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AP Art Show reinvigorates creativity

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, asst. a&e editor
April 18, 2019

After months of preparation, South’s AP Art Show will be starting Tuesday, April 23 and will be open for viewing until Friday, April 26, according to Art Teacher Stephanie Fuja. Fuja says the show...

On The Basis of Sex inspires young and old alike

Caroline O'Shaugnessy, asst. a&e editor
February 8, 2019

“I ask no favors for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.” On Christmas day, a film titled On the Basis of Sex starring Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer took...

Soccer   Star:  Preparing for soccer games, Junior Caroline O’Shaughnessy poses for photos. On the left, O’Shaughnessy is five, and on the right, she is 16. Photos courtesy of Caroline O’Shaughnessy

Coaches’ intense training methods burn out young athletes

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, asst. a&e editor
November 12, 2018

154,000 hours of soccer. Eleven years, three broken arms, two concussions, a broken foot, countless tweaks and sprains, and a knee surgery later, I still have the same passion for the game I started with...

Running in a cross country race, freshman Luke Gregory smiles toward the finish line.

South goes gold to support the Gregory family

Caroline O'Shaughnessy and Ellie Ruos
November 10, 2017

In 2017, roughly 15,270 children and adolescents up to the age of 19 will be diagnosed with some form of pediatric cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. This year, when freshman Luke Gregory...

Illustration by Raya Shoilekova

Homework load causes stress and sleep deprivation

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, asst. features editor
October 6, 2017

Senior Zack Lehman looks up from his homework, his clock flashes two a.m. and he knows he needs to be at school bright and early the next morning, but he still isn’t finished. This seems to be a common...

Leaving their mark: South teachers reflect on careers before retirement

Leaving their mark: South teachers reflect on careers before retirement

Table of Contents: Kathy Hargesheimer Paul Zwiercan Chris Valles Carol Buresh Bernice Kirchler Anne White Suzanne Shore Gregory Johnson   Kathy Hargesheimer by...

Its   electric:   Advising his students on how to successfully complete their electrical circuit art projects, Science Teacher Jordan Pasqualin seeks to help students foster creativity using their knowledge of physics. According to Pasqualin, he taught with CPS before coming to GBS, and at both he wanted his students to gain information from his class to take into the real world. Photo by Cassidy Foronda

Teachers describe differences, share memories, between CPS, District 225

With every city, school and environment comes a new culture and experience. Some teachers at South have had the opportunity to teach students at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and experience the differences...

Current political climate draws teachers to women’s march on Washington, D.C.

Current political climate draws teachers to women’s march on Washington, D.C.

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, staff reporter
February 10, 2017

On Jan. 21, the streets of Washington, D.C. overflowed with the echoing voices of over 470,000 passionate citizens marching for and voicing what they believed in. D.C. streets were filled with colorful...

HANDS UP: Jumping off one foot, senior Tessa Cohen (left), junior Anna Tvorah (middle) and junior Alyssa Kopach perform with Poms during the Dance Show on Dec. 9.

Poms start competition season with a win

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, staff reporter
December 20, 2016

The Titan poms started off their competition season with a first place finish at the UVA dance competition held at GBS. The girls are working hard this year to beat last year’s scores, according to head...

Jammin Jeremiah: Performing at an event, junior Jeremiah Yang plays the classical guitar in front of an audience. According to Yang, he plays mostly classical pieces on the guitar.

Yang takes the stage at Carnegie Hall

Laya Anvari and Caroline O'shaugnessy
December 11, 2016

“Try not to make a mistake.” According to junior Jeremiah Yang, this is what he tells himself when he plays classical guitar in front of an audience. Yang says he has been playing classical guitar...

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