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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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FAFSA simplified for 2024-2025

Allie Sukhman, asst. news editor
February 16, 2024

As seniors anticipate the overwhelming process of paying for college, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Simplification Act attempted to clarify the complexities of applying for financial...

CTE course reintroduced

Mia Carr, Kaitlyn Jiang, and Sarah Park
April 21, 2023

South will reintroduce a class called Internship for the 2023-2024 school year, Dawn Hall, Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instructional Supervisor, said. The Internship class will be a semester long...

New curriculum prompts criticism

Sarah Park, asst. news editor
March 17, 2023

After removing subjects criticized by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the pilot course (AP) African American Studies, the College Board released the official new curriculum, reported by Anemona Hartocollis...

Canned food drive CAN-cels hunger

Molly Tomczyk and Meredith Bill
November 16, 2022

The theme for this year’s Canned Food Drive, which began Nov. 1 and ends Nov. 18, is “CAN-cel Hunger”, Claira Paul, Sophomore Class President, said. Donations will go to the Northfield Township Food...

Election Day off for South students

Layla Mohamed, asst. news editor
November 16, 2022

This past Tuesday, Nov. 8, was Election Day,  a scheduled holiday after Illinois adopted a federal bill that established it as a state holiday for schools and public offices, according to the Illinois...

graphic by Leah Desserich

2022-2023 Student Council sets goals for school year

Allie Sukhman and Ashley Libasci
May 20, 2022

The Student Council Executive Board for the 2022-2023 school year has promising goals for the upcoming year, including providing more resources for mental health awareness, creating school events, and...

A step towards equity

A step towards equity

Hafsa Rahman, asst. news editor
April 22, 2022

Sophomore P.E. classes will transition from single-gendered to coed classes beginning next school year, P.E. Teacher Josh Stanton said.  The main purpose of this change is to promote inclusivity for...

District 225 gives snow days the cold shoulder

Jessie Norwood and Caroline Ohlandt
February 11, 2022

No longer will students enjoy snow days huddling indoors spending their day off watching movies as senior Madeline Gifargas once did. Now, when any Illinois public schools close due to inclement weather,...

Labor shortage increases pressure on workers

Labor shortage increases pressure on workers

Caroline Ohlandt and Jessie Norwood
December 17, 2021

As junior Alyssa Yagelski arrived at her server job at Pizano’s Pizza and Pasta, she witnessed an all too familiar scene: waitresses and waiters dashed around the dining room, simultaneously trying to...

Pollinator garden unites clubs at South

Pollinator garden unites clubs at South

Daniel Park and Hailey Punnoose
April 23, 2021

The blue from the azure asters, the yellow from the western sunflowers and the purple from the milkweeds will surround South’s prairie with bees and butterflies, trying to pollinate every flower in the...

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