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TAYLOR IN TRAINING: With the goal of becoming a Cavalry Scout, senior Taylor Keime will attend basic training for the armed services in Fort Benning, Georgia after high school.  Keime says he hopes that serving in the Armed Services will help him find the direction he wants to go in life.

Seniors venture down alternative paths

Aakash Bhojwani and Cassidy Jackson
May 26, 2017

Although the majority of seniors are heading off to college next year, there is a handful of students going down a different path. In the Oracle Post-Graduation Survey, 13 seniors out of the 507 who took...

Poetry week aims to provide artistic outlet for South

Aakash Bhojwani, assistant a&e editor
April 21, 2017

“Had we but world enough, and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime.” According to Dr. Tom Kucharski, English instructional supervisor, Andrew Marvell’s poem “To His Coy Mistress”, which is...

Artist Alert

Artist Alert

Aakash Bhojwani, asst. a&e editor
April 21, 2017

Ever since his freshman year, senior Justin Kalish has been a part of South’s stage crew. By being a part of stage crew, Kalish says he has learned how to build sets and work with lighting and sound....

Artist Alert

Artist Alert

Aakash Bhojwani, asst. a&e editor
March 21, 2017

Prior to the start of his freshman year, junior Jake Hershenhouse taught himself how to juggle and found a new hobby. He is now president of South’s juggling club and has performed in the Variety Show...

Motivational  Maleh:  Senior Dahlia Maleh will be performing an original spoken word poem in this year’s variety show. Though her act last year was also a spoken word poem, Maleh explains the ways in which this year’s act will be different, including a change in topic and visual elements.

South’s variety show: Synchronicity

“Sounds of Silence” With around 6,500 languages in the world, senior Genevieve Thompson and junior Eliana Wright will perform a sign language interpretation of the song “Sound Of Silence.” After...

Horwitz’s recognized films foreshadow career

Aaakash Bhojwani, asst. a&e editor
December 16, 2016

Whenever Joey third wheels with his friend Tyler and Tyler’s girlfriend Lauren, he notices that Lauren always leaves at 3:45. Finding this fishy, Joey investigates and realizes that Lauren is part of...

Artist Alert

Artist Alert

Aakash Bhojwani, asst. a&e editor
December 16, 2016

Each issue, Artist Alert features a different creative and talented aspiring artist or entertainer in the GBS community. Senior Alana Swaringen is an aspiring professional photographer. Ever since she...

Leading   the   Lip   Dub:   Intently filming the 2016 lip dub, Jim Shellard, Student Activities director, and seniors Josh Noll, and George Gould use a golf cart to ensure the steadiness of the footage. The lip dub crew simulated the route every day for three weeks prior to the actual filming of the lib dub in order to guarantee minimal mistakes.

Advanced TV captures school spirit

Aakash Bhojwani, asst. a&e editor
September 30, 2016

Teamwork, creativity, perseverance, dedication and flexibility. According to Julie Benca, broadcasting teacher and director of television and film, these skills were all essential for the lip dub crew...

SINGING FOR SIRVATKA: Preparing for the concert on May 28, members of the Master Singers choir practice their piece entitled “Orphans of God.” Current students of Sirvatka will be performing the piece along with some of his former students.

Sirvatka’s retirement concert to put ribbon on career

Aakash Bhojwani & John Park , staff reporters
May 27, 2016

“Don’t settle for mediocrity.” Although it is Choir Director Marty Sirvatka’s final year, according to GBS graduate Tom Olickal, his mantra will continue to ring throughout the Choir Department...

COILING TO THE TOP: Using stoneware clay to create a coil pot, senior Alex Remeniuk works on a piece of pottery he hopes to finish in time for the AP Art Show. Remeniuk was able to further his passion for pottery through winning South’s William H. Schreiner Memorial Arts Scholarship, which brought him to New Mexico for a pottery class.

Remeniuk uses scholarship to pursue passion for pottery

Aakash Bhojwani and John Park
March 11, 2016

According to senior Alex Remeniuk, he took his first ceramics class at South thinking it would be an easy course. Little did he know that his first class would send him on a journey filled with challenges...

STARTING FROM SCRATCH: Sawing wood for the Variety Show, freshman Bryce Brennan and junior Justin Kalish prepare smaller pieces of wood to assemble the set. Every set design is created by Rich Winship, stage crew director.

South’s crew: Stage crew constructs production sets, supports performances

Aakash Bhojwani, staff writer
February 5, 2016

Several groups contribute to Glenbrook South productions, and one of those groups is stage crew. According to Rich Winship, stage crew director, stage crew is responsible for the sets, lights, sound and...

STRUMMIN’ SEWALL: Performing “Cigarettes and Saints” by The Wonder Years, senior Joey Sewall starts off singing slowly before powerfully breaking out into pop-punk. Sewall took the stage with his bands Psycho Active, The Fricks and Rage Against the Machine.

Battle of the Bands unveils new talents, supports charity

Aakash Bhojwani, staff reporter
December 18, 2015

Battle of the Bands, hosted by Interact Club on Dec. 4, raised over $700 for Saint Philip’s meal kitchens. The annual event provided an opportunity for South students to rock out to music performed by...

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