GBN 2020 College Report
Glenbrook North reported that 98 percent of the graduating class of 2020 is pursuing higher education this fall.
Summer school information
All summer school classes will be delivered in an E-Learning format. Only students that are hoping to add a class need to register. Due to a change in format, the cost for summer school courses is $250 per semester. Instructors will be in contact with further information. To register for summer school, or to be added to a waitlist, please email the summer school at firstname.lastname@example.org
Business students persevere from home during pandemic
The Incubator Entrepreneurship class held its fourth annual Pitch Night on Wednesday, May 19. However, instead of standing in front of an auditorium full of family and community members at the Northbrook Public Library, four teams held the “Shark Tank” style competition virtually this year.
Ms. Sheperd named 2020 Distinguished Teacher
Ms. Sheperd is always willing and excited to go the extra mile for her students. That’s why she was nominated by her entire AP U.S. History class for the 2020 Glenbrook North Parents’ Association’s Distinguished Teacher Award.
Check out our virtual graduation ceremony and commencement speeches.
Virtual Spring Art Show
We hope that you enjoy this digital celebration of the second semester. Additionally, the Art Faculty will be available from 3:30 to 4 p.m. May 12 to talk to students and parents about the virtual exhibit.
This website will serve as the centralized hub for general information while we conduct E-Learning days.
GBN Principal search survey
The Glenbrook High School District 225 district leadership team invites the school community to provide input to assist with the search for the next principal of Glenbrook North High School by participating in an online survey.
Kids 4 the Cure Club makes a difference
At its meeting on January 27, the Board recognized the GBN Kids 4 the Cure Club, known for its efforts to raise cancer awareness. The students are driven by their desire to make a difference in the lives of families that face cancer.
2019 College Report
Glenbrook North reported that 95 percent of the graduating class of 2019 is pursuing higher education this fall at 142 institutions.
Students start life saving club at GBN
Two GBN students gave up celebrating their Bat Mitzvah and instead used that money to donate to Save A Child’s Heart Foundation, which provides life-saving heart surgery for children who can't afford to receive care in their country of origin. Their donation helped save the lives of two Ethiopian girls. But thet two wanted to expand on that and started a club at GBN that now has 45 members.
GBN seniors sign on to college athletics
It was College Signing Day at Glenbrook North May 1. College Signing Day is also a chance for seniors to wear a shirt from the school they plan to attend or the branch of service they plan to serve. Teachers and staff also displayed their college pride. These 11 senior athletes will be taking their talents to universities across the country:
GBN Model UN wins on global stage
The GBN Model UN team of nine students that traveled to New York City for the National High School Model United Nations Conference is small but mighty. The first time competing on the world stage, the group earned a remarkable Third Place. But was more fulfilling to them was filling the seats of world leaders.
State speech champ breaks norm at contest
Glenbrook North senior Erin Rosenfeld could be the first deaf and hard-of-hearing student to win a state Speech Team title. She’s also the first one in 22 years at GBN to win a state speech title. But it’s not those accomplishments that set her apart.
Students enjoyed learning how to crochet, program a computer, make balloon animals, cook, try improv with Second City and ballroom dance with the Fred Astaire Studio at Glenbrook North’s fifth annual Spartans Connect workshop.
New courses proposed for 2019-20 school year
On Monday, January 14, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education reviewed new courses and modifications recommended by the administration for the 2019-20 school year.
Titans aim to boost self-sustainability abroad
Students took initiative this winter by helping out a non-profit organization that aims to nationally spread bracelets, known as pulseras in Spanish, and bags, known as bolsas, which are made by people in Nicaragua and Guatemala.
District 225 adopts estimated property tax levy
On November 12, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education approved its levy request for 2018 property taxes to support district operations in the amount of $109,945,711. This levy request represents an increase of 4.4 percent, over last year’s property tax revenue. The percentage increase is based on a 2.1 percent increase for inflation as determined by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), along with a 2.3 percent estimate to capture new property growth within the tax base.
2018 College Report
Glenbrook North reported that 97 percent of the graduating class of 2018 is pursuing higher education this fall at 145 institutions.
Alumna recalls experience farming Panama jungle
Anyone who knew Harper Simpson in high school knew she would make the world a better place.
“Almost from the very start I could see that Harper is the kind of person for whom rivers of passion and concern for others run deep,” said her Humanities teacher, Ms. Galson.
Sisters take the stage of 'Flight'
The lights rose slowly, and two silhouettes stood shrouded in shadow. The Eydelman sisters were ready to perform in Glenbrook North’s 2018 Variety show, “Flight.”
E Day: Celebrating the magic number
The Math Department hosted Explore Math Day (E Day) on Feb. 7, 2018 – the calendar date equivalent of mathematical constant 2.718.