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4-day school week in Colorado

4-day school week in Colorado

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

September 14, 2018


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As the 2018 school year begins, school district 27J of Colorado adapted a new 4-day school week, where students have only been attending classes on Tuesday through Friday. The new schedule rearrangement was primarily designed to give teachers time off to plan and coordinate their lessons, making learning ...

Community read

Community read

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

August 21, 2018


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On August 22 2018, the Glenbard Parent Series is hosting its’ 2018 community read author at Glenbard West. The Things They Carried author Tim O’Brien will be speaking from 7:00-8:30 pm. The Things They Carried tells of O’Brian’s experiences with the Vietnam War,  including aspects of memoir, novel,...

South’s first day back

South’s first day back

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

August 15, 2018


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Today, August 15th 2018, is a happy day for enthusiastic students but a sad goodbye to summer for others. It’s the first day of school at Glenbard South! School has started a week early for the second year in a row. This early school comeback allows students to retain more information between school...

Postcards to Stoneman Douglas

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

April 3, 2018


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On February 14 2018, a gunman opened fired on Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 students and teachers were killed, some as young as 14. A teacher from Stoneman Douglas then asked that schools from across the nation send handwritten letters to the students and staff. The response was...

Valentines for Vets

Michaela Reif, Writer

April 3, 2018


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On February 1, students gathered in the commons to make valentines for veterans. The veterans included Phil Felsenthal, stationed on the USS Ronald Reagan and Jacob Lisitza, stationed in Germany. This year many students went to the event to make valentines and ate valentine-themed snacks. Mr Nielsen ...

Honors Orchestra sends Christmas Cheer to Seniors

Honors Orchestra sends Christmas Cheer to Seniors

Ashwin John

February 1, 2018


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Ashwin John led students from the Honors Orchestra and helped spread the Christmas cheer this season by performing at Senior Assisted Living Homes during the winter! Tenants from Arden Courts and Atria were thrilled to have them perform. Photos by Sunil John...

Deadly Mosque Attack in Egypt

Deadly Mosque Attack in Egypt

Tristen Blake, Writer

December 21, 2017


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This year has been marked by many events. Sexual assault allegations, celebrity deaths and sadly terrorism. After many shocking terrorist attacks earlier this year, it seemed more and more people have become extremely cautious of their surroundings. But still the cowardly come out of the closet and harm...

Matt Lauer fired for Sexual Misconduct

Matt Lauer fired for Sexual Misconduct

Evan Kollias, Writer

December 21, 2017


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On November 29, 2017, the world woke up to the shocker of Matt Lauer being fired from “Today” on NBC. Lauer was fired for sexual allegations against several women. Lauer who hosted “Today” from 1997 to 2017, did not only host the “Today” show as he was famous for also hosting the Macy’...

Trump declares Jerusalem capital of Israel

Trump declares Jerusalem capital of Israel

Mohamed Amn, Writer

December 21, 2017


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On Wednesday December 6, President Donald Trump, despite multiple warnings from world leaders, broke decades of U.S. foreign policy and formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In Trump’s latest speech, he announced that it was time for America to take a new approach on the “failing...

North Korea tests new missile

North Korea tests new missile

Dimitar Spasovski, Writer

December 21, 2017


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On November 29, North Korea launched its brand new missile, Hwasong-15, which was classified as an intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korean officials have been warning the US that their missiles could hit US mainland. This new missile reached an altitude of 2800 miles and has many United States...

Chipotle Fundraiser

Chipotle Fundraiser

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

December 13, 2017


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On Wednesday, December 13, Student Council will hold a fundraiser at Chipotle from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Butterfield Road. Get the guacamole and support GBS Student Council!

1st Semester Finals Schedule

1st Semester Finals Schedule

Habiba Ishtiaq, Writer

December 13, 2017


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It is that time of the year again, Semester 1 finals. Remember, study hard and good luck!  ...

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