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Meet Duke, the fierce but friendly Farms K-9 officer

Meet Duke, the fierce but friendly Farms K-9 officer

Brennan Zihlman '18, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Duke,the Grosse Pointe Farms Police department’s newest K-9 officer, brings a charming smile and a fierce bite to the force. Duke is a dog of many skills, specializing in human tracking and drug locating. Duke is a recent addition to the public safety force, starting in 2014, and serves as the only K...

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Eisenhower

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Eisenhower

Mac Welsher, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

This Wednesday, the South Varsity Lacrosse team took to the field against Eisenhower on their senior night, to fight for their third win of the season. South's Varsity A team has 17 seniors including Noah Adams (Michigan State), Will Buhl (Kansas), Rob Burton (Western Michigan), Connor Brannagan (M...

Hall monitors vs. security guards

Hall monitors vs. security guards

Emma Russell '17, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features, News

They are parents, coaches, friends, givers of advice, and they are hidden within the halls watching over the students of South; they are the hall monitors. Classroom assistant and hall monitor, Andre Williams, has been working within the halls of South for seven years. He said he loves every seco...

The Circle Review

The Circle Review

Ian Dewey, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

The abhorrent atrocity known as the “The Circle” recently came to theatres last weekend.  Although the novel had a special charm to it, giving a more modern and reasonable dystopian forecast than more outlandish settings as depicted in many classic dystopian novels such as “1984” or “Fahren...

The Annual Mother’s Club Fashion Show

The Annual Mother’s Club Fashion Show

Audrey Whitaker '19 & Margot Baer '18, Staff Writers
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The Grosse Pointe South Mothers’ Club is hosting its annual fashion show fundraiser Thursday, April 27. The show features South students modeling clothes, shoes and accessories from local shops.   According to Mothers’ Club member Helen Srebernak, around 50 Mothers’ Club members and 210 stud...

Privatized security should not replace our valued, community-oriented hall monitors

Privatized security should not replace our valued, community-oriented hall monitors

Editorial Board
May 3, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Featured Content

They provide guidance, emotional support and love to students. They deliver attendance sheets, packages and other items for teachers. They are family-oriented individuals who are part of the South community. They have invested years of hard work and dedication to South. Our hall monitors love being at...

Hairspray

Hairspray

Ella Dipen '19, Staff Writers
May 3, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Grosse Pointe South’s all school musical “Hairspray” took visitors back in time to enjoy the magic of the Sixties: they experienced happy music, dancing people in colorful dresses and social issues like racism. This year’s Broadway musical was performed on April 27th to 30th at the Christian A...

Women’s Fitness Club to provide girls with workout motivation

Women’s Fitness Club to provide girls with workout motivation

Sarah Stevenson '19, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News, Sports

The Women’s Fitness Club is a new organization this year that will provide women with workouts with other South students. The club is run by presidents Maddie Kolomjec and Madison Bedsworth, both ’18, and is supervised by English teacher, Elizabeth Lulis. The club was created to bring women of South...

Menchie’s review

Menchie’s review

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Located across the street from Grosse Pointe South, Menchie’s has been quite popular in the few weeks that it has been open. Having heard a lot about the new self-serve frozen yogurt place, I decided to try it. To be honest, I was let down by Menchie’s.   When I went to Menchie’s, there weren’t ...

Tower Senior Survey

Tower Senior Survey

The Tower Staff
May 2, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Click here to fill out the survey if you are a senior. The information recorded is what The Tower collects involving your plans for next year. Make sure you're signed in with your school account.    ...

The blight of Lake St. Clair

The blight of Lake St. Clair

Bianca Pugliesi, Audrey Whitaker, and Claire Koeppen '19, Staff Writers
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The murky green water of Lake St. Clair, a cornerstone of life in Grosse Pointe, is the home to way more than walleye, bluegill and your boat.

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The Hantz Foundation hosts annual Timber Trot in Detroit

The Hantz Foundation hosts annual Timber Trot in Detroit

Jacqui Mercier '19, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The 4th annual tree planting and  2nd annual Timber Trot 5k will be hosted by the Hantz Foundation in Detroit on Saturday, May 6 in honor of Earth Day and unifying the community. Check in for the 9 a.m. race begins at 8 a.m. Following the race, there is a tree planting. The start and finish for the ra...

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