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A Moment to Honor Raider Veterans

A Moment to Honor Raider Veterans

Kaitlin Clark, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2015


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In an effort to celebrate the loyal veterans of Glenbard South High School, Raiders have placed flags at Entrance 4. In addition, portraits and certificates of each honoree were displayed along the Commons hallway for those who have served our country, including Deputy Hood (United States Marine Corp...

Bench of memories

Bench of memories

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

November 5, 2015


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Glenbard South High School received a new addition to the hallways recently. The class of 2015 has given blue and red benches as their Senior gift. The benches were placed near the front entrance and the fieldhouse doors. These replaced the older, less quality benches outside of the doorways. The ne...

Volley for the Cure

Volley for the Cure

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

October 28, 2015


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Glenbard South High School hosted its annual Volley for the Cure game on October 6th at 5:30 p.m.  Volley for the Cure was an event to support and raise money for breast cancer. Varsity and sophomore teams played in the main gym while the freshman teams played in the fieldhouse. In honor of breast cancer survivors, the gym was covered in pink streamers and words like “Survivor” and “Warrior” were written on the posters that covered t...

Homecoming week showcases Raider pride

Homecoming week showcases Raider pride

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

October 10, 2015


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Was it the sound of hundreds of student fans roaring in the stands? Was it the anticipation of finding out who the Homecoming King and Queen were going to be? No, it was everything. Homecoming Week was an exciting event that took place at Glenbard South this year. First, the week started off...

Manhunt

Manhunt

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

September 30, 2015


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He had four sons. He had a loving wife. His unit called him “G.I. Joe.” September 1st, 2015, nearing the end of thirty years in the Fox Lake Police Department, Lt. Charles Joseph Gilniewicz was shot during an arrest. He was found about 50 yards from his squad car by a responding officer. The offic...

A Great Way to Start the Season

A Great Way to Start the Season

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Nation, News

Raider Pride Night was a great way to start the conference season for the Glenbard South football team. There was an invite to the feeder schools, where the student who came got to run through the giant helmet. Although, Glenbard South lost there was much spirit in the stands.     ...

A Little Healthy Competition for the Raiders

A Little Healthy Competition for the Raiders

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

September 25, 2015


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Games Night has been a tradition at Glenbard South for many years. During homecoming week, many students and the administration get together to compete class by class. There was tug of war, potato chicken dance contests, potato bag hopping, limbo and hula hoop. Freshmen wore blue, sophomores wore red,...

Freshmen Back-to-School Barbecue

Freshmen Back-to-School Barbecue

Laurel Bacote, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2015


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After Glenbard South's freshmen orientation on August 17, 2015, the school held a barbecue for the freshmen class of 2019 and their families on the front lawn to welcome them to South and to celebrate the beginning high school. This annual tradition for the incoming freshmen included a barbecu...

iPad training

iPad training

Kaitlin Clark, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2015


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This is the second consecutive year that Glenbard South freshmen were administered iPads. Even some juniors and seniors were issued iPads depending on the course. As a requirement, Glenbard students must attend iPad training before they receive their iPads and start off the new 2015-2016 school year....

The Ultimate Team Builder

The Ultimate Team Builder

Kaitlin Clark, Editor-in-Chief

July 21, 2015


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On June 18th at around eight o' clock in the morning six newspaper staff members (Juniors, Jessica Arnold, Amanda Herrmann, Ben Gonzalez, Kajal Patel, Hadiya Afzal and senior, Kaitlin Clark) along with their adviser, Ms. Karen Zajac, embarked on a slightly miry path towards a challenge ropes course...

Seniors enjoy annual BBQ

Seniors enjoy annual BBQ

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2015


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