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Q&A on Costa Rica Trip with Mrs. Parent

Q&A on Costa Rica Trip with Mrs. Parent

Adrian Doan '19, Page Editor

September 19, 2017


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Q: Where did you travel over the summer?   A: I went to Costa Rica for 28 days, almost the whole month of July.   Q: Who did you travel with?   A: I took a group of students because I was working for a student travel organization, West Coast Connections. They were not South students the...

How Clubs Fundraise

How Clubs Fundraise

Imran Siddiqui '20, Copy Editior

September 19, 2017


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Bagel sales. Garden tours. Car wash tickets. Throughout Grosse Pointe South, different student-run groups fundraise in their own way. With over 50 unique, active school clubs, and an innumerable amount of sports teams, raising money is a key part of the school atmosphere, according to Maria Mitze...

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...

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...

South graduate on “The Bachelorette”

South graduate on “The Bachelorette”

Erica Fossee & Katie Costello, both '19, Web Manager and Staff Writer

June 11, 2017


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The popular show, “The Bachelorette” features Grosse Pointe South graduate, Alex Bordyukov, in its thirteenth season. Born in Protvino, Russia, Bordyukov did not become a Grosse Pointer until 2001. “My dad was actually recruited from Russia to work on the particle accelerator at Wayne State Univers...

Trends of 2017

Trends of 2017

Margot Baer '18, Staff Writer

June 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features, Final Issue

It Shall Rise Again: Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Detroit Riots

It Shall Rise Again: Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Detroit Riots

Erykah Benson and Anton Mikolowski , both '17, Editor in Chief and Supervising Copy Editor

June 2, 2017


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Explore the event that changed Detroit through our interactive map.

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It Will Rise from the Ashes

It Will Rise from the Ashes

Erykah Benson and Anton Mikolowski , both '17, Editor in Chief and Supervising Copy Editor

May 31, 2017


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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. At its economic height, the city of Detroit in 1967 boasted a population of nearly 2 million people and a powerhouse of an auto industry that served as the city’s backbone. Simultaneously, racial tension continued to broil just underneath the surface of the city, eventually erupting into what would be known today as the ‘67 Detroit Riots.

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The annual film festival

The annual film festival

Grace Reyes '19, Web Editor

May 26, 2017


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Almost every year the film literature class has an annual film festival compressed of the year’s best student made films. “Because we had seven sections this year, there is whole lot of films to choose from. The hard thing is going to be deciding which ones (films) to put in because there’s so ...

Mental health support group helps those in need during the summer

Mental health support group helps those in need during the summer

Bianca Pugliesi ’19, Copy Editor

May 25, 2017


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For those coping with a loss to suicide, a school environment with counselors and psychologists may be a comforting advantage. The Survivors of Suicide Loss Group will be able to provide support, even when school is not in session. “School’s going to let out, and although that’s awesome that...

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