The Tower Pulse

Varsity Cheer team’s work pays off at recent competitions

Varsity Cheer team’s work pays off at recent competitions

Victoria Gardey '20, Web Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Sports, Winter

         The Varsity Competitive Cheer team won the Wayne County championship Feb. 2 at the Tri-County Competition. The 16-member team has steadily improved all season before earning their highest scores yet on both the first and third rounds of the competition which was hel...

Are you two twins? How LGBT couples navigate Valentine’s Day

Are you two twins? How LGBT couples navigate Valentine’s Day

Eva McCord '21, Graphics Manager

February 14, 2019


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Features

Junior Troye Aho is a self proclaimed “anxious mess.” He’s particular, he’s passionate-- his interview outfit an activism hoodie-- and he’s down-to-earth in such a way that ventures on “a hole in the ground.” His uplifter?  Girlfriend of two and a half years, Jessica Dodge ’19. “We w...

My view on toxic relationships: Speak up to end the silence

My view on toxic relationships: Speak up to end the silence

Grey Korejwo '20, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Opinion

Love is a fickle thing. It can be beautiful and amazing, but also damaging and terrible. Most high schoolers can say that they have been in a toxic relationship, yet some won’t admit it. With one in three high school students in the U.S. being a victim of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, acc...

Healthy around the holidays

Healthy around the holidays

Eva McCord '21, Graphics manager

December 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Features

“My brain tells me, ‘oh, if you eat this food, you’ll never crawl out of this hole you’ve created,’” Claire Wininger ’21 said. “That’s my holiday experience.” As the holiday season finally dawns and expectations of winter cheer flood students’ minds, Wininger finds herself with a...

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


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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


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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


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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 ...

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