News

Hadley Junior High Students Protest Dress Code

Hadley Junior High Students Protest Dress Code

Molly Molloy, Staff Writer

Before arriving here at West we all suffered through our awkward pre-teen years in middle school. Many of us attended Hadley Junior High School and can remember the gym unifor...  Read More »

Jun 3

Tips for Acing  Your Finals!

Tips for Acing Your Finals!

Nicole Kaiser, Staff Writer

Thanks to proven research, there are various ways students can study for finals. Your brain needs a break to recover the information it reviewed and to stock up on fuel. According...  Read More »

May 31

Seniors’ Post High School Plans

Seniors’ Post High School Plans

Alabama University of Alabama Madisson MacIsaac Alex Passi Katherine Rohrer Cori Szabo Arizona Arizona State University Joe DeGrace Samantha Krolick Canada University ...  Read More »

May 25

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Features

A Glenbard West Refugee’s Journey

Aliyah Mohiuddin, Editor and Columnist

At the age of eight, Hawraa Faisal, a current Glenbard West junior, and her family were forced to flee from their home in Baghdad, Iraq to Jordan and then the U.S. In 2003, Iraq was engaged in the Second Persian Gulf War,...  Read More »

August 26, 2016

Bishka’s High School Survival Guide

Alex Bishka, Columnist

It is that time of year again, summer is over and school is back in session. The regret of not doing enough with the time off, mixes with a feeling of terror. The terror that builds up inside comes from turning in some ch...  Read More »

August 26, 2016

West Marching Band is Rockin’ the Field with the Music of Billy Joel

August 11, 2016

The Marching Band season kicked off in June with a count of 128 students participating for the fall of this year. This is the largest the marching band has been for the past ten years since its cr...  Read More »

Forensics: Talking Your Way to State

August 11, 2016

For the Glenbard West Forensics team, the 2015-2016 season was extremely rewarding. Coached by Ms. Henry, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Holloway, Mr. Kritselis and Mrs. McDonough, the speech team proved themselves...  Read More »

Hadley Junior High Students Protest Dress Code

June 3, 2016

Before arriving here at West we all suffered through our awkward pre-teen years in middle school. Many of us attended Hadley Junior High School and can remember the gym uniforms or actually having to ...  Read More »

Student Art Show

May 19, 2016

On April 21st, West’s art students were able to display their talent through the annual Student Art Show. This is an event that is all about “Celebrating the artistic talents of our students, celebr...  Read More »

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Entertainment

Adventures in Baking: Summer Ice Cream Fun

Adventures in Baking: Summer Ice Cream Fun

Ellie Ostroff, Editor and Columnist

Whenever I think of summer, I inevitably start thinking about ice cream. The allure of a freezing-cold and deliciously sweet ice cream cone never fails to make my mouth wa...  Read More »

Aug 26

Claustrophobic Thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane Thoroughly Impresses

Claustrophobic Thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane Thoroughly Impresses

Max Asselmeier, Columnist

10 Cloverfield Lane is a psychological thriller film directed by Dan Trachtenberg, and it features Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman,  and John Gallagher Jr. The movie fol...  Read More »

Aug 11

‘Batman v. Superman’: crowded, underdeveloped plot leaves movie lacking focus

‘Batman v. Superman’: crowded, underdeveloped plot leaves movie lacking focus

Sean O’Brien, Contributing Writer

This should have been great. This should have been the one to unseat The Dark Knight as the greatest comic book movie ever made. With over 70 years of source material for ...  Read More »

Aug 11

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