The Independent

The Independent finds success at various events

The Independent finds success at various events

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2015


Filed under Nation, News, Showcase

The Independent recently won several awards at various events around the state. First, The Independent inducted Emily Schmidt, Stasia Vasko and Jenny Yun to the Quill and Scroll International Journalism Honor Society. Secondly, The Independent participated in the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association's annual conference at COD....

Glenbard Hockey defeats Maine Hockey 4-3 in OT

Glenbard Hockey defeats Maine Hockey 4-3 in OT

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

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Students give blood

Students give blood

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015


Filed under News

On Wednesday, February 8th, around 390 lives were saved by the student and staff participation in South’s annual blood drive. Life Source, “a non-profit corporation distributing a half-million blood products annually to approximately 60 area hospitals,” sponsored this year’s blood drive. Glenbard...

Fonda coaches last basketball game

Fonda coaches last basketball game

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On January 31st, head girls basketball coach Julie Fonda led her team to one last home victory against Wheaton Academy. There to show gratitude to Fonda’s coaching career, former players and students packed the gym for the 57-38 victory.  Fonda told the Daily Herald, “Looking across the court and seeing...

Blizzard hits Midwest

Blizzard hits Midwest

Jessica Arnold, News Writer

February 14, 2015


Filed under News

Northern Illinois was affected by a blizzard on the first of February. Due to the winter storm named Linus, Chicago had nearly shut down for a day. Hundreds of flights to and from Chicago were cancelled, the South Side of the city lost power and multiple people were left with no choice to stay in their...

Students say thanks

Students say thanks

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, February 4th Glenbard South hosted its annual Valentines for Vets event. Students, along with their clubs, teams and friends created colorful cards for wounded veterans. Senior Hannah Nelson, who has participated in the event for several years, said, “It feels good knowing you’re doi...

Reigning in the holiday spirit

Reigning in the holiday spirit

Stasia Vasko, Bottom Line Editor

December 19, 2014


Filed under News

Recently, all the Glenbard South students flocked to the gym to hear the traditional “Holiday Convo.” Over 200 students participated in the musical performance, encompassing the orchestra, band and all of the choirs. This year, members of the senior class stood up to honor Isaiah Jackson, a juni...

Winter Spirit Week

Winter Spirit Week

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

This past week, the Glenbard South Key Club conducted its“Winter Spirit Week” which was part holiday themed. Themes consisted of “PJ Day,” “Holiday Hat Day,” “Dynamic Duo,” “Beach Day” and “Ugly Sweater Day.” Senior Melissa Lachcik said, “The turnout was so much better than last year, and it got me excited for the break!”

‘Santa Claus is coming to town’

‘Santa Claus is coming to town’

Jordan Hulseberg, Editor-In-Chief

December 19, 2014


Filed under News

Recently, PBIS and Student Union partnered to provide a little bit more holiday cheer to Glenbard South as students had the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap for one dollar. All proceeds were later donated to "Toys for Tots."  

Coach Cordell to take head coaching job at Lincoln-Way Central

Coach Cordell to take head coaching job at Lincoln-Way Central

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Thursday, December 13, 2014, Glenbard South’s Head Football Coach Jeremy Cordell announced that he will be taking a head coaching position at Lincoln Way-Central High School. In Cordell’s five years at Glenbard South, he led the team to a 35-17 record and brought the Raiders to four consecutive...

Release of Senate report on CIA torture

Release of Senate report on CIA torture

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2014


Filed under News

On Tuesday, December 9th, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the official findings and executive summary of their several year long investigation into Enhanced Interrogation Techniques prominently used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Rosetta spacecraft landed on comet 67P

Rosetta spacecraft landed on comet 67P

Brian Porreca, News Writer

December 13, 2014


Filed under News

The Rosetta spacecraft has finally landed on Comet 67P. Launched by the European Space Agency in 2004, Rosetta has been on a ten year trip to catch up to Comet 67P. Rosetta’s mission was to deliver the lander named Philae in hopes to study the comet’s nucleus and environment and to observe how a...

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