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Ping pong club

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

February 11, 2020

High school is a stressful time. Once the end of the week hits, students look for ways to destress and have some fun. Ping pong is a game to play with friends to achieve that carefree feeling that comes with Friday afternoons.  Ping Pong Club was formed as a way of giving students an opportunity to pla...

Muslim students’ association

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

December 17, 2019

Glenbard South has a variety of culture clubs including Spanish Club, French Club and BeU. The Muslim Student Association (MSA) is a group of Muslim students who come together to talk about their religion and participate in a variety of events.      MSA meets once a month on a Thursday in room 312 right af...

Chess team

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

December 13, 2019

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 ones abilities on the chess board in practices and meets, while also teaching students life lessons. Overall, chess as...

Clubs coming together

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

December 5, 2019

Future Medical Professionals Club, Global Health Initiative Club, Habitat for Humanity, Best Buddies and Back to Basics are all collaborating in the organization of Clubs Coming Together Week. Clubs Coming Together Week will be held on the week of December 2nd through December 6th. Each day will be ...

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...

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