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  • Behind the Scenes of Theater Makeup
  • Pursuing the Arts Beyond High School
  • Graduating in White & Green: Class of 2017
  • Don’t Miss these Summer Movies

    Don’t Miss these Summer Movies

    Abby Hoffman, Contributing Writer

    May 25, 2017

    It's hard to believe that summer is approaching so quickly! There are many new movies premiering this summer that are sure to be hits. The movie Baywatch is coming out May 25. It features star actors, Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson. These two both play lifeguards and work together to get to the bottom o...

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  • AP Art History Students Learn about Chicago Sculptures

    AP Art History Students Learn about Chicago Sculptures

    Hiba Farid, Contributing Writer

    May 25, 2017

    Recently, the AP Art History class at Glenbard West took a field trip to downtown Chicago to get a tour of the variety of sculptures in the city. Most of these sculptures were created by artists who also created works that are a part of the AP Art History curriculum. Mrs. Doyle, the only art history tea...

    Mrs. Doyle and the AP Art History students (right) next to Picasso’s sculpture, “untitled.” This famous sculpture is also known as the Chicago Picasso. sculpture, “untitled”. This famous sculpture is also known as the Chicago Picasso.

  • Behind the Scenes of Theater Makeup

    Behind the Scenes of Theater Makeup

    Molly Molloy, Staff Writer

    May 24, 2017

    Up on stage, actors and actresses can get washed out by heavy lights. The talented casts of the Glenbard West Theatre face the same issue. In order to bring back color in their faces, actors and actresses must put an extensive amount of stage makeup before shows and dress rehearsal. Stage makeup is o...

  • Pursuing the Arts Beyond High School

    Pursuing the Arts Beyond High School

    Emma Blackwell, Editor

    May 23, 2017

    Taking a look around, you begin to see how much art and music plays a role in everyday life. Fellow peers are plugged into their phones; music plays in the field house as students carry out their gym class routine. Walking through the hallways you see murals placed throughout the school, and in the library ...

  • Graduating in White & Green: Class of 2017

    Graduating in White & Green: Class of 2017

    May 17, 2017

    Undecided Madeline Abel   Alabama Auburn University Darshan Addanki   University of Alabama Madeline Short   Arizona University of Arizona Jack Knez   California California Polytechnic State University Cameron Lilly   Loyola Marymount U...

News

Saying Farewell to  Ms. Schumann

Saying Farewell to Ms. Schumann

Hailey Ardell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Near the end of the school year, we would like to recognize the work and achievements of our retiring faculty. These faculty members have dedicated much of their time to helping m...

May 18, 2017

Saying Farewell to Mrs. Dawrant

Saying Farewell to Mrs. Dawrant

Max Asselmeier, Co-Editor-in-Chief

As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close at Glenbard West, we all honor those who have invested time into this school and we say goodbye to our immensely successful senior...

May 18, 2017

Graduating in White & Green: Class of 2017

Graduating in White & Green: Class of 2017

Undecided Madeline Abel   Alabama Auburn University Darshan Addanki   University of Alabama Madeline Short   Arizona University ...

May 17, 2017

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Features

Ready for an Excursion to Indiana Dunes State Park?

Ready for an Excursion to Indiana Dunes State Park?

Paul du Vair, Contributing Writer

Indiana Dunes State Park, only a 73 mile drive from Glen Ellyn, has an abundance of activities to do both within the park’s limits and in nearby Michigan City. Visitors, many of whom are from Illinois, insist the scenery is ...

May 25, 2017

Playing Chess Can Give You an Academic Edge

Playing Chess Can Give You an Academic Edge

Frankie Sheehy, Contributing Writer

Chess is a game played by millions worldwide. It can be played by anyone regardless gender, race, religion, or athleticism. It’s no wonder that it has become prolific in schools across the country. Learning chess carries...

May 25, 2017

AP Art History Students Learn about Chicago Sculptures

AP Art History Students Learn about Chicago Sculptures

May 25, 2017

Recently, the AP Art History class at Glenbard West took a field trip to downtown Chicago to get a tour of the variety of sculptures in the city. Most of these sculptures were created by artists who also...

Pursuing the Arts Beyond High School

Pursuing the Arts Beyond High School

May 23, 2017

Taking a look around, you begin to see how much art and music plays a role in everyday life. Fellow peers are plugged into their phones; music plays in the field house as students carry out their gym cl...

Should Students Be Able to Grade Their Teachers?

Should Students Be Able to Grade Their Teachers?

May 23, 2017

Imagine handing your teacher their report card: An A- in engagement, a B in humor, and a C+ in personality. Sounds weird, right? Grading your teachers seems like a good idea to some students, and most...

Social Action Project Brings Awareness to Interfaith Dialogue

Social Action Project Brings Awareness to Interfaith Dialogue

May 22, 2017

On Thursday April 13th, freshmen Yousef Khan and Chris English partnered with the Muslim Students Association and the Meet Muslim Initiative to hold a non-school sponsored question and answer session reg...

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Entertainment

Don’t Miss these Summer Movies

Don’t Miss these Summer Movies

Abby Hoffman, Contributing Writer

It's hard to believe that summer is approaching so quickly! There are many new movies premiering this summer that are sure to be hits. The movie Baywatch is coming out May 25. It ...

May 25, 2017

Behind the Scenes of Theater Makeup

Behind the Scenes of Theater Makeup

Molly Molloy, Staff Writer

Up on stage, actors and actresses can get washed out by heavy lights. The talented casts of the Glenbard West Theatre face the same issue. In order to bring back color in...

May 24, 2017

Adventures in Baking: Extreme Baking Edition No. 3

Adventures in Baking: Extreme Baking Edition No. 3

Ellie Ostroff, Managing Editor and Columnist

The graduation of Glenbard West’s class of 2017 is only one month away! Such a momentous occasion often merits parties, barbecues, and (of course) dessert! For those of y...

May 24, 2017

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