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Four after-school adventures to add to your summer bucket list

Four after-school adventures to add to your summer bucket list

Fiona Lacroix '22, Page Editor May 19, 2022

1. Go camping Escape from Grosse Pointe into the dunes, shores, or woods of Michigan! There’s a wide range of camping experiences available, all with varied amenities to fit the experience one’s...

High school sweethearts v. college love

High school sweethearts v. college love

Lauren Griffin , Staff Writer May 19, 2022

  As the class of 2022’s senior year comes to a fast close, couples attending different colleges are wondering whether or not their relationship will be able to withstand the distance. A...

Top 6 graduate worthy party gifts

Top 6 graduate worthy party gifts

Becca Koch '22, Web Editor May 13, 2022

As the end of the school year approaches, graduation parties are about to begin. It can be difficult to find a gift for someone, especially if you don't know them very well or what they want.  As a current...

Kate Ozar 24 plays with a child she babysits.

Student side hustles

Julia Kado '24, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

Summer is approaching fast and a plethora of newfound time is on the hands of South’s students. One way to use this time efficiently is to pick up a side hustle. The convenient thing about side hustles...

Expanding the talk in classrooms

Expanding “the talk” in classrooms

Lydia McNanney '23, Business Manager May 4, 2022

*Denotes a student who, for safety reasons, chose to stay anonymous Societal obsession with purity has influenced young individuals to feel pressure to keep their innocence by practicing abstinence...

Tackling sexual assault through awareness

Tackling sexual assault through awareness

Caya Craig '23, Social Media Manager May 4, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. In the United States alone, over 463,634 people aged 12 and over are sexually assaulted, abused or raped yearly, according to nonprofit organization RAINN....

Locker room talk

Locker room talk

Paulina Gallagher '23, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Nowadays, teen sex is so normalized that it’s almost become expected. Not to say that teens exploring their sexualtiy is a bad thing, but when they are only doing so to seek validation from their...

Five minutes with Mrs. Westfall

Five minutes with Mrs. Westfall

Olivia McDougall '23, Copy Editor May 2, 2022

Learning healthy habits related to diet, routine and relationships is crucial for high school students. According to health education teacher Nicole Westfall, this is one of the main lessons she teaches....

Deciding on a career is hard in high school

Deciding on a career is hard in high school

Anna Gulyas '23, Copy Editor April 28, 2022

As I begin to apply to college and decide on a future career, it has become more evident to me that I have no true or notable passions that could translate into a job. Reflecting on the classes I have...

Rags from your reaches

Rags from your reaches

Maddie Kitchen '24, Copy Editor April 27, 2022

After months of anxiety-ridden anticipation, an alarming number of South’s graduating seniors recently received that dreaded email rejecting them from their dream college. Similar disappointments...

Going on an adventure; Ian Ward’s decision to take a gap year

Going on an adventure; Ian Ward’s decision to take a gap year

Owen Sanford '22, Web Editor April 27, 2022

While a majority of the graduating class of 2022 will be pursuing higher education at a college or university next year, this transitional period can also be seen as the perfect time to embark on what...

Seniors struggle to find authentic connections in roommate hunt

Seniors struggle to find authentic connections in roommate hunt

Fiona Lacroix '22, Page Editor April 25, 2022

Photo alone, check. Photo on a game day, check. Photo out with friends, check. Much like dating profiles, the posts seniors craft for their college’s Facebook or Instagram groups have become formulaic....

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