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Sports Recap: The Highs and Lows of the Season

Sports Recap: The Highs and Lows of the Season

Genevieve Boutrous June 8, 2021

As spring sports start to come to an end for this year, it’s time to look back at this season and recognize both the challenges and successes that came along with it. Aside from COVID, members of the...

South's orchestra prepares for outdoor concert

South’s orchestra prepares for outdoor concert

Aleena Siddiqui '22, Page Editor June 7, 2021

As a final wrap-up for the 2020-2021 school year, South’s orchestra is performing in an outdoor concert. According to orchestra teacher James Gross, the concert will be on Thursday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m....

Steve Zaranek crosses the finish line of his teaching career

Steve Zaranek crosses the finish line of his teaching career

Mike Hamilton '22, Web Editor June 6, 2021

Steve Zaranek, lifelong teacher and coach is retiring from the classroom after the 2020-2021 school year but will continue coaching girls cross country and track and field. After beginning his career...

What is the point of having finals?

Nicholas Louisell '23, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

As the 2020-21 school year comes to an end, it marks yet another year without final exams. Final exams are a time where all students are studying hard and cramming to get the last bits of information. “I...

Culture Week Was a Second Year Success

Culture Week Was a Second Year Success

Lydia McNanney, Copy Editor May 17, 2021

The week-long event provides a space for students to listen to speakers and to share their own experiences, as well as showcase relevant pieces done by South student artists, and according to SEEDS facilitator,...

Spring student-athletes are required to get COVID tested every Monday. With the new protocols, vaccinated athletes are also being tested weekly.

Spring sport athletes face new COVID protocols

Rachel Strong '21, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The spring sports season has started and athletes were thrilled, until it became more of a fear than excitement with having to get rapid tested every Monday morning and worrying about being put into quarantine...

Fossil fuel companies leading the world in carbon emission rates

Fossil fuel companies leading the world in carbon emission rates

Isabel Stoller’22 April 30, 2021

As carbon emission rates continue to grow and our environment suffers the consequences of pollution, our Instagram feeds are flooded with ways on how to reduce our own carbon footprint. While these methods...

Graphic made by Eva McCord '21

Beyond the Pointes: Modern Segregation through Environmental Racism

Meghan Wysocki '22 and Eleni Tecos '22 April 25, 2021

While communities like Grosse Pointe thrive, neighboring communities struggle to have their basic environmental and human rights met. Oftentimes, these communities are unable to breathe clean air, drink...

Eating green’s for a green future

Eating green’s for a green future

Lydia McNanney’23, Copy editor April 23, 2021

As Earth day approaches, a heavy focus will be placed on being environmentally friendly, but once the focus shifts away, it’s easy to fall back into an unhealthy routine. There are however measures that...

Prom is Still Happening at Grosse Pointe South

Prom is Still Happening at Grosse Pointe South

Tara Cole April 22, 2021

With prom right around the corner, many questions have risen in regards to new COVID rules and protocols that will be in place at this year’s dance. Prom will be held on Saturday, May 15 at the Roostertail...

This post is an example of large brands such as Shein copying smaller level brands.

Seven Seas Swimwear fights fast fashion

Gia Cavaliere '23, Page Editor April 21, 2021

Style has always been a way for many people to express themselves. There’s many different ways today to display personal style. Our generation has used social media to run what’s in-style, and with...

Effects of the COVID vaccine

Effects of the COVID vaccine

Anthony Furtaw '21, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

The long-awaited day when the COVID vaccine would become readily available to people nationwide is finally here and at-risk people, as well as healthcare and other workers, are lining up left and right...

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