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Concert Choir takes New York

Concert Choir takes New York

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Editor

February 28, 2016


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On Thursday February 25th, Mrs. Stephanie Skizas, Mr. Mark Lindberg, Ms.Stephanie Wallace and Ms. Ellen Hill accompanied Concert Choir to New York City for a three day performance tour. The choir performed at the St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York City. In addition to performing, the choir...

Twin day

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

February 24, 2016


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Glenbard South encouraged students to stop by early Friday morning for free breakfast in the Commons. Students were treated to apple slices, granola bars and various other healthy breakfast items. These items encouraged Raider Students to eat healthier and by being healthier, being their best sel...

Pajama day

Pajama day

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

February 19, 2016


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As part of Live Life Well Week, students dressed up in their pajamas Monday as part of the first spirit day. After the students wore their pajamas all day, they were treated to fudge popsicles in the commons after school.  

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Amanda Herrmann, Cutting Edge Editor

February 19, 2016


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On Wednesday, February 17, Glenbard South hosted a blood drive as part of the annual “Live Life Well Week.” The nonprofit organization, LifeSource, sponsored this year’s blood drive. Eighty-six students and seven staff members donated a total of 67 units of blood, which will save a total of 201 ...

Turnabout the floor with that special someone

Turnabout the floor with that special someone

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

February 12, 2016


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Tradition has always required a guy to ask a girl to the dance. Whether it is for homecoming, prom or any other social function, guys have always been put under the unbearable pressure of asking their sweetheart to a dance. Well this time of year, it will be the lady’s turn! Glenbard South High S...

Live Life Well Week Schedule

Live Life Well Week Schedule

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016


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“BE YOUR OWN BEST SELF” LIVE LIFE WELL 2016 To endorse a healthy style of living, Glenbard South's annual Live Life Well Week is coming up next week! Monday, Feb. 15th No School   Tuesday, Feb. 16th Spirit Day- Pajama Day Fudge bars Social (After School) Winter Clothing Drive (Commons Hallway)   Wednes...

Valentines for Vets

Valentines for Vets

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

February 4, 2016


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Wednesday, February 3th, students went to the commons directly after school to make Valentines for Vets. This was an activity where students spent time making cards for those who served our country. Many were glad to do it. Lexi Endres, a junior, stated, “I enjoyed being able to do something for...

Celebrating the end of tradition

Laurel Bacote and Kaitlin Clark, Editors-in-Chief

December 19, 2015


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The Madrigal Singers has performed annually at a banquet called the Madrigal Dinner during the holiday season. Guests have experienced talented singers perform Renaissance holiday music with authentic costumes while eating a three-course dinner, consisting of soup, chicken, dessert and a beverage. ...

Convo spreads holiday cheer

Kajal Patel, Editor for Bottomline

December 19, 2015


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On Friday December 18th, Glenbard South held their annual holiday convocation during third period. The band, choir,orchestra, and Madrigal performed. Mrs. Stephanie Skizas and Mr. Tom Bowling led the choir and orchestra while Dr. Dewald led the band.The choir and orchestra performed together, performing...

San Bernardino Shootings

San Bernardino Shootings

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2015


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On December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. CT), 14 people were killed and 17 wounded during a holiday party at Inland Regional Center, a facility for developmentally disabled people, in San Bernardino, California. At the center of the shooting was a married couple, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen...

Migrant Crisis

Migrant Crisis

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer

November 28, 2015


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The year of 2015 witnessed the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. This crisis had developed from displaced people who sought a new life after losing their homes from civil warfare. Around 4.1 million Syrian refugees fled their country which has been annihilated by a civil war that began more ...

Meat can cause cancer?

Meat can cause cancer?

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Cheif

November 28, 2015


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While America has been filled with vegetarians, many have still been meat-eaters. Unfortunately for those meat eaters, the International Agency for Research on Cancer has concluded in a paper that processed meats--including bacon, ham and hot dogs--have been one of the causes of colon cancer and supp...

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