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Poetry slam displays talent for creative students

Poetry slam displays talent for creative students

Grace Reyes '19, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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For the past ten years the poetry club has been hosting poetry slam, an event for students to competitively read poetry. “At the poetry slam kids can bring really anything they've written from personal poems to humor and political satire and share it in an open mic, or compete in two rounds with othe...

Link crew hosts annual Cookies and Cram event

Link crew hosts annual Cookies and Cram event

John Schulte and Evan Theros, both '18, Staff Writers

January 26, 2017


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For most South student's, freshman year is filled with new and exciting experiences that come with the transition from middle to high school. For freshman, midterms are a new and uncharted experience which cause stress and tears. In order to combat this, South’s Link Crew held their annual Cookies an...

Film Club lets students see movies before they reach theaters

Film Club lets students see movies before they reach theaters

Phoebe Miriani '18, Supervising Editor of Photos

January 23, 2017


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Film Club is an open space for all to come and talk about the films students have seen and what’s out in the theaters. About once a month, they discuss a film that the club would want to see before it comes out in theaters. “I still have some connections with film studios and they will let me bri...

South sends 46 students to DECA state competition

South sends 46 students to DECA state competition

Lauren Thom '18, Supervising Photo Editor

January 20, 2017


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Several students hoping to one day make it as business moguls took the first step last Saturday, Jan. 14 by competing in the District Seven Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Competition at Lake Orion High School. DECA advisor William Cayo said 65 students from South competed and 46 stude...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Olivia Sheffer '17, Assistant Business Manager

January 18, 2017


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Last man on the moon dies Eugene A. Cernan, who was the last astronaut to visit the moon, died at 82 due to ongoing health issues, according to his family. Cernan had been with NASA for 13 years; he was the second man to walk in space and one of the three men that had flown to the moon twice. Cer...

“String Extravaganza” shows program growth

“String Extravaganza” shows program growth

Ella Diepen '17, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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The annual tradition of the String Extravaganza shows the skill level, growth and development of all string students in the Grosse Pointe Public School System from fifth to 12th grade. Orchestra students from nine elementary schools, three middle schools and both of the high schools played at String Ext...

The Patriot Cinema to open in the War Memorial

The Patriot Cinema to open in the War Memorial

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer

January 16, 2017


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The Grosse Pointe War Memorial has officially announced the addition of a movie theater called The Patriot Cinema. “There’s nothing like this in our community, so we are able to really make sure that young families, young people and seniors have a safe and comfortable place to be entertained, to ...

Astronomy Club provides forum for space-lovers

Astronomy Club provides forum for space-lovers

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


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The new Astronomy Club recently began activities at Grosse Pointe South to provide a platform in which students may discuss star-gazing and interstellar physics among each other.  The club just began its activities on Dec. 8. There are no regular plans in terms of content for meetings currently, as th...

Ghesquiere Park ice rink is a great addition to the Pointes

Ghesquiere Park ice rink is a great addition to the Pointes

Evan Theros '18, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


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Ghesquiere Park’s new ice hockey and skating rink has been an immediate hit. People of all ages gather from dusk to dawn for a fun time with their family and friends. This new rink came about after Grosse Pointe Farms agreed to tear down the original ice rink at Kerby Baseball Field. The rink at Kerby w...

One Acts gives students a chance to direct

One Acts gives students a chance to direct

Griffin Jones '18, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


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Soon the doors of South’s auditorium will be open once again for the upcoming annual student production of One Act plays. Unlike other plays, these shows only have one act, which makes it quite short when looking at the big picture, but nonetheless capable of giving plenty of entertainment to its ...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Adam Cervone '17, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


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North Korea tells Trump It will shoot missiles “at any time.” North Korea told Trump that it will be able to launch an intercontinental missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to the mainland United States. Kim Jong Un said the country is very close to the technology threatening the U.S....

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