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Physics classes put theory into action at Cedar Point

Physics classes put theory into action at Cedar Point

Brad Kemper '21, Staff Writer

June 1, 2019


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On May 22, the physics students were exposed to centrifugal force as they loaded onto the coasters at Cedar Point for their yearly field trip. The yearly field trip is designed to take the things that physics students have learned throughout the entire year and apply it to the real world. The three p...

Flower Day brings an abundance of Metro Detroiters downtown

Flower Day brings an abundance of Metro Detroiters downtown

Sarah Stevenson '19, Web Editor

May 26, 2019


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On Sunday, May 19, the Eastern Market Corporation held its annual Flower Day in downtown Detroit. Flower Day occurs the Sunday following Mother’s Day, and the popular event can draw as many as 200,000 people downtown, according to visitdetroit.com. Attendees have the opportunity to choose from nea...

Heading out of state: Senior to pursue violin performance at Peabody Institute

Heading out of state: Senior to pursue violin performance at Peabody Institute

Victoria Gardey '20, Web Editor

May 22, 2019


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After a fall full of learning etudes and concertos to perform during the grueling audition season for music schools, Anna Jarboe ’19 has finally decided to attend the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University. For those few students each year that decide to pursue music in college, the app...

Construction of new track to begin June 3

Construction of new track to begin June 3

Spencer Rajewski' 21, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


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Starting on June 3, construction for the new track will begin in hopes of creating a much safer running environment for the sports teams. With the track being over three decades old, the top layer of the track has started to crack and has created a hazard for some of the runners. “This track hol...

Recap of the NHL second round playoffs

Recap of the NHL second round playoffs

Sylvia Hodges '19, Supervising Copy Editor

May 9, 2019


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New York Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes After taking down the 2018 Stanley Cup champions in the first round, the Carolina Hurricanes swept the New York Islanders in round two in front of a 19,345-strong home crowd. The Islanders, who swept the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round, became the ninth t...

Out of the Darkness Walk continues commitment to mental health

Out of the Darkness Walk continues commitment to mental health

Brad Kemper '21, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


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To help raise awareness about suicide, the Out of the Darkness Walk will take place at Grosse Pointe North on May 5. The event’s purpose is to raise awareness and help normalize mental health. The event is being organized by both adults and students. “Out of the Darkness Walk is a walk that br...

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. ...

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