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All content by Caylie Jeruchimowitz

Stage Crew experience shows failure leads to opportunities, friendships

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, asst. opinions editor
April 22, 2019

Failure is an inevitable part of life. Everyone has the experience of not making the team or struggling to get a good grade in a class. Facing these events can be devastating, but are they really as bad...

Photo courtesy of DC Films

Aquaman keeps DC Films afloat

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, asst. opinions editor
February 8, 2019

From Man of Steel to Batman v Superman to Justice League, DC films often fall flat in terms of plot and characterization. That’s why when Aquaman splashed into the mix, I wasn’t sure what to expect....

Illustration by Ella Prillaman

Bold and beautiful: Girls with muscular bodies

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, asst. opinions editor
November 12, 2018

On a Saturday night a few weeks ago, I was sitting on my couch watching Serena Williams kill it on the court in her singles match with my family. As we watched, some of my family began making fun of Williams...

APPLAUDABLE ART:   Displayed in the SAC during the week of April 23, AP Art students presented their concentration portfolios, a collection of 12 pieces centered around a single theme. Shown above are works from seniors (clockwise from the image in the bottom left) Sam Parsons, Eddie Loughran, Rachel Meyer, Meghan Zeivel, Lindsay Lathrop, Amanda Sideris and Jacquelyn Carter. Photos courtesy of Stephanie Fuja

AP Art Show exhibits student work, displays personal stories

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, staff reporter
May 25, 2018

As students entered the SAC to witness the AP art show during the week of April 23, they were met by the collage of colors and patterns displayed by the artwork. According to art teacher Stephanie Fuja,...

KIRBY IS KILLING IT: Standing on the stage at Jamnesty, Senior Erin Kirby plays her clarinet. Kirby also taught herself how to play the alto saxophone her freshman year.

Self-taught musicians further passion for music

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, staff reporter
May 11, 2018

As students journey through their day to day lives, music seems to have a constant presence. Whether they are a musician or just a fan, whether they are roaming the halls at school or driving to an extracurricular...

CREATIVE CONSTRUCTORS:   Balancing on top of a ladder, sophomore Hannah Dobos carefully paints the background set. All students are welcome to participate in set construction along with South’s Stage Crew.

V-show theme emphasizes identity, accents individuality

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, staff reporter
February 9, 2018

A blue curtain slowly rises, revealing the seemingly endless darkness of the stage. Suddenly, light illuminates the stage, exposing South students from every corner of the school. From dancing to magic...

SKILLFUL SKETCHES:  Showing off garments in the process of being made by junior Katherine Feerick (left) and senior Bonnie Weller (right), these models and outfits were sketched by Leone Justice and Mina Kim, respectively. This is the first ever project at South that requires fashion and drawing classes to collaborate.

Fashion, drawing classes collaborate, design for fashion show

Caylie Jeruchimowitz, staff reporter
December 22, 2017

Designers across the world dream of seeing their clothing worn by models on the runway. Here at South, students in the Advanced Drawing and Advanced Fashion classes are getting the chance to live those...

DEDICATED DRUMMERS: Members of South’s drumline, junior Bryce Brennan, senior Michael Vilches and senior Grace Rodriguez (from left to right) diligently practice in the band room after school. The drumline is a close-knit group composed of 17 members, according to senior drum captain Michael Vilches.

Drumline bonds, increases female involvement

Ann John and Caylie Jeruchimowitz
November 10, 2017

The powerful drum beats echo throughout the room. With each unified burst of sound, the excitement within the student body grows. This group of percussionists work hard to entertain and support South. Drumline...

BOOMING WITH ENERGY: Riling up the students at Minooka High School, an MC walks down the catwalk at a dance facilitated by BOOM Entertainment. South also recently hired BOOM Entertainment to aid them in organizing the upcoming Homecoming dance, themed Windy City South.

BOOM revamps GBS homecoming

Ann John, Caylie Jeruchimowitz, and Noah Walch
October 6, 2017

Student demand for a better homecoming at South has caused the school to hire a third-party company called BOOM Entertainment to facilitate this year’s homecoming dance for the first time, according...

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