The Student News Site of Grosse Pointe South High School

The Tower

A Cleminson Christmas

A Cleminson Christmas

Arianna Pagenette, Staff Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features

This years tree was coordinated by the Mothers Club decorating chair Amy Graham Tree Theme: The ages of bronze and iron Bronze Gold Spheres: Represent the global aspect of the age and metals of this period   Small framed photos: Great philosophers, writers, mathematicians, political le...

A winding road leads to influencing German students at South

A winding road leads to influencing German students at South

Lauren Nemeh, Guest Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Lisa Richman German teacher at South, never imagined that she would become a teacher. She also never imagined that she would teach at the same high school she attended. “I had zero intention of being a teacher, I first wanted to be a vet. Then I had plans of being a translator,” Richman said. ...

GSA members open up about coming out

GSA members open up about coming out

Grace Reyes '19, Staff Writer
December 18, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features

High school can be a confusing time in any young adult's life, especially when they are figuring out who they really are. For people in the LGBT community, these times can be exceptionally confusing. “It didn’t happen overnight.  There was definitely a long time of denial and confusion for sure,...

Healthy lifestyle and great taste

Healthy lifestyle and great taste

Caitlin Miller '18, Guest Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features, Health and Fitness

Locally organic juices offer alternative and healthy options for students

Read more »

As Islamophobia rises post election students at South push to raise awareness

As Islamophobia rises post election students at South push to raise awareness

Elizabeth Flower '20, Guest Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features, News

Hate letters are sent to five separate mosques in California; a University of Michigan student is threatened to be set on fire in Ann Arbor; a man forcibly tries to remove a woman’s hijab at San Jose State University in California, according to reporting by CNN. Research conducted by Brian Levin, a p...

Hot venues in Cass Corridor

Hot venues in Cass Corridor

Madeleine Glasser, Copy Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features

NEST Nest is a cute little shop that sells mostly home goods and decorations; like mugs, plates, dishes and posters--it's like Anthropologie minus the clothes. It's a great place to find gifts or just something for yourself. It's not too pricey and the products are great quality. SHINOLA Shinola is...

How to stay more productive during the school year

How to stay more productive during the school year

Bianca Pugliesi '19, Copy Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features

  With the amount of distractions students have throughout the day, it’s hard to stay productive and focused. Here are some tips and tricks to use your time to the best of your ability. Tip One: Turn off your phone and move it away You might not notice, but your phone takes away a lot of your attention...

Astronomy bridging between two schools

Sydney Stann, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features

  “When I was a little kid, I would look up at the sky and be intrigued about what’s out there.” Adam Gellert ’17 (North) said. Ardis Herrold, an astronomy teacher at North, said students like Gellert are interested in astronomy because they are not generally exposed to it in a ...

Paint the Town

Paint the Town

Phoebe Miriani, Photo Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Featured, Features

  In many places, graffiti can be seen as an illegal and disrespectful act, but for Detroit, it can be seen as an iconic piece of the of the city. There are many places in Detroit, like Eastern Market, where artists are paid to graffiti. Graffiti can be used in a positive or negativ...

Rock Climbing Club is students’ opportunity to have fun and forge friendships

Rock Climbing Club is students’ opportunity to have fun and forge friendships

October 20, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features

By Alyssa Cole '19 | Staff Writer Rock Climbing Club, run by Elizabeth Lulis, English teacher, and Stephen Kim, science teacher, allows students of different experience levels to come together and rock climb at Planet Rock in Madison Heights. “There are over 50 students involved in the club, a...

Changing tradition: Should South have a homecoming king?

Changing tradition: Should South have a homecoming king?

October 14, 2016
Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Features

By Lauren Thom '18 | Staff Writer Most people would agree that tradition runs deep through South, but according to Daniel Kuhnlein ‘17, it is time for a change regarding the homecoming court. Kuhnlein said he believes that the inclusion of males on the homecoming court and having a homecoming...

Students reflect on mission trips that changed their perspectives on life

Students reflect on mission trips that changed their perspectives on life

September 19, 2016
Filed under Featured, Features

By Lauren Thom '18 | Staff Writer While most students spent their summer vacation lounging by the pool, spending time with friends, or relaxing at home, a select few dedicated their time to making an impact in other people’s lives. John Meier ‘18 left for Buenos Aires in late June, where he s...

The Student News Site of Grosse Pointe South High School
Features