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Pencils down, grades up

Pencils down, grades up

Neal Choksi, Nation Writer

December 13, 2014


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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation is a non for profit corporation that gives out Scholarships to students who receive a high score on the PSAT test taken in the fall of junior year. NMSC’s goals are to identify and honor academically talented U. S. high school students and to support educati...

Gay Straight Alliance club grows at South

Gay Straight Alliance club grows at South

Alex Little, Nation Writer

December 13, 2014


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Gay Straight Alliance, GSA, has been a club for students of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Pansexual and Asexual community (LGBTQPA).

Dance Friday

Dance Friday

Alex Crouch and Jordan Hulseberg

November 18, 2014


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Glenbard South hosted its very first "Dance Friday," Friday, November 14th. Students were encouraged by faculty, administration and even other students to perform a quick dance while passing through the commons' hallway. Video footage of the event was later compiled and presented to the community through...

State Representative Sandra Pihos visits South

State Representative Sandra Pihos visits South

Alex Crouch and Jordan Hulseberg

November 18, 2014


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State Representative Sandra Pihos visited Glenbard South High School on Monday, November 3rd, in association with the 2014/2015 Illinois Principals’ Association’s Principal for a Day program. She discussed education with students, staff and the Administration. During her visit, The Independent st...

From Congress to progress: Political Debate and Consensus Club works to pave the way for student leadership

Alex Little, Nation Writer

November 7, 2014


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  The GBS Political Debate and Consensus Club (PDC) will be brand new to this school year. The premise of the club will be to debate about various controversial issues with the hopes of coming to a consensus. Rita Guritz, advisor of the PDC along with Bill Hiles, said, “It all started out...

‘Into the Woods’ lead roles

‘Into the Woods’ lead roles

Amy Kaczor and Alex Little

October 13, 2014


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        Maggie Micklo, a member of Choir, Best Buddies, and Forensics, plays Little Red Riding Hood in the fall musical, “Into the Woods.” Micklo enjoys the theatre very much and had been the theatre productions last year, including The Sound of Music and Front. She says that when she found ou...

Student Union Presidents

Student Union Presidents

Hadiya Afzal and Amy Kaczor

October 13, 2014


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     Osama Khazi, the Executive President of Student Union and member of Key Club, Students for Students and National Honors Society, has been responsible for most of the activities South’s student union has been involved in. Khazi lists some of the schools’ strengths as “a good representation of ...

Exclusive interview with Dean White

Exclusive interview with Dean White

Hadiya Afzal, Nation Writer

September 21, 2014


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Q: What college did you attend, and what degree(s) did you receive there? A: For my undergrad, I attended Illinois State University where I got two degrees, one in social science education and another in economics, and then I went to Louis University to get my master’s degree in educational leadersh...

Exclusive interview with APA Carlson

Exclusive interview with APA Carlson

Hadiya Afzal, Writer

September 21, 2014


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Q: What job did you have before coming here to South? A: I was the Athletic Director at St. Viator’s in Arlington Heights for six years Q: What college did you attend, and what degree(s) did you receive there? A: My undergrad was from Dominican University in River Forest, and I was a social scien...

Our future is now

Our future is now

Alex Little, Writer

September 21, 2014


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The start of a new school year means big changes for us all. The common question everyone at South wants to know is what does his or her future hold? What is the future of Glenbard South? Sandra Coughlin has not been at Glenbard South very long, but she wants South to be the best it can be, especially with all the new changes currently happening at school.

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