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Mindful student helps solve home invasion

Mindful student helps solve home invasion

John Francis '18, Supervising Editor
February 10, 2017
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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 10, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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...

Scholastic art awards showcase South’s talent

Scholastic art awards showcase South’s talent

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
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Recently, a list was posted on the first floor of the IA building at Grosse Pointe South. This list announced the winners of the 2017 Scholastics Art & Writing Awards. According to the Scholastics website, The Scholastics Art & Writing Awards is the nation's longest-running and most pres...

South’s choir comes together for competition season

South’s choir comes together for competition season

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured Content, News

Bells were ringing and children were singing and yet Christmas is long gone. Grosse Pointe South’s competition preview set walked on stage last Thursday, Jan. 26 at their annual Winter Spectacular concert. With gears pumping and hearts strong, the choirs showed off in preparation for their over...

Here’s what three student protesters say about immigration

Here’s what three student protesters say about immigration

Erykah Benson '17, Editor in Chief
January 30, 2017
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A couple of months ago, Gilly Graham ’17 said she never would have attended a protest. That soon changed when she saw the results of the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday Jan. 21. After watching the international protest that involved nearly 2.6 million people, Graham vowed not to pass up another chance to speak her mind. Her opportunity came on Sunday, Jan. 2...

Community members march for unity

Community members march for unity

Phoebe Miriani '18, Supervising Editor of Photos
January 26, 2017
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Signs with sayings such as, “Love Trumps Hate” filled the Maire parking lot on Saturday, Jan. 21, for the GP Walk for Peace. The walk was organized by Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe - otherwise known as We GP.  Everyone gathered at 4:30 p.m. at the corner of Cadieux and Kercheval and walked to Kerc...

Poetry slam displays talent for creative students

Poetry slam displays talent for creative students

Grace Reyes '19, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
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For the past ten years the poetry club has been hosting poetry slam, an event for students to competitively read poetry. “At the poetry slam kids can bring really anything they've written from personal poems to humor and political satire and share it in an open mic, or compete in two rounds with othe...

Link crew hosts annual Cookies and Cram event

Link crew hosts annual Cookies and Cram event

John Schulte and Evan Theros, both '18, Staff Writers
January 26, 2017
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For most South student's, freshman year is filled with new and exciting experiences that come with the transition from middle to high school. For freshman, midterms are a new and uncharted experience which cause stress and tears. In order to combat this, South’s Link Crew held their annual Cookies an...

Film Club lets students see movies before they reach theaters

Film Club lets students see movies before they reach theaters

Phoebe Miriani '18, Supervising Editor of Photos
January 23, 2017
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Film Club is an open space for all to come and talk about the films students have seen and what’s out in the theaters. About once a month, they discuss a film that the club would want to see before it comes out in theaters. “I still have some connections with film studios and they will let me bri...

South sends 46 students to DECA state competition

South sends 46 students to DECA state competition

Lauren Thom '18, Supervising Photo Editor
January 20, 2017
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Several students hoping to one day make it as business moguls took the first step last Saturday, Jan. 14 by competing in the District Seven Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Competition at Lake Orion High School. DECA advisor William Cayo said 65 students from South competed and 46 stude...

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