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National Honor Society holds introduction ceremony to welcome new members

National Honor Society holds introduction ceremony to welcome new members

Allyson Glahe, Writer

April 20, 2016


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The Glenbard South National Honor Society (NHS) hosted its induction ceremony on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium to welcome new members and say farewell to old ones. The National Honor Society is an organization that encourages high school students nationwide to have good scholarship, leadership, ...

Julie Buxbaum comes to Glenbard South

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2016


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For many students, books have been the perfect escape from the stress of school. On Monday, April 11th, Glenbard South’s book lovers had the pleasure of meeting and listening to author Julie Buxbaum, author of Tell Me Three Things. Authors that have either been on their publisher’s publicity tour or visiting Chic...

Glenbard South AP Review Schedule

Glenbard South AP Review Schedule

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

April 13, 2016


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Chicago Teachers Walkout

Chicago Teachers Walkout

Yusuf Baggia, Writer

April 8, 2016


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On, April 2, 2016, the Chicago Teachers’ Union held a one day strike in the streets of Chicago. The Chicago Teachers’ Union is an organization of educational workers who promote quality public education, improved teaching conditions and protection of members’ rights. On Friday, teachers began...

Writing Center South

Writing Center South

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2016


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Whether one is struggling with his or her writing or has questions about how to improve it, the Glenbard South Writing Center, located in the Yearbook Office (Room 307), is available to assist students with any writing assignment for any subject. From college essays, to social studies writing assignments,...

ACT Testing Schedule

ACT Testing Schedule

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

April 6, 2016


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April 19 Standardized Testing Schedule - Early Dismissal Freshmen Only students enrolled in Extended English, English 1, and English 1 Honors will take Units 1,2, and 3 of the PARCC English Language test. PARCC TESTING IS REQUIRED BY THE STATE. ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY. Sop...

Midnight Memories: Prom 2016

March 23, 2016


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Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

March 22, 2016


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The Preliminary elections of the presidential race of 2016 had one of their biggest days this March 1st, as it was Super Tuesday. With all the chaos inside the election this year, this day could mean the fall for some of the less-popular candidates. Already this year, the republican party lost Jeb Bush, Chris Chr...

Turnabout: Hit or miss?

Turnabout: Hit or miss?

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2016


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School dances are a great opportunity to have fun with your friends and jam to music. Plus, they are a great excuse to dress up. Junior Julia Tillack said, “I love school dances! Life is too short not to enjoy the time you have in high school. School dances are so much fun and they create memories...

Uber disaster

Uber disaster

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer

March 17, 2016


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On February 21, 2016, Uber driver Jason Dalton was arraigned for six counts of murder. Two of the counts were based on the intent to commit murder and eight felony firearm counts in connection with a shooting spree that left six people dead on February 20 at 6 p.m. in and around Kalamazoo, Michigan.   ...

PARCC testing schedule

PARCC testing schedule

Laurel Bacote, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2016


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The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers created the PARCC assessments in mathematics and English for K-12 to replace previous state standardized tests. The association believes that its set of tests not only evaluates a student’s progress, but also provides better inform...

Iowa Caucus

Iowa Caucus

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

March 1, 2016


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Election year. People have been well aware of it. Whether it has been Donald Trump gloating about his hysterical plans, Ted Cruz’s citizenship being tested or Bernie Sanders’ new wave of young socialists, the 2016 Presidential election has been an important topic for discussion. First off, Iowa...

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