As a student it is a terrible experience if your not one of the principals favorites. If your not an athlete you don't get respected. Most of the teachers are great but a hand full of them pick the ones they like and are rude and snobby to the others. You can't be you at this school.
Absolutley terrible if you are not "normal" everyday i go here is torture the teachers do not car eabou the students well being at all and the principal shows favoritism at the begining of the year he gives his no tolerance speech while the parents are there once there gone your on your own harrasment is a norm here if your child isnt the perfect image of an athletic i highly sugest you send them anywhere but here the bulling has gotten so bad im having to switch school ive never been made to feel so worthless as i do here the close minded conservative atmosphereis all you wil find here
Most all are great teachers, and now a good principal. As a previous student and now a parent, I think Glencoe High School is poised to be even more outstanding.
It is like a public private school. Couldn't have asked for a better school for my daughter to attend.
I love Glencoe High School. The teachers are wonderful and I found myself adequately prepared for college and for life. I will certainly be sending my children here.
I am a former graduate of GHS! I absolutely loved this school and I would most defiantly send my kids to this school. The teachers were great and the students are never afraid to ask questions either in class or outside of class. No one in our graduating class ever picked on anyone, we were actually quite close. There were even some students that weren't able to afford some things and some anonymously contributed and even the class got together to help out. I am one of those students that could not get a letterman's jacket and my mother told me she could afford one. I was alright with it. I never said anything to anyone,& I know my parent's didn't. We got a call one day to pick up the jacket from the cleaners. I still to this day don't know who did it.
GHS is a wonderful school. My child has started during his senior year and has been treated wonderful by his peers. It has been like we have been here all of our lives. Parents of the students should pat themselves on the backs, they have raised fine, quality young men and ladies.
My son goes to Glencoe High, is a football player and has never been into any kind of trouble. He is in what I think to be one of the best schools in the nation. I am proud to be the mother of a Glencoe Yellow Jacket, and I am proud of the staff at the school. GO JACKETS!
Glencoe High has a major problem in showing favortism for Football players, Cheerleaders, or anyone with a high standing in the community. If you do not play sports you are targeted for harrasment. My son was picked on by the principal on a daily basis. It got so bad he was asking to quit school. We are talking about a child with a very high IQ, very shy, not at all a trouble maker. He was pointed out because of the color of his shirt, and his hair color. The last 4 years of his life have been miserable. He had bad grades and a lot of absences because he simply did not want to go. When all it would have taken is one male teacher or principal to take some interest in him and show him he mattered also even though he didn't play sports
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