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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
Filed under Nation

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.”

South student perfect on Advanced Placement test

South student perfect on Advanced Placement test

Ethan Sowl, Sports Editor
December 10, 2016
Filed under Nation

 Glenbard South senior, Luke Angelillo, managed to be one of three people in the world to earn a perfect score on the Advanced Placement United States History Test. According to the College Board, it was the most taken AP test across the whole world this past Spring.    When asked about his amazing accompli...

Best Buddies rock it at fashion show

Best Buddies rock it at fashion show

Ashraf Abu-sirrieh, Writer
December 10, 2016
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Best Buddies hosted its annual fashion show, which was held in the little theater at Glenbard South, on December 8th.   Best Buddies hosts a fashion show every year. To prepare it has two hour practices on Tuesday and Thursday. At rehearsal, the members will practice walking the cat-walk and talk ...

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Iqra Baggia, Scoop Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Nation, The Scoop

It is that time of the year again-- the musical is arriving at Glenbard South. This year, director Amy Newlan says “I chose Fiddler on the Roof because it is a classical musical, and I know the audiences will love it. Its themes are timeless and especially relevant to today's world culture.” Th...

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