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REMEMBERING THE RETIREES: Posing with her dance members for South’s 2006 Variety Show, Cindy Pouplikollas (bottom row, second from the left) participates in the Teacher’s Act Tradition; Pouplikollas is now retiring after 23 years as P.E. administrative assistant.

Lasting Impact: 2018 Retirees – Cindy Pouplikollas

Augie Mitchell and Sheila Fogarty
May 25, 2018
TIME’S UP FOR TITAN: Talking to a football player, Mike Noll, former head coach of Glenbrook South’s Football Team and social studies teacher, spends time on the football field with the team. Noll has spent 14 years working at South.

Lasting Impact: 2018 Retirees – Mike Noll

Lauren Bianco, staff reporter
May 25, 2018
REMEMBERING THE RETIREES: Standing on one hand, Phil Carello demonstrates his experience in gymnastics (above), as he helped coach the men’s gymnastics team for 16 years until 2005, and is now retiring after 21 years as a staff member.

Lasting impact: 2018 Retirees – Phil Carello

Eliza Schloss, co-editor-in-chief
May 25, 2018
Forever a Titan:   Pumping his fist in the air during the teacher act in the 2017 Variety Show, Synchronicity, Jim Shellard, student activities director, dances in a way that exemplifies his comical personality. Shellard’s spirit and passion for the students and events of GBS will be remembered in the halls and in hearts far into his retirement.

Shellard retires after 27 years of serving South community

Abby Grant, co-opinions editor
May 26, 2017
Leaving their mark: South teachers reflect on careers before retirement

Leaving their mark: South teachers reflect on careers before retirement

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, Lizzie Garvey, Avery Jerva, Mia Merchant, Taylor Everson, Brigid Murphy, Eliza Schloss, Youjin Shon, and Lorelei Streb
May 26, 2017
SINGING FOR SIRVATKA: Preparing for the concert on May 28, members of the Master Singers choir practice their piece entitled “Orphans of God.” Current students of Sirvatka will be performing the piece along with some of his former students.

Sirvatka’s retirement concert to put ribbon on career

Aakash Bhojwani & John Park, staff reporters
May 27, 2016
RETIREMENT READY: Joining together to reminisce about their careers, South retiring faculty prepares to end the school year for one last time. These staff members have devoted countless years to helping students learn and grow. Featured from left to right: (top) Jerry Zabin, John Lewis, Todd Hansen, Peter Masciopinto, Terry Jozwik, Marty Sirvatka, (bottom) Janice Osowski, Ellen Eichler, Mary Vicars, Kay Sopocy, Dawn Fendt. Not featured: Fred Kocian, Carol May.

Retirement is now in session: South faculty say goodbye to GBS with lasting memories, relationships, legacies

Alexandra Sharp, Eliza Schloss, Brigid Murphy, Hannah Buchband, Anne Marie Yurik, Yoon Kim, Youjin Shon, Savera Zulfiqar, Kathy Yoo, Abby Grant, Aakash Bhojwani & John Park, and Kyle O'Shaughnessy & Maggie Eschenbach
May 24, 2016
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