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How to prevent coronavirus

How to prevent coronavirus

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

March 12, 2020

  Wash your hands                Wash your hands with hot water and soap for at least 20 seconds. Do this before and after eating, going to the bathroom and returning from public places. Though, you should always wash your hands if you should.   Do NOT w...

Spring test schedule 2020

Spring test schedule 2020

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

March 10, 2020

Test Schedule  Illinois Science Assessment  March 19th, 2020 7:35 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Juniors Only Freshmen, Sophomores & Seniors late arrival @ 10:30 a.m. SAT April 14th, 2020 Juniors Only  PSAT 8/9 & 10  April 15th, 2020 Freshmen & Sophomores Only  ...

Mr. Harpalani named Educator of the Year

Mr. Harpalani named Educator of the Year

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 6, 2020

A huge congratulations to Glenbard South math teacher Mr. Harpalani! Mr Harpalani was recently named Educator of the year by the Glen Ellyn Community Awards program. He will be honored at a community ceremony next week, the week of February 10th through 14th. ...

Ramders boy’s bowling update

Ramders boy’s bowling update

Ryan Vozza, Writer

February 3, 2020

      The joint Glenbard Bowling team, made up of athletes from Glenbard East and Glenbard South had just reached its highest milestone in program history, having had brought home its first ever regional championship as a team.       The Glenbard co-op placed first out of ten schools, having finished with 6...

Fires in Australia

Fires in Australia

Fatima Imam, News Writer

February 3, 2020

Australia has been in the headlines recently as it is on fire. The fires have been raging since September of 2019. The reasons behind them were high temperatures, severe drought and climate change. According to BBC.com, the fires have killed at least thirty people, destroyed over three thousand homes...

New juniors’ science test

New juniors’ science test

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 3, 2020

Attention all juniors, there is a new state-wide mandatory science test. Juniors will take the Illinois Science Assessment, or ISA, on March 19th from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The test will be administered at Glenbard South. It will cover basic science including life, physical, and earth topics. The test is r...

Winter Wonderland dance

Winter Wonderland dance

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 3, 2020

Enjoyed Homecoming? Attend the Winter Wonderland Dance! The dance will be on February 15th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Commons. The dress code is school appropriate casual wear, no sweats allowed, though jeans and leggings are acceptable. Students will enjoy refreshments, music and other fun activities....

Live Life Well Week 2020

Live Life Well Week 2020

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

January 28, 2020

Attention students, Live Live Well Week is coming up! The week will be from February 17th through February 21st. To kick off the week, students are invited to make blankets at Ackerman Sports Center on Monday, the 17th. The 17th is also Presidents’ day, meaning a day off from school. Tuesday the 18t...

Valentines for Vets

Valentines for Vets

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

January 28, 2020

On February 5th, 2019, Glenbard South celebrated Valentine’s Day early with the annual Valentines for Vets. The event was after school in the commons. Students were provided with craft supplies, snacks and refreshments. Several veterans also attended the event, conversing with students. ...

Finals Schedule 2019

Finals Schedule 2019

Fatima Imam, News Writer

December 13, 2019

As the first semester comes to an end, finals are coming up fast, and students need to be informed of the change in schedule during finals week. Students will be taking their final exams from Wednesday, Dec.18th, to Friday, Dec. 20th. School will start at the usual time of 7:35 a.m., however, the scho...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

December 9, 2019

On December 7, GBS held a very special event; Breakfast with Santa. The event was run by the GBS Choir. The event cost $5 and included McDonald’s pancakes with Starbucks coffee, crafts, music and Santa Claus. There were many crafts to make including candy cane reindeer and Santa beards. Madrigals, on...

GPS’s Take 5

GPS’s Take 5

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 21, 2019

For over 25 years, the Glenbard Parent Series, or GPS has been hosting events for students and their parents. These 50 events a year focus on helping parents understand the student experience, the effects of social media, suicide-prevention, and the extra pressure on young women. Any parent and the...

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