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Senioritis: a disease spreading throughout the senior class

Senioritis: a disease spreading throughout the senior class

JD Standish '18, Page Editor

January 12, 2018


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Senioritis can be looked at as both the best and the worst part of senior year. Urban Dictionary defines senioritis as “a crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. Symptoms include: laziness, an over-excessive wearing of track pants, old athletic shirts, sweatpants, athletic shorts, and ...

South student tries new CrossFit training

South student tries new CrossFit training

Isabella Craparotta '19, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


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CrossFit training is one of the newest trends in fitness, and it has now spread to the Grosse Pointe South community. Charlotte Brecht ’19 has joined this movement. Brecht began training in the summer with her sister and has continued her love for working out with this difficult regime. Accordi...

University hopeful seeks independence amidst parents’ indifference

University hopeful seeks independence amidst parents’ indifference

Eva McCord '22, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


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Late nights, long days, and the ever-open Microsoft Word window with a blank but  almost-due admissions paper.  For most seniors, the college application process is littered with the stress of deadlines, time consuming essays, and the desperate grabs for scholarships.  However, senior Lydia Beaton...

Wanderlust: South students and their hope to leave Michigan after high school

Wanderlust: South students and their hope to leave Michigan after high school

Sarah Stevenson '19, Web Editor

January 8, 2018


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As high school students begin to think, apply and decide on which college to attend, they can be influenced to attend an out-of-state college due to a lack of opportunity or too much comfort in their hometown, according to Julia Rapai ’18. “I applied to five schools, and four of them are out of state,...

A student’s love for animals drove them to fostering over hundreds of cats and dogs

A student’s love for animals drove them to fostering over hundreds of cats and dogs

Ally Macleod '19, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018


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Lilly Weekley ‘19 has been fostering animals since the day she was born and does not plan on stopping. She has fostered over hundreds of cats and dogs according to Weekley. “My mom works for an animal rescue and has volunteered there for the past 24 years,” Weekley said. Mary Weekley works at...

The best Netflix shows to binge-watch

The best Netflix shows to binge-watch

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

January 3, 2018


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The Crown With two seasons ready to binge on Netflix, “The Crown” is the perfect show to watch this winter.  It chronicles Queen Elizabeth II’s, played by Claire Foy, rise to power and her relationship with her family, as well as her several political figures, one being Winston Churchill, who...

Tips to de-stress during midterm season

Tips to de-stress during midterm season

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

January 3, 2018


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Take a break from screens With everything going on in the world today, it is nearly impossible to turn on your phone or computer and not see something stressful.  So turn off your electronics for a few hours and decompress.   Listen to music Music helps the mind to relax and can also boost your mood...

Self care tips to help destress during the midterm season

Self care tips to help destress during the midterm season

Eva McCord '22, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


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Easy and simple ways to relax during this stressful time of year. ...

Best places to see holiday lights

Best places to see holiday lights

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018


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Edsel and Eleanor Ford House Prior to and during the Christmas season, the large Ford Estate can be seen decorated with an abundance of bright and beaming festive lights. The entirety of the estate is illuminated. From the gate and the tall arches, lights can even be seen dangling from the trees. Ev...

Holiday cheer found through family traditions

Holiday cheer found through family traditions

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer

December 24, 2017


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As Christmas time approaches, families begin to dust off the decorations that have been packed in boxes for months to bring back the holiday spirit to their homes. Families have different ways of filling their homes with cheer, but the variety of traditions is what makes Christmas special to each ...

Scrumptious holiday cookies recipes

Scrumptious holiday cookies recipes

Elizabeth Flower '20 and Victoria Gardey '20

December 21, 2017


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Learn how to make easy and delicious holiday inspired cookies.    

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