• Claire Yi (left), 8, of Northbrook, reads to Crawford, a K-9 reading buddy, on Jan. 16 at the Northbrook Public Library. Scott Margolin/22nd Century Media.

    Therapy dogs lend support to young readers at library

    January 22, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Banjo, Crawford and Maximus — three members of the K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore — give unconditional love and support to young readers during storytime.
  • Northbrook’s Jordan Gentner (left) and Jun Park, Wood Oaks Junior High students, watch their robotics project in action Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Wood Oaks VEX Ringmaster Challenge Robotics Tournament. Jeremy Turley/22nd Century Media

    Wood Oaks, Sunset Ridge students compete in robotics tournament

    January 22, 2018 By Jeremy Turley, Freelance Reporter News, School
    When Wood Oaks Junior High math teacher Amy Varner was in middle school, she never considered building a complex remote-controlled robot.
  • Glenbrook North's Nicole Amen drives down the lane against Regina on Saturday, Jan. 20, in Northbrook. Photos by Gary Larsen/22nd Century Media

    North girls basketball's size too much for Panthers

    January 21, 2018 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Glenbrook North showed Regina Dominican that often times in basketball a loss comes down to just three words: too much size.
  • Glenbrook North's Ryan Purdy swims the 100 backstroke at Highland Park on Friday, Jan. 19. Photos by Gary Larsen/22nd Century Media

    Tired Spartans boys swimming outlasts Giants

    January 20, 2018 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    When beleaguered swimmers face 8,000 yards of training during finals week, as Glenbrook North did recently, toughness is laid bare.
  • A group of 20 students from Syracuse University stop for a picture while on a seven-day service trip in Puerto Rico. Among the students on the relief trip were Glenbrook North graduates AJ Seymour and Stephanie Potts. Photo submitted

    Bringing Relief: GBN graduates travel to Puerto Rico for service trip

    January 16, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Editor Life & Arts
    Most college students use their time off after the fall semester to unwind, visit with family and friends and prepare for another 16-week academic journey.


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