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What Goes Into the Decision for a Snow Day?
Victoria Leonczuk, Staff Writer • February 8, 2024

A normal school morning can turn into a day filled with snow, cold, and e-learning assignments with a single email.  Waking up and getting the email that school is canceled...

West Welcomes New Math Teacher, Mrs. Wilcox!
West Welcomes New Math Teacher, Mrs. Wilcox!
Regina Ortega, Staff Writer • November 27, 2023

Introducing the newly hired Mrs. Hailey Wilcox, an algebra teacher with a passion for teaching and learning! Beneath the main floor, you'll find Room 217, where her door...

English 1H students receiving help from Mr. Schultz during Glenbard Hour. Photo by Jack Boczkowski.
Admin Evaluate Effectiveness of Glenbard Hour, Students give mixed reviews
Jack Boczkowski, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023

Glenbard Hour, built-in academic and support time for students, has had its strengths in giving students the help they need but technology difficulties are making motivation...

Revisiting Horror:
Revisiting Horror:
October 26, 2022
Art by Senior Alycia Perez
The African American Read-In Returns to Elliot Library
Katherine Schlueter, Editor-in-Chief • February 15, 2024

On Tuesday, February 13, Elliot Library hosts Glenbard West’s second annual African American Read-In. The event showcased student art, a keynote speech by Professor Tony Bowers,...

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West Welcomes Mr. Houlihan
Regina Ortega, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024

Adding on to the various teachers entering Glenbard West this school year we welcome Mr. David Houlihan! Math classes at Wheaton North High inspired...

English 1H students receiving help from Mr. Schultz during Glenbard Hour. Photo by Jack Boczkowski.
Admin Evaluate Effectiveness of Glenbard Hour, Students give mixed reviews
Jack Boczkowski, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023

Glenbard Hour, built-in academic and support time for students, has had its strengths in giving students the help they need but technology difficulties...

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Discover Your New Deans!
Maryam Mohammad and Katherine Schlueter  October 13, 2023

  The 2023-2024 semester brings major turnover in West’s building administration with brand new Deans: Nick Billone, Lillie Blackmon,...

A visual embodiment of TikTok’s “That Girl” aesthetic. Photography and Art by Amy Tran and Heide Brazier
“That Girl” Isn’t Really Who You Think She Is
Amy Tran, Editor-in-Chief • October 12, 2023

Pop culture has always had an “it girl” in some way or another and “That Girl” is no doubt one of them. Rising in popularity since April...

Rewind and Lackluster Show Program, Courtesy of GBW Theatre
Black Box Performance Review: Rewind and Lackluster
Blake Noble, Sports Editor • January 26, 2024

Rewind and Lackluster dazzled the crowd with their charm, humor, and nostalgic music numbers- featuring the up-and-coming actors from Glenbard West Theatre. The first of...

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Mean Girls (2024): Yes, It’s a Musical and It’s Fetch
Katherine Schlueter, Editor-in-Chief • January 25, 2024

Mean Girls returns as a mashup of the original 2004 film and the Broadway musical it inspired with a star-studded cast embracing song, dance,...

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Fashion: Winter 2023-24 Trends
Grace Ramsey, Staff Writer • January 23, 2024

What are the most popular items for winter? What to wear? How to style it? In this article, I’ll be covering all the new and upcoming trends...

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Starbucks Holiday drinks are back, with new fun flavors!
Madi Garces, Staff Writer • December 13, 2023

All images are acquired from Starbucks website. All rights reserved to Starbucks. There is so much going on during the holiday season, Everything...

Photo taken by Maryam Mohammad.
Swirls of Goodness: Cinnamon Swirl Cake Recipe
Maryam Mohammad, Staff Writer • November 21, 2023

      This Cinnamon Swirl Cake recipe is a family favorite. I love to bake it as a snack whenever all my family is over and we are up late...

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