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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Debate argues their way to virtual victory

Sarah Al-Jawhar, Staff writer
March 19, 2021

Despite the difficulties of online competitions, South’s debate team’s passion allows them to continue arguing their way to success, explained Debate Director Alyssa Corrigan. Junior Sid Kuchimanchi...

South’s Most Influential

Katie Kenner, Policy-Debate President
October 6, 2017

Before my sophomore year of high school, I viewed politics and community obligations as something intangible that wouldn’t affect me until some nebulous time in the future. But all of that changed once...

Argumentative Achievements: Standing in their hotel lobby, JV debaters Sabina Roberts, Katie Kenner, Alysa Aralis, Kelly Skoulikaris, Michael Scott and Dylan Goldberg pose for a photo at the John Edie Holiday Debates tournament in Minnesota (Left). Debate Coach Jon Voss said the JV teamís willingness to work together helped them find success at their state competition.

Debate teams win fifth, first at state competitions

Isabella Albrecht, staff reporter
April 21, 2017

Glenbrook South’s varsity and junior varsity (JV) debate teams placed fifth and first, respectively, at state tournaments this March. Jon Voss, head debate coach, says the JV win was exciting because...

BUSY BALLOTING: Working in the IMC, debaters senior Rafi Surani and sophomore John Morgan sort student congressional debate ballots. The Glenbrooks Debate Tournament is the largest high school run speech and debate tournament in the nation.

South hosts Glenbrooks Debate Tournament

Natalie Paulson, staff writer
December 16, 2016

The South Debate team helped to host the Glenbrooks Debate Tournament at South over the weekend of Nov. 19 through 21. The tournament also took place at Glenbrook North, Maple Middle School, Attea Middle...

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: Preparing what to ask the candidates, senior Clara Pauker works with other students to review audience questions during the debate. The debate between representative candidates Brad Schneider and Bob Dold was held in the GBS auditorium on Oct. 20 during which AP Government and Politics students participated in a variety of roles to help the debate run smoothly.

AP Government students run congressional debate

Cassidy Foronda, asst. news editor
November 4, 2016

South’s AP Government and Politics classes organized a debate for Illinois’s 10th District congressional race between Republican incumbent Bob Dold and Democratic candidate Brad Schneider on Oct. 20...

South students react to recent presidential debates

Mary Grace Reynolds, staff reporter
January 8, 2016

As the 2016 Presidential Debates unfurl, South students react to the televised debates between candidates. The presidential debates have been attracting the attention of a number of Americans. Despite...

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