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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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Anna Ivanov, Assistant Sports Editor

Hi I’m Anna and it’s my first year on The Oracle! I play volleyball and I dance. Other than that, I like to read, draw, and write in my free time!

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Standing Tall: Boys varsity basketball stands for the pledge of Allegiance before a game as they get ready for their next opponent. Before this matchup, the team values hard work and communication in order to secure the victory.

Battle of the Titans

Anna Ivanov, asst. sports editor
February 16, 2024

Walking into their showcase, Battle of the Titans, with a 17-5 record, varsity boys’ basketball came to impress, hosting a shootout with seven other top teams from Illinois and Wisconsin. On...

Photo courtesy of Amber Hwang

Mietus: A rising star

Anna Ivanov, asst. sports editor
February 16, 2024

From clinics at three years old to com- peting in the all-around on South’s varsity gymnastics team, freshman Allie Mietus has been a gymnast for most of her life. The only freshman on the girls’...

Vibrance lights South

Vibrance lights South

Anna Ivanov, asst. sports editor
December 22, 2023

A mix of traditional Indian music, rap, Spanish pop, hip-hop, and lyrical pieces filled South’s auditorium. With dancers from all grades and all backgrounds, South students came together for...

Burns leaves the competition in flames

Burns leaves the competition in flames

Anna Ivanov and Kate Rogula
October 6, 2023

From the minute sophomore Kaitlyn Burns started on the girls’ cross country team last year, she was determined, supportive, and positive, Natalie Sells, Cross Country Head Coach, said. Burns has won...

Unclear future for boys’ gymnastics

Anna Ivanov, Kate Rogula, and Kate Shambo
May 19, 2023

Athletes take to the podium as South’s boys’ gymnastics has qualified for state again. However, this might be their last time because after decades of competition, boys’ gymnastics may no longer...

Girls’ soccer succeeds

Anna Ivanov and Kate Rogula
May 19, 2023

Despite injuries and other setbacks at the start of the season, girls’ varsity soccer is competing with intensity and confidence in their games, Mark Daniels, Varsity Girls’ Soccer Head Coach, said. A...

Exceptional Talent: Artwork made by South students was selected for a state-wide art competition, the Northern Illinois Regional Art Exhibition. The above is made by Oona Wade and is titled House vs Home.

South artwork chosen for exhibition

Anna Ivanov and Mia Hermann
March 17, 2023

Five Advanced Placement (AP) Art students from South, seniors Zander Brandt, Ari Doran, Hyun Park, Oona Wade, and Cameron Willis, had their works selected for the Northern Illinois Regional Art Exhibition,...

Helping hands

Helping hands

Anna Ivanov, staff writer
February 17, 2023

South sports teams participate in a variety of service events in order to help the community, Julie Smith, junior varsity (JV) and varsity poms Coach, said. She believes that it is important for sports...

Two-sport athletes juggle schedules

Anne Sullivan Beltran and Anna Ivanov
November 10, 2022

High school life is packed with responsibilities. Students who play not only one, but two sports, sometimes need a break, freshman Carlin Endre, South volleyball player and softball player for Titan’s...

Duffy holds up his designed flag for Cook County. Photo courtesy of The Daily Herald.

Drew Duffy Designs New Cook County Flag

Andrew Collaku, Mia Hermann, and Anna Ivanov
September 26, 2022

People stand to face the American flag everyday, but rarely consider what it means. As well as cities and states, flags also symbolize cultures and communities. When the opportunity opened to design Cook...

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