The Tower Pulse

President of school board, Brian Summerfield, abruptly steps down

January 16, 2020

In a seemingly abrupt move, Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education President Brian Summerfield announced that he is stepping down from his...

BASE making a comeback

BASE making a comeback

January 7, 2020

BASE (Black Awareness and Social Engagement) is a club about improving opportunities for black students and helping the community. BASE started Dec. 12...

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Boys basketball overwhelms rivals on the road

Recent Sports Stories

New season with new hopes for the girls basketball team

New season with new hopes for the girls basketball team

January 10, 2020

The girls basketball team has just started a new season after a long off-season...

Putting the puck to the test: Another victory for the boys varsity hockey team

Putting the puck to the test: Another victory for the boys varsity hockey team

January 8, 2020

The Blue Devils had a 5-1 victory this past Saturday after a tough loss...

Sacrificing school for sports

Sacrificing school for sports

January 4, 2020

Student athletes are a huge sector of every high school population....

Boys basketball preps for first season under new coach

Boys basketball preps for first season under new coach

January 2, 2020

The boy’s varsity basketball season is on the horizon, and there is a...

Girls’ Swim and Dive team claims school record finish at State Tournament

Girls’ Swim and Dive team claims school record finish at State Tournament

January 2, 2020

On Nov. 23, the girls’ swimming and diving team placed second in the...

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Recent Entertainment Stories

Opinon: Uncut Gems shines bright like a diamond

Opinon: Uncut Gems shines bright like a diamond

January 3, 2020

Uncut Gems is absolutely fantastic, and is one of the best movies that...

Opinion: “Fine Line” offers unexpected maturity

Opinion: “Fine Line” offers unexpected maturity

January 3, 2020

Harry Styles, best known for being a part of British boy band One Direction...

Opinion: Sounds of the Season does not disappoint

Opinion: Sounds of the Season does not disappoint

December 6, 2019

Somehow I made it through nearly four years of high school without...

Opinion: Viewers should race to see Ford v Ferrari

Opinion: Viewers should race to see Ford v Ferrari

December 4, 2019

Ford v Ferrari is an engaging, thrilling movie based on a true story. I...

Sounds of the Season preview: showstopping performances of Christmas classics

Sounds of the Season preview: showstopping performances of Christmas classics

December 3, 2019

For the majority of students at South, October is a month of returning...

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Recent Sports Scores
  • Saturday, January 4

    Boys Ice Hockey

    Grosse Pointe South 5 - Richard 1

  • Wednesday, December 4

    Girls Varsity Basketball

    Grosse Pointe South 67 - Stevenson 27

  • Wednesday, December 4

    Boys Varsity Hockey

    Grosse Pointe South 2 - Trenton 3

  • Friday, September 27

    Boys' Varsity Soccer

    Grosse Pointe South 6 - Utica 2

  • Tuesday, September 24

    Varsity Volleyball

    Grosse Pointe South 2 - Utica 3

  • Saturday, September 21

    Varsity Volleyball

    Grosse Pointe South 0 - Goodrich 2

  • Saturday, September 21

    Varsity Volleyball

    Grosse Pointe South 0 - Goodrich 2

  • Saturday, September 21

    Varsity Volleyball

    Grosse Pointe South 1 - Northbranch 1

  • Wednesday, September 18

    Boys' Varsity Soccer

    Grosse Pointe South 1 - Grosse Pointe North 1

  • Monday, September 16

    Boys' Varsity Soccer

    Grosse Pointe South 0 - Romeo 0

  • Saturday, September 14

    Boys' Varsity Soccer

    Grosse Pointe South 4 - LACN 0

  • Friday, September 13

    Varsity Football

    Grosse Pointe South 27 - Warren Mott 0

Adam Sandler, Kevin Garnett shine in not so hidden gem in Uncut Gems

Recent Opinion Stories

Opinion: New film, “Knives Out”, mixes comedy and mystery in a perfect way

Opinion: New film, “Knives Out”, mixes comedy and mystery in a perfect way

January 16, 2020

The movie “Knives Out” is a film full of entertainment, mystery, and...

Opinion: Problems with changing the tobacco age

January 13, 2020

With the recent vaping epidemic on the rise, the Federal Drug Administration...

Opinion: My 2019 in books

Opinion: My 2019 in books

January 11, 2020

The Klan - 8/10 Written by Patsy Sims in 1978 with updates up until the...

Opinion: Lumen Detroit warms up guests this winter with heated igloos

Opinion: Lumen Detroit warms up guests this winter with heated igloos

January 10, 2020

Located in Detroit’s Beacon Park on Grand River Avenue, Lumen Detroit...

The cons of New Year’s resolutions

January 10, 2020

New Year’s resolutions-- everyone makes them, but does anyone really...

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Staff Profile
Wellness club, a safe space for young minds
Anthony Furtaw '21

Staff Writer

Anthony Furtaw is a junior who thinks as tower as a “break from all the other hard classes” This is his first year at tower, as a staff writer. Furtaw once even went to Germany and Switzerland in the...

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Wellness club, a safe space for young minds
Jackson Jogan '20

Supervising Page Editor

Jackson Jogan ‘21 is in his second year on staff and is a Supervising Page Editor.  He enjoys journalism because of all the great friends he has made. Something you may not know about Jackson is that...

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Wellness club, a safe space for young minds
Ryan Caldwell '21

Photographer

Ryan Caldwell ‘21 is a second-year Tower staff member, and is also a photographer. He joined Tower because he was interested in the writing process and how journalism can spread information. Outside...

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