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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 Jame Sewell

Enchanté Exchange

Shayna Fitzershtein and Jame Sewell
April 30, 2024

This summer, South’s French classes will have the life-changing experience of living and learning in France from June 3-17, Emma Hanna, exchange program Co-Sponsor and French Teacher, said. South works...

District 225 considers 2025-2026 calendar change

Jame Sewell, staff writer
February 28, 2024

Finals after break has been a staple to South’s schedule, however, this may not always be the case, as District 225 is considering a change in its yearly schedule, Dr. Ninja Idrizi, Assistant Superintendent...

Search and Seizure Policy updated

Search and Seizure Policy updated

Sarah Park, Jame Sewell, and Ava Meder
December 22, 2023

Changes to South’s Search and Seizure policy, which has been in place since 2014, were approved by the D225 Board of Education, Principal Dr. Barbara Georges said. All Board of Education policies are...

Corrao prepares for a killer performance, Clue

Corrao prepares for a killer performance, “Clue”

Jame Sewell, Staff Writer
October 6, 2023

As Drama Teacher Mandy Corrao prepares for her debut as director of the fall play, she feels excited to take South’s theater program to the next level with this year’s play, “Clue”. While it...

Student lifeguards make a splash

Jame Sewell
May 19, 2023

With the summer pool season right around the corner, many students are training to become lifeguards, senior Ben Wolf, Lifeguard at Flick Pool and Splash Landings Pool said. Lifeguards can change the course...

New Designs: Science classrooms undergo upgraded classroom and furniture which include
new seating and upgraded layout.

New science rooms get upgraded

Jame Sewell, staff writer
March 17, 2023

South’s administration has begun a new project to restyle classrooms in order to improve learning experiences for students, Casey Wright, Associate Principal for Administrative Services, said. For the...

Memories made in fall play

Jame Sewell, staff writer
November 16, 2022

From British accents to new friendships, this year’s fall play, Peter and the Starcatcher, which ran from Oct. 26 to Oct. 29, created lasting memories, senior Peter Canalia, who played Smee, said. The...

De La Cru dances into the new school year

Jame Sewell, Staff writer
September 30, 2022

“De La Who? De La Cru!” is what students cheer at the beginning of every performance of the dance team, De La Cru. But while students can only see the synchronized dances of the hip-hop team at events...

Everyone Theatre Project promotes inclusivity

Everyone Theatre Project promotes inclusivity

Jame Sewell, Staff writer
April 5, 2022

Inclusivity, collaboration, and art all describe the Everyone Theatre Project, which debuted at South on March 17. Through an entirely student-led performance, Everyone Theatre Project brought new opportunities...

Changes to room numbers prompts confusion

Changes to room numbers prompts confusion

Jame Sewell, Columnist
October 27, 2021

When the new classroom numbering system was changed unexpectedly, students and teachers throughout South were confused and disorientated. The lack of an explanation for this change continues to frustrate...

Southlympians make it big

Emily Pavlik and Jame Sewell
October 1, 2021

Water has always been a major part of  Junior Olympian senior Katie Abraham’s life. Since being introduced to swimming between the ages of six and seven, Abraham learned to expand her skills in the...

Illustration by Mia Carr

Summer internships survive the pandemic

Jame Sewell and Riley Shankman
May 25, 2021

New skills, job offers, and work experience are just some of the opportunities that internships provide. However, Covid-19 has affected internships in all fields of study, changing the traditional internship...

New setting, new art: annual CSL Art Exhibition showcases student art in a fresh format

Ivette Dimitrova and Jame Sewell
April 23, 2021

In previous years, inspiring paintings, creative drawings, unique photographs and more lined the walls of The Art Center Highland Park for the Central Suburban League (CSL) art show. Now, new restrictions...

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