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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

From then to now: Dancing through the years, senior Madaket Chiarieri leaps across the stage at her last competition ever. Chiarieri has Irish danced competitively since she was five years old.

Reflecting on a career brought to an unexpected end

Madaket Chiarieri, co-editor-in-chief
June 12, 2020

13 years. 13 years of blood, sweat, tears, broken bones, laughs, wins, losses, spray tans, wigs, sparkles and huge accomplishments. This is the love hate relationship of an Irish dancer.  As I’m...

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.”...

Spectacular Spiking:   Congratulating his fellow teammates on another winning point against their competitor New Trier, sophomore Kyle Busiel (far right) can be seen smiling with enthusiasm. Unfortunately, the boys’ volleyball team wasn’t able to win against New Trier on Senior Night ending with a score of 25-18 in the first set and 28-26 in the second.

Boys’ volleyball picks up the pace

Madaket Chiarieri, asst. sports editor
May 24, 2019

In the second set of an intense volleyball game against New Trier, senior Jack Shampine hits the ball across the court and over the net. The Trevian libero gets a nice dig, getting the ball back over onto...

Running down the field, South alum Mike Hirsch makes his first play as a Wolverine. Hirsch graduated from GBS in 2010.

South alum achieves football dream after fighting Wegener’s

Madaket Chiarieri, asst. sports editor
February 8, 2019

South alum Mike Hirsch always dreamt of being a football player, of running out of the tunnel into the Big House, of being a Wolverine, and of attending the University of Michigan like his parents did....

Defending a Niles West player, senior Gavin Morose fights for the ball.

Boys’ soccer wins back-to-back tournament championships

Madaket Chiarieri, assist. sports editor
September 28, 2018

With 15 minutes left in the championship game of this year’s Titan Invite, South’s boys’ soccer team was tied with St. Patrick’s at two goals, following a first half that ended in a 2-0 lead for...

MIGHTY MARKS:  Taking their marks, the girls swim team gets ready to dive into the pool against GBN on Sept. 16. The Titans defeated the Spartans by a score of 123-63.

Girls’ swim & dive aims to return to state

Madaket Chiarieri, Staff reporter
October 6, 2017

The tension of the entire meet was building up on the shoulders of sophomore Alexis Kachkin and her teammates as they awaited the final event of the meet, the 400 yard freestyle relay. The girls cheered...

Men’s lacrosse remains positive after rocky start

Madaket Chiarieri, staff reporter
April 22, 2017

After starting out the 2017 season with a few losses, the boys lacrosse team looks to improve their competition and the speed of their game for the rest of the season, according to head coach Will Jeffery. “We...

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Men's Track & Field  Key Players: Jack Whetstone, Jack Kelly, Jordan Theriault 2016 Record: Placed 3rd in CSL meet The men’s track and field team looks to build off their strong 2016 season...

Blocking two Vernon Hills defenders, senior captain Carie Weinman (left) dribbles the ball and gets ready to shoot a layup. Extending her arms past the defenders, Weinman (right) launches herself to complete the layup; the Titans beat Vernon Hills on Nov. 29 by a score of 46-40.

Women’s basketball beats New Trier 52-45

Madaket Chiarieri, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2016

The women’s basketball team started their season with a winning record; the team beat New Trier, Maine South and Grayslake North, according to senior captain Carie Weinman. “We had really good defense...

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