• D225 prepares for worst-case scenario as national tragedies continue

    February 18, 2018 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, School
    Little did Craig Baumgartner realize when he informed the District 225 Board that he wanted to voice his concerns on school safety, security and emergency preparedness that this nation would be mourning another school massacre when he stepped up to the microphone at the Facilities Committee meeting.
  • Glenbrook North's Zander Johnson swims in the 100-yard butterfly in the IHSA Sectional meet Saturday, Feb. 17, in Deerfield. David Kraus/22nd Century Media.

    Spartans boys swimming advances to state meet

    February 18, 2018 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North came on ultra-strong in the Saturday, Feb. 17, sectional meet hosted by Deerfield, sending them to Friday and Saturday’s IHSA State Swimming and Diving Championships at Evanston riding a tidal wave of momentum.
  • Glenbrook North senior Evan Barnes looks to pass the ball while under heavy pressure from a Highland Park defender during GBN's 41-38 victory over the Giants on Thursday, Feb. 15, in Northbrook. Photos by Martin Carlino/22nd Century Media.

    Spartans avenge early season loss, edge Giants in overtime thriller

    February 15, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Editor Sports, High School
    Glenbrook North head coach David Weber can’t predict the future, but the longtime Spartan head coach knew exactly what his team was going to see from the Highland Park Giants on Thursday, Feb. 15.
  • Glenbrook North senior Katherine Friedan performs “American Smooth” as one of 30 finalists in GBN’s Poetry Out Loud contest readings on Feb. 7 in the GBN library. Photos by Martin Carlino/22nd Century Media

    More than 600 GBN students memorize, perform poetry readings

    February 13, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Editor Life & Arts
    Glenbrook North freshman Haley Sandlow stepped up on stage, took a deep breath, looked out to a crowd of more than 100 students, faculty and parents and began to recite the first line of John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields.”
  • Trevor Smith and his daughter, Norah, 10, both of Northbrook, share a smile at the Northbrook Park District’s daddy-daughter dance on Feb. 9 at Allgauer’s on the Riverfront, in Northbrook. David Kraus/22nd Century Media.

    Park District brings Hollywood to Northbrook for daddy-daughter dance

    February 13, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News
    No one was quite sure who was having more fun — Tim Mateja or his daughters ZiZi and Vivienne.



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