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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

2022-2023 Staff

Emily Pavlik
co-editor-in-chief

Emily Pavlik

Hi readers! My name is Emily Pavlik, and I am one of the Editors-in-Chief this year. I’m currently a senior and this is my fourth year being a part of the school newspaper. Outside of The Oracle, I enjoy watching movies, reading...

Caroline Ohlandt
co-editor-in-chief

Caroline Ohlandt

Hi everyone! My name is Caroline Ohlandt and I am an Editor-in-Chief of The Oracle this year! I am a senior and this is my fourth year on the paper. Outside of The Oracle, I am a dance captain for Orchesis and am a part of Interact,...

Jessie Norwood
co-editor-in-chief

Jessie Norwood

Hey! My name is Jessie Norwood and I'm one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief! This is my fourth year on the Oracle and I'm so excited to see what the year brings! Besides The Oracle, I volunteer at an animal rescue in Morton Grove!

Hafsa Rahman
managing editor

Hafsa Rahman

Hey South! My name is Hafsa Rahman and I am the managing editor for The Oracle this year. I have been a part of The Oracle for the past two years, and am thrilled to take on the responsibility of managing editor. Beyond The Orac...

Mia Carr
news editor

Mia Carr

Hi! My name is Mia, I am so excited to be the news editor of The Oracle. This is my third year on Oracle and my second year on board. Other than Oracle I am in Model UN, Onward House, Stitched, Calliope, and Interact. I am looking...

Layla Mohamed
assistant news editor

Layla Mohamed

Hi, My name is Layla Mohamed, and I’m an assistant news editor for this year. This is now my second year on The Oracle and my first on the ed-board! Outside of Oracle, I am a part of SOAR, MSA, Interact, and Philosophy Club!

Kaitlyn Jiang
assistant news editor

Kaitlyn Jiang

Hi! My name is Kaitlyn Jiang and I am an assistant news editor for The Oracle. I’m a sophomore and this is my second year writing for the newspaper. Outside of Oracle, I am involved in band, GSO, and Medical Chapter!

Sarah Park
assistant news editor

Sarah Park

Hi, my name is Sarah Park, and I am an assistant news editor for The Oracle. I started working on Oracle last year, so I’m really excited to be a part of the board. I am also a board member of Key Club.

Olivia Perkins
opinions editor

Olivia Perkins

Hey, I’m Olivia! My pronouns are she/her and I love many things in life but a few of my favorites are my two cats, good music, and writing about concepts like self-improvement! This will be my fourth and final year here with...

Jack Rogula
assistant opinions editor

Jack Rogula

Hi, I'm Jack, I love nature, writing, reading, and driving around pointlessly! I can be found: in the woods, in the Oracle room, at my house, or in the woods again. Reviews and opinion pieces are my forte, but any writing is awesome!

Gaby Yap
assistant opinions editor

Gaby Yap

Hi all! I’m Gaby Yap, an assistant opinions editor for this year. I’ve been with The Oracle for three years, and I’m excited to keep it going! I’m a part of the stage crew in my off time (shh don’t tell anyone) and Lumos...

Riley Shankman
assistant opinions editor

Riley Shankman

Hi, I’m Riley, and I am an assistant opinions editor! This is my third year on Oracle and my first year on the editorial board. Some of my favorite things to do outside of school are listening to music, reading, and online shopping.

Sofia Cole
co-features editor

Sofia Cole

Hi everyone! I'm Sofia, a co-features editor! This is my first year on ed-board:) I play badminton and am part of the album club. I love spending time with my dogs or getting boba with my friends. I'm excited to write for you...

co-features editor

Anna Marquardt

Hi readers! My name is Anna Marquardt and I am a co-features editor this year! I’m a senior, this is my second year on edboard, and my pronouns are she/her. When I’m not writing, editing, or interviewing for the Oracle, I...

Sarah Al-Jawhar
assistant features editor

Sarah Al-Jawhar

Hi! I’m Sarah and this is my 3rd year being a part of the Oracle. I am an assistant features editor and I love it so much. Outside of Oracle, I am involved in track, cross country, and I am also a TLC tutor :)

Max Beitzel
assistant features editor

Max Beitzel

Hi, I’m Max Beitzel! I am an assistant features editor for The Oracle! I’m also a co-leader of Album Club! In my free time, I love listening to music, spending time with friends and family, and playing tennis.

Maddie Cloutier
a&e editor

Maddie Cloutier

Hi, my name is Maddie Cloutier and this is my 3rd year on the editorial board. It’s my first year as an a&e editor, though, and I’m excited to help the section grow. Outside of Oracle, I’m involved in stage crew and...

Sara Rahman
assistant a&e editor

Sara Rahman

Hi! My name is Sara Rahman. It is my first year on the editorial board and I am so excited to be an assistant A&E editor! Besides Oracle, I am on the board of SAFE Club, involved in MSA, and Med Chapter Club! I also play lacrosse...

Danielle Joseph
co-sports editor

Danielle Joseph

Hi, my name is Danielle Joseph and I am the co-sports editor this year! This is my second year on The Oracle and my first year on the editorial board! Along with The Oracle, I run cross country and am on the Key Club board.

Madeline Hussey
co-sports editor

Madeline Hussey

My name is Madeline Hussey and I am a co-sports editor on The Oracle. This is my fourth year on The Oracle and my second on the editorial board. I am also on the Administrative Committee for Key Club and the Creative Writing Club.

Tara Wirtschoreck
assistant sports editor

Tara Wirtschoreck

Hi, I’m Tara and I’m super excited to be an assistant sports editor this year! This is my second year as an editor, and outside of Oracle, I run track and cross-country. In my free time, I like to read, cook, and travel.

Kris Blumberg
web editor

Kris Blumberg

My name is Kris and I am an Web editor. I play volleyball for club and here at South. I make posts for the web and also do stories for sports. This is my second year on the editorial board. I am excited to cover sports for the...

Sofia Oyarzún
co-images editor

Sofia Oyarzún

Hi! This is my second year on edboard, my third year as a staff writer, and I’m ready to make it my best one yet. So excited to work with the others on edboard to create and share our work with everyone!!

Maria Khanani
co-images editor

Maria Khanani

My name is Maria Khanani and I’m one of the images editors this year! I edit graphics that go on everyone’s pages. This is my second year on board and along with Oracle, I do Stage Crew, Mock Trial, Book club, and WiSTEM!

Nur Yalinbas
co-images editor

Nur Yalinbas

Hi! My name is Nur Yalinbas and I am a senior here at South. I’ve been a part of Oracle since freshman year and I am so so so excited to be a part of edboard this year! Along with Oracle, I’m involved in Basketball, Advanced...

Bob Wysocki
adviser

Bob Wysocki

Hi! I’m Mr. Wysocki and I am the adviser to The Oracle and an English teacher. As a former Chicago journalist, I am lucky to teach high school students about journalism in general. I am also lucky to see student journalists...

Marshall Harris
adviser

Marshall Harris

This is my 18th year on ed-board... well... kinda. I came to GBS and became The Oracle adviser in 2005 and moved over to the assistant adviser position about a decade after that. Before that, I advised the newspaper at Lane Tech...