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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

All content by Charlie Bickel

Saying goodbye

Charlie Bickel, staff writer
April 21, 2023

I’ve known some of my baseball teammates at South for as long as I can remember. From first grade to my senior year gym class, they have always been a part of my baseball journey. There are others I’m...

During block four, the co-ed sophmore PE classes participated in rowing.

Sophomore P.E in full swing

Charlie Bickel, staff writer
November 10, 2022

This school year, all sophomore P.E. classes became co-ed after administrators and counselors put this plan into action after planning for the next steps last school year, Stephen Stanicek, P.E. Department...

Junior Arman Patel hard at work creating and updating his start-up website business which connects young athletes with private coaches on varsity high school teams. Visit the site at

KickBuds connects athletes

Charlie Bickel, staff writer
May 20, 2022

When junior Arman Patel saw the income inequality in high school sports, he decided to find a way to help the issue. Patel created a website called KickBuds to connect young athletes with high school student...

Grammys review roundup

Charlie Bickel, staff writer
March 18, 2022

With the postponement of this year’s Grammys until April 3, due to Covid-19, I had the time to sit down and actually listen to each of the nominated songs beforehand. I made it my goal this year to listen...

Girls’ b-ball climbs their rankings

Charlie Bickel and Riley Shankman
February 11, 2022

The buzzer sounded in the Dome as the girl’s basketball team beat New Trier on Dec. 10, marking the starting point of a successful season.   The team has had a promising season, featuring victories...

Fencers lunge back into season

Danielle Joseph and Charlie Bickel
December 17, 2021

Personal growth. That is what Fencing Coach Edward Kaihatsu has seen in the Glenbrook fencers so far this year, whether it is improving every day in practice, becoming a better teammate, or trying something...

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...

Halberstadt takes a hands on approach in the Fine Arts Department

Charlie Bickel, staff writer
October 1, 2021

Last year, it was easier than ever to stay isolated. Students had ample opportunity to avoid unnecessary small talk, but for teachers, it was crippling. One teacher in particular has set out on a mission...

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