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Summer birthdays are worth the wait

Summer birthdays are worth the wait

Riley Shankman, asst. opinions editor
May 19, 2023

For a lot of my life, pool parties and some form of ice cream cake have surrounded my birthday. Being outside was a must, and even if I ended up lobster red, I knew it was worth it to have the best birthday...

Music festivals give opportunities to discover new music, see favorite artists

May 31, 2017

Live music, summer sun, dancing and singing shoulder to shoulder with best friends- all experiences one could have at a music festival, according to students at South. According to an unscientific Oracle...

Crucial Construction:    Remodeling the main gym, construction workers begin redoing the floors, adding new bleachers and replacing the basketball hoops in the dome. These additions, along with bathrooms and a new concession stand in the John Davis stadium, were proposed by the Titan Booster Club and District 225, and will be completed before the start of the next school year.

Stadium, main gym construction in progress

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter
May 26, 2017

The Titan Booster Club and District 225 are working to add permanent bathroom facilities and a new concession stand in the John Davis stadium, and new flooring, bleachers and basketball nets in the main...

Summer homework elicits wide range of opinions on its value

Lizzie Garvey, staff reporter
November 1, 2016

It’s the Sunday before the first day of school, and students are furiously writing, reading and typing in an effort to try and get the homework done that they were assigned before their summer break...

Twenty-Four Carrots:   Working with a fellow trip participant, sophomore Emma Noffke hands off a bag of carrots to feed the animals she cares for on her trip.  This summer she traveled to Guatemala through the organization The Road Less Traveled.  Photo courtesy of Emma Noffke

South students embark on international service trips

Maddy Ruos
September 30, 2016

Spending a summer break putting in time at the beach, sipping lemonade and tanning may be some South students’ idea of a great vacation, but a number of South students have used their time off school...

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