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Marching into Women’s March Madness

Olivia Cernauske, Sports Writer April 5, 2024

     With all the recent buzz around Women’s NCAA Division 1 basketball players like Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese and Paige Bueckers, it should come as no surprise that the 2024 Women’s March Madness...

Glenbard South students showcase their different cultures at Multicultural Night. Source: Mr. Harpalani

Asian Initiative Performs at District 87’s Third Annual Multicultural Night

Ella Pope, School News Editor April 4, 2024

     On March 5th, Glenbard East hosted District 87’s third annual Multicultural Night where clubs from all four Glenbards came together to showcase their different cultures. The performances varied...

Season one of “High on the Hog” was released on May 26, 2021 to glowing reviews.

“High on the Hog” Season Two Dishes Up Inspiration

Haley Wong, Editor in Chief March 3, 2024

Stephen Satterfield begins and ends the second season of his starring role on “High on the Hog” staring out into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. This expanse of sea saw the abduction and enslavement...

A Life of Conflict

A Life of Conflict

Amina Irfanullah, Scoop Writer March 3, 2024

The memoir “War and Me,” by Faleeha Hassan passionately bonds the reader with Hassan’s life in Najaf, Iraq. Hassan grew up in a working class family while Iraq was subdued within a seemingly endless...

Deluded until Death

Alishbaa Karim February 9, 2024

Life is merely a delusion, a test for your actions. The results will show up after death, when there is an absence of life And thus, An absence of delusion. Your death will be the truest, most visceral...

The entire Glenbard South Choir performs “Fruitcake” at this years holiday concert. Source: Maggie Falkenberg

“Must Be Made With Fruit”

Maggie Falkenberg, School News Writer January 8, 2024

The holiday orchestra and choir concert always presents numerous holiday pieces performed by talented student musicians for families, friends and community members alike. Some pieces have become an annual...

Giving Up

Amina Irfanullah November 29, 2023

Sometimes the greatest form of giving up Is believing and supporting Everyone and everything Yet removing the things you deserve most For the happiness of others. Never give yourself up for the sake...

Amelia Buehle, Creative Corner Editor September 18, 2023

Print out this crossword puzzle or stop by the library for one. Complete it by Wednesday, September 20 and turn it in to the library. One lucky winner will win one free Homecoming Dance ticket.

Homecoming Crossword

Amelia Buhle, Creative Corner Editor September 18, 2023

A Great Night of Art

A Great Night of Art

Maggie Falkenberg, School News Writer April 11, 2023

The dim lights of Glenbard South’s Little Theater welcomed all types of performers Friday, March 10th, as Glenbard South’s Creative Writing Club hosted its second annual open mic night, inviting students...

Lebron James goes up for a fade-away jumper to break the all time scoring record in the NBA. Source:

Lebron James Breaks the All-Time Scoring Record

Mary Kate Pinkelman, Sports Writer March 13, 2023

Lebron James has added another record to his seemingly never-ending list when he scored his 38,388th career point against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 8th. James made history and broke Kareem...

This years speech team at the Glenbard West tournament.

Speech Team Sweeps the Season

Kaitlyn Urbanowicz, School News Writer March 11, 2023

Glenbard South’s Speech Team, run by Mrs. Candance Vickers, is an opportunity for students to compete against nearby schools in public speaking events.  This variety of events includes informative...

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