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Honors and Awards recognizes seniors

Honors and Awards recognizes seniors

Tori Appel, web editor
May 20, 2022

As students, family, and community members congregated in South’s auditorium on May 19, the Honors and Awards ceremony looked normal again for the first time in over two years, Mark Maranto, Assistant...

Student Council reenvisions spring events

Rishi Lulla and Hafsa Rahman
February 12, 2021

Spring at South is typically characterized by various events, including Spring Fling and prom. Despite Covid-19 restrictions, Student Council will still organize these events, Principal Dr. Lauren Fagel...

Helping Hands: Dropping off donations, members of the Glenview community show support for South’s canned food drive. All items can be dropped off at the front entrance of the school.

Safety precautions prompt changes to annual canned food drive

Hafsa Rahman and Sophie Pederson
November 20, 2020

Many community events have been put on pause or canceled altogether due to the pandemic, however, South’s Student Council is still holding one event, the fall food drive, which will end Nov. 24. People...

Oracle After Hours: How fair are Student Council elections?

Aria Jain, columnist
October 16, 2019

The start of a new school year—sports, activities, and the student council elections—really kicks me into high gear. However, with all of the opportunities South has to offer, it gets me thinking about...

Collaborative   council:  Standing in front of members of South’s student council, (left to right) Kate Gregory, executive board president, and Executive Secretary Stephanie Ornduff lead a meeting in the SAO. This year, a series of six new changes to student council elections were approved and will be enforced this voting election. Photo by Quinn Toomey

Student Council implements new election policies

Tommy Marquardt and Anne Ribordy
February 8, 2019

Six new changes to the Student Council election process have been approved by the current Student Council and will take effect with the upcoming election in March. An additional seventh proposal was rejected,...

WINNIN’ WOMEN: Smiling at the 2018 Pep Rally, seniors Cat Berg, Abby Grant, Gracie Hambourger and Bebe Haramaras show their spirit. The four senior girls make up South’s first all-female executive board. Photo courtesy of Abby Grant

South’s prevalent female leadership fights stereotypes, inspires

Leah Dunne, co-editor-in-chief
March 16, 2018

“The future is female.” A bold phrase, I know. But in this day and age we live in, one in which statements transcend into action and change, I could not stand behind this assertion more strongly. To...

Forever a Titan:   Pumping his fist in the air during the teacher act in the 2017 Variety Show, Synchronicity, Jim Shellard, student activities director, dances in a way that exemplifies his comical personality. Shellard’s spirit and passion for the students and events of GBS will be remembered in the halls and in hearts far into his retirement.

Shellard retires after 27 years of serving South community

Abby Grant, co-opinions editor
May 26, 2017

It’s approximately 4:00 p.m. when a heavy vibration resonates throughout the carpeted floor of GBS. Inside the Student Activities Office (SAO), James Shellard, student activities director, dribbles a...

CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Preparing bidding sheets for the Canned Food Drive Silent Auction on Nov. 18, Carolyn Kuhn, senior class treasurer, assigns a value to an item. The Silent Auction was one of the various events organized by Student Council in order to reach the goal of 100,016 cans.

Annual Canned Food Drive surpasses goal

Katie Cavender and Corinne Shaw
December 16, 2016

South’s annual Canned Food Drive raised 129,066 cans from Nov. 1 to Nov. 22. The Northfield Township Food Pantry, Onward House of Chicago and Vital Bridges received the materials. This year, the drive...

Spring Fling aids Nepal earthquake relief

Spring Fling aids Nepal earthquake relief

Kate Springer, staff reporter
May 29, 2015

Student Council hosted South’s annual Spring Fling on May 8 in the autos courtyard with the goal of raising money for victims of the Nepal earthquake. In previous years, the event’s goal was to...

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