The Special Interest groups at Glenbrook South bring together students who share common hobbies, talents and passions in a supportive and collaborative environment.
By creating a sense of belonging and camaraderie, these groups enhance students’ overall high school experience by building upon their skills and knowledge, developing lasting friendships and becoming part of a diverse and thriving community that values and celebrates both individuality and collective interests.
Music, conversation, coffee. The quintessential components of both Album Club and the good life. We meet on Friday mornings at 7:30 am in room 2109. Contact Mr. Widner for more information.
Anime Club discusses and watches Anime Feature films (i.e., Spirited Away, Your Name, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, My Hero Academia) and select Episodes from various Anime Series (ie- One Punch Man, Bleach, Cells at Work, One Piece, Dr. Stone). The Club leadership chooses what we watch but suggestions are appreciated! Please respect everyone's taste and opinions! Our big event of the year is when we attend the ACEN Midwest Anime & Manga Convention in Rosemont in May!
Aviation Club is n opportunity for students to explore the flight industry. Whether it's learning about the history, current events, or career paths, this club will allow your aviation interests to take flight. With presentations and activities lead by GBS student pilots, we welcome you to come fly with us!
Book Club is a friendly club for students who love books! We meet once a month to talk about a book we've read. All students welcome and all types of books considered.
If you've ever played fantasy video games, you already know a little about Dungeons and Dragons. Come play the original tabletop game with a live Dungeon Master after creating your own character. No prior experience necessary- we can teach you!
Fantasy Sports Club gives students the perfect chance to test their knowledge managing a team and mapping statistics. We will discuss current events in the sports world while competing in real time against one another in fantasy leagues, all for a charitable cause of the winner's choosing.
This club is for anyone interested in studying fashion, as well as creating fashion pieces. (Fall/Spring only)
HEAL is committed to raising awareness about mental health. We will conduct activities, bring in speakers, and collaborate with other clubs to raise awareness throughout the building.
This club is for students who are interested in exploring the world of finance and investing. No prior experience needed!
Journalism Club gives students a community to discuss the art and production of journalism in all forms. This club focuses on exploring different journalists and their work as well as examining career paths related to journalism.
The Juggling Club is comprised of students interested in juggling. No experience or level of expertise is required. Training and practice is provided at weekly meetings. The club performs for various school and community functions.
Do you like to knit or crochet? Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Please stop by the Knitting Club on Mondays after school to knit, crochet, craft and chat. No experience is necessary, and we can supply you with materials.
We utilize student designs and artwork to create a better environment at GBS. This is executed through projects we design and build, commissioned by GBS staff.
MicroFinance club works with students to use skill sets such as marketing, financing, and communication to gain capital, in order to be able to provide funding for underserved businesses.
Paranormal Club watches scary movies and has discussions about hauntings, psychic powers, aliens, poltergeists, cryptozoology, UFO's, and other strange phenomena.
Our big event of the year is attending Six Flags Fright Fest!
Are you a current Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior? Do you want to be someone that leads the rest of the student body in GBS spirit?! This spring we will be conducting interviews to select the board who will help organize and lead activities during NEXT school year. We are looking for applicants that can contribute in the areas of EXTREME spirit, organization, or time dedication. Look for announcements this spring to apply!
All students ARE a member of Titan Nation (Pep Club). What can you do to help infuse pep into our school? Wear blue and gold on Fridays! Attend sporting events and other activities! And overall, demonstrate a positive and helpful character day in and day out at GBS. If you are interested in helping out even more than mentioned, please fill out the google form above so that we can contact you to help us with activities throughout the year! Activities include sign painting, pep rallies and general support of all activities and athletic teams, from badminton to wrestling.
What defines moral obligation? How should we ethically treat animals? Is technology good or bad for society? GBS Philosophy club will examine all of these questions and more. We will also discuss current events and moral dilemmas with a philosophical lens. Occasionally, we will have guest expert speakers to provide insight on our discussions. No knowledge of philosophy or philosophical concepts necessary.
Art is essential to being human, and, as such we work to prioritize artistic expression within GBS and in the broader community. No artistic experience is needed to participate.
**Meeting frequency fluctuates based on whether we are actively working on a project.
This club aims to promote body positivity and general mental wellness. Also promotes awareness about eating disorders and provides support for those struggling with a disorder or affiliated with someone who may be struggling.
Our purpose is to create a safe space for students who are trans, gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, questioning, or allies of the LGBTQ+ community. We work to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and create fellowship amongst club members. Please reach out to the sponsors for more information or the Zoom link.
If you are questioning or need support, you can always reach out to the sponsors. We are here for you. These websites also provide support and more information.
*Contact sponsor for Zoom meeting information.
SOAR is a space for club members to feel a sense of community and safety while we discuss issues related to race and racism at GBS and in the world. Students use different forms of activism to make GBS a more equitable place for all students. This club is open to everyone and we always welcome new members. Come join our family!
Sports Analytics Club is a place where we will be plugging in statistics into mathematical equations to predict future play outcomes and game results.
Yoga and Mindfulness Club is an open club for all students interested in practicing or learning more about yoga and meditation. We hope to provide a low-maintenance outlet to help better mental and physical health for students at Glenbrook South. At our meetings, you can expect to participate in yoga lessons, meditation lessons, and fun activities on a multitude of topics ranging from manifestation to yoga bingo to psychology!