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The Daily Bulletin

Today is a Blue Day

The Daily Bulletin will be updated by 10:00 am each day.

ANNOUNCEMENTS                            

Congratulations to the GBS Chess Team for finishing third at the Conference Championship.  Sophomore Klem Bazavluk led scoring for the Titans with a 3-1 record.  Freshman Andy Ordway's win in the last match clinched third place.  Good luck at State on Friday, February 12th and Saturday, February 13th!

 

Congratulations to all delegates who competed at the NuevaMUN conference last weekend. Sarah Kwon won Best Delegate, and Josh Kuruvilla and Hannah Lee won Outstanding Delegate.

 

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky..The 2021 Glenbrook Musical is The Addams Family! Auditions will be Tuesday, February 23rd and Wednesday, February 24th. Audition materials will be available soon.

 

Calliope Submissions for our 2021 edition “Fabled” are open now! Visit our instagram @gbscalliope for more information. We're accepting poetry, prose, photography, visual arts, and now video! We’re looking forward to seeing your submission South.

 

Attention all students- Club applications for new clubs closed on November 1st and no new club applications are being accepted for the remainder of this school year.  Applications will open again in September for the 2021-2022 school year. In the meantime, please check out the activities page of the GBS website to explore our 120 existing clubs!

 

TLC tutors are available on Zoom to help as you start second semester!  The link to our meeting is posted on our website.  Juniors- We will also be posting practice ACT and SAT questions.  Do them on your own time and come to the TLC to have them checked by a tutor!

 

Attention Juniors:  If you are interested in being a Peer Group leader next year, you must fill out a self-nomination form.  Check your email for a link to the form.  Please contact Ms. Cooper or Mr. Meyer with any questions.

 

Calling all freshmen!  Second semester Peer Groups are about to start!  Informational meetings will be held during your SRT. Check Google Classroom for the link to your specific session.  Contact Ms. Cooper or Mr. Meyer with any questions.

 

The GBS Library is still offering curbside pick-up of library materials. Place items on hold through the library catalog on LibGuides or simply email a member of the library to put in your request!


CLUB and ACTIVITY INFO

ANIME CLUB
Anime Fans! Anime Club meets on Thursdays after school via Zoom.

ART CLUB
Art Club continues during second semester and welcomes any new members interested! Email Ms. Fuja if you would like to join!

BOOK CLUB
Book Club will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th via Zoom. We’ll be talking about the book We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. Everyone is welcome to join the discussion!

BUSINESS INSIGHTS CLUB
The Business Insights Club will have our first meeting of second semester next Monday, February 1st at 3:30pm.  We have a real special guest, Mr. Jack Bodman, CEO and President of Vienna Beef.  Come on by and take a look at our next club and say hi to Mr. Bodman!

CALLIGRAPHY CLUB
Hey South! Are you interested in the creative world of Calligraphy or picking up a stress-relieving hobby? Calligraphy Club meets every other Wednesday at 3:30pm over Zoom. Questions? Contact Ms. Croak for more information.

CALLIOPE
Join the Calliope Zoom sessions every Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm to work on our new edition! The Google Classroom code can be found on our instagram @GBSCalliope. See you there!

CAUSE 4 PAWS
Cause 4 Paws is holding a donation drive in the front office now through this Friday, January 29th! All items will be donated to the Heartland Animal Shelter! Contact Ms. Shyman with any questions about items you would like to donate

CHESS CLUB
The Chess Club meets Monday through Friday on Zoom after school.  Join us for afternoons of games, puzzles, and analysis.  Questions?  Contact Mr. Szpisjak or Mr. Boyle with questions. 

CHINESE CLUB
Chinese Club is on! We meet every Thursday on Zoom at 3:30pm.  Join us for culture activities and chats. No Chinese language skills are required. Everyone is welcome!

COFFEE CLUB
Looking to unwind after a long day of school?  Join Coffee Club on Wednesdays at 3:30pm over Zoom to discuss topics like movies, music, and much more.  We hope to see you there!

ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB (Planet Green)
Planet Green will still collect your clean and dry plastic bags at the GBS front entrance for our Trex challenge. Anyone can bring in bags and thanks to all who have already! If you want to learn more our club will meet next Tuesday, February 2nd, at 3:45pm on Zoom. Email Ms. Pavic for more details.

FRENCH CLUB
Come join French Club for the first meeting of 2nd semester, next Monday, February 1st after school via Zoom! Contact Ms. Hanna with any questions!

INTERACT
Welcome to second semester, Interactors! Our next meeting is tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th before school. Please check Google classroom for updates for where in-person students can meet, as well as possible time changes. Spread the word that all juniors and seniors are welcome in Interact! Contact Mr. Gallagher with any questions.

JAPANESE CLUB
Japanese Club is meeting via Zoom after school next Wednesday, February 3rd. Please join us for fun Japanese cultural activities. Bring your friends!

MODEL UN
Model United Nations continues to meet Tuesdays after school and Wednesdays before school. New members are always welcome! If you want to learn to be a better public speaker, writer, and leader, or just want to meet new people, contact Mr. Sisler or Mr. Kahle for more info!

MSA (Muslim Student Association)
There will be an MSA meeting today, Tuesday, January 26th after school at 3:45pm on Zoom. All are welcome!

ONWARD HOUSE
Onward House will be meeting over Zoom next Tuesday, February 2nd, from 3:45pm-4:15pm.  Check the Google classroom for Zoom login information or contact Ms. Coskey or Ms. Katz.

OPERATION SMILE
Come join Operation Smile this Friday, January 29th at 3:30pm to see how you can make a difference in children’s lives around the world. There will be a special guest speaker. It’s never too late to join! Email Mr Paek for details.

ORCHESIS
Orchesis members- Please check Google classroom to see an updated rehearsal schedule for next month!

PARANORMAL CLUB
Zoom into Paranormal Club tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th after school. Scares await!

SAFE
SAFE Club we will be meeting this Thursday, January 28th at 3:45 pm via Zoom.  All are welcome!  See you there.

SOAR
Students Organized Against Racism (SOAR) meets every Thursday at 3:30pm over Zoom to have discussions about racism both in our school and in the wider world and to make plans to fight racism. Follow GBS SOAR on Instagram for information about how to join.

STAND for PEACE
Are you interested in understanding the challenges surrounding global human rights? Zoom in and STAND for Peace on Thursdays at 3:30pm. Email Mr. Whipple for details.

STITCHED (Fashion Magazine)
We hope you enjoyed our most recent publication of Stitched! It’s not too late to join as we begin working on our next issue. Email Ms. Elliott with questions.

UNIDOS
Unidos Club invites everyone to join us tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th, via Zoom.  If you’re in the building we will meet in Room 410. See you there!

VIDEO CREATOR CLUB
Have you ever wanted to film, edit, and produce your own film? Lucky for you, Video Creator Club is here to help. Video Creator Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30pm to 5:00pm over Zoom.  Come produce “Vines'' or TikToks featuring your ideas. Please email Ms. Davis if you are interested! 

WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Women in Business wants you!  Please join us for our meeting today, Monday, January 25th at 3:40pm via Zoom.  Our guest speaker will discuss Marketing and Social Media.  Don’t miss it! Contact Mr. Blix for details




 

SPORTS

 

Attention all students interested in Badminton- The season has started!  Tryouts will be 3:30 - 5:30pm, Monday, January 25th through Friday, January 29th in the Dome/Main Gym. Please make sure to register in PowerSchool with a current physical and pick up your testing kit this week.

 

Any freshman interested in playing boys lacrosse, please reach out to coach Larsen ASAP at mlarsen@glenbrook225.org. Offseason lifting will be starting soon so it is important to be added to the contact list. Feel free to visit gbslacrosse.com for more information.

 

Attention all Boys and Girls Track and Field Athletes- Off Season conditioning will begin on Monday, February 1st in the Fieldhouse.  You must contact Mr. Zapler (Girls) or Mr. Hasenstein (Boys) to register for conditioning as spots are limited.  Our season will be starting soon, don’t miss the opportunity to get into shape!


Happy Birthday!

Tuesday, January 26th
Maleah Bux  (FR)
Sophie Lippert  (FR)
Shayna Patel  (SO)
Rocio Ramirez  (JR)
Peyton Streb  (SR)
Jane Ward  (SR)

 

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Monday, January 25