The Oracle

Learn-To-Swim cancelled, replaced by SwimAmerica

Maggie Baumstark, co-news editor

October 4, 2019

After 57 years of service, Glenbrook South Learn-to-Swim has been discontinued and replaced with a new swim lesson program, SwimAmerica, due to the retirement of Co-Director Jody Nolan according to Athletic Director Steve Rockroh...

Future renovations expected to provide comfort, security

Jack Latreille, staff reporter

May 24, 2019

Students returning to South next year will see multiple new building renovations, including new security features, new benches outside the auditorium and a relocated Athletic Director’s office, according to Casey Wright, assoc...

Weight of finals vary among classes, helps student wellness

Maggie Baumstark, Abby McKew, and Amelie Miller

May 24, 2019

For the 2018-2019 second-semester finals, individual course teams in each subject area will decide if final exams will count anywhere between 10 percent to 20 percent, according to Principal Dr. Lauren Fagel. In the past, finals ...

Limit on GBS sports fundraising implemented for 2019-2020

Mary Grace Reynolds and Madaket Chiarieri

April 22, 2019

Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, GBS athletic programs will no longer be able to pay additional coaches out of fundraising profits and must adhere to the number of paid coaching positions, otherwise known as stipends, a...

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