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The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle


Mia Carr and Kaitlyn Jiang
February 16, 2024

South’s Variety Show (V-Show) is not just a talent show— it is a production unlike any other. Over 400 members’ abilities and hard work come together to create a high-quality production rivaling...

Fine Arts Experts : Outside hires Marla Lampert (bottom right), Mike Vilches (left), and Dave Levit (top right) bring new ideas to South’s Fine Arts Department. The three direct V-Show, lead percussion groups, and work on sound design, repsectively, and all have additional jobs outside of working at South. Photos courtesy of Marla Lampert, Mike Vilches, and Dave Levit

Priceless perspectives

Sloane Shabelman, co-a&e editor
March 18, 2022

From killer kicklines to phenomenal percussionists, students are led to excellence by numerous staff in the Fine Arts Department who only use their talents at South part-time, but also work  in professional...

Photo by Leah Desserich

Variety show returns to center stage: “You Learn”

Sloane Shabelman and Madeline Hussey
February 11, 2022

The lights dim, and an audible hush falls over the crowd. Eager faces lean forward in anticipation, all eyes on the curtained stage ahead. Slowly, the curtain parts, followed by a swell of applause. A...

V-Show legacy proves vital in Glenview community

Violet Guzman-Robles, co-a&e editor
February 19, 2020

For over 40 years, South has found ways to “Illuminate” the talents of its students en route to performing in the Variety Show. Whether roused by “Curiosity” or intrigued by “Synchronicity,”...

CREATIVE CONSTRUCTORS:   Balancing on top of a ladder, sophomore Hannah Dobos carefully paints the background set. All students are welcome to participate in set construction along with South’s Stage Crew.

V-show theme emphasizes identity, accents individuality

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, staff reporter
February 9, 2018

A blue curtain slowly rises, revealing the seemingly endless darkness of the stage. Suddenly, light illuminates the stage, exposing South students from every corner of the school. From dancing to magic...

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