” A couple weeks ago, I heard this comment fro... Read more »

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