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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Symphonic sounds: Yang sings with his perfect pitch, rehearsing in the practice room. He is in many choir groups at South, such as Master Singers, Fusion, Chamber Singers, and Scat That.
Pitch perfect performer
Tyler Chaiket, staff writer • April 25, 2024

As the notes harmonize in South’s Choral program, many voices can be heard, but one singer stands out among the rest. Senior Andrew Yang’s...

Bhangra Blast: Bhangra Beatz members (top row, left to right) sophomores Ayona Jacob, Amirah Thomas, and Marissa Thomas, juniors Diksha Anthony, Hannah Pinarkyil, and Rayna John, alunmi Riona Jose, sophomore Alona Mathew, seniors Hailey Punnosse and Saniya Thomas, (bottom row, left to right) sophomore Sonya Achettu, junior Ashley Jacob,  seniors Emma Kurian, Sarah Maliakal, Michelle Jose, Amrita Vadukumcherry, and Seona Mathew performed at Niles North on April 12 at 7 p.m. for their last performance of the year.
Bhangra binds culture, dance
Mahi Chikani, staff writer • April 25, 2024

About seven years ago, a group of South’s students dents auditioned for Variety Show. This informal group of friends evolved into the school-sanctioned,...

Art Forms Connections: Senior Cece Biank’s mixed media piece about her mother, who is a psychologist, features a mixture of photography and painting to represent disconnection in her artwork.
AP Art Show dives deep into themes
Mae Kuchimanchi and Audrey Reid April 25, 2024

Advanced Placement (AP) Art students have worked tirelessly throughout the year on 15-piece portfolios which were showcased at the AP Art Show...

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Swift's new album underwhelms
Molly Tomczyk, co-a&e editor • April 25, 2024

Despite there being rumors of a leak of The Tortured Poets Department (TTPD), Taylor Swift’s eleventh album, and people disliking it, I still...

Off the Page: The Johansen family, portrayed by Amy Patton (seated left on the floor), Charlie Chasen (seated left on the chair), Shayna Fitzershtein (seated right on chair), and Isabel Arranz (standing right), talk about the recent closings of Jewish stores in their town. The spring play includes many scenes , such as this one, that are identical from the book to the stage adaptation.
Number the Stars shines light on the Holocaust
Kaitlyn Jiang and Zoha Suteria April 25, 2024

When the lights rose on South’s spring play, Number the Stars, audiences were transported to a time when courage knew no bounds and friendship...

On the Dance Floor: Ilana Lieberman, North senior, looks upon her fellow featured dancers as they rigorously rehearse their challenging choreography. As featured dancers, they are required to difficult choreography to compliment the lead actors.
The Prom takes the floor
Ellory Moran, asst. a&e editor • April 25, 2024

Identity is everything, especially in high school. This year, The Glenbrook Musical will perform a story embracing identity while embracing comedic...

Lee Listening In: Sophomore Kendrick Lee, Technical Crew member, mans the sound control board for “Clue”, this school year’s Fall Play. He controlled the microphone, music, and sound effect volumes for the play.
Star student sound engineer
Shayna Fitzershtein, staff writer • March 22, 2024

Sophomore Kendrick Lee, student sound engineer, is a crucial part of any production held at South, running sound for various shows, productions,...

Jamnesty finds its tune
Jamnesty finds its tune
Caroline Peters, staff writer • March 22, 2024

The Students for Human Rights club (SFHR) has begun preparing for this year’s annual Jamnesty, an event featuring student performances and...

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