The Tower Pulse

Happening Now

Happening Now

Olivia Sheffer '17, Assistant Business Manager

February 16, 2017


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Mike Ilitch dies: The owner of Little Caesar Enterprises Inc. as well as the Detroit Red Wings died at age 87 Friday. Ilitch believed in the city of Detroit even up until his last days.. In addition to helping better the city of Detroit, Ilitch invested money in the Fox Theatre and Wayne State Univer...

Class of 2019’s cookie gram fundraiser was a success

Class of 2019’s cookie gram fundraiser was a success

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


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The Grosse Pointe South sophomore class has created a fundraiser to spread some spirit and raise money to benefit the class of 2019. For the past week at both lunches, there has been a table set up in the main hall where heart-shaped sugar cookies have been sold for a dollar. Anyone can purchase one,...

Sea Camp is an interactive way for students to learn marine biology

Sea Camp is an interactive way for students to learn marine biology

Adam Cervone '17, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


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This mid-winter break, 13 students from a mix of honors and AP science classes from North and South will be going on a field trip to Florida. “Some of the stuff we will do is snorkeling, kayaking, examining marine wildlife native to the area,” Senior and Sea Camp attendee, Katie Vandenbrink said. ...

South’s Quiz Bowl team heading to states

South’s Quiz Bowl team heading to states

Evan Skaff '18, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


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South’s Quiz Bowl team aims to win states Friday, April 21 and 22, after winning regionals in early February. “Everybody on the team this year is brand-new, with the exception of senior Cameron Schultz; he is the son of Mrs. Shultz, the secretary in the front office,” Quiz Bowl coach and AP s...

Mindful student helps solve home invasion

Mindful student helps solve home invasion

John Francis '18, Supervising Editor

February 10, 2017


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There’s always an extra spring in one’s step on their way home from a day of  final or midterm exams during that very stressful week of half days and all nighters, staying up studying or cramming that math note card. Now add in some headphones and a good tune and one is in Joey Ambrozy ’18’...

New Bots and Coding class to be offered next year

New Bots and Coding class to be offered next year

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


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As students plan for next year’s schedule, a new elective class is being offered. Starting next school year, students will be able to take a Bots and Coding class. The curriculum was created by the robotics academy at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburg, it is designed to show how to constru...

AP registration open for students

AP registration open for students

Erica Fossee '19, Web Editor

February 8, 2017


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Advanced Placement testing is approaching for many South students. Some students have taken AP classes before, and others like Bobbi Barrett ‘18 are unsure of the process. “It’s stressful having to register for AP classes and not really knowing what to do,” Barrett said. Testing dates ...

Breakfast Club gives students a chance to bond over breakfast

Breakfast Club gives students a chance to bond over breakfast

Harper McClellan '18, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


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In the halls of South on Thursday mornings, students can smell the delicious scents of homemade breakfast, thanks to South’s very first Breakfast Club, a club where members can enjoy a cooking experience before school. Club founders Anna Clark ’18 and Sal Cracchiolo ‘17 came up with the idea of Bre...

Scholastic art awards showcase South’s talent

Scholastic art awards showcase South’s talent

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


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Recently, a list was posted on the first floor of the IA building at Grosse Pointe South. This list announced the winners of the 2017 Scholastics Art & Writing Awards. According to the Scholastics website, The Scholastics Art & Writing Awards is the nation's longest-running and most pres...

South’s choir comes together for competition season

South’s choir comes together for competition season

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


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Bells were ringing and children were singing and yet Christmas is long gone. Grosse Pointe South’s competition preview set walked on stage last Thursday, Jan. 26 at their annual Winter Spectacular concert. With gears pumping and hearts strong, the choirs showed off in preparation for their over...

Here’s what three student protesters say about immigration

Here’s what three student protesters say about immigration

Erykah Benson '17, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2017


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A couple of months ago, Gilly Graham ’17 said she never would have attended a protest. That soon changed when she saw the results of the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday Jan. 21. After watching the international protest that involved nearly 2.6 million people, Graham vowed not to pass up another chance to speak her mind. Her opportunity came on Sunday, Jan. 2...

Community members march for unity

Community members march for unity

Phoebe Miriani '18, Supervising Editor of Photos

January 26, 2017


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Signs with sayings such as, “Love Trumps Hate” filled the Maire parking lot on Saturday, Jan. 21, for the GP Walk for Peace. The walk was organized by Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe - otherwise known as We GP.  Everyone gathered at 4:30 p.m. at the corner of Cadieux and Kercheval and walked to Kerc...

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