The Tower Pulse

Spanish Club brightens school, supports Central American artists with Pulsera Project

Spanish Club brightens school, supports Central American artists with Pulsera Project

Elizabeth Wolfe '20, Supervising Page Editor

April 11, 2019


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South’s halls got a little brighter the week of March 29 with the Spanish Club’s fundraiser. The club sold bracelets called pulseras to raise money for the Pulsera Project, which is a non-profit organization that provides Fair Trade employment to about 200 artists in Nicaragua and Guatemala,...

Grosse Pointer brings Detroit deep dish pizza to Wayne State

Grosse Pointer brings Detroit deep dish pizza to Wayne State

Salvatore Craparotta '20, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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What goes around, comes around. One of Detroit’s favorite deep dish pizzerias, dating back to the 1950s, is coming to Midtown Detroit on the Wayne State Campus. Norman Mourad, a Grosse Pointer, bringing back to where it all started. “We think it is really unique. We are right on the corner of W...

Mock trial team prepares for state competition

Mock trial team prepares for state competition

Just-Us Welch '20, Photo Editor

March 21, 2019


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The South Mock Trial is preparing for the Michigan State Level competition in Lansing on March 23rd. This year will be the schools 10th year competing in the Mock Trial competition and second time any South team has been inviting to advanced onto the state competition, according to history teacher a...

An artist’s legacy

An artist’s legacy

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Manager

March 4, 2019


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While most spent February break relaxing on a beach or skiing in the mountains, Kristina Rogers ‘19 spent her time in the empty stairwell of South, working hard to paint a new mural in the IA Building bridge. The Legacy Project is a way for art students to give back to the school and to make the sc...

Alumni Spotlight: South graduate appears on Jeopardy

Alumni Spotlight: South graduate appears on Jeopardy

Victoria Gardey '20, Web Editor

February 27, 2019


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From Mr. Maguire’s class to AP U.S. History to running on the cross country and track teams, South appears to have prepared Will Dawson ’06 well for his recent four-day appearance on Jeopardy. Dawson won a total of $71,601 as a three-day champion, eventually ending his run Feb. 6 in third place. ...

Bit by bit new additions are added to CTE classrooms

Bit by bit new additions are added to CTE classrooms

Brooklyn Northcross '20, Page Editor

February 18, 2019


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Classroom environments are receiving new updates in order to prepare students for their potential future careers. According to business teacher Erin Moretz, the business classes are all a part of the Career and Technical Education program affiliated with the state of Michigan.   The classroom has made many ...

Personalized Valentines poems bring in revenue for annual trip

Personalized Valentines poems bring in revenue for annual trip

Isabella Craparotta '19, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Valentine’s Day is a day full of thoughtful, loving gestures, and the advanced creative writing class (ACW) helped spread the love at South this year. But due to the number of snow days received the weeks of January 28 and February 4, the ACW had only days to prepare. The class created a fundrai...

The new Science Olympiad causes a reaction

Ava Mitchell '20, Web editor

February 6, 2019


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A new addition has been recently added to South’s plethora of extra-curricular activities: a Science Olympiad team. Created by Tiffany Nakai ’19, this is the team’s first year together, and their results have exceeded expectations. A Science Olympiad is a national competition for high schoolers ...

Smile and wave; Mr. Blue Devil competition draws large crowd during charity week

Smile and wave; Mr. Blue Devil competition draws large crowd during charity week

Anna Cornell '20, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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“Girl are you a parking ticket because you have fine written all over you” David Petrouleas ’19, Mr. Blue Devil contestant said.“Number 11 is the stickball special…13 is the original italian,” Jack Coyle ’19, Mr. Blue Devil contestant said. Those who ventured to the auditorium last Tuesday,...

The inside scoop on Mr. Blue Devil

The inside scoop on Mr. Blue Devil

Jacqui Mercier '19, Social Media Manager

February 1, 2019


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Born on January 9th 2001.  A professional orange juice chugger. A gymnastics prodigy. Mr. Blue Devil 2019 is Sean Gates. On the night of Tuesday January 29th, Gates highlighted his abilities which included the splits, a lip sync to Kung Fu Fighting and he shared his best pick up line, in which Gate...

Literary magazine extends deadline due to low submissions

Literary magazine extends deadline due to low submissions

Keely Messcar '21, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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The yearly Looking Glass submission due date is approaching , but postponed until more art, poetry or type of literature is contributed by students according to co-adviser Tarn Laughlin. “The Looking Glass is a literary magazine that is a combination of mostly poetry and art work that accompanies t...

Mr. Blue Devil continues charity week tradition

Mr. Blue Devil continues charity week tradition

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Manager

January 29, 2019


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In the auditorium on  Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m.,  nine candidates from the senior class will take the stage as they compete to be crowned as “Mr. Blue Devil”. Mr. Blue Devil has become a tradition where the boys from the current senior class display their talents and skills in a series ...

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