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The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

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The danger of digital footprints

Sarah Al-Jawhar, opinions editor
March 22, 2024

In an era dominated by technology, almost everything in our lives is intricately woven into the fabric of the digital realm. Every click, like, share, and comment leaves behind a trace—a digital footprint...

Technology takes over teens

Technology takes over teens

Erin Walker, asst. opinions editor
December 22, 2023

As students, we stare, eyes glazed, at screens — Chromebooks, phones, and televisions—for hours upon hours every day. We see the world constantly advancing before our own eyes. But is this really good...

Technology Trumps Paper: A laptop lies next to an open book.                    Photo Credit: Pixabay

“This sudden shift back to paper assignments is inconvenient for students”

Riley Shankman, Columnist
December 2, 2021

During the months spent in hybrid learning, everyone relied on their Chromebooks and resources like Zoom, Edpuzzles, Flipgrids, or Google Classroom as new ways to learn from home. As we have shifted back...

Oracle After Hours: “While watching this film, I began to realize how much my phone has impacted my life.” The Social Dilemma, impacts and informs

Mackenzie Bill
November 19, 2020

It is fair to say that we all know we are on our phones more than ever right now. There is a pandemic and we are all stuck inside, so it is easier to get lost in the endless loop of social media.  Recently...

Students violate Dean’s Office policy through email chain

Grace Shin, co-news editor
December 16, 2016

GBS staff and students received a chain of emails that contained links violating school policy on Nov. 28, resulting in a disruption in the school day, Dean Ronald Bean says. According to Principal...

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District 225 plans to upgrade technology

Grace Shin, asst. news editor
November 6, 2015

The Northfield Township Technology Consortium (NTTC) will be implementing a technological upgrade to GBS and other schools in December 2015 or March 2016. According to the official website of the NTTC,...

TECH TEAMWORK: Problem solving together, juniors David Magloire and Taylor Mandell use technology as an aid in completing a math assignment. Technology use in the classroom has become much more common at South, expanding to include the use of cell phones for academic purposes.

Technology usage increased in classes

John Schurer, co-news editor
October 2, 2015

GBS students are adapting to the increased usage of technology throughout the school, between academics, activities and athletics. According to South Principal Lauren Fagel, reliance on technology has...

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