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Mary Jane McNary

Mary Jane McNary, co-editor-in-chief

Hi there! My name is Mary Jane McNary and I'm a co-editor-in-chief for The Oracle. I've been on the editorial board since my sophomore year and was the assistant sports editor for two years. Outside of The Oracle, I'm the senior class vice president, Girls Letter club president, and the varsity field hockey captain.

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A letter to aspiring collegiate athletes

A letter to aspiring collegiate athletes

Mary Jane McNary, former co-editor-in-chief
May 21, 2021

Dear future collegiate athletes,  Get ready. Tie your laces. Pull your ponytail a little bit tighter. Step up to the plate. Right here, right now. The time has officially come to live your childhood...

stunning supermodels: Posing for the Stitched photoshoot, junior Grace Nourbash (bottom right circle) show off their outfits for the magazine.

Stitched emphasizes self-expression through fashion

Mary Jane McNary, co-editor-in-chief
December 20, 2019

South students carried small magazines filled with photos of fellow students posing for the camera, displaying their sense of style. The magazine included photos highlighting fashion trends with bold makeup...

Fagel perserveres, defies cancer diagnosis

While most people spend their birthday celebrating the life they’ve lived, Principal Dr. Lauren Fagel feared for her own life when her doctor said her mammogram results were “more suspicious than not.”...

Athletic trainers prove significant to the game

Mary Jane Mcnary, asst. sports editor
May 24, 2019

The bell sounds at 3:15 and the once quiet training room is now filled with athletes of all sports accompanied by different needs. Whether it’s rolling out their muscles or looking for exercises to treat...

Sprinting after a Libertyville player, junior Justin Schuler defends the ball in a home game on April 2.

Boys’ lacrosse completes marine training program

Mary Jane McNary , asst. sports editor
April 22, 2019

During spring break, students travel all over the country to lay by the pool or hit the ski slopes in order to relieve the stress of school. The boys’ lacrosse team spent their spring break by the pool...

Pulling the oars in sync, South’s rowing team prepares for the first regatta on March 23.

Girls’ rowing team continues to grow through first season

As the boat glided across the water in the heat of the summer of 2017, then- 8th-grader Meredith Jenny rowed for hours discovering her newfound passion. As the summer came to an end, now-South-freshman...

Jumping to the hoop, senior Gavin Morse goes up for a shot against the Niles North Vikings. The Titans beat the Vikings 70-59 on Dec. 7.

Boys’ basketball shoots for regional title

Mary Jane McNary, asst. sports editor
December 14, 2018

The Titans walk onto the court preparing themselves to compete against Evanston Township High School, who finished second in state last year. Each period, filled with battles for every ball and shots from...

 Huddling before a play, the girl’s volleyball team competes for a chance to make a playoff run. The girls’ season ended when they lost to Loyola on Oct. 25.

Girls’ volleyball overcomes team struggles

Mary Jane McNary, asst. sports editor
November 12, 2018

with each pass as they attempt to set up their next hit onto South’s side of the court. As the set is made, and the hit is followed through, junior Vanessa Kuliga shuts it down as she charges the net....

Women’s gymnastics hopes to stick their landing at state

Mary Jane McNary, asst. sports editor
December 22, 2017

The music is blasting through the locker room as the women’s gymnastics team preps for the first meet of the season against Deerfield. Minutes before the first meet of the season, senior co-captains...

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