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Molly Tomczyk

Molly Tomczyk, Co-A&E Editor

Hi!! My name is Molly and I am so excited to work on the editorial board this year for The Oracle. My favorite thing about The Oracle is getting to meet new people and share their stories! Besides writing, I love to read, draw, and sew.

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The Glenbrook South Report

Molly Tomczyk, co-a&e editor
February 16, 2024

Excitement runs through the TV studio late on a weeknight. The producers applaud as they finally finish editing the Glenbrook South Report (GBSR), junior Ava Iannucci, GBSR Executive Producer, described. The...

Spotlight on Winship

Spotlight on Winship

Molly Tomczyk, A&E Editor
December 22, 2023

In 1980, South’s Norman E. Watson Auditorium was a much different place than it is today. Only about 30 lights had illuminated the stage and set pieces were built beneath the stage, where the current...

Nostalgia hurts

Molly Tomczyk, co-a&e editor
December 22, 2023

The holidays have always been a time of consistency in my life.  That’s what tradition is, is it not? Some way to stay the same as everything else is changing. Even if the thing that stayed the same...

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Fans marvel at Swift’s writing, talent, as connections bloom

Molly Tomczyk, co a&e editor
November 17, 2023

Throughout seven-year-old Lulu Bouchard’s house, a single album played on repeat ever since she received it on Christmas. She was infatuated with Taylor Swift’s 1989 album, Bouchard said. The music...

Marching Band Data Breach

Marching Band Data Breach

Molly Tomczyk, co-A&E Editor
October 13, 2023

Data Breach, this year’s Marching Band show, provides a techno-centric routine that tells the story of an unwanted guest — a glitch — in the harmonious workings of data code, Band Director Brian...

Barbie Breaks Barriers

Barbie Breaks Barriers

Molly Tomczyk, co-A&E Editor
October 6, 2023

On a late summer day, I found myself scouring my house for pink clothes. Standing in the bathroom with my friends, we braided our hair, perfected our bubblegum lipstick, and painted our eyelids with glitter,...

Finale of Fusion

Finale of Fusion

Molly Tomczyk, staff writer
May 19, 2023

Old songs. New melodies. Fusion, South’s extracurricular acapella group, will perform on June 1 in the choir room, Fusion Director Lauren Berryhill said. The concert will consist of 15 songs from the...

The Bass Fishing Team poses at Bangs Lake during. Photo by Justin Zummo.

Bass Fishing seeks state final tournament

Molly Tomczyk, staff writer
May 9, 2023

 On Bangs Lake, in Wauconda, Illinois, South’s bass fishing team competed in a tournament against New Trier that prepared the teams for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Sectionals. Depending...

Mizdrak hired as Assistant Athletic Trainer

Mizdrak hired as Assistant Athletic Trainer

Molly Tomczyk and Zoha Suteria
March 23, 2023

Timothy Mizdrak was hired as an Assistant Athletic Trainer last month, bringing his experience and passion to South’s sports program, Tom Mietus, Assistant Principal for Athletics, said. Athletic...

Ralston inducted into Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Ralston inducted into Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Molly Tomczyk, staff writer
February 2, 2023

This May, Phil Ralston, English Teacher and Head Coach of the Boys’ Varsity Basketball team, will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Hall of Fame in the head coach category,...

GARBA NIGHT: SASA members along with community members celebrate the Hindu Holiday Navratri by dancing around the goddess Ambika (not pictured). photo by Nur Yalinbas

Sharing South Asian culture, experiences at SASA

Molly Tomczyk, staff writer
December 16, 2022

When walking into Room 2139, known as The Emerald City, anyone can hear the voices of students buzzing with energy and making connections. The South Asian Student Association (SASA) creates a sense of...

Public Art Collaborative brews connection at Glenview Grind

Public Art Collaborative brews connection at Glenview Grind

Molly Tomczyk, staff writer
December 15, 2022

Members of South’s Public Art Collaborative Club installed an original piece of art they created for the Glenview Grind, a coffeehouse in Glenview on Wednesday, Dec. 14.  Members measured, marked, and...

Canned food drive CAN-cels hunger

Molly Tomczyk and Meredith Bill
November 16, 2022

The theme for this year’s Canned Food Drive, which began Nov. 1 and ends Nov. 18, is “CAN-cel Hunger”, Claira Paul, Sophomore Class President, said. Donations will go to the Northfield Township Food...

Garba Night expands culture, community

Garba Night expands culture, community

Molly Tomczyk, staff writer
November 6, 2022

Yesterday, Nov. 5, South hosted a Garba, a musical event in the Dome from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m., senior Maya Patel, South Asian Student Association (SASA) Board Member, said.  Garba Night celebrates the...

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