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Chicagoland business aids in Harvey relief efforts

Chicagoland business aids in Harvey relief efforts

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


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A few weeks ago, NBC 5 interviewed locals about donating food, clothing, and other necessities to those affected by hurricane Harvey. One of those locals was a woman by the name of Jorja Coulter, an employee at Broadview based National Van Lines. She discussed that they would help drive the supplies...

Student Council contributes to school

Student Council contributes to school

Olivia Kempfe, Writer

September 12, 2017


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Ever feel like teachers have way too much power over the events that occur at school? Student Council is a club that gives students a say in what events occur, how they are planned out, and how they are executed. Student Council is open to all students who want to join. Upcoming events that Student Council...

Over 400 dollars raised for welfare clinic

Over 400 dollars raised for welfare clinic

Sabine Kempfe, Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2017


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The National Honor Society held its annual car wash outside the tower on August 26, 2017. Family members and students lined up to have their cars soaked, rinsed and buffed by NHS members, for only five dollars. The car wash benefitted the Infant Welfare Clinic. This company has worked to assure the...

Awful experiences at Auschwitz

Awful experiences at Auschwitz

Sabine Kempfe, Editor-In-Chief

May 31, 2017


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Joyce Wagner, a survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, came to Glenbard South on Monday, May 22 to speak about her experiences. She shared her heart-wrenching story with students who gathered in the auditorium to listen. She spoke about the abuse that her family faced, the process of the concentratio...

More coins make more meals

More coins make more meals

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

February 24, 2017


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The lunch periods during Live Life Well Week have been packed with activity. Representatives from Students for Students have been collecting change for the Change Wars to raise money for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. In addition, on Thursday, February 23, Mrs. Dhebar led a zumba demonstration outside the...

Healthy breakfast fuels brainpower

Healthy breakfast fuels brainpower

Patrick Poirier, Writer

February 24, 2017


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To wrap up Live Life Well Week at Glenbard South, the Food and Family Department hosted an event to give students a chance to get a free healthy breakfast in the morning before their daily schedules commenced. Department Chair for Food and Family, Christa Gifford, stated, “This is a good way to promote...

Dudley ignites Live Life Well Week

Dudley ignites Live Life Well Week

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

February 24, 2017


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On Tuesday, February 21, Drew Dudley, known worldwide for his inspiring speeches and the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Day One, Inc., came to Glenbard South to speak to students about leadership. All students and staff gathered in the gym to kick off Live Life Well Week with this world renowned speaker....

Students rewarded for good service

Students rewarded for good service

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

February 24, 2017


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LifeSource came to Glenbard South on Wednesday, February 22, for the school’s annual blood drive. Students and staff of all ages lined up to donate for the amazing cause. Junior Patrick Poirier volunteered at the blood drive. “The blood drive is a great way for high school students to find a way...

Students strive to strengthen community

Students strive to strengthen community

Kasia Szot, Nation Writer

February 10, 2017


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Students for Students is a club at Glenbard South that promotes helping out the community. Its primary focus is getting people educated about mental and physical health, as well as spreading awareness about common issues such as drug abuse, depression, and military involvement. This club, as its name stat...

Jazz band rocks stage

Jazz band rocks stage

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

February 10, 2017


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Jazz has been popular in Chicago since the early 20th century. Known for its intricate composition and steady tone, jazz is truly a unique genre of music. This week, jazz came to the Raider community. Glenbard South hosted its Winter Jazz Band concert on Wednesday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. The con...

Forensics season underway

Forensics season underway

Gabi Pierotti, Writer

January 9, 2017


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The forensics team, more commonly referred to as the “Speech Team,” has been an integral part of Glenbard South’s winter activities for years.   Senior Maggie Micklo and junior Sam Hume lead the team of twelve students, holding three meetings per week. At these practices, members perform t...

Glenbard South embraces ugly sweaters

Glenbard South embraces ugly sweaters

January 4, 2017


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As part of spirit week at Glenbard South, Ugly Sweater Day took place on December 14. Many students participated in this event including senior Kelly Sisson. She stated, “Today is one of the only days I can't get dress coded.”

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