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The new hall pass policy

The new hall pass policy

Elizabeth Flower '20, Copy Editor

September 18, 2017


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  To increase the safety of South and keep students from roaming the halls, a new  school-wide hall pass policy was implemented for the school year by Assistant Principal Cindy Parravano along with South’s administration. “It (the policy) is to keep more order and to keep people more...

The best places to study on campus

The best places to study on campus

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


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The Library: The library is a nice and quiet place to concentrate during school and after school. The library is convenient because one can go there during tutorial or lunch, usually without a problem. If one wants to use the library during school, library passes are available for student use. The lib...

Parents meet the teachers at Back to School Night

Parents meet the teachers at Back to School Night

Blair Cullen '18, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


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Parents will have the opportunity to meet their students’ teachers while shadowing their daily schedule. Back to School Night will take place this Thursday, Sept. 14. "Parents will have 12 to 15 minutes with each of their students’ teachers to learn the daily rules and expectations and what's in store for ...

Detroit’s new Little Caesars Arena

Detroit’s new Little Caesars Arena

Sarah Stevenson '19, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

The long awaited and highly anticipated Little Caesars Arena is now open to the public, and will bring excitement to Detroit fans. The arena is located on Woodward Avenue in Midtown. This is one of the best parts about the venue considering that it is so much closer to Comerica Park and Ford Field ...

Ready; set; sail

Ready; set; sail

Audrey Whitaker '19, Section Editior

September 7, 2017


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The morning of July 22, 206 sailboats awaited starting signals for Bayview Yacht Club’s 92nd annual Port Huron to Mackinac Island race.   According to a statement from Tricia Smotherland, the 2017 race chair, all boats had finished by mid-Monday morning.   83 boats finished Sunday night between 6 ...

“Detroit” movie review

“Detroit” movie review

Elena Rauch '18, Supervising Editor

September 6, 2017


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Curled up as far back in my seat as I could sit, I watched the movie in front of me. Too upset to watch but too enthralled to look away, my eyes darted back and forth between the screen and the seats in front of me. The film, “Detroit”, did not contain the typical “scary movie” horror. T...

A new era of Farms: local owners exceed expansion goal

A new era of Farms: local owners exceed expansion goal

Ray Hasanaj '18, Supervising Editor

September 6, 2017


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After twenty years of owning Fresh Farms Market, business owners Steve and Larry Najjar have accomplished their goal of expanding the grocery store into something larger. “In 1997, we purchased the business here, and that was our plan all along was to some day buy the property and expand the sto...

The Mercado food hub

The Mercado food hub

Zach Heimbuch '19, Assistant to The Tower Radio

September 3, 2017


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Grosse Pointe South’s aspiring National Honors Society (NHS) members participated in many different volunteer opportunities over this past summer to gain their service hours, one example being work at The Mercado Food Hub. The Food Hub is located in Mexicantown in Southwest Detroit. It is a clien...

War Memorial Hosts Charlottesville Solidarity Vigil

War Memorial Hosts Charlottesville Solidarity Vigil

Adrian Doan '19, Page Editor

August 30, 2017


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Plagued by foul weather and organized within a few days, the GP/Charlottesville Solidarity Vigil to support the Charlottesville community still managed to fill the War Memorial Auditorium to standing room only, another success for the community group, Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe (WEGP).  ...

15 free things to do in Detroit over summer

15 free things to do in Detroit over summer

Maren Roeske '18, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


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With nearly two and a half months of ahead not full of school, it is the perfect opportunity to go and see more of the city so close to Grosse Pointe. Detroit is a bustling and reviving city with so much to offer that some may not get to always see. Not only does it have a lot to offer but a lot to giv...

Gene Harkins retires as head girls varsity soccer coach

Gene Harkins retires as head girls varsity soccer coach

Chase Clark, Page Editor

June 13, 2017


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Ten district championships, countless unforgettable memories and nearly two decades later, Gene Harkins, the head coach of the girls varsity soccer team and former coach for the boys varsity soccer team, has retired from the program. Although the past couple years have not been the most successful...

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