News

Glenbard District 87 Moves Finals Pre-Winter Break

Glenbard District 87 Moves Finals Pre-Winter Break

Claire Bletsas, Contributing Writer

Glenbard District 87 has announced the decision to move first semester finals to the last week before winter break in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. In past years,...  Read More »

Feb 27

Presidents Day: A Forgotten Holiday

Presidents Day: A Forgotten Holiday

Asiya Mohiuddin, Contributing Writer

For many years, we have gotten Presidents Day off for both students and teaching staff. However, many times we forget the reason for why we have this special holiday off. We...  Read More »

Feb 20

Heart Hop Throughout West’s History

Heart Hop Throughout West’s History

Molly Molly, Staff Writer

The Turnabout Dance, Sadie Hawkins, and Girls Choice Dance are the typical names for the dance where high school girls ask their date to the dance. Although the idea of a g...  Read More »

Feb 18

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Features

A Flash Back To 1946

A Flash Back To 1946

Molly Molloy, Staff Writer

On November 18th, the Glenbard West Historical Society was given the opportunity to interview three members of the class of 1946. Out of a class of 205 students, only 43% are still alive. Mary Lou Copp, Norma Bartizal and...  Read More »

Feb 27

AP Studio Art 2D Students Make Captivating Art with Compelling Concepts

AP Studio Art 2D Students Make Captivating Art with Compelling Concepts

Emma Blackwell, Columnist and Editor

West’s full-year art course, AP Studio Art 2D, has been tackling an exceptionally challenging task with their second segment of the class, Concentration. Concentration is the title of the second portfolio students must...  Read More »

Feb 18

Make a Difference During ‘Live Life Well Week’

Make a Difference During ‘Live Life Well Week’

February 17, 2017

During the week of February 20th through 24th, Glenbard West will be participating in Live Life Well Week, a series of activities to help students, parents, and staff de-stress and to encourage them to...  Read More »

Find that academic motivation you’ve lost

Find that academic motivation you’ve lost

December 9, 2016

Quizzes! Exams! Finals! ACT! College Applications! Extracurriculars! These are just a handful of things high school students have to put up with on a daily basis. High school students deserve a lot of...  Read More »

Artist’s Corner: New project allows sculpture students to repurpose books

Artist’s Corner: New project allows sculpture students to repurpose books

November 17, 2016

If you were given a single book and told to create anything out of it, what would you make? Would it be a house? Maybe a forest? How about an animal? The options are limitless. A little creativity can go a lo...  Read More »

Notability Update Boasts Fun, New Features

Notability Update Boasts Fun, New Features

November 16, 2016

Just recently, Ginger Labs unveiled an update for its best-selling app, Notability. With this update came the addition of new pastel colors and feature that creates straight lines. It’s fair to say that ...  Read More »

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Entertainment

Theatre Fest creates memories, successes for student participants

Theatre Fest creates memories, successes for student participants

Hiba Farid, Contributing Writer

The annual Illinois Theatre Festival, or "T-Fest," is a statewide event for high school students.  Each year they produce an All-State production. This year it was Sweeney Todd. ...  Read More »

Feb 23

A Review of the 2017 Grammy Music Awards

A Review of the 2017 Grammy Music Awards

Abby Hoffman, Contributing Writer

The Grammy Music Awards show inspires, evokes emotion, and entertains people all around the world. The 2017 Grammys were, once again, a huge hit. The Grammys honor and ...  Read More »

Feb 22

80s Comedies Still Being Remembered as ‘Greats’

80s Comedies Still Being Remembered as ‘Greats’

Robbie Murphy, Contributing Writer

Even though comedies such as Caddyshack and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off are not really considered movies of our generation, the common consensus among students at Glenbard W...  Read More »

Feb 15

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