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In Other News: Migrant healthcare limited

Riley Shankman, managing editor
March 22, 2024

Illinois programs that provide healthcare to undocumented and some documented immigrant residents will be affected by changes that could result in many thousands of individuals losing their health insurance...

Speechapalooza: Speech Team members (top row, left to right) junior Sean Fallon, freshman Vihaan Iyengar, senior Justin Kim, senior Eric Nardulli, sophomore Madelaine Meyer,  sophomore Anne Sullivan-Beltran, junior Alexandra Lehene, sophomore Olivia Jurado, senior Gianna Barash, senior Anya Azara, senior Gabriel Blumenfeld, (bottom row, left to right) freshman Shayna Fitzershtein, sophomore George Abraham, freshman Alexandra Gorodovsky, and freshman Megan Kay competed at the Speechapalooza competition with the code “Fall Out Boy”.

Speech Team goes gold

Libby Trapp, staff writer
March 22, 2024

It is 6:15 a.m. on a Saturday morning when the bus rolls to a stop, allowing South’s Speech Team, all suited up, to crowd in. Though tired from the early start, nervous energy hangs in the air as the...

SchooLinks scheduled to replace Naviance

Tyler Chaiket and Phoebe Mann
March 22, 2024

Starting the 2024-2025 school year, District 225 will implement SchooLinks as a better solution to assist with College and Career planning, Ryan Bretag, Director of Teaching and Learning said. The website...

Who will it be?

Who will it be?

Sarah Park, news editor
March 22, 2024

To promote student voting, especially in the primaries, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL 9th District) and staffers from Sen. Laura Fine (D-IL 9th District) and Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz’s (D-IL 17th District)...

Sophomores Phillip Yong (left) and Austin Rudd (right) modify their team’s robot, C-3POE, in anticipation of the State competition.

VEX competes at State

Sydney Doffin, staff writer
March 22, 2024

For the very first time, South’s VEX Robotics team guaranteed themselves a spot at the Illinois VEX Robotics High School State Championship: Over Under, where students will compete with their robots...

Last day stays June 4

Olivia Richards, asst. news editor
March 22, 2024

The Board of Education has decided that students will not have to make up the school days missed during the week of Jan 8. and Jan 15. The last day of school for students will remain June 4, as originally...

New administrators added

Betty Polyakov, staff writer
March 22, 2024

District 225 added two administrators to South with the promotion of Ashly Song as the new Associate Dean and the hiring of Joyce Kim as the new Associate Principal for Teaching and Learning. The appointments...

District 225 considers 2025-2026 calendar change

Jame Sewell, staff writer
February 28, 2024

Finals after break has been a staple to South’s schedule, however, this may not always be the case, as District 225 is considering a change in its yearly schedule, Dr. Ninja Idrizi, Assistant Superintendent...

Under Watch: Officer Adam Uscicki keeps surveillance at South from his office, with monitors projecting live feedback from the building’s 177 security cameras, inside and outside the school. The camera’s footage can be used in cases of car accident outside, altercations inside, and stolen property. Photo by Gaby Yap

South theft rates increase

Gaby Yap, co-editor-in-chief
February 16, 2024

Running late into the pungent air of the locker rooms for her Gold 4 class, freshman Savannah Steck hurriedly sets up base at her locker. She goes through her normal routine, getting into uniform and,...

Successful Conference: South’s Model U.N. team leaves Boston with 13 individual awards,
students winning Best, Outstanding, Honorable, and Verbal Delegate. BOSMUN was an invite
only conference, with 21 students attending.

Students win BosMUN for the second year

Mae Kuchimanchi, staff writer
February 16, 2024

For the second year in a row, South’s Model United Nations (Model U.N.) competed and won best large delegation at the Boston University Model United Nations conference (BosMUN), Rahm Sheinfeld, Model...

GPL Partners with South

Olivia Richards, asst. news editor
February 16, 2024

Due to a new agreement between the Glenview Public Library (GPL), South, and Glenbrook Off Campus, staff members will be given a teacher library card that will give them unlimited access to the GPL’s...

Turnabout called off

Olivia Richards, asst. news editor
February 16, 2024

Following low ticket sales, the Student Council (StuCo) canceled its Turnabout dance, Tali Gankin, Senior Class Vice President, said. StuCo needed 500 ticket sales by Monday, Feb. 5, but less than 60...

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