The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

Emily Frieling, senior, runs during cross country

Athletes’ transition to different sports

Felicity Abbott, Editor in Chief November 22, 2021

As the 2021 fall sports season comes to an end, the winter season kicks into high gear. Athletes face many physical and mental challenges transitioning from their fall sport to their winter sport. Every...

New Antiviral COVID-19 Pills are Hitting the Market

New Antiviral COVID-19 Pills are Hitting the Market

Erika Hartman, In-Depth Writer November 22, 2021

Since the early months of 2020, the world has been plagued with the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions have died, and hundreds of millions more have struggled to fight the disease. At the start of 2021, several...

Update: How to further prevent coronavirus

Update: How to further prevent coronavirus

Olivia Bachar, News Editor April 8, 2020

         1. Wash your hands                Wash your hands with hot water and soap for at least twenty seconds. Do this before and after eating, after going to the bathroom...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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