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Choir plans to travel to French Riviera in 2018

Choir plans to travel to French Riviera in 2018

Harper McClellan '18, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured Content, News

The Board of Education recently approved the Grosse Pointe South Choir’s mid-winter break trip to Barcelona and the French Riviera. The bi-annual trip was approved with a unanimous 7-0 vote on Feb. 13 at the Board of Education meeting at Brownell Middle School. “In the 2014 trip we had 65 [...

Generation of Promise provides exchange of ideas and hope

Generation of Promise provides exchange of ideas and hope

Jack Holme '17, Associate Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Generation of Promise is more than just a student exchange program between metro-Detroit schools. It involves the next generation exploring different cultures, experiences and challenges, hoping they will make a promising future. Generation of Promise is run by Focus Hope in Detroit. Focus Hope gathers about 2...

Self-serve frozen yogurt coming to Fisher Road

Self-serve frozen yogurt coming to Fisher Road

Kathleen Carroll '19, Web Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Later this spring, a Menchie’s self-serve frozen yogurt will open in the new building on Fisher Road across from South. Niko Ahee, the store’s owner, said that the opening is anticipated to be late March or early April. Ahee said that design-wise, the store is almost finished. The last part of ...

“Looking Glass” has selected student work for this year’s issue

“Looking Glass” has selected student work for this year’s issue

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The Looking Glass recently completed selections for this year’s publication, the theme being Dynamics.  The Looking Glass is a student-produced magazine that features art, photography and writing by South students. “When selecting student work, the first thing we look for is: does it fit the theme?” Jessica ...

GPPSS running on $1.5 million deficit

GPPSS running on $1.5 million deficit

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

In the past few months, it has come to the attention of the School Board that the GPPSS is currently running under of a deficit of $1.5 million according to Deputy Superintendent, Jon Dean. According to Dean, the school board first became aware of the problem when they were writing up the budget specu...

South students traveled to China over February break

South students traveled to China over February break

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Last week, a group of South students took a trip abroad to China. The group left on Feb. 16, and returned eight days later. This time was filled with a variety of experiences. The trip was arranged and advised by Dennis Pascoe and Kendra Caralis--both South teachers-- with the organizational help...

One Acts took place March 1 and 2

One Acts took place March 1 and 2

Ray Hasanaj '18, Supervising Page Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

  The One Acts took place at South this past Wednesday and Thursday, March 1 and 2,  at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. A One Act is like a play, but only 10 to 30 minutes long, according to Luke Bove ’17, one of the directors. “Shows are two acts, so usually it’s one act from a ...

The story behind Feminist United’s “Careers Have No Gender” campaign

The story behind Feminist United’s “Careers Have No Gender” campaign

Donald McGlone, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Through the posters displayed throughout the school, Feminist United spent last week challenging gender roles in professional careers. The goal of Feminists United’s new campaign, “Careers Have No Genders,” is to break down this self-imposed barrier for both genders. “It goes both ways as w...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Evan Skaff '18, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now

Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” faces charges ‘El Chapo,’ the infamous Mexican drug lord, faces charges this morning in New York. He has stolen 14 million dollars worth of assets. He is facing 17 federal charges in the New York Federal Court system. If he is tried and convicted, he will face...

Spanish Honors Society bake sale to help students in Amazon region

Spanish Honors Society bake sale to help students in Amazon region

Grace Reyes '19, Web Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The National Spanish Honor Society (NSE) held a bake sale to raise money to support the efforts of the Detroit Zoological Society and the Conservacion de la Naturaleza del Peru, A.C. (CONAPAC) organizations in Iquitos, Peru, according to Kimberly Truza, Spanish teacher and head of the Spanish Honors ...

GPPS diversity plan kicks off

GPPS diversity plan kicks off

Jacqui Mercier '19, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

In an effort to address racially insensitive events in Grosse Pointe Public Schools last winter, the school board has been working to emphasize on the acceptance of diversity. South’s principal, Moussa Hamka said that Grosse Pointe is currently dealing with the same diversity related issues other dist...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Mary Grace O'Shea '17, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now, News

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...

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