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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.    ...

Gearheads compete in state championship

Gearheads compete in state championship

Sarah Bellovich '19, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The Gearheads-- the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) robotics competition team comprised of both North and South students-- competed at the State Championship last Friday, April 14. According to South student Ponette Rubio ’18, Safety and Business Captain of the ...

Flint Water Drive was a success

Flint Water Drive was a success

Phoebe Miriani '18, Supervising Editor of Photos
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The Flint water crisis has lost much of its hype since last year, but it has not yet been resolved. During the week of March 20th, South’s Student Association held a Flint Water Drive, collecting donations and giving bracelets for every five dollar donations and a raffle ticket to tour the Tower for ev...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now

Neil Gorsuch confirmed as Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as the 113th member of the Supreme Court on April 10.  Gorsuch took the seat once occupied by Judge Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016.  President Donald Trump nominated Gorsuch on Jan. 31, 2017, and the Senate vo...

Skating Through Barriers: Fisher Halfpipe Unites Community

Skating Through Barriers: Fisher Halfpipe Unites Community

Audrey Whitaker, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Galleries, News

Everard Findlay, Brooklyn-based branding consultant and philanthropist and with The Platform, a real estate development agency working to revitalize Detroit, sponsored the building of a halfpipe in the Fisher Building lobby from Monday, April 3 to Thursday, April 6.

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ArtFest shows off South’s student talent

ArtFest shows off South’s student talent

Ella Diepen '17, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

From March 22-25, students, parents, teachers and community members could see students’ artwork in South’s annual ArtFest that took place in the multi-purpose room. “ArtFest is very significant because it is that one time a year where people get to see what art students are doing, otherwise ...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The Oakland Raiders are approved by the NFL to move to Las Vegas The Oakland Raiders were approved by NFL team owners with a vote of 31-1 to move their team from Oakland to Las Vegas. Sin City has been trying to get a team for years, but the NFL has repeatedly avoided the largest legal gambling city...

Inside “Hairspray” rehearsals

Inside “Hairspray” rehearsals

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, News

South students have begun to prepare for the this year's spring musical, “Hairspray”. Meaghan Dunham, the drama director at South, is in charge of picking the show and cast, acting and directing, as well as putting all of the technical elements together, along with Chris Pratt, the choral directo...

League of Women Voters to hold a diversity forum

League of Women Voters to hold a diversity forum

Mary Grace O'Shea '17, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The League of Women Voters is hosting a rescheduled forum on Wednesday, April 12 regarding the Diversity Plan and its incorporation into the Grosse Pointe Public School System. The meeting will be held in the Pierce Middle School auditorium, the location it was planned to take place in prior to the m...

Anticipation builds for new Subway, Farms Market buildings

Anticipation builds for new Subway, Farms Market  buildings

Aidan Walsh '20, Guest Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

As the Subway restaurant at the corner of Fisher and Grosse Pointe Boulevard prepares to open its doors to the public, construction of a new and improved Fresh Farms Market will soon be underway. South students await news on the popular Subway restaurant’s new makeover, as well as new features. S...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Claire Hubbell '17, Page Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now

According to sources, President Donald Trump is expected to appoint attorney George Conway,   husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, to the position of heading the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. As a lawyer, Conway has been a part of numerous big cases for the government and if a...

ArtFest to take place March 22-25

ArtFest to take place March 22-25

Rachel Harris '18, Supervising Copy Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

This year’s annual South ArtFest, held in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) from March 22-25, will include approximately 500 students participating and at least 2,000 people coming to admire student artwork, according to the South ArtFest webpage. “ArtFest is the one time every year that the art students show...

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