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Outstanding Okilko

Outstanding Okilko

Max Beitzel, asst. features editor
April 21, 2023

In 2021, sophomore Lidiia Okilko was uprooted from her native country, Ukraine, and traveled alone to Glenview, Illinois in search of safety away from the war-ravaged place that she once called home. Okilko...

Investing in your future

Investing in your future

Bailey Baker, staff writer
April 21, 2023

Every other Wednesday morning in Room 1137, South students gather to talk about money and strategies for smart investing at Investments Club, junior member Dylan Monagan said. The world of stocks, investment...

Students explore new paths through Med Tech course

Students explore new paths through Med Tech course

Asma Ghomrawi, staff writer
April 21, 2023

South’s only medical-based elective, Medical Technology, commonly known as Med Tech, is a popular elective for sophomores and upperclassmen. The lab-based class is targeted toward students who have even...

Horticulture Team nurtures plants, friendships

Horticulture Team nurtures plants, friendships

Maia Weissman, staff writer
April 21, 2023

It may be pouring rain outside, or perhaps it is a cool breezy day, but you would never know from within South’s greenhouse, where the humid temperatures keep plants in the nursery thriving. The greenhouse’s...

Brewing up a fun environment

Max Beitzel, asst. features editor
March 17, 2023

When South students desire a snack or a coffee before school or during passing periods, Sammy Tello, the barista for South’s Geek Grind Cafe, is always eager to serve students. Although Tello only began...

Trusting the Process: Nicky envisions a dress design for one of his fashion class projects.

Nicky DeRosa: Designer in the making

Sarah Al-Jawhar, asst. features editor
December 16, 2022

At eight years old, junior Nicky DeRosa picked up a needle and thread for the first time. Sorting through newly thrifted clothes with his mom, they realized that many of the clothes were not the correct...

Getting to know Speech Team

Sarah Al-Jawhar, asst. features editor
November 10, 2022

Whether it is sharing snacks or giving each other advice about their speeches, junior Gianna Barash knows her fellow Speech Team members are always there to support her and everyone else on the team. After...

Illustration by Sneha Augustine

Plante is no cow-ard when caring for animals

Sofia Oyarzún, co-images editor
May 20, 2022

For senior Maddie Plante, summer days are spent at Historic Wagner Farm washing Patch the cow, walking lambs Hudson and Theo, and taking a stroll alongside Sweet Potato the pig. Wagner Farm remains the...

New Powerlifting Club raises the bar

Austin Hurst, staff writer
May 20, 2022

In the after school hours, sounds of cheering and excitement fill the weights room as South’s Powerlifting Club athletes put in the work to beat personal records or add another weight to their barbell,...

Illustration by Jiha Kim

Titan Thinkers

Layla Mohamed, staff writer
April 22, 2022

Every Wednesday morning, students enter Room 1190 and embark on an open discussion of philosophical matters and questions. Philosophy Club members discuss their opinions on current events and what they...

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