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Students change residences, share experiences

Morgan O'Connor, staff writer

October 17, 2012

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Everyone remembers their first day of school freshman year--the butterflies in your stomach as you struggled to find your first class before the bell rung. Maybe you remember getting lost, being late to all of your classes, or...

District 225 holds to ‘bring your own device’ policy while some other districts consider supplying e-texts

Richard Pearl, staff reporter

June 8, 2012

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District 225 continues to have a “bring your own device” philosophy in regards to electronic textbooks in contrast to the positions other schools have taken. Many schools in the North Shore, such as New Trier and Stevenson,...

Sub writes new version of GBS fight song

Anna Hofmockel, staff reporter

June 8, 2012

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If you are a student at South, chances are that you have heard the fight song. This spirited tune has been played at countless games and assemblies since being written to promote South spirit. The original fight song was wr...

South Students Take on Adventure at Summer Camp

Kelsey Pogue, staff reporter

June 8, 2012

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Every year, summer camp serves as a fun and safe place children can stay while their parents work. In fact, more than 11 million children and adults attend or work at camp annually, according to the American Camp Association. Pare...

Mens’ Tennis Moves to State Without Star Zieba

Breck Murphy, staff reporter

June 8, 2012

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With junior Konrad Zieba undefeated in the first singles position, the GBS Men’s Tennis team looked to make it far in the state tournament. However, events previous to the tournament put their goal in jeopardy.Zieba competed in a...

New variety club offers laughs to guests

Maeve Hanrahan and Emily Mitchell, staff reporters

June 8, 2012

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You walk into a room full of laughter; The room is illuminated by big posters of Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley and other big stars throughout the years. This is the Laughing Chameleon. Every night in the Laughing...

Drama Club banquet honors this year’s members

Henry Netherland, staff reporter

June 7, 2012

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Members of the Drama Club received awards at the Drama Club Awards Banquet presented by club sponsors, Beth Barber, John Knight and Richard Winship, on the auditorium stage May 11. According to Barber, each year the Drama Club...

Students show interest in classic movies

Meara Nariss, staff reporter

June 6, 2012

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Students know the movies of today and a lot about them--but what about the select students who are into older, classic movies from many years ago? Classic movies may not seem like something that would interest teens, but freshman...

Year in review

Jeff Colins, columnist

June 6, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Reviews, Web Exclusives

It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it GBS? Seeing that this is the last issue of The Oracle I felt that it is right to do a little year in review. The school year kicked off in August with GBS’ 50th birthday celebration. We got t...

Alumnus wins moot court competition

Chris Callahan, staff reporter

June 6, 2012

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Danny Lewin, class of 2006 GBS alumnus, won the moot court competition at the University of Michigan (UM) Law School April 2. According to Lewin, moot court is a “simulated oral argument” in which attorneys argue in front...

FELA! the musical brings a taste of Lagos to Chicago

Julia Jacobs, asst. web editor

May 9, 2012

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‘FELA!’ does not begin with the curtains whooshing apart or a spotlight appearing with traditional musical bravado.  It is an unorthodox production, daring to capture the life of Fela Anikulapo Kuti: political renegade, musical...

Introvert Speaking Out

Sarah Jaleel, co-news editor

May 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

That Saturday night party, the history test and the concert everyone went to on Friday consume my thoughts as I walk through South. Not because I was there, but because that loud small talk fills the hallways. The classroom cha...

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