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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...

Illustration by Sophia Lau

Administration strives to improve South’s accessibility

Isabella Albrecht
December 22, 2017

In an effort to make South more accessible to students with physical disabilities, the administration is looking to add several new features to the building. The most recent was the installation of a push...

MEMORABLE MIHARA: Speaking to South students, Sam Mihara, a first-generation American with Japanese ancestry, informs others about his experiences in a World Warr II Japanese internment camp. Mihara visited South on Sept. 13 for this special address. Photo courtesy of Tara Thorne

Guest speaker shares experiences in internment camp

Isabella Albrecht, staff reporter
October 6, 2017

Sam Mihara, a first-generation American with Japanese ancestry who was in an internment camp during WWII, came to speak to the GBS U.S. History classes on Sept. 13. Mihara was born in San Francisco in...

Argumentative Achievements: Standing in their hotel lobby, JV debaters Sabina Roberts, Katie Kenner, Alysa Aralis, Kelly Skoulikaris, Michael Scott and Dylan Goldberg pose for a photo at the John Edie Holiday Debates tournament in Minnesota (Left). Debate Coach Jon Voss said the JV teamís willingness to work together helped them find success at their state competition.

Debate teams win fifth, first at state competitions

Isabella Albrecht, staff reporter
April 21, 2017

Glenbrook South’s varsity and junior varsity (JV) debate teams placed fifth and first, respectively, at state tournaments this March. Jon Voss, head debate coach, says the JV win was exciting because...

District 225 reveals updated logos, modernizes classic shield design

Isabella Albrecht, staff reporter
March 21, 2017

GBS and GBN presented their new logos at the beginning of the second semester in preparation for the launch of District 225’s new website. According to Karen Geddeis, Director of PR and Communications...

Head   in   the   Game:  Dribbling down the court, sophomore Gavin Morse looks past a Prosser player as he makes his way towards the net. The Titans went on to win the game 57-44.

Men’s basketball starts off with 3-4 record

Isabella Albrecht, staff reporter
December 16, 2016

Starting off their season 3-4, the men’s basketball team looks to build off of their hard preseason work and achieve their goal of a regional title, according to senior captain Matt Giannakopoulos. The...

hungry   high   schoolers:   Queued up in the cafeteria, students wait to be served at food court stations. Quest has recently changed their policies regarding negative balances.

Quest adapts new balance policy, bans purchasing lunch with negative funds

Isabella Albrecht and Molly Stryker
September 30, 2016

In response to major debt last year, Quest Food Management Services is now enforcing a policy at Glenbrook South which does not allow students to hold a negative balance on their Quest account. The...

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