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Goodbye Glenview

Goodbye Glenview

Emily Pavlik, co-editor-in-chief
May 19, 2023

Dear Class of 2023, As my final words in The Oracle, I want to thank this community for giving me a platform to be heard, express myself, and continue my passions during high school.  Every year...

Vulnerability is okay

Emily Pavlik, co-editor in chief
February 17, 2023

I don’t understand. Are we together? Are we not? What is this? Is it too early to have this conversation? I don’t want to come off desperate.   As a teenage girl, I can tell you that almost every...

Spirit sparks big wins

Emily Pavlik, co-editor-in-chief
November 10, 2022

Football players lined the field as they tookon Homewood-Flossmoor High School for their first playoff game on Oct. 28. As the scoreboard counted down to the end of the third quarter,senior running back...

Sports Spotlight

Emily Pavlik, co-sports editor
April 22, 2022

Four World Cup titles. 1991, 1999, 2015, and 2019. Women players earned $99,000 a year, $4,950 per game. While the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has won the women’s World Cup four times in the...

The Culture of Team Intoxication

The Culture of Team Intoxication

Aria Jain, Emily Pavlik, and Mia Carr
March 18, 2022

In this article, please read cautiously as The Oracle describes the effects of students consuming illegal substances: recreational drugs and alcoholic beverages.     As senior Harper Jennings*...

Photo courtesy of Penguin Random House

McManus turns murder into page-turner

Emily Pavlik, co-sports editor
February 11, 2022

After writing The New York Times Bestselling book, One of Us is Lying, Karen M. McManus has created yet another suspenseful murder mystery novel titled You’ll be the Death of Me. The novel follows the...

Boys b-ball leaves with a win

Boys’ b-ball leaves with a win

Emily Pavlik, co-sports editor
February 11, 2022

Chicago Bulls Championship Flags hung across the arena, and a wave of blue and gold rippled over rows of red seats. Hustling out of an open archway, the boys’ basketball team waved to the crowd as they...

Breaking gender barriers

Emily Pavlik, co-sports editor
December 17, 2021

The Titan Dome roared with voices as students packed the blue and gold bleachers. Screaming over the music, students and staff alike watched as De La Cru (DLC), South’s hip hop dance team, grooved to...

Southlympians make it big

Emily Pavlik and Jame Sewell
October 1, 2021

Water has always been a major part of  Junior Olympian senior Katie Abraham’s life. Since being introduced to swimming between the ages of six and seven, Abraham learned to expand her skills in the...

Freshmen find their way

Emily Pavlik, asst. sports editor
May 21, 2021

This spring, freshmen athletes have been forced to make the jump to high school sports without much time to bond. The class of 2024 slid into their shortened seasons completely unfamiliar with South’s...

Sophomore sensations

Tommy Marquardt and Emily Pavlik
March 19, 2021

In two years playing basketball at South, sophomore guard Rodell Davis, Jr., or RJ, boasts a career win percentage of 91.7 percent. To emphasize: Davis has played 48 games between his time on the sophomore...

Graphic by Om Patel

IHSA gives green light to begin postponed sports seasons

Emily Pavlik, asst. sports editor
February 12, 2021

“I want to play and I don’t care when it is,” David Schoenwetter, varsity football head coach, said. “If it ends up being the spring, or if it ends up being in the summer, [even] if it ends up...

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