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Important Dates

Date Location Event
August 7, 2024 GBS Students and parents may begin to pick up parking permits and instructional materials from the bookstore. This includes Chromebooks for freshmen and transfer students.
August 12, 2024 GBS IHSA fall sports begin
August 19, 2024 from 8 a.m. - noon GBS Freshmen orientation - "The Titan Experience"
August 19, 2024 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. GBS GBS Open House - students are welcomed to walk their schedules around the school.
August 19, 2024 from 1:45 - 2:15 p.m. GBS GBS pride orientation
August 22, 2024 at 8 a.m. GBS First day of school - blue day


First Day Checklist

  • Enroll and register
  • Submit required health documents
  • Pay student fees
    • Option to purchase bus pass
  • Download your student ID
  • Pick up instructional materials from bookstore
  • Attend an orientation (if applicable)
  • Purchase an optional activity pass

Complete Registration

Returning Students

Students that have attended a Glenbrook High School in the prior year, and are simply confirming their intent to return in the fall.

Transfer Students

High school students that are currently enrolled in another high school, and will be attending a Glenbrook High School in the future.

Rising 9th Graders

Students that were in eighth grade during the 2023-24 school year will be attending a Glenbrook High School during the 2024-25 school year.

Submit Required Health Documentation

Student Health Requirements

More details about health requirements for students can be found on our student health requirements webpage.

Pay Student Fees

Student Fees

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Student fees are not part of registration and can be paid in-person through the Bookstore or online through e~Funds.

Student Financial Assistance Program

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Our student financial assistance program includes free and reduced-price meals and additional financial support to those eligible.


Bus Services

Bus transportation is provided by Safeway to families that purchase an annual bus pass. Bus routes and stops are created using the addresses of students that purchase bus passes. Late Activity Buses are available on school days.


Glenbrook High School District 225 has entered into a partnership with Beck’s Bookstore to support the students and staff of our schools. The bookstore is overseen by the District’s Business Services department, in partnership with the school leadership teams at Glenbrook North and South.

Food Services

Our unique partnership with Quest Food features a variety of meal options for all to enjoy. Learn about how to manage student accounts, different meal options and cafeteria expectations.

Students With Disabilities

Information regarding the many support services offered to our students to provide an excellent education.

More Ways To Help Plan For Back to School


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We provide a convenient, one-page calendar, commonly referred to as “Year at a Glance” calendar, that highlights important dates such as holidays, vacations and non-attendance days.

Standardized Test and Testing Services

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Testing Services provides testing accommodations for qualified students and testing preparation for standardized exams including the PSAT, SAT, and ACT. We also assess students for AP courses.

Class and Bell Schedule

We operate on a Blue and Gold regular day block schedule divided into 4 periods and 3 staggered lunch periods. Other schedules include Late Arrival, Two Assembly and Three Assembly.

Students Get Involved


The Athletics program at GBS helps students develop leadership and collaboration skills, as well as focus and determination, in and out of the classroom. Our Athletic Training program provides comprehensive health care for all GBS student athletes.

Activities & Arts

Glenbrook South High School is proud to offer over 100 clubs and organizations with a wide range of opportunities within the four A’s: Activities, Arts, Athletics, and Academics.

Titans Helping Titans

Titans Helping Titans promotes a meaningful school experience for all Titans by assisting in meeting the basic needs of all Glenbrook South students, which in turn increases overall school pride, raises academic achievement, and builds stronger connections between students and adults.

Families Get Involved

Parents Association

The GBS Parents' Association serve as an educational and informational liaison between the school administration and parents.

Titan Booster Club

The Titan Booster Club supports the various boys and girls athletic programs at GBS. Booster Club fundraising activities help to assure our students of a first class athletic program, including many items that might not otherwise be affordable to the school.

Glenbrook South Instrument League

The Glenbrook High School Foundation provides resources that enhance and enrich educational experiences for all students in the school district.

Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra

The Symphony Orchestra Organization, led by a Board of Directors and parent volunteers, is a nonprofit organization that supports Glenbrook North and South orchestra students.

The Glenbrook Foundation

The Glenbrook High School Foundation provides resources that enhance and enrich educational experiences for all students in the school district.

Grad Night

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