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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

Caption: Pictured here are the Glenbard South Superfans  Harper Bryan, Angjelos Salca, Lorenza Simbulan-Foster, Rayna Davis, Jake Bailey and Victoria Behling. Taken by: Mrs.Cooper, Provided Via: @gbssuperfansofficial Instagram account

Meet this School Year’s GBS Super Fans

Max Jones, Sports Writer November 30, 2023

Athletes, be honest, without fans, sports would not be as exciting and competitive. Glenbard South is no different. But where would our fans be without some superfans? This year, 6 seniors have stepped...

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...

Gavin Pogorzelski hitting off the tee. Picture by Gavin Pogorzelski

B is for “Birdie”

Sydney David October 26, 2023

The Glenbard South boys’ golf team had a successful 2023 season. The team had an 8-1 record in the conference led by Coach Phil Yudys. The boys have shown improvement throughout the season causing them...

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...

The girls varsity basketball team huddling at one of their games.

Pack the Place 2023

Courtney Cardamone, Sports Writer February 7, 2023

Although Glenbard South’s winter athletics are well into their seasons, they still have much more to look forward to. One special event, “Pack the Place”, took place on Friday, January 13th, in which...

Jaden Fredrick and Ryan Chung pictured (picture by Caleb Walter)

Boys Cross Country State Meet

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer December 9, 2022

This past weekend, on November 5th, the Glenbard South boys cross country team hit the road for the IHSA State meet taking place in Peoria, Illinois. Harsh overcast the day prior to the meet challenged...

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Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Nomination and the Supreme Court Process

Matilda McLaren, Sports Editor, In-Depth Writer May 1, 2022

On February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the official 116th Associate Justice seat of the United States Supreme Court. On April 7, 2022, a bipartisan collective...

2021-2022 Sports Recap

2021-2022 Sports Recap

Itzel Cruz-Davalos April 29, 2022

As the Glenbard South community approaches the end of the 2021-2022 school year, athletes are currently taking time to reflect on how they performed individually and as a team during their season’s....

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