• District 87 Finalizes Process of Students Completing Finals Before Break
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Prizes and Plagiarism: Bob Dylan’s Recent Nobel Prize Speech is Called into Question

Prizes and Plagiarism: Bob Dylan’s Recent Nobel Prize Speech is Called into Question

Sophie Netzel, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2017

In October, 2016, Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature. On June 4, 2017, Dylan gave a lecture to the Swedish Academy, fulfilling the requirements for receiving the ...

November: The Month of Gratitude

November: The Month of Gratitude

Ellie Morrison, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

On Wednesday, November 15th in the cafeteria, the ACTS (Advocating Character Through Service) Committee invites all students and staff to show their gratitude by writing a no...

Coffee with STEM Inspires High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Coffee with STEM Inspires High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Aliyah Mohiuddin, Editor and Columnist

November 13, 2017

On September 26, Glenbard West welcomed the first speaker of the year to Coffee with STEM, an event, hosted by the STEM club, that brings in speakers from various STEM fields...

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Features

District 87 Finalizes Process of Students Completing Finals Before Break

District 87 Finalizes Process of Students Completing Finals Before Break

Sophie Kreinik and Danny Hasso

November 16, 2017

District 87 board members designated the completion of first semester finals prior to winter vacation this year. The summer of 2017 was shortened in order to accomplish this due to the shift in the upcoming school year; ho...

Heart and Soul Award Winners: A Snapshot of Each Recipient and All They Have Done for Glenbard West

Heart and Soul Award Winners: A Snapshot of Each Recipient and All They Have Done for Glenbard West

Emily Muchmore and Amanda Muchmore

November 16, 2017

Every year, the West student body has the opportunity to vote for a teacher or staff member who they believe has gone above and beyond, nominating them for the Heart and Soul Award. This 2017-2018 school year, three staff member...

Bridge Communities, Humanitarian Service Project help families, individuals get back on their feet

Bridge Communities, Humanitarian Service Project help families, individuals get back on their feet

November 15, 2017

Bridge Communities is a non-profit organization that provides free transitional housing to 131 homeless DuPage County families each year. The program is usually two years long and helps families save mo...

November Senior Spotlight

November Senior Spotlight

November 14, 2017

This month’s Senior Spotlight features Lindsey Payne. Lindsey has been an integral part of the Glenbard West Girls Cross Country team throughout her high school career. Let’s learn a little more about...

Students for the Protection of Animals (SFPA) Helps Local Animals, Grows Club’s Influence

Students for the Protection of Animals (SFPA) Helps Local Animals, Grows Club’s Influence

November 1, 2017

If you have ever watched any show on The Animal Planet, you would know of the animals around the world that are abused, whether that be in the house of their owners or in the cages of their shelter. The...

Campaigning in the English Classroom

October 31, 2017

Earlier this month, juniors in some 3AP English classes had a project to create a campaign for a fictional teacher who the students were trying to convince the school board to hire. They created backstori...

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