The Oracle

Mathew elected to be next years class president

Tyler Zoretic, staff reporter

May 15, 2013

Junior Jeffery Mathew won the student body presidential election on March 15 as the he along with the student body heard his name revealed on the announcements at 3:15 p.m. According to Mathew, it was a nerve-racking experience...

Students take advantage of ninth period internship course to discover passion

Lauren Frias, staff writer

May 13, 2013

As the end of the year approaches, the impending necessity to make career choices becomes more evident for high school students. With the unclear future ahead, students may have an apprehensive mindset.  However, with the offer...

Celiac disease impacts South students daily

Caroline Berg, staff reporter

May 10, 2013

Bread, pasta, cookies; all foods that are apart of many peoples diets. But students like seniors Mara Pollard and Katherine Loiselle can’t eat foods containing gluten, wheat, rye, and barley due to a disease known as Celiacs Disease,...

Bream enjoys working in nature through his summer job at the grove

Julianne Arnold, staff writer

May 5, 2013

Imagine a part-time job where being outside and sharing the joy of nature are part of your daily routine. For senior Austin Bream, working at the Grove is just that. Located in Glenview, the Grove is a National Historic Landmark i...

Explanation to understand students who habitually fall asleep during class

Olivia Day, staff writer

April 30, 2013

A student closes his eyes for just a second, resting them. He puts his head in his hand to momentarily alleviate the load. Slowly, he finds himself drifting in and out of conscious...

Who are your friends?

CJ Park and Shea Anthony, co-features editor and asst. features editor

April 19, 2013

The Oracle conducted an investigative experiment by creating a Facebook identity under the name of “Sarah Letterman” and sending requests to South students in order to collect data on students’ online leniency concerni...

South students take AP tests without enrolling in AP classes

Hailey Hauldren and Dani Tuchman, staff writers

April 19, 2013

At the end of the year, Advanced Placement (AP) students put what they’ve learned to the test when taking the infamous AP exams. While many believe taking an AP exam after a year of covering material is difficult enough, some...

Peer mentors provide engaging learning environment for students with special needs

Calli Haramaras, staff writer

April 19, 2013

While capturing the mind and interest of a large portion of South’s student body, the highly interactive peer mentor program has continued on the rising path after years of fluctuation. What started with just three handpicked...

South students take AP tests without enrolling in AP classes

Dani Tuchman and Hailey Hauldren, staff writers

April 19, 2013

At the end of the year, Advanced Placement (AP) students put what they’ve learned to the test when taking the infamous AP exams. While many believe taking an AP exam after a year of covering material is difficult enough, some...

Orsinger builds relationship with newly discovered biological sister

Nish Asokan and Donald Savaiano, staff writers

April 19, 2013

Everyone always said they looked alike, but they never knew why; that is, until they found out that they were actually sisters. Sophomore Rachel Orsinger and her sister Jennifer Gottemoller were both born in China and admitted...

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