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Happening Now

Olivia Sheffer '17, Assistant Business Manager
January 18, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now, News

Last man on the moon dies Eugene A. Cernan, who was the last astronaut to visit the moon, died at 82 due to ongoing health issues, according to his family. Cernan had been with NASA for 13 years; he was the second man to walk in space and one of the three men that had flown to the moon twice. Cer...

“String Extravaganza” shows program growth

“String Extravaganza” shows program growth

Ella Diepen '17, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Featured Content, News

The annual tradition of the String Extravaganza shows the skill level, growth and development of all string students in the Grosse Pointe Public School System from fifth to 12th grade. Orchestra students from nine elementary schools, three middle schools and both of the high schools played at String Ext...

The Patriot Cinema to open in the War Memorial

The Patriot Cinema to open in the War Memorial

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer
January 16, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The Grosse Pointe War Memorial has officially announced the addition of a movie theater called The Patriot Cinema. “There’s nothing like this in our community, so we are able to really make sure that young families, young people and seniors have a safe and comfortable place to be entertained, to ...

Astronomy Club provides forum for space-lovers

Astronomy Club provides forum for space-lovers

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The new Astronomy Club recently began activities at Grosse Pointe South to provide a platform in which students may discuss star-gazing and interstellar physics among each other.  The club just began its activities on Dec. 8. There are no regular plans in terms of content for meetings currently, as th...

Ghesquiere Park ice rink is a great addition to the Pointes

Ghesquiere Park ice rink is a great addition to the Pointes

Evan Theros '18, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Ghesquiere Park’s new ice hockey and skating rink has been an immediate hit. People of all ages gather from dusk to dawn for a fun time with their family and friends. This new rink came about after Grosse Pointe Farms agreed to tear down the original ice rink at Kerby Baseball Field. The rink at Kerby w...

One Acts gives students a chance to direct

One Acts gives students a chance to direct

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Soon the doors of South’s auditorium will be open once again for the upcoming annual student production of One Act plays. Unlike other plays, these shows only have one act, which makes it quite short when looking at the big picture, but nonetheless capable of giving plenty of entertainment to its ...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Adam Cervone '17, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now, News

North Korea tells Trump It will shoot missiles “at any time.” North Korea told Trump that it will be able to launch an intercontinental missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to the mainland United States. Kim Jong Un said the country is very close to the technology threatening the U.S....

“Yule Be Boppin'” concert was a success

“Yule Be Boppin'” concert was a success

Conner McQueen '17, Staff Writer
December 22, 2016
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Featured Content, News

On Friday, Dec. 9, the Pierce and South jazz bands conducted their annual ‘Yule Be Boppin’ holiday-themed concert. According to Chris Takis, the jazz band instructor at both schools, the bands are able to have a little more fun with this concert because of the “low stakes” in comparison ...

Adopt A Family brings Christmas cheer to those in need

Adopt A Family brings Christmas cheer to those in need

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, News

Eating a huge dinner at the table with family members. Sitting by the Christmas tree opening up beautifully wrapped gifts. Although these are common holiday traditions that many enjoy, not all families are fortunate enough to have these luxuries. Adopt A Family provides a program so that less fortunate Grosse ...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Kathleen Carroll '19, Web Editor
December 20, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now

The Electoral College met yesterday. Yesterday, the 538 members of the Electoral College met to cast their votes for America’s next president and vice president. Electors from the same state met, usually at their state capitol. Next, a certificate of vote is prepared with each state’s results, and is mailed o...

Holiday concert brings happy tears and smiling faces

Holiday concert brings happy tears and smiling faces

Ella Dipen '18, Staff Writer
December 18, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, News

Curtains up for the Grosse Pointe South Choir. On Thursday, Dec. 8, the Grosse Pointe South choirs performed the holiday concert Sounds of the Season at the Christian A. Fenton Performing Arts Center at Grosse Pointe North. There was a large audience that was excited for the show and it was comp...

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