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Olen documents acting with Asperger’s

LILY SANDS and HANNAH BUCHBAND
December 18, 2015

When senior Connor Olen steps out onto the auditorium stage in front of the bright lights and eager crowd, he is transformed. He is no longer Connor Olen, but rather ‘Cheever’ in South’s production...

‘Wellness’ named new service theme

Lily Sands, staff reporter
October 2, 2015

Armed with the desire to incorporate service learning into the school setting, Dr. Jim Shellard, along with students from last year, decided it was time to implement a service theme for the student body....

South says goodbye: The Oracle hightlights six of the 18 South staff members retiring this 2014-2015 school year

South says goodbye: The Oracle hightlights six of the 18 South staff members retiring this 2014-2015 school year

May 29, 2015

Dr. Nancy Giebel By Hannah Buchband, staff writer For over three decades, Dr. Nancy Giebel, a Physical Education (PE) teacher, has seen generations of South students move in and out of high school,...

illustration by Kaitlin Day

For some courses, students must pay to pursue passion

Lily Sands, staff reporter
May 28, 2015

Before school begins each year, the South Bookstore is busy assisting students in the various fees for specific items for each class. Alissa Frederick, GBS alum and manager of the bookstore, must keep...

NSSRA benefits  participants, volunteers

NSSRA benefits participants, volunteers

Lily Sands and Nick Panagakis, Staff Reporters
February 6, 2015

Many children and adults with special needs do not have the same opportunities as people without disabilities. Many a time they find it hard to be able to participate in recreational services, sports or...

Kennedy fosters passions, embraces opportunities

Kennedy fosters passions, embraces opportunities

Lily Sands, staff reporter
February 4, 2015

Whether it’s her Italian roots, generous personality, love for travel or her love for guiding students in the right path, librarian Joanne Kennedy has been fortunate to have the opportunity to pursue...

Family ties to ALS has South student talking

Family ties to ALS has South student talking

October 3, 2014

by Lily Sands Aamyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord causing the motor neurons in the muscles to eventually die, which results in...

Paranoia aims for fair, friendly competition among students

Paranoia aims for fair, friendly competition among students

Lily Sands, staff writer
April 22, 2014

Paranoia, a Nerf tournament amongst South juniors and seniors, has become an annual tournament for some competition, fun and disruption within the community, according to South students who took part....

McCarthy commits to Villanova, leaves legacy

McCarthy commits to Villanova, leaves legacy

Manny Martinez & Lily Sands, staff writers
April 22, 2014

With a blazing fastball on the baseball mound and quick feet underneath the basket, senior baseball pitcher and basketball center Conor McCarthy plays the game, whether it’s baseball or basketball, with...

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