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The annual film festival

The annual film festival

Grace Reyes '19, Web Editor
May 26, 2017
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Almost every year the film literature class has an annual film festival compressed of the year’s best student made films. “Because we had seven sections this year, there is whole lot of films to choose from. The hard thing is going to be deciding which ones (films) to put in because there’s so ...

Mental health support group helps those in need during the summer

Mental health support group helps those in need during the summer

Bianca Pugliesi ’19, Copy Editor
May 25, 2017
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For those coping with a loss to suicide, a school environment with counselors and psychologists may be a comforting advantage. The Survivors of Suicide Loss Group will be able to provide support, even when school is not in session. “School’s going to let out, and although that’s awesome that...

Review: Dequindre Cut Greenway

Review: Dequindre Cut Greenway

Sarah Stevenson, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
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An outstanding greenway that was once an old railroad line captures the attention of many Metro Detroiters and adds to the special impact that Detroit has on people. The Dequindre Cut Greenway, located between Mack Avenue and Atwater Street in Detroit, is a two-mile pathway full of graffiti art that used ...

Finals are finally approaching

Finals are finally approaching

Caroline Gormely '19, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
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Final exams are coming up for students at Grosse Pointe South causing stress for teachers and students according to Mr. Shawn McNamara, Earth and Environmental Science Teacher. Students have mixed feelings about final exams but some like Gretchen Brockway ‘19 are feeling stressed out. “I'm ...

The nerdy teacher takes on technology

The nerdy teacher takes on technology

Caroline Gormely '19, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
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Nicholas Provenzano is not only recognized for his teaching skills, according to students, but also recognized nationally and internationally for his use of technology inside and outside of the classroom. Provenzano is an English teacher at Grosse Pointe South High School who has been recognized and...

Germany: A new life in an unknown world

Germany: A new life in an unknown world

Zachary Heimbuch '19, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
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As the number of immigrants let into the United States decreases, the amount of German-born American citizens is becoming more of an oddity. Born in the United States, Lisa Richman moved to Germany  teaches Grosse Pointe South students the unique language of her native land. “My life played ...

Healthy study habits lead to success at the end of the year

Healthy study habits lead to success at the end of the year

Daniel Klepp '20, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
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With the 4th quarter quickly coming to an end, freshmen will have to face their first finals of their high school lives. With this, many face stress that they might have not faced yet in school. “I think I'm going to fail every one of [the finals],” Aidan McGlone ’20 said. According to AP E...

Q&A with Mrs. Westfall

Q&A with Mrs. Westfall

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer
May 21, 2017
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Where did you go to college? I went to Western Michigan. What did you major in at Western Michigan? My original major was communications, then my professor told me that I had to make up a job, because there isn't really a set job that they hire in communications. I originally had wanted to ...

Maintaining a balance between food and fitness

Maintaining a balance between food and fitness

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
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Before starting a workout there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure that your workout can go the best that it can. Food is an important factor in a good athletic lifestyle.  Eating is not a smart thing to do before you start a workout. It is always good to eat something, but keep in m...

Breaking the barrier behind the stigmas of mental illness

Breaking the barrier behind the stigmas of mental illness

Elizabeth Flower '20, Guest Writer
May 19, 2017
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She doesn’t cough every few minutes or have a high temperature. She doesn’t have a stuffy nose and a pile of tissues spilling out of the trash can. However, what she does have is a mental illness, which will affect Carly Orhan ’19 much longer than any common cold would. Orhan has anxiety. This m...

Passing the torch

Passing the torch

Elizabeth Wolfe '20, Guest Writer
May 18, 2017
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Clad in sparkling dresses, suits and high-heeled shoes, the Grosse Pointe South show choirs hit the stage, pioneered by the help of the choir president, Zaria Aikens ’17. Aikens was elected Grosse Pointe South choir president by previous members of the four choirs in May, according to choir dire...

Say “yes” to the prom dress

Say “yes” to the prom dress

Chloe Yonkers '20, Guest Writer
May 18, 2017
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Prom is one thing seniors look forward to. But with a wide variety of dresses to choose from and a huge range of prices and stores, shopping for the perfect dress can be stressful. In a poll, 43 percent of seniors interviewed bought their dress at a boutique and the other 57 percent bought theirs at a ...

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