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Gratitude Day

Gratitude Day

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Wednesday November 19th, students, along with their respective clubs, teams and friends gathered in the commons for Glenbard South's annual Gratitude Day

Dance Friday

Dance Friday

Alex Crouch and Jordan Hulseberg

November 18, 2014


Filed under Nation, News

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


Filed under Nation, News

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...

GBS Loses 42-28 to Lake Forest

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

South loses in the second round of the IHSA playoffs

“Brown Bag Lunch” hopes to increase student options

“Brown Bag Lunch” hopes to increase student options

Victoria Newman and Alex Crouch

November 8, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

This year, the Glenbard South Counseling Department launched the Brown Bag Lunch program. It was created for seniors who intend to go into college and gave them a chance to hear about and ask specific questions about college applications, scholarships, financial aid and Naviance during their lunch tim...

Canada shooting

Canada shooting

Martin Kalski, News Writer

November 7, 2014


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On October 22, 2014, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau arrived at the Ottawa National War Memorial. Previously known as Michael Joseph Hill, he converted to Islam, changed his name and involved himself with Canadian Jihadists who shared radical Islamic ideology. At the age of 32, he maintained a criminal record involving...

Ebola timeline

Ebola timeline

Daniel Kalski and Jessica Arnold

November 7, 2014


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Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a disease caused by one of five different Ebola viruses that is extremely infectious but not extremely contagious. It is infectious because an infinitesimally small amount can cause illness. The first human outbreaks occurred in 1976, one in northern Zaire in Central Afric...

Games Night

Games Night

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Monday October 20th, Glenbard South students took part in the annual Homecoming Games Night.

Airstrikes in Syria

Airstrikes in Syria

Daniel Kalski and Yusuf Baggia

October 13, 2014


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    As Syria entered its fourth year in civil war, the United States with the Netherlands, France, Denmark and Arab allies launched airstrikes against the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). The U.S. began its campaign against ISIS on September 22, 2014, after President Obama was granted permission in...

Parents request change to athletic code

Parents request change to athletic code

Victoria Newman and Alex Crouch

September 21, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

This summer a group of around 30 Glenbard West athletes were found to be in violation of the Glenbard High School District 87 athletic code, which forbids athletes to attend parties “where the athlete or others are using or in possession of any illegal or controlled substance, including marijuana, alcohol.”

World news catch-up

Daniel Kalski and Khadijah Khan

September 21, 2014


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June Events Supreme Court Ruled on Cellphone Privacy (June 25): The Supreme Court in America ruled that in order for the police to search an individual’s cell phone, when arrested, a warrant will be needed to proceed. The decision was related to two cases on the same issue that appeared back in Ap...

Rising concerns of dress code

Rising concerns of dress code

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

September 21, 2014


Filed under News

Along with the new school year, Glenbard South has decided to make the dress code more black and white. Glenbard South Dean Amy Velasquez said, “We’ve tried to define something that was more of a broad statement.” The purpose of the dress code was to create a decent and healthy environment for...

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