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Boys hockey dominates Anchor Bay in Regional Final, 4-0

Boys hockey dominates Anchor Bay in Regional Final, 4-0

March 9, 2015
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By Jack Weaver '15 | Staff Writer The boys varsity hockey team captured a Regional title Friday night, cruising to a 4-0 victory over Anchor Bay. Early on, South would struggle to generate scoring chances and capitalize off of Anchor Bay’s mistakes. Starting off slowly is a common theme for a...

Love of performance and dedication to hard work motivates young musician

Love of performance and dedication to hard work motivates young musician

March 5, 2015
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By Alexis Motschall '16 | Assistant Business Manager She’s had tendinitis and carpal tunnel, she’s had bruises under her chin and has to take breaks during practice from the physical strain. But Alyssa Campbell ‘16 isn’t an athlete--she’s a musician. Fifth grade was when Campbell  first...

Reading: A lost art?

Reading: A lost art?

December 17, 2014
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By Preston Fossee '16 | Staff Writer [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djkMO4HDsAs]   Since the Mesopotamians first began making scribes 5000 years ago, civilization has been involved in some form of reading.  Now, high school students are finding that they are busier than ever,...

Choir members share experience performing at Mothers’ Club Tea

December 8, 2014
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By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer Watch the video below to hear members of the choir discuss their recent performance at the Mothers' Club Tea. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzHw2v_uAIc]

Varsity Club and Student Association host coat drive this week

Varsity Club and Student Association host coat drive this week

November 18, 2014
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By Taylor Peters '15 | Staff Writer Through Varsity Club and Student Association (SA), a coat drive will be held this week for both the school and community. “This is a great way to do something good for someone in need,” Varsity Club member Natalia Engel ’16 said. Although Varsity Club...

“Tower” staff remembers adviser one year after death

“Tower” staff remembers adviser one year after death

November 3, 2014
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By Devlin Francis and Olivia Lang, both '15 | Associate Editor and Editor-In-Chief One year ago today, 20-year Tower Adviser Jeff Nardone fell victim to T-Cell Lymphoma at 48 years old. During his tenure, The Tower won 19 Spartan Awards from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA), exhibiting state-wide excelle...

Gallery: Pep Assembly

Gallery: Pep Assembly

October 13, 2014
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By Preston Fossee and Lindsay Stanek 16' | Staff Writers   ...

Gallery: Senior Spirit Day

Gallery: Senior Spirit Day

October 9, 2014
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By Preston Fossee and Lindsay Stanek 16' | Staff Writers

Gallery: Freshman Spirit Day

Gallery: Freshman Spirit Day

October 8, 2014
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By Luke Kirtley 15' | Associate Editor

Gallery: Sophomore Spirit Day

Gallery: Sophomore Spirit Day

October 7, 2014
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By Luke Kirtley 15' | Associate Editor  

Gallery: Junior Spirit Day

Gallery: Junior Spirit Day

October 6, 2014
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By Luke Kirtley 15' | Associate Editor

Master of the fine and not-so-fine arts: Tristan Russano

Master of the fine and not-so-fine arts: Tristan Russano

March 28, 2014
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By Luke Kirtley '15 | Web Director From finger picking to football, Tristan Russano '14 gathered all of his talents and condensed them into one thing: a college application.  Through these talents, Russano has obtained multiple scholarships to multiple colleges. Check out this video on his true endeavors...

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