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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Staff soaks in summer

Staff soaks in summer

Jessica An, staff writer
May 20, 2022

As the school year comes to a close, teachers feel excitement for the summer but also sadness as their students move on to continue the next chapters of their lives, many South teachers said. There is...

Beat boredom at Board game club

Layla Mohamed, staff writer
February 11, 2022

Experiences that broaden horizons, a unique variety of games, and an overall fun environment are just a few of the welcoming characteristics of the board game club here at South, shared member Sophomore...

Tinkering tots: Westfall and the Titan Tots stand next to one of the finished playhouses. Photo by Steve Silca

Building a brighter future

Ella Vick, staff writer
December 17, 2021

This year, two new playhouses were created for children attending South’s Titan Tot Preschool, bringing countless days of laughter, smiles, and memories, senior Michael Westfall said. The playhouses...

Knitting Club creates space to calm students

Charlie Bickel and Sara Rahman
November 12, 2021

Artisans from 11th Century Egypt were the first people to ever harness the powers of knitting, according to Sheep & Stitch, a website for knitting enthusiasts. The ancient Egyptians knitting was painstakingly...

Diving In: Practicing at the South pool, girls’ swim and dive has not been allowed to travel for meets this year. Instead, they have been forced to compete virtually, with no semblance of whether or not they are ahead in the race.

Girls’ swim battles through virtual meets

Matthew Cavender, staff writer
October 3, 2020

Splashes echo throughout the otherwise silent South pool while senior swimmer Emma Hogan competes in a virtual meet without knowing whether or not she has the lead. For the South girls’ swim and dive...

Smiling Sava: Posing with teammates, Sava Dupor (number 6) had a successful run of games in Sofia, Bulgaria over the summer. Dupor was recruited to the Serbian National Team as a pitcher by Coach George Grkinich after playing for the GBS baseball team last spring.

Dupor furthers baseball career with Serbian National Team

Brady Blais and Jack Rogula
November 15, 2019

Most high school students spend their summers working or sitting around, wishing they could escape from the dull days in the Glenview heat. Others spend their vacation at practice as they prepare for their...

Senior captain Lila Frick practices on the GBS track. The girls cross country team finished third at the Wakanda meet on Sept. 1.

Girls cross country looks ahead to a season of success

Danielle Arvanitis, staff writer
October 16, 2018

The Girls Varsity Cross Country season started off with a 3rd place win at the Wakanda meet on Sept. 1st. Goals to continue this streak of success is hoped for this season. When asked about some of...

Junior Ysabella Arrojo tees off at the Glen Club on Sept. 14. Senior Hanna Tanaka finished first in the Hersey Invite one day prior.

Girls golf looks to continue run of success, set South records

Emily Bauer, staff writer
September 30, 2018

Going against not one but two strong competitors at one of the first nine hole matches of the season, the GBS girls golf team had reached their biggest challenge yet, according to captain Hanna Tanaka....

Participating in STANDs Thursday meeting, Adna Mujovic listens to club sponsor Matthew Whipple. Mujovic attributes souths wide array of clubs as a potential career exploration opportunity for students.
Photo by Sean Dolan

Student involvement in club creates new knowledge, understanding of career paths

Zach Cepeda, staff reporter
April 28, 2016

For many students, the process of choosing a career path can often become more like jumping into a sea of the unknown. Through South’s variety of clubs, students are able to discover and clarify what...

South evaluates assessments, compares benefits

Kala Jablonski, Staff Writer
January 11, 2016

There are many different forms of teacher assessments present at South and other schools alike; however, if a student in the hallway is asked what their preferred format of assessments are, chances are...

Social media unites, connects students

Savera Zulfiqar, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015

Social media is used by nearly everyone, adults and children alike. However, at South, it is used to connect students to events or other important information happening throughout the school. South is...

South students utilize Blogger, express opinions

South students utilize Blogger, express opinions

Alex Ladan, staff writer
May 10, 2015

As the world becomes more dependent on technology, blogging is a tool students have learned to use. South students write blogs for their class assignments and teachers continually encourage students to...

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