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Cause 4 Paws

Come to this community service-based club to participate in a variety of activities that help animal shelters and animal rescue organizations.

Meeting Information: Tuesday (every other) after school Room 2335

Sponsor(s): Elana Shyman

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This club is designed to give students with special needs an opportunity to socialize with others in an effort to develop positive peer group relationships. Everyone is free to join CEC...all are welcome!

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Meeting Information: T/W or Th (every other) after school

Sponsor(s): Amanda Komaschka, Stacey Wolfe

Cure Club

Fundraising, volunteering, and advocacy for cancer related causes and organizations.

Meeting Information: Friday (weekly) before school SAC

Sponsor(s): Deborah Stein

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If you’re a Junior or Senior who enjoys helping people in the community and beyond….this is a GREAT CLUB! With 40 community service events, there’s lots to choose from and good friends and times for all. Come find out more!

Meeting Information: Wednesday (every other) before school East Cafe

Sponsor(s): Mark Gallagher, Amelia Alpert, Ashly Song

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Key Club

The Glenbrook South High School Key Club is all about one thing: Service. We focus on volunteer opportunities that fit our motto of "Service Over Self." Meaning, we want to make sure the opportunities are more focused on those who need it rather than ourselves. We are always looking for ways we can get beyond charity and start focusing on liberty. Liberty means we establish programs and opportunities that better the lives of the people we help for the long run. We have events for all levels of volunteers in a variety of focuses. Our hope is that through our events, members are inspired to proactively participate in volunteer opportunities on their own and eventually make it a habit in their lives beyond their time at GBS. So join us as we challenge each other to redefine what "service" means in our lives!

Meeting Information: Tuesday (every other) before school Auditorium

Sponsor(s): Jessica Pritzker, Jorge Zamora, Gerald Fogarty, Daniel Rhoades

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Harry Potter themed club, but it's beyond discussing the movies/books. We are a charity club. Lumos is an international non-governmental charity founded by J. K. Rowling and its goal is to put an end to the institualization of children worldwide.

Meeting Information: Monday (every other) after school Room 1174

Sponsor(s): Andrew Reitman

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My Smile Within

This club will raise funds to promote the mission of the non-profit organization, My Smile Within. Funds raised will help to provide dental care to women who have suffered any kind of abuse, including domestic violence and sex trafficking.

Meeting Information: Wednesday (weekly) after school Room 2121 or 2135

Sponsor(s):  Daniel Ham

Onward House Tutoring

Onward Neighborhood House is a long-standing community center serving the northwest side of Chicago. GBS and Onward House have been working together for almost 50 years! GBS students tutor children aged 5 to 12 years-old in their after-school program every Tuesday. In addition to helping with their homework, we read books, color, and play games with the Onward House children. GBS tutors develop positive relationships with the children at Onward House and find it rewarding to help build a child's skills and self-confidence. This year, we will continue to connect with the students virtually until in-person tutoring can resume. Throughout the school-year, we also engage in fundraising activities and collection drives to help the Onward House community.

Meeting Information: Tuesday (weekly) after school Emerald City (Room 2139)

Sponsor(s): Kathy Coskey

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Operation Smile Club

Operation Smile Club partners with the national organization 'Operation Smile', whose main focus is to raise money in order to provide surgeries for children with cleft palates in other countries where the patient's family may not be able to afford this type of surgery. 

Meeting Information: Every other Friday morning at 7:30 in 2119

Sponsor(s): Emily Hinz

Peer Mentors

Create meaningful experiences for students with and without disabilities. Mentors are expected to attend class regularly and will be evaluated by the assigned special education teacher with a letter grade. Mentors have 1 to 2 required meetings per quarter outside of their mentoring block.

Meeting Information: M/T/W/Th/F (monthly) before or after school - location varies, contact sponsors for more information.

Sponsor(s): Megan Williams, Lindsay Smigiel

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Senior Smiles

Senior Smiles plans outreach to senior citizens living in nursing homes. In the wake of Covid-19, we are adjusting our activities to include pen pals and other socially-distanced methods of interaction.

Meeting Information: Wednesday (every other) before school Room 2171

Sponsor(s): Dayna Cottrell

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Student to Student

Student to Student works to bring students together in a drug and alcohol free environment. We encourage positive decision making throughout the Glenbrook South Community, so that students may pursue their goals and passions. Student to Student holds a variety of social events for students and works to bring awareness to students about the dangers of substance use and abuse.

Meeting Information: Thursday (every other) before school East Cafe

Sponsor(s): Megan Shipp, Terry Harris

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The GBS UNICEF Club is part of the UNICEF High School Club program, which is a youth-led initiative that partners with UNICEF to educate, advocate and fundraise to support UNICEF’s lifesaving work. GBS UNICEF Club's mission is to encourage high school students to take part in and play a vital role in helping the world’s children survive, while addressing global humanitarian issues.

Meeting Information: Thursday (every other) before school SAC

Sponsor(s): Marianne Gudmundsson 

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UNIDOS provides a space for Latinx students and allies. The club's mission is to empower Latinx voices within the GBS and Glenview community. Participants take part in various activities throughout the year to bring awareness to the Latinx community as well as provide service based opportunities for members.

Meeting Information: Wednesday (weekly) after school Room 2174

Sponsor(s): Gabrielle Mikos, Danita Fitch 

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Water 1st Club

Water1st is a nonprofit organization that helps build and sustain clean water systems in developing countries. Support Water1st in their fight to promote global health and end the walk for water, which millions of women and children undertake each day. During club meetings, we play games, eat donuts, and plan fundraisers and awareness raising campaigns! There are also travel opportunities through the Water1st organization

Meeting Information: Thursday (every other) before school Room 2302

Sponsor(s): Mark Bauman

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