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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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RHYTHMIC RITUAL:  Clapping his hands, Robert Shellard, AP Music Theory teacher, warms up his AP Music Theory class with an exercise where the class is prompted to write down whatever melody or rhythm Shellard plays. This is one skill of many that was present on the students’ AP tests at the end of the year.

Music Theory caters to all students, allows for musical exploration

Josie Schneider, co-features editor
May 25, 2018

The bell rings. Robert Shellard, AP Music Theory teacher, sits either at the piano, playing a melody, or at the front of the classroom, clapping a rhythm. Shellard repeats this sequence four times while...

SYMPHONIC SOLACE: Matching pitch, seniors Ashley Levenson (left) and Claire Valenziano (right) practice in their all girls a capella group, Solace. This group is directed by Robert Shellard, new co-choir director.

Solace takes on modern music, creates close knit relationships

Yoon Kim, co-a&e editor
October 6, 2017

From Colbie Caillat to Jessie J, Solace sings it all. Led by co-choir Director Robert Shellard, the group consists of 10 girls. Solace is one of South’s a cappella groups and is known for covering a...

SINGING SHELLARD: Playing the piano for South’s choir group Chambers, new co-choir director Robert Shellard helps students to improve their vocals. Shellard himself was a part of Chambers prior to his graduation in 2009.

South singer returns as new co-choir director

Josie Schneider, co-a&e editor
October 6, 2017

To return to one’s hometown and teach the same classes that were so appealing years earlier is a rare feat, but it is one that Robert Shellard, new co-choir director at South, can relate to. Graduating...

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