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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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Seniors explore alternatives to traditional college paths

Seniors explore alternatives to traditional college paths

Kelsey Pogue and Victoria Sunkel, co-web editor and staff reporter
May 23, 2014

Next year, while the majority of current seniors will leave Glenview to begin their first year of college in the U.S., a few have chosen to take gap years or study at an international school. WESTWARD...

Matei excels despite physical limitations, looks  forward to future

Matei excels despite physical limitations, looks forward to future

Victoria Sunkel, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2014

For most South students, walking is an everyday task often taken for granted. For junior Anda Matei, it’s an ability she is grateful to have since she was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, (MD), a...

Synesthesia gives Sunkel gift of colorful life

Synesthesia gives Sunkel gift of colorful life

Victoria Sunkel, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2013

It was freshman year Biology and I was excited for another Bioday – in other words, an easy period to sleep through in comfy auditorium chairs. Oddly enough though, I didn’t zone out during this movie...

Peer Group engages more students than before; looks forward to the year

Peer Group engages more students than before; looks forward to the year

Victoria Sunkel, staff writer
October 4, 2013

At the beginning of the year, freshmen are faced with a choice: whether or not to join Peer Group. While freshmen contemplate this decision, senior leaders recruit as many freshmen as possible, and teacher...

Students and teachers recall unique weddings of friends and family

Victoria Sunkel, staff writer
May 24, 2013

The clack of the white horse’s hooves on pavement is impossible to hear over the cheers from the crowd in front of the museum. The man atop the horse, dressed in traditional Indian formal wear, maneuvers...

Past homeschooling experiences affect students’ view of high school

Past homeschooling experiences affect students’ view of high school

Victoria Sunkel, staff writer
May 24, 2013

The traffic of boisterous school hallways filled with fellow students and administrators is something many South students find completely normal; however, for several students, this was not always their...

Elliot’s instruction inspires students to pursue photography

Tori Brown & Victoria Sunkel, staff writer
April 19, 2013

Photography teacher Amie Elliot captures her passion for creating art through her unique teaching style and methods of connecting with students. As a teacher of 19 years, Elliot describes her teaching...

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