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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Learning to embrace the power of rejection

Sarah Ordway, co-opinions editor
May 20, 2022

I was the worst player on my middle school soccer team. In fact, whenever our team was winning by enough points, our coach made a rule: nobody was allowed to score except for me. From my own impressions,...

Glenbrook musical facilitates lasting bonds

Yoon Kim, co-a&e editor
April 19, 2019

In collaboration between GBS and GBN, the Glenbrook Musical combines students and faculty from both schools to create a yearly production. According to director Mark Maranto, this year’s show, Mamma...

Glenbrook students collaborate, perform The Little Mermaid

Anne Ribordy, staff reporter
May 17, 2018

Whether students are singing and dancing on the stage, constructing the set with stage crew or playing music in the pit, students from GBS and Glenbrook North are fusing their talents together to put on...

Friends   of   the   fiddler:  Cheering in a scene of Fiddler on the Roof, GBS and GBN students rehearse for the spring musical in the dance room. Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of Tevye, a milkman, whose spirit, pride and faith helps him get through the oppressive czarist Russia. Fiddler on the Roof will be showing in the Auditorium from April 26-29.

Fiddler on the Roof challenges traditions

Leah Dunne, co-a&e editor
April 21, 2017

Tradition: whether it is holding onto old family rituals or formulating practices for new generations to come, each are common threads holding many families together. This struggle of holding onto the...

ANCIENT ARTS: Practicing for their roles in Aida, senior Rory Penepacker and sophomore Ashley Levenson sing ”Gods of Nubia.” Penepacker plays Aida, the Nubian slave, and Levenson plays Nehebka, another Nubian girl.

Aida inspires grand, broadway-style performance

John Park & Emma Morris, staff reporters
April 22, 2016

Onstage combat, Egyptian temples, life-size statues, a Nubian princess, a Grammy award-winning love story and a collaboration between GBS and GBN. These can all be seen at the 2016 Glenbrook Musical, Aida,...

Hamilton soundtrack serenades with history

‘Hamilton’ soundtrack serenades with history

Evan Sawires, co-opinions editor
November 6, 2015

Rap and musical theatre naturally parallel each other as narratives, but it took until this year’s Hamilton for a rap musical to make a real impact. Written by Lin Manuel Miranda, In the Heights composer/lyricist/genius,...

Glenbrooks perform energetic, comedic musical

Glenbrooks perform energetic, comedic musical

Nick Moran and John Park, staff reporters
May 29, 2015

After countless hours of toes tapping, mouths singing and hands scribbling on scripts, the 2015 Glenbrook Musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, drew in audiences from April 29-May...

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