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Passing the torch

Passing the torch

Elizabeth Wolfe '20, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features

Clad in sparkling dresses, suits and high-heeled shoes, the Grosse Pointe South show choirs hit the stage, pioneered by the help of the choir president, Zaria Aikens ’17. Aikens was elected Grosse Pointe South choir president by previous members of the four choirs in May, according to choir dire...

Say “yes” to the prom dress

Say “yes” to the prom dress

Chloe Yonkers '20, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features

Prom is one thing seniors look forward to. But with a wide variety of dresses to choose from and a huge range of prices and stores, shopping for the perfect dress can be stressful. In a poll, 43 percent of seniors interviewed bought their dress at a boutique and the other 57 percent bought theirs at a ...

All about Maria Mitzel

All about Maria Mitzel

Lauren Thom '18, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features

Any student involved in a club or activity has most likely crossed paths with Student Activities Director Maria Mitzel, encountered her welcoming persona and indulged in a candy or two from the bowl just inside her office. Mitzel began working at South in the fall of 2008. She is a former kindergart...

Crossed: The differences between boys and girls lacrosse

Crossed: The differences between boys and girls lacrosse

Treasy Dedelli '18, Guest Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

There are many qualities both girl and guy lacrosse players need to possess in order to compete and perform well. One, perhaps the most important, is being consistent and determined. The players should be consistent and practice both at home and at school. One way you could practice at home is to p...

Bloom into spring for the 40th annual flower sale

Bloom into spring for the 40th annual flower sale

Chloe Yonkers '20, Guest Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, News

The Grosse Pointe Beautification Commission held their 40th annual flower sale at the Grosse Pointe Woods police station on Friday, May 12 and Saturday May 13, according to member of the Beautification Commission. The flower sale is an event that brings families together and allows people to buy flo...

Healthy and local restaurants in Metro Detroit

Healthy and local restaurants in Metro Detroit

Sarah Stevenson '19, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Seva Located on 66 E Forest Ave, Detroit, Seva is a great place to stop at when downtown. They have indoor and outdoor seating, so there is plenty of room for all customers. The restaurant is vegetarian and vegan friendly and offers a wide variety of fresh food and the prices are quite reasonable and the f...

What is takes to be a Link Crew Leader

What is takes to be a Link Crew Leader

Griffin Jones, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features

It’s a new school, new locker, new hallways. Big hallways. New people to meet. Bigger people. Challenging classes. Long --- endless --- days. And there’s two people there to help: Link Crew leaders. According to Link Crew adviser, Dennis Pascoe, being a Link Crew leader isn’t a result of good grade...

Should Advanced Placement classes be rethought?

Should Advanced Placement classes be rethought?

JD Standish, Page Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Everyone has been grinding hard for the numerous Advanced Placement (AP) tests these past two weeks. I personally had two tests, AP psychology and AP U.S. history, so I know the stress that is involved with AP tests. South students take AP tests very seriously as I do, and it angers me when I have a f...

Five best fitness apps to help you get fit

Five best fitness apps to help you get fit

Claire Koeppen, Copy Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Health and Fitness, Opinion

Staying fit during the offseason and the summer may seem difficult, but with these apps, getting daily exercise in is a breeze. Here are the top five fitness apps to keep students active: Seven This app is a great way to challenge yourself and get a daily, seven minute workout in at home. With no equipment needed, Seven is an easy way to exercise a...

“This Old Dog” album review

“This Old Dog” album review

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

In 2009, Mac DeMarco released his EP “Heat Wave,” initiating a whole new era of music; lo-fi, a subgenre of the psychedelic rock genre.  And now on May 5, DeMarco released his new album, “This Old Dog,” his first LP release since the critically acclaimed “Salad Days” in 2014. “This Old ...

Help to Haiti: One bracelet at a time

Help to Haiti: One bracelet at a time

Elizabeth Byarski '19, Guest Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Features

Many people are interested in helping around the community with local organizations. One sophomore here at south, Abbey Guevara ’19 hopes to bring those interests all the way to Haiti. During the time in Haiti, Guevara will be helping those in need and hopefully bring a smile to the faces of the peo...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Olivia Sheffer '17, Assistant Business Manager

May 11, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now

Innocent teen murdered by police After 15 year old Jordan Edwards was killed by a police officer, more than 100 of his football teammates prayed and cried for his family as they one by one hugged the family members and wrote messages on his locker. Jordan was a freshman at Mesquite High School in ...

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