Monday, May 20, 2013
Athletes from Deerfield High School, Glenbrook South, New Trier, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame of Niles, Niles North, Glenbrook North, Maine East and Loyola competed for berths at the State Meet at the Niles West Sectional
Athletes from 17 area schools competed for berths in the State Track Meet during the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie. Take a look for your favorite athlete and see who is going to the State Meet Thursday through Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Patch gave you the story in words Friday and now we have it in pictures. Patch will have coverage of the State Meet and you can see the results on the Illinois High Association website in real time starting with the first preliminary race Friday. Sign up for the Northbrook Patch morning newsletter to get the latest local school and sports updates in your email.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Glenbrook South, New Trier, Deerfield, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame, Niles North and Loyola athletes will join Wildkits at State Meet.
Taking home the team trophy for the sixth straight year, the Evanston High School boys track team won the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie sending five individuals and three relay teams to the State Meet May 24 and 25 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston The Wildkits compiled 85 points. Glenbrook South took home second place with 72 followed by Prospect in third with 70 and New Trier fourth with 58. Niles West accumulated 47 for fifth with Deerfield sixth, Main South seventh, Niles North eighth, Highland Park ninth place, Notre Dame of Niles tenth, Maine West 11th , Loyola Academy 12th, Maine East 13th\, Glenbrook North 14th and Von Steuben 15th. "Last year, a lot of guys, when they went downstate, were qualified just about…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Freshmen and sophomores at the Glenbrook high schools will receive ChromeBook laptops for the next academic year.
Northbrook and Glenview schools are in the process of implementing the "one-to-one initiative" designed to provide students with a laptop or other device for enhanced learning, the Chicago Tribune reports. Among the students getting new devices are freshmen and sophomores at Glenbrook North and South, who will receive $828,000 worth of ChromeBook laptops in the upcoming school year, according to the Chicago Tribune. Click here for the full report.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Glenbrook North High School alum Scott Adsit attended the foundation’s inaugural fundraiser on May 4.
Glenbrook North High School alum Scott Adsit, 47, who plays producer Pete Hornberger in the NBC comedy 30 Rock was among the more than 100 people who attended Glenbrook Foundation’s inaugural fundraiser called A Night with Glenbrook Theater on May 4, Chicago Tribune reported. Adsit went backstage before students from Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South high schools performed West Side Story to wish cast members good luck. In 1984 the 30-Rock star took part in the production of same musical along with a few other alumni that were also present at the fundraiser, Chicago Tribune reported. Every year, students from both Glenbrooks collaborate on a District-wide musical. This year's "Night of Glenbrook Theater" is also the first annual …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Glenbrook High School District 225 schools were ranked among the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation. Click on the red dots for more information.
On mobile? You can see the interactive map here. Glenbrook North High School was ranked 182 and Glenbrook South High School was ranked 325 among Newsweek’s 2013 Best High School list, which the magazine released Monday. Here’s a look at how other North Shore high schools ranked among the magazine’s list of the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation. Rank School Name 158 New Trier Township High School 182 Glenbrook North High School 325 Glenbrook South High School 785 Niles West High School 833 Niles North High School 1267 Evanston Township High School Weigh in: Do you agree with Newsweek’s ranking? For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Students from Glenbrook North and South will be performing for Scott Adsit, a GBN alum and comedy actor, during an opening weekend performance of the musical.
Glenbrook North alumnus, Scott Adsit, an actor on 30 Rock and numerous other TV shows, is expected to attend a performance of West Side Story, running through May 4 at Glenbrook South. Adsit played Arab when the District 225 musical was West Side Story while he was a GBN student in 1984. This year's musical will also be the last for Stevi Marks, a Glenbrook South music teacher, who is retiring after next year, according to the district. After 20 years of theater productions, variety shows and choir performances, Marks, who is directing West Side Story this year, will give one of her final bows when the show ends its run on May 4. "Right now, I feel the same about this show as I have about past shows because the goal is the same: that the …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Glenbrook South, New Trier and Glenbrook North high school students recently ordered 849 burgers and raised more than $800 in a day for Ronald McDonald House Charities.
About 120 students from New Trier Township High School, Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South high schools recently gathered at Glenview’s McDonalds to gobble down some burgers all in the of charity and raised more than $800 in a day, Chicago Tribune reported. The 10th annual Burger Day raised money for Oak Brook-based Ronald McDonald House Charities and overall the team of students who organized the event raised about $74,000 throughout the year through company sponsorships, beating last year’s donation of $60,000, Chicago Tribune reported.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Glenbrook South High School student Cecilia Nunez is among the 135 students named as a Golden Apple Scholar.
Glenbrook High School District 225 student Cecilia Nunez has been selected as one of the 135 students named as a Golden Apple Scholar, according to a press release. The Glenbrook South High School student was chosen from 1,285 nominations. The 2013 Golden Apple Scholars class are people who have demonstrated passion and commitment to pursuing a career in education. The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program is designed to address the urgent need for resilient and creative teachers serving Illinois students in economically and educationally disadvantaged schools. The program provides tuition assistance to each future teacher while they pursue an undergraduate education at one of 53 Illinois universities. Throughout their undergraduate …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Students at both District 225 high schools might be studying new world languages and applied technology topics if the Board of Education approves the latest string of course recommendations.
On Monday, Jan. 14, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education reviewed a list of proposed new courses for the 2013-14 school year at both district schools. Administrators from the high schools recommended a variety of classes spanning world history, fine arts, applied technology and other subjects. “It is important that the District continues to offer a diversity of courses that encompass both the academic rigor and comprehensive educational experience our community expects of the Glenbrooks,” D225 assistant superintendent Rosanne Williamson said in a press release. The proposed courses would have little to no inpact on disttrict reasorces, if approved by the board, according to the release, and the board is expected to …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Students at both District 225 high school signed cards to express their sympathy for the victims of the shooting in Newtown Connecticut last month.
Students from Glenbrook North and South high schools filled out cards with messages of sympathy and support for the students and faculty of Sandy Hook Elementary School, were a deadly shooting took place on Dec. 14. “Our students found this an opportunity to express their sympathy and support to the community of Newtown, Connecticut," GBN's assistant principal Mike Tarjan said. "As students shared in their letters, we became stronger over the summer from our own heartbreaks. Our hope is that Newtown can do the same,” Tarjan said. On Dec. 20 and 21, students at both high schools left thoughts, prayers and encouraging words on poster boards at the schools. GBS senior Grace Abiera was one of the students involved in organizing the card drive…