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Books to read, movies to watch, things to do

Books to read, movies to watch, things to do
December 17, 2020

2020 is over! Well...almost. With one week left to wrap up this crazy year, here are some ways to spend the last few bits of the time no one will forget. Book to Read    1.  A Christmas Journey:...

Keep busy during break

Keep busy during break
November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving is usually a time for many to relax, meet family and friends and gather around the dinner table for a hearty meal. With DuPage County enforcing strict quarantining measures once again, it...

Watch “Clue!”

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November 18, 2020

The time of year has come for another Glenbard South production! This fall, Glenbard South drama students have decided to put on “Clue!”, a play-version of the classic movie based on the popular board...

What students think of hybrid learning

What students think of hybrid learning
November 5, 2020

Hybrid learning has been in effect for two weeks already with the schedule looking very different from what a normal school day in the “pre corona” days would look like. Despite the differences, most...

“The Dead Zone”

October 5, 2020

As the year swiftly plunges into the month of October and Halloween decorations can be found around every corner, horror movies and books are of the many things which are encompassed in this haunted...

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You

Source: amazon.com
September 12, 2020

During quarantine, I read the New York Times best seller and winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction: Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds I thoroughly enjoyed this read and highly recommend...

‘Rising Phoenix’ Reaches Heights

Source: International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
September 12, 2020

Among Netflix’s new barrage of films and series, “Rising Phoenix” was released on August 26th, 2020. This documentary focused on the Paralympic Games and provided a unique view on the lives of Paralympic...

Fire and Wine

April 30, 2020

During these crazy times, plenty of restaurants had to learn how to adapt to a new style of business. One such establishment is Fire and Wine, a family friendly restaurant located on Main Street in downtown...

Do not worry, Blackberry Market’s iconic cinnamon rolls will still be accessible to its patrons

April 30, 2020

For local restaurants and cafés, like Glen Ellyn’s beloved Blackberry Market, the way to keep their business alive in these quarantine times has been offering walk-in takeout, curbside pickup, and contactless...

What to watch on Netflix during quarantine

April 10, 2020

As we are faced with the knowledge that social-distancing measures will last until at least May and likely longer, the worry over what to do with these immensely long stretches of time confined to one’s...

Visit these book sites during quarantine

April 10, 2020

With school closed and social distancing orders in place, it can get a little dull staying in one place. Luckily though, there are many sites students can go onto in order to download ebooks or listen...

A New Glenbard South Production

March 12, 2020

With “Eurydice” closing earlier this month, it seems almost too soon to be looking forward to another Glenbard South theater production. However, due to new scheduling changes implemented by director...

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