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Midnight Memories made at prom

Midnight Memories made at prom

Amanda Herrmann, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2016


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On Saturday, May 21, Glenbard South hosted its prom on the Spirit of the Chicago at Navy Pier. Students boarded coach buses at Ackerman, which then dropped them off at Navy Pier. Students then boarded the boat and had their pictures taken with the Chicago skyline in the background. The boat then left ...

Celebrating the teachers of Glenbard South

Michael Bertone, Writer

May 24, 2016


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Teachers do a lot for their students, and at Glenbard South and across the country, there is a teacher appreciation week the first week of May.  Every teacher needs to feel appreciated, and Glenbard South has done a great job spreading those feelings. At Glenbard South teachers and staff passed out...

A club for meaningful conversation

Kasia Szot, Nation Writer

May 24, 2016


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  Many students at Glenbard South think about questions that are far beyond what can be discussed in class. Therefore, they students to engage in meaningful questions about life and topics of interest to them.  wish to be able to share their thoughts with others and discuss their opinio...

Glenbard South art show presents work

Allyson Glahe, Writer

May 24, 2016


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Glenbard South hosted its annual art show on Tuesday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the library. Drawings, pictures and paintings were displayed on the walls while 3D artwork, such as pottery and sculptures, were displayed in cases. The Glenbard South art department arranges an annual art show that showcases...

Simply complex

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

May 24, 2016


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Sometimes, people have to go through a complicated process of events in order perform a simple task. While some can not stand the idea of complexity to achieve simplicity, some find beauty in it. That is what Rube Goldberg is all about. A Rube Goldberg machine is a device or contraption that is over-engineered...

Sweeney fights her way to the championship

Kasia Szot, Nation Writer

April 18, 2016


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Children are unable to sit still because they want to be in constant motion. One way to let out all of their extra energy is by signing them up for Taekwondo. Many of them will be fascinated that they will get to learn a sport in which they would be able to kick and punch different objects. F...

Raiders in the spotlight

Kasia Szot, Nation Writer

April 18, 2016


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Mary Poppins the Broadway musical took place on February 18-20 at the College of Dupage. It was a successful event where group of friends and family members got together. Junior Laurel Bacote, along with a group of three other junior girls from Glenbard South, Emily Maruyama, Michelle O'Dowd and ...

Rube Goldberg competes at Navy Pier

Rube Goldberg competes at Navy Pier

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

February 26, 2016


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The Rube Goldberg Club traveled to Navy Pier on February 26th, 2016 to compete in their first competition. A Rube Goldberg is a contraption that is put together to complete a task. The club is sponsored by Mr. Heyduck.  

The Teen Whisperer

The Teen Whisperer

Kaitlin Clark, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2016


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As is customary during Live Well Week, Glenbard South hosted a well known guest speaker to motivate Raider students to be healthy emotionally and socially. This year teen expert Josh Shipp spoke on being one’s best self. He touched on many universal yet touchy topics, such as self acceptance, emotio...

Volunteering for the community

Kasia Szot, Writer

December 19, 2015


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Have you ever wanted to get involved in your community? Well, Glenbard South offers many clubs that can give you that opportunity. One example is Key Club. Key Club is a fun filled club that helps students get involved in helping out around their own neighborhoods. Mrs. Pat Remis, who runs the ...

Opening your mind to world events

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

December 19, 2015


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Americans are lucky to receive many rights that other countries do not. We have the freedom of speech, and the right to decide who makes our laws, as well as who runs our country. In this day and age, it is important for young people to understand politics and controversial issues that citizens of the...

Guilty, not guilty

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

December 19, 2015


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Teenagers fight with their parents. It's a fact. It may be about curfew or cell phone privileges, or even making their bed. It’s natural for children and adults to run into conflict. Usually, parents end up winning the argument, forcing their children to obey their wishes. Mock Trial at Glenbard South...

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