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Galperin and Brown candidates for Presidential Scholars Program

Richard Pearl, staff reporter

March 29, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Seniors Michael Galperin and Thomas Brown have been chosen as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, taking place in Washington D.C. this summer. The U.S Presidential Scholars Program is a program that was created...

Creative creating in Architecture course

Sally You, staff reporter

March 28, 2012

Filed under A&E, Web Exclusives

While Photography, Child Development, Foods and Nutrition and Autos are among the highly populated electives South students take, Architecture is one applied art class not many students seem to know about. The class is run...

Eddy Otgonmunkh: facing challenge beyond his years

Maggie Kramer, asst. web editor

February 29, 2012

Filed under Features, Profile, Web Exclusives

Junior year is generally a time for ACT tests, college worries, school activities and being with friends. It is a hectic year and for most students, parents are nearby for support, but not for junior Eddy Otgonmunkh. Eddy lives...

Self Defense now at South

Jerin Saji, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Escaping choke holds, practice on hitting pads, learning to combat like real life. These are the skills learnes in the new Self-Defense unit added into the freshmen/sophomore curriculum, according to Dawn Fendt, physical educ...

South students recommend Trolls Ski and Snowboard program

Morgan O’Connor, staff reporter

January 18, 2012

Filed under Web Exclusives

Let’s face it: on most Saturdays, teenagers sleep half the day away and spend the rest of the day watching television. However, the Scandinavian Ski Shop provides Glenview teens, including South students, with the opportun...

Celtic club captures attention

John Betsoleiman, staff reporter

January 18, 2012

Filed under Web Exclusives

Choosing what clubs to be in at South is like being a little kid in a candy store; there are so many choices. A recent addition to the numerous clubs at South is Celtic club. This particular club focuses on the culture and backgr...

Onward progression of helping city kids

Sally You, Staff Writer

January 17, 2012

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

Onward House is a non-profit organization that strives to provide education, childcare and family support services to those in need of it. South students mainly participate as tutors for the School Age Program, a service within Onwar...

Alan Xenos: Tech savy app creator

Kelly Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2012

Filed under Features, Profile, Web Exclusives

It's eighth period and study hall Room 191 is silent with focused students scribbling away at their homework, but in the corner sophomore Alan Xenos is typing away on the computer. Instead of typing a paper or surfing the Inte...

South readers enjoy favorite books outside school hours

Rosie Nash, staff reporter

January 17, 2012

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

The student’s eyes trace down the long line of wooden shelves. As they walk into the narrow hallway surrounded by lists of titles and authors, their fingers cautiously glide down each binding, skimming until they reach their...

Get the Point: Fencing’s Arrived

Hyeon Jin, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2012

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

As South students walk past the East Cafeteria Tuesdays after school they see some of their peers participate in a new club called Fencing Club. The first Fencing Club meeting was scheduled for Oct. 18, but due to some confu...

Sister cheerleaders reach great heights

Chris Callahan & Jerin Saji, Staff Reporters

January 2, 2012

Filed under Features, Profile, Web Exclusives

Flipping hand over hand, being tossed into the air....not as easy as it may seem. But for varsity cheerleaders Kara and Kaylee Sherman, it’s all in a day’s work. Both of them have their reasons for joining cheerleading. “When...

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