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Senior Tina James published her first single “Sober in Kentucky” on Youtube in 2014

Student artists find supportive fan base among online viewers

Megan Sheqiladze & Imra Tajuddin, staff reporters
April 22, 2016

For some students at South, music opens a door to free expression and inner peace. Senior Tina James and junior Trey Harris post original music on websites such as SoundCloud and Youtube. James posts mainly...

SKIN AND SKYLINE: Bearing the New York City skyline, freshman Kirsten Sully models in senior Tayor Raschillo’s IHSAE-featured photograph. The photo mixes her model and a picture from her trip to New York City.

South finalists’ art featured at IHSAE art exhibit

Megan Sheqiladze, staff reporter
March 11, 2016

It features 93 high schools, over 500 art pieces submitted and five GBS finalists. This year is the first year South participated in the Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE), and five South students...

Putting her hips and arms into a body roll, Alana Swarigen practices with the other members of De La Cru for their routine.

De La Cru exhibits members’ hip hop styles

Megan Sheqiladze & Gabby Zabat, staff reporters
February 18, 2016

South’s hip hop dance crew De la Cru allows members to express themselves throughout school by performing for pep rallies, school assemblies and many more events. According to senior Julia Walker, one...

DE LA WHO: Dropping with the beat, De La Cru dances center stage for this year’s Dance Show, Spark. Led by seniors Grace Yang and Madeline Sprowls, De La Cru performs modern hip-hop stlyes of dance, oftentimes in combination with other styles from their male dancers, who did not perform in the Dance Show.

Annual Dance Show sparkles in spotlight

John Park and Megan Sheqiladze
December 18, 2015

The December Dance Show is an event where ballet meets hip-hop and Latin culture. This year’s show, Spark, which is hosted by Orchesis, and included De La Cru, Latino Heat and Poms. For Orchesis, the...

Using various tools, a male student designs his next project in jewelry class.

Male students explore jewelry class

Megan Sheqiladze & Gabby Zabat, staff reporters
November 20, 2015

During childhood, most girls would stick a colorful string through different types of beads to make friendship bracelets or customize names on necklaces. However, at South, the jewelry class is a little...

Gelman stands proudly by other medal winners in New York. Gelmans poem, Women, won her the gold medal.

Gelman’s writing takes New York, wins National Scholastic Gold Medal

Megan Sheqiladze, staff writer
October 12, 2015

          Senior Erica Gelman followed in the footsteps of her role model when she stood on stage at Carnegie Hall this past summer to receive a National Scholastic Gold Medal for a poem she wrote...

South students perform spoken word poetry

Megan Sheqiladze, staff reporter
June 11, 2015

Spoken word poetry is a form of expression for some South students. These spoken word poets find an outlet in poetry. “I feel like [spoken word poems] are more empowering," sophomore Dahlia Maleh said....

Winter play creates new experiences

Megan Sheqiladze and Kiersten Teresi, staff reporters
February 18, 2015

Searching for a new identity, dealing with undesired situations, and dealing with a crazy family are but a few of the themes that make up this year’s winter plays: Identity Crisis and Actor’s...

Gaming opens new experiences for students at GBS

Gaming opens new experiences for students at GBS

Megan Sheqiladze, staff writer
October 23, 2014

The number of people involved in gaming does not match the number of people involved in football at GBS. However, there are still a number of students who are gaming enthusiasts and active members of...

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