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What graduating early showed me about growth

Jaden Welch-Jani, guest writer
May 20, 2022

 The first question I usually get asked when people hear I am graduating early is “How?”  I have always been interested in learning about different subjects, so I took classes over the summers...

Taking the time to embrace my identity

Carolina Rodriguez, Senior Editor
May 20, 2022

Duré muchos años sintiéndome así, empecé a esconder mi cultura. No fue hasta la prepa cuando cambió mi parecer.  Me empecé a involucrar en clubes que se enfocan en la cultura latina: Unidos...

Graduation returns to pre-pandemic normalcy

Layla Mohamed, staff writer
May 20, 2022

South’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2022 is set to be fully back to its pre-pandemic standards for the first time after two years, Interim Principal Dr. Rosanne Willamson said. A traditional...

Illustration by Jiha Kim.

There are 720 days of high school and college comes along just to end it

Connor Fondrevay-Bedell, asst. news editor
May 20, 2022

On the first day of my freshmen year, my expectations for high school had been crafted by stories from my older sister, John Hughes’s movies, and bad television shows.  I thought that high school would...

Illustration by Patsy Carolan

Switzerland, Mexico, Canada, Ireland and more!

Julia Marriott, asst. a&e editor
May 21, 2021

Independently traveling across Mexico, reconnecting with family in Canada, studying law in Switzerland and exploring biomedical science in Ireland are a few unconventional post-high school plans seniors...

Graduation day incites anxiety, nostalgia

Graduation day incites anxiety, nostalgia

Zoe Delis, co-a&e editor
May 21, 2021

Blue and gold caps and gowns. Long and sophisticated speeches from South’s best and brightest. Parents pointing the camera at you as you witness grandpa dozing off. You wait for Dr. Fagel to echo your...

Illustration by Ella Prillaman

End-of-year traditions take on new look due to COVID-19

Maggie Baumstark and Ella Naugle
June 12, 2020

It has been 77 days since South shut its doors for what students and staff did not know would be the rest of the 2019/2020 school year. With school closed, long-awaited, end-of-year traditions have been...

Photo illustration by Rachel Nwia

Seniors: reflect on last chances, better habits for second semester

Zach Cepeda, columnist
February 10, 2017

Wow. That was fast. Seven semesters ago, we were quiet, timid freshmen trying to navigate our way to math class. Now, we’re loud, outspoken seniors trying to navigate our way out of math class. Oh, how...

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