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Glenbrook North alumna finds passion in Panama

May 21, 2018 by Melissa Rohman, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Like many young adults, Harper Simpson, a 2014 graduate of Glenbrook North, has always had a passion for traveling and widening her perspective of the world. 

Simpson, now a junior at the University of Vermont, is...

Glenbrook North student releases debut album, sets sights on musical career

June 19, 2018 by Grady Bruch, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

With a strum of her six-string acoustic guitar and the mellow, pleasant tone of her voice, Madeline Guest welcomes listeners into her exploration of young adulthood.

Guest, a rising senior at Glenbrook North, takes her...

Northbrook Covenant Church welcomes new lead pastor

by Grady Bruch, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Faith, Living

Northbrook Covenant Church is turning over a new page as the 54-year-old church welcomes its new lead pastor, Jose Gonzalez. 

The position of lead pastor was previously held by Tom Beckstrom, but after seven years of...

13th annual St. Norbert Block Party set to kick-off summer

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, Living

Celebrating its 13th year, the St. Norbert Block Party is an all-day, all-ages fest featuring live music, a kids zone, food and drinks, a 5K Fun Run and Kids Dash and more.

The kick-off-to-summer event gets underway...

The music man: Wescott educator retires after 37 years of teaching

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

Bill Vaananen has the unique gift of making magical memories.

After 37 years of creating those moments for District 30 students at Northbrook’s Wescott School, the multi-talented Vaananen, lovingly called Mr. V by...