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Tiny house, tremendous impacts

Hailey Cho, staff writer
April 22, 2022

As the school year approaches its end, South’s Geometry in Construction class is trying something new. Although the relatively  new course has taken on functional projects in the past, such as building...

Illustration by Evelyn Oh

South finds community and collaboration in math competition

Connor Fondrevay-Bedell, asst. news editor
November 12, 2021

South students will once again test their math skills next week in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC), competing against students across the country, Phillip Gartner, Math Department instructional...

Geometry in Construction strives to apply math skills to daily life

Grady Bruch and Aidan Celner
May 16, 2017

Almost everyone has drawn graphs and coordinate planes in their math classes. However, there are many students that are kinesthetic learners that want to learn with their hands and manipulate their math....

Math administers more than pure calculations

Al Solecki, columnist
March 17, 2017

Good for you! You’ve voluntarily begun reading something that has the word “math” in it! Honestly even getting this far is a feat. Go you! Obviously some people truly love math, and that’s awesome,...

Father-son   Study   Session: Peering over his son Simon’s shoulder, math teacher Steve Farber checks over the work done by his son and math teacher Steve Yoon.  The teachers have sons who attend South, and all three pictured recognize the change of dynamic between father and son due to their teaching positions.

South students reflect on their fathers’ positions as educators, parents

Abby Grant, Assistant Features Editor
December 16, 2016

An alarm sounds at 6:45 a.m. and the typical South student quickly hops out of bed, scrambles to gather an outfit for the day and aggressively sweeps toothpaste across their teeth just minutes before giving...

Illustration by Jini John

Common Core poses opportunity for math curriculum refinement

Sasha Vassilyeva, asst. news editor
November 6, 2015

South’s Math Department is looking to make curricular changes following the shift to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) program, according to math teacher Elizabeth Bushek. Illinois accepted CCSS...

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