The Tower Pulse

My View: WingSnob is the answer to lack of quality local food

My View: WingSnob is the answer to lack of quality local food

Daniel Klepp '20, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Featured Content

WingSnob is a takeout-style wing restaurant on Cadieux that shares a border with East English Village High School. It has two locations, Detroit and Livonia, and plans to open two more in the near future. With its proximity to Grosse Pointe and quality food, it is nothing short of a godsen...

Boys basketball looks forward to fresh start in new conference

Ryan Caldwell '21, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Sports, Winter

After a disappointing season last year, the South boys varsity basketball team looks to rebound in the 2018-19 campaign. The team was moved down from the MAC Red Conference to the MAC White Conference, but as a result of the amount of talent the team has, they have started the season strong. So far, the ...

South moves forward in creating a secure entry point

South moves forward in creating a secure entry point

Just-us Welch '20, Photo Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

As the years go on, the dangers of violence in school is more and more prevalent for students in the modern day. Therefore, the prospects of South installing a secure vestibule in 2019 may be considered a relief for parents and students alike. According to Grosse Pointe South principal Moussa Hamka, a s...

A drop in the bucket: Student enrollment goes down as the board looks to possible school closures

A drop in the bucket: Student enrollment goes down as the board looks to possible school closures

Audrey Whitaker '19, Pulse editor in chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

As enrollment continues to decline throughout the district, district officials, teachers and community members may face major changes due to less state funding. According to Dr. Jon Dean, deputy superintendent of the Grosse Pointe Public School System (GPPSS), enrollment in the district is based on t...

Orchestras prepare to head to North this week for String Extravaganza Concert

Orchestras prepare to head to North this week for String Extravaganza Concert

Ian Foy' 21, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

The Orchestra’s String Extravaganza concert is Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. This year, they have planned quite a bit. Each year, a string extravaganza takes place in which the North and South Orchestra combine to perform various pieces of music at Grosse Pointe North High School. The musicians and condu...

Happy college days: college decisions over the holidays

Happy college days: college decisions over the holidays

Elizabeth Flower '20, Copy Editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, Featured Content

There are very few times in our lives when we put everything out there to get either accepted or rejected because of it, and the senior college application process is one of those times, according to South counselor Beth Walsh-Sahutske. Walsh-Sahutske said there’s definitely stressed involved with ...

Wayne’s new album is ‘boomin’ with success

Wayne’s new album is ‘boomin’ with success

Ryan Caldwell '21, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Featured Content, Opinion

Leland Tyler Wayne, otherwise known as famous rap producer Metro Boomin, dropped a new album called ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’. It was released Nov. 2, 2018 and includes many notable features. This album’s songs have a lot of similarity, but overall it is a good album. Some features inc...

No Pulitzer Prize necessary to join new Writing Club

No Pulitzer Prize necessary to join new Writing Club

Victoria Gardey '20, Web Editor

November 4, 2018


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, News

Graphic by Eva McCord '21 No Pulitzer Prize is necessary to join South’s newest student group, the Writing club. Club president and founder Trinity McClinton ’20 started the club this year as a way to fill a void in South’s nonfiction writing. “I personally really love writing,” M...

New CIC classroom offers students chance to innovate

New CIC classroom offers students chance to innovate

Ryan Caldwell '21, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured, Featured Content

There is a new classroom that has been just added to Grosse Pointe South, it is called the CIC room and the class taught there is innovative technology. This is taught by different South teachers, one of them being James Adams. The room is located down the stairs under the gym, it was formerly an old ...

My View: Pro quiet tutorial

My View: Pro quiet tutorial

Brad Kemper '21, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Opinion

I think that having a quiet tutorial is academically beneficial and a person is more inclined to work efficiently with a quiet room. I don't have that much of experience with a tutorial class, as I didn’t take one freshman year. But I did this year, and I have deduced that, for me at least, the...

Band and orchestra to present their first performance this year with their annual Pops and Pastries concert

Band and orchestra to present their first performance this year with their annual Pops and Pastries concert

Spencer Rajewski '21, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Happening Now, News

The band and orchestra take on their first concert this year with their Pops and Pastries event. It takes place on November 3, at 7 p.m. in the main gym. Pops and Pastries is the band and orchestra’s biggest event and fundraiser all year and a great opportunity to watch them play some of this year’s new music. “...

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