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Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Katherine Bird, Page Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Music, Opinion

Chicago born artist, Chance the Rapper, performed live at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Chance began his “Be Encouraged Tour” in September and will perform his last show of the tour at the end of October. This tour is dedicated to his release of his third mixtape, “Magnificent Coloring Book.” I attended...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Henry Ayrault, Pulse Section Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Movies, Opinion

NOTE: Don’t read this review if you haven’t seen the first Guardians of the Galaxy.   Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 attempts to be visually beautiful, action-packed, and humorous.  And for the most part, it’s successful at living up to all three of these aspects. The film is excit...

How a dance performance helped me connect to another culture

How a dance performance helped me connect to another culture

Audrey Whitaker '19, Copy Editor
May 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Galleries, Opinion

Bharatanatyam is a classical dance style from southern India that focuses on Hindu religious themes and spiritual ideas.

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Inside “Hairspray” rehearsals

Inside “Hairspray” rehearsals

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, News

South students have begun to prepare for the this year's spring musical, “Hairspray”. Meaghan Dunham, the drama director at South, is in charge of picking the show and cast, acting and directing, as well as putting all of the technical elements together, along with Chris Pratt, the choral directo...

Class of 2018 Coffeehouse rocked South with live student talent

Class of 2018 Coffeehouse rocked South with live student talent

Ella Diepen, Staff Writer
March 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content

On March 17, happy crowds of people enjoyed the Coffeehouse in Grosse Pointe South’s cafeteria that was organized by the class of 2018.

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Choir plans to travel to French Riviera in 2018

Choir plans to travel to French Riviera in 2018

Harper McClellan '18, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured Content, News

The Board of Education recently approved the Grosse Pointe South Choir’s mid-winter break trip to Barcelona and the French Riviera. The bi-annual trip was approved with a unanimous 7-0 vote on Feb. 13 at the Board of Education meeting at Brownell Middle School. “In the 2014 trip we had 65 [...

South’s choir comes together for competition season

South’s choir comes together for competition season

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured Content, News

Bells were ringing and children were singing and yet Christmas is long gone. Grosse Pointe South’s competition preview set walked on stage last Thursday, Jan. 26 at their annual Winter Spectacular concert. With gears pumping and hearts strong, the choirs showed off in preparation for their over...

“String Extravaganza” shows program growth

“String Extravaganza” shows program growth

Ella Diepen '17, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Featured Content, News

The annual tradition of the String Extravaganza shows the skill level, growth and development of all string students in the Grosse Pointe Public School System from fifth to 12th grade. Orchestra students from nine elementary schools, three middle schools and both of the high schools played at String Ext...

“Yule Be Boppin'” concert was a success

“Yule Be Boppin'” concert was a success

Conner McQueen '17, Staff Writer
December 22, 2016
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Featured Content, News

On Friday, Dec. 9, the Pierce and South jazz bands conducted their annual ‘Yule Be Boppin’ holiday-themed concert. According to Chris Takis, the jazz band instructor at both schools, the bands are able to have a little more fun with this concert because of the “low stakes” in comparison ...

Yule Be Boppin’ Concert tonight at Pierce

Yule Be Boppin’ Concert tonight at Pierce

Conner McQueen '17, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Featured Content, News

This Friday, at 7:00 p.m. the Pierce Middle School and South jazz bands will be conducting their annual holiday themed concert, Yule Be Boppin’. The concert has been a tradition at south for quite a while, according to Chris Takis, the jazz band instructor from both Pierce and South. “It ...

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