1941 ~ The graduating class presented a donation toward financing a school library. ~ Howard Whitway ’46 won the Illinois National High School Golf Championship.1942 ~ Teachers – Helen Allen, Priscilla Baker, Cornelia Barth, Henry Booher and Ruth Ann Horr retired. No one from Glenbard had done it before or has done it since.1925 ~ Additions were made to Wagner School and Hawthorne School. 1928 ~ Glenbard graduated 83 seniors ~ The cornerstone of Ben Franklin School was laid. 1931 ~ The first class with over 100 students graduated (128) 1935 ~ The first class with over 200 students graduated (214) 1937 ~ Fred Biester became President of the Illinois Education Association.
At this time the faculty numbered five teachers and Mr. The high school district turned Lake Ellyn over to the Park District.WW II ended his football career and he became a fighter pilot for the Marines, serving 5 years in the South Pacific.1939 ~ The Glenbard band grew from 18 members to nearly 100, under the direction of Orth Baer.~ The Freshman/Sophomore basketball team won the Western Suburban Conference. 1958 ~ Teachers – Rachel Whitfield and Ruth Mc Mahon retired. Beloit College awarded him the honorary degree of Doctor of Law. ~ Glenbard District #87 purchased a site north of Carol Stream for the 3rd High School, which would be known as Glenbard North.
~ Fred Biester became President of the Executive Committee of the National Federation of High School Athletics Association. ~ Glenbard bands celebrated their 30th anniversary. The district honored him by naming the new Glenbard Gymnasium – THE BIESTER GYM and it was dedicated, December 7. Johnson has a state championship and two second place awards. 1962 ~ Teachers – Wesley Gronewald, Gladys and William Kronsagen and Ralph Magor retired. ~ A special tribute was given to Raymond Carr for his long service. 1964 ~ Teachers – Clara Diers, Delpha Patterson and Jane Rathje retired.~ The school received title to the property in November and on November 7, high school boys who volunteered for the job, began to chop down trees and clear away the growth. 1921 ~ Lombard voted to annex their district to Glen Ellyn, resulting in the name Glenbard Township High School – District #87.