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Philanthropic/Service Clubs

After School All-Stars

The After School All-Stars is a club that allows GBN students to tutor, mentor and participate in activities with elementary school students. The GBN students will plan tutoring and activity sessions based on the elementary students' needs. The club meets on a weekly basis & tries to tutor at least twice a month.

Meeting Information: Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. Room A115

Sponsor(s): Stephanie Manly

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Environmental Awareness Club

The club is designed to give students an opportunity to work together to make a difference with regard to environmental issues. Students attain knowledge of pertinent problems in the local and global world and use that knowledge to seek solutions.

Meeting Information: Every other Tuesday at 3:20 p.m. in B127

Sponsor(s): Amy Ludolph

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Girl Up

The purpose of Girl Up is to bring girls in under privelaged communities more opportunities through human connection and volunteer work. 

Meeting Information: Every other Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. in A142

Sponsor(s): Lorena Huguelet

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The Interact Club, affiliated with Northbrook Rotary, is a service organization serving both the school and the community. This club is open to all students.

Meeting Information: Monday 3:20 p.m. Room B110

Sponsor(s): Christina Rose

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Key Club

Key Club, affiliated with Kiwanis International, is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. What makes Key Club so successful is the fact that it is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through serving others. This organization serves both school and community. The club is open to all students.

Meeting Information: Every other Wednesday 7:20 a.m. Room A142

Sponsor(s): Laura Ruesch, Bridget Bucklin

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Kids 4 The Cure

Kids 4 the Cure is a club that raises awareness about cancer. Our goal is to engage students in volunteer opportunities in the GBN and the surrounding community in order to show our support of anyone impacted by cancer. Our club has made ribbons, attended charity walks, and passed out sunscreen to promote our cause. We have a partnership with the Special Spaces organization which gives us the opportunity to create a dream bedroom for a teen in the local community who has cancer. Students who want to make a difference in the lives of others are welcome to join. 

Meeting Information: Every other Tuesday 3:20 p.m. Room B132

Sponsor(s): Christina Bauer

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P.A.W.S. is committed to fundraising for and learning about humane treatment of animals. Membership is open to all students passionate about animal welfare. We focus on raising school and community awareness about animal cruelty, helping homeless pets, and supporting wildlife conservation.

Meeting Information: Once a month on Mondays at 3:20 p.m. in A115

Sponsor(s): Rebecca Rogers

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Relay For Life

Relay for Life occurs once a year in the late spring/early summer and is a fundraising event benefiting the American Cancer Society. Students interested in helping organize this overnight fundraising event meet once a month throughout the school year. As the event draws closer, attendance at additional planning meetings is expected. If you like to work with others to raise money for a great cause, come and be a part of the Relay for Life committee!

Meeting Information: Once/Month on Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. GBN Library

Sponsor(s): Namitha Abraham

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Water 1st

WAT-ER you doing!? You should be in Water 1st! Join the fight for clean and sustainable water in the world’s poorest countries!  We plan fundraisers, educate, and collaborate with other schools to improve health and work to end extreme poverty. 

Meeting Information: Every other Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in A115

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Sorkin

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