The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

The varsity boys cross country team takes off at the MAC Championships. The Blue Devils has an impressive season, qualifying for the state meet on November 6.

Running into the finish line

Paulina Gallagher '23, Staff writer November 16, 2021

The boys varsity cross country team experienced the climax of their season at the Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, Nov 6 where they competed against several other teams for the state title....

The Leech family at the Big House for a Michigan football game. At the age of four, this was Vivian Leechs 23 first University of Michigan football games.

Looking into legacies

Becca Koch '22 and Jane Kuhnlein '23 November 9, 2021

Parental pressure when choosing a college is nothing new to high school students. However, students whose parents went to the same school go through a different type of pressure. As many seniors start...

Branching out: alternate college routes

Branching out: alternate college routes

Julia Kado '24, Staff writer November 1, 2021

Due to the lack of flexibility within the American school system, many students have forfeited an option they weren’t aware of in the first place. Throughout elementary and secondary school careers,...

Source: The National Crime Report. Infographic made by Fiona Lacroix 22.

Media mismanagement

Caya Craig '23, Social media manager October 27, 2021

When it comes to missing people, social media is quick to grab the story and create an explosion of awareness and information for anyone to like, retweet and share. Recently, the story of missing...

Nick Litsas 22 poses before surgery for his fractured collarbone.

Back and hungry for more

River Kraus , Staff Writer October 21, 2021

After fracturing his collarbone twice in the span of a year, Nick Litsas ’22 still found a way to have hope during his soccer journey. It’s been a bumpy road, but Litsas stayed strong and battled his...

The blurry future of snow days

The blurry future of snow days

Rachel Strong '20, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Living in Michigan, students expect the occasional snow day. This translates to sleeping in, hanging out with friends and hours of sledding and snowball fights. However, attending school in 2020 is different...

Sunset seen from remote learning location in Florida

Remote Learning From Remote Locations

Jackson Marchal '21, Staff writer December 2, 2020

Nowadays, it doesn’t take a physical presence to attend class. And with the weather in Grosse Pointe slowly declining in temperature, many students have decided to leave the bubble and study somewhere...

Piece by Jill Pilutti 22

Art Students Draw Inspiration From Time At Home During Online Classes

Fiona Lacroix '22, Page Editor November 23, 2020

Pilutti Junior Jill Pilutti is not shy to share her vivid artwork, whether it be on Tiktok, in art shows, or an Instagram account boasting several hundred followers (@artist_pilutti). “I love...

Ski Club Plans to run this Winter Amid Pandemic

Ski Club Plans to run this Winter Amid Pandemic

Owen Sanford November 19, 2020

Ski Club has been operating at South each winter for several years now, creating a place for students to have some fun and enjoy going on ski trips on Fridays after school. Even though students are not...

How to watch fall sports during COVID-19

Brad Kemper ‘21, Staff writer October 5, 2020

Returning to play fall sports in the midst of a pandemic is a daunting challenge, but there are a few ways that you are able to watch games this year. These precautions include the limitation of fans...

Kennedy Mason ‘21 winds up for a pass against Grosse Pointe North.

Athletes face a new reality this fall

Mike Hamilton '21, Web Editor October 5, 2020

As fall sports return both athletes and coaches have to grapple with new safety guidelines. After the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) reinstated all fall sports, there were many unknowns...

Should midterms be before or after Christmas break?

Tre Benson '21, Page Editor January 28, 2020

Winter break is a time that is unanimously valued by South students and faculty alike. It gives students an opportunity to put down their textbooks and enjoy the holidays with their friends and family....

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