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Speech

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

November 25, 2019

Speech team is for students who want to improve their public speaking skills, meet new people or to try something new. Additionally, there are multiple types of speech that one can choose from. This club is not just about writing and giving speeches and friendships and memories are also made.   ...

Students for students

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

November 21, 2019

Throughout their school careers, students are taught to ignore peer pressure and remain drug free throughout their entire lives through programs like Drug Abuse Resistance Education and Too Good for Drugs. Continuing this pattern, Students for Students is a club at Glenbard South that is dedicated t...

Model UN

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

October 28, 2019

Diplomacy is a skill that can be applied to many aspects of life from comprising to real politics. Model UN club is a new club at Glenbard South which focuses on building and applying diplomacy as well as persuasive speaking skills. Those interested in going into politics, improving their public speaking...

Prism and gender equality club

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

October 28, 2019

It is often misconstrued that Prism and Gender Equality Club are essentially the same club, yet that is not the case. While there are some similarities between the two, they are two different clubs with different agendas. The main similarity between the two is the social activism along with the inclusi...

BEU

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

September 6, 2019

Black Excellence United, BEU, is a club made to unite the young African American students of Glenbard South. Sponsored by Miss Teague, the president is senior Syrai McKenzie. Joe Walker, senior, describes BEU as “A place where African Americans can come together to discuss issues about the commun...

Habitat for humanity

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

September 6, 2019

With the start of the new school year, students are looking to begin the year with a fresh start by expanding the activities they participate in. Whether it is concern over college, looking to try something new, or wanting to be more involved, any moral reason to join a new club is a good reason. Ha...

Future physicians

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

February 3, 2019

In the world today, the medical field contains a vast range of occupations that all help to benefit society. When considering entering the medical field, it may be difficult to determine which job would be best to work in. As a result, the Future Medical Professionals Club has been formed to make the...

Homework help

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

February 3, 2019

As second semester begins, more clubs are being created here at South. Homework Club is now up and running. Mrs. Pero, the sponsor, runs it after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Everyone is welcome to come after school until 3 p.m. to work on homework, assignments or just for extr...

More than just the dance team

More than just the dance team

Anna Novy, Nations Editor

October 8, 2018

Dance—jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, ballet, tap and more. While there is dance team at South which practices early in the morning and has choreographed dances, others may not enjoy this. Luckily, there are clubs here at South that provide the fun and joy that dance can bring without the complications and c...

Chess is not just a game

Olivia Kempfe, Nations Writer

October 8, 2018

Chess is a game that does not focus on the physical abilities of the player, but rather their mental and intellectual abilities. Chess Team comes together to focus on building and applying its abilities on the chess board in practices and meets, while also teaching students life lessons. In a typical practi...

Opportunities to get involved

Ellie Hecker, Nation Writer

September 18, 2018

If you are a student who wants to get involved in school and join a community, here are a few of the many clubs at Glenbard South: Black Education United Advisor: Carmen Teague Email: [email protected] Club Information: A club that celebrates African-American history, culture, music, and...

Spamalot: Behind the Scenes

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

September 16, 2018

The fall musical is the event that will kick off the school year’s theater trilogy, consisting of Spamalot, 30 plays in 60 minutes for the winter show, and Figments for the spring show. This musical will be a comedic parody based off of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. A key part of every play or musical...

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