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Happening Now

Happening Now

Mary Grace O'Shea '17, Staff Writer
February 25
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Rock legend Eddie Van Halen helps bring music back to schools Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 guitars from his personal guitar collection and given them to public schools for students to have the opportunity to learn music. The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, a non profit...

Raw Racism at Blufin?

Raw Racism at Blufin?

February 23
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What started out as a night out at Grosse Pointe Farms restaurant Blufin Sushi, escalated into a heated argument on discrimination for patrons Kim Hudson, Adrienne Savage and TaNisha Prater.

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Class of 2018 turns main building into laser tag arena

Class of 2018 turns main building into laser tag arena

Lauren Thom '18, Supervising Editor of Photos
February 16
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Last Saturday, Feb. 11, the Class of 2018 Student Council held a game of laser tag in the main building that was open to South and middle school students. The class council was able to rent special Nerf guns that have sensors on them, allowing them to function as laser tag guns. The Class of ...

Robotics club gears up for first team competition in April

Robotics club gears up for first team competition in April

Emma Andreasen '17, Multimedia Editor
February 16
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The Grosse Pointe North and South combined robotics team is in full gear preparing for their first competition. “The day of the competition is that first weekend in April; that’s when we’ll first compete,” supervisor Dr. Eileen Reickert said. Reickert attends meetings and oversees the s...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Olivia Sheffer '17, Assistant Business Manager
February 16
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Mike Ilitch dies: The owner of Little Caesar Enterprises Inc. as well as the Detroit Red Wings died at age 87 Friday. Ilitch believed in the city of Detroit even up until his last days.. In addition to helping better the city of Detroit, Ilitch invested money in the Fox Theatre and Wayne State Univer...

Class of 2019’s cookie gram fundraiser was a success

Class of 2019’s cookie gram fundraiser was a success

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer
February 14
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The Grosse Pointe South sophomore class has created a fundraiser to spread some spirit and raise money to benefit the class of 2019. For the past week at both lunches, there has been a table set up in the main hall where heart-shaped sugar cookies have been sold for a dollar. Anyone can purchase one,...

Sea Camp is an interactive way for students to learn marine biology

Sea Camp is an interactive way for students to learn marine biology

Adam Cervone '17, Staff Writer
February 14
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This mid-winter break, 13 students from a mix of honors and AP science classes from North and South will be going on a field trip to Florida. “Some of the stuff we will do is snorkeling, kayaking, examining marine wildlife native to the area,” Senior and Sea Camp attendee, Katie Vandenbrink said. ...

South’s Quiz Bowl team heading to states

South’s Quiz Bowl team heading to states

Evan Skaff '18, Staff Writer
February 10
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South’s Quiz Bowl team aims to win states Friday, April 21 and 22, after winning regionals in early February. “Everybody on the team this year is brand-new, with the exception of senior Cameron Schultz; he is the son of Mrs. Shultz, the secretary in the front office,” Quiz Bowl coach and AP s...

Mindful student helps solve home invasion

Mindful student helps solve home invasion

John Francis '18, Supervising Editor
February 10
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There’s always an extra spring in one’s step on their way home from a day of  final or midterm exams during that very stressful week of half days and all nighters, staying up studying or cramming that math note card. Now add in some headphones and a good tune and one is in Joey Ambrozy ’18’...

New Bots and Coding class to be offered next year

New Bots and Coding class to be offered next year

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff Writer
February 9
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As students plan for next year’s schedule, a new elective class is being offered. Starting next school year, students will be able to take a Bots and Coding class. The curriculum was created by the robotics academy at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburg, it is designed to show how to constru...

AP registration open for students

AP registration open for students

Erica Fossee '19, Web Editor
February 8
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Advanced Placement testing is approaching for many South students. Some students have taken AP classes before, and others like Bobbi Barrett ‘18 are unsure of the process. “It’s stressful having to register for AP classes and not really knowing what to do,” Barrett said. Testing dates ...

Breakfast Club gives students a chance to bond over breakfast

Breakfast Club gives students a chance to bond over breakfast

Harper McClellan '18, Staff Writer
February 2
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In the halls of South on Thursday mornings, students can smell the delicious scents of homemade breakfast, thanks to South’s very first Breakfast Club, a club where members can enjoy a cooking experience before school. Club founders Anna Clark ’18 and Sal Cracchiolo ‘17 came up with the idea of Bre...

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