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If these walls could talk: Alumni Panel offers advice, wisdom

If these walls could talk: Alumni Panel offers advice, wisdom

December 2, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 26 the counseling department hosted a Blue Devil Alumni Panel during third hour. The panel included six recent graduates, ranging from the South class of 2010 to 2018. Each panelist...

Science Olympiad picking up pace heading into first competition

Brookyln Northcross '20, Supervising Editor December 2, 2019

The first competition nears for the Science Olympiad team and the preparation is picking up pace. The members of Science Olympiad are excited, yet stressed for the competition according to club president...

Astronomy Club raising money for trips, shirts

Brookyln Northcross '20, Supervising Editor December 2, 2019

The sun, moon, planets and stars will soon be in the field of view for Astronomy Club. The club has weekly meetings on Thursday mornings in Mr. Hernandez’s room, room 274, according to Astronomy Club...

SEEDS staying busy with weekly dialogue meetings, preparing for Culture Week

Brookyln Northcross '20, Supervising Editor December 2, 2019

Between weekly dialogue meetings and preparing for Culture Week, SEEDS has been busy in the month of November. According to SEEDS facilitator Siena Weisbrodt ’21, Culture Week is an event SEEDS is putting...

C is for cookie, cookie is for chemistry

Anna Cornell '20, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

Cookie Lab Organic Chemistry is the bane of many college students’ existence. Naming long organic molecules, slowly heating liquids with heating plates so a fire is not started and spending...

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Model United Nations: Foreign policy and social skills

Malena Lilly '22, Staff writer November 13, 2019

Model United Nations is converging for another year at Grosse Pointe South, this year proctored by Jordan Phillips, social studies teacher, and student-led by Abi Wilson ‘20, president, and General...

One Voice holds hands in a show of unity during a rehearsal. The choir is in its inaugural season. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Gross.

One voice, one mission: community choir preps for inaugural concert

Maggie Quinn '22, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

New girls’ community choir One Voice is starting to prepare for their first ever concert, which is taking place Nov. 17 at Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church. The singers have been preparing...

Graphic courtesy of NHS.

Saving lives a pint at a time

Jane Kuhnlein '23 and Megan DeGrand '22 November 6, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, South’s National Honor Society (NHS) is hosting their annual blood drive.  Each year, the goal is to donate 50 pints of blood to the American Red Cross, according to NHS advisor...

“The Game’s Afoot” with the Pointe Players: Sneak peek at the Fall play

Kyle Harrison '22, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

“The Game’s Afoot” this weekend in the auditorium. South’s Pointe Players will be performing The Game’s Afoot, a murder mystery starting Nov. 7 and going on through Nov. 9. The Fall...

Graphic by Abi Wilson '20.

Millage in the Village: District hopes to renew the fund to maintain safety, other spending

Evie Kuhnlein '20, Business Manager October 31, 2019

On Nov. 5, the school district will seek to renew the operating restoration and extension millage and the sinking fund. The millage, which makes up 25 percent of the GPPSS annual budget, as well as the...

During the North versus South football game on Oct. 8, students brought at Trump 2020 flag. The flag was confiscated by administration after halftime. Photo by Zach Farrell '21.

Penalty of politics at school

Brooklyn Northcross '20, Supervising Page Editor October 31, 2019

Stars and stripes decorated the student section. Red, white and blue radiated with Blue Devil pride. The unity of South was as strong as ever, until a Trump flag began waving in the wind.  On Friday,...

Science Olympiad to start bagel sales Friday mornings

Science Olympiad to start bagel sales Friday mornings

Elizabeth Wolfe '20, Print Associate Editor October 30, 2019

Science Olympiad will be selling bagels every Friday morning for the rest of the year in order to raise money for the club’s expenses, according to adviser Shelley Rothenbuhler. The profits raised...

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