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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...

The second Poetry Slam of the year awards self-expression at Ewald Public Library

The second Poetry Slam of the year awards self-expression at Ewald Public Library

Emma Russell, Staff Writer
March 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The second Poetry Slam of the year was held this past Tuesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ewald Public Library. The event was ran by English teacher Harry Campion and judged by randomly chosen students. The students announced winners were, first place, Emilio Gracia ’20, second place Phelan John...

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 ...

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