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Ideal locations in Grosse Pointe for holiday shopping

Ideal locations in Grosse Pointe for holiday shopping

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Small Favors Small Favors is a great place for, well, small favors!. Conveniently located in the Village of Grosse Pointe Small Favors is relatively inexpensive. Small Favors has a huge selection of items including graphic socks, Michigan and Michigan State spirit wear, jewelry, dishes, key chains a...

Craigslist? Ebay? Mom Swap.

Craigslist? Ebay? Mom Swap.

December 6, 2017


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Maybe it's a dress that hasn’t fit since Elementary School or some stuffed animals that have been sitting in a box for a few years. For some these would be pieces of junk taking up space, but for Kendall Volpe ’19, this seemingly random stuff is an opportunity to make some money through Mom Swap. ...

Students and teachers share worldwide stories

November 9, 2017


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Students and teachers share their worldwide stories and the adventures they endured that'll last a lifetime.  

The NHS ‘Fleece and Thank You’ event wraps up for children in need

The NHS ‘Fleece and Thank You’ event wraps up for children in need

Evie Kuhnlein, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The National Honors Society plans to accumulate service hours through making blankets for children in the hospital this fall, according to Lisa Kline, NHS advisor. “We’re working with an organization called Fleece and Thank You. They are a separate charity not affiliated with Grosse Pointe, bu...

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...

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