The Oracle

Project Earth contributes to the betterment of the community as a whole

Lauren Benson, staff reporter

June 23, 2013

  In order to help save the world, all a South student has to do is walk down the hallway to Room 360 on a Wednesday after school, where he or she will find a small group of students determined to do what they can to...

Students feel both blessed and challenged by being part of a big family

Hailey Hauldren, staff reporter

June 22, 2013

Struggling to get seven smiles for a Christmas card, sharing rooms with siblings, or attacking family chores with a team of 10 may seem like scenes straight out of “Cheaper By The Dozen,” but for many South students, these...

Students outline the benefits and negatives of academic dishonesty

Maggie Engels and Dani Tuchman, staff reporters

June 21, 2013

We hear the policy in each class at the start of every year, but throughout each semester, some students forget the rules and regulations behind this heavily stressed topic: academic dishonesty.   According to the South...

Urban Studies History Class visits Chicago public high school to gain perspective

Addie Lyon, staff reporter

June 20, 2013

As a part of the Urban Studies History Class curriculum, each semester students travel to a school located in the West Engelwood community called Lindblom Math and Science Academy to shadow students attending this school in Chicago.   According...

Students reflect on most memorable camp experiences

Kiersten Teresi, staff reporter

June 19, 2013

For many South students, summer is the time to relax; however, for a few South campers, summer means connecting with nature. Sophomore Christina Coleman reflected on her years as an attendant of Camp Jorn. “I’ve been...

Bill introduced: banning sale of energy drinks to minors

Evan Sawires, staff writer

June 6, 2013

Dental problems. Depression. High blood pressure. Inability to focus. Electrolyte disorders. Seizures. Stroke. Insomnia. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, these are just a few of the health issues that can result...

Students examine role of internet in social life

Lauren Frias, staff writer

June 6, 2013

Settling down to begin a collection of homework assignments, freshman Hwa Oh opens her laptop and commences a flurry of mathematical equations and quotes from literary classics. As the mouse pointer darts across the screen, Oh...

Students discuss struggles: ADD and ADHD

Donald Savaiano, staff writer

June 6, 2013

It’s a daily event: teachers find themselves frustrated with their students for not paying attention. However, some of these students cannot help themselves. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) affects kids ability to learn...

Students recall imaginary friends, investigate reasons behind psychological phenomenon

Caroline Berg, staff writer

June 5, 2013

Friends serve as a big role in peoples’ lives, but for some people, a friend is just a figment of their imagination. Psychology teacher Peter Masciopinto believes people have imaginary friends for self-expression. “I...

Sunset Village update

Zoe Shancer, co-features editor

May 24, 2013

In Issue 1, The Oracle explored the issues surrounding the conditions of the mobile park Sunset Village. Eight months later, The Oracle checks up on the situation. Glenview’s mobile home park, Sunset Village, will be operati...

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