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Lee Listening In: Sophomore Kendrick Lee, Technical Crew member, mans the sound control board for “Clue”, this school year’s Fall Play. He controlled the microphone, music, and sound effect volumes for the play.

Star student sound engineer

Shayna Fitzershtein, staff writer
March 22, 2024

Sophomore Kendrick Lee, student sound engineer, is a crucial part of any production held at South, running sound for various shows, productions, and performances, Lee said. Technical Crew, nicknamed “Tech...

Jamnesty finds its tune

Jamnesty finds its tune

Caroline Peters, staff writer
March 22, 2024

The Students for Human Rights club (SFHR) has begun preparing for this year’s annual Jamnesty, an event featuring student performances and a focus on supporting humanitarian causes, Matt Whipple, SFHR...

Shellard composition

Molly Tomczyk and Emma Winer
March 22, 2024

Music professors eagerly waited for the final song of the Elmhurst College muscians. Serene sounds slipped through the air, as the student musicians gracefully played the folk arrangement, “Stay Gentle”...

Choir, band to Disney World

Mary Cunningham and Peyton Knorr
March 22, 2024

All aboard to Orlando!  Choir and band fly to Florida tomorrow to spend their spring break in Disney World during which singers and musicians alike will perform in different areas of the parks, from...

Choir, band to Disney World

Choir, band to Disney World

Mary Cunningham and Peyton Knorr
March 22, 2024

All aboard to Orlando! Choir and band fly to Florida tomorrow to spend their spring break in Disney World during which singers and musicians alike will perform in different areas of the parks, from Disney...

The Best Singles of 2023: 8th grade guest-writers break down their favorite songs this year

March 5, 2024

"Cruel Summer" by Taylor Swift Review by Alina Saddal Imagine that it is summertime. it's 87 degrees outside, you're in your car with the windows down, and you crank up the radio. The song “Cruel...

Jam Session: From left to right, seniors Borna Movaffaghi, Matthew Zelkowitz, Wyatt Anderson, and Isaac Bernstein practice an original song in Zelkowtiz’s basement. Left Turn 25 practices weekly for various performances.

Left Turn 25

Maia Weissman, asst. opinions editor
February 16, 2024

The band Left Turn 25 started with a violin and a drum kit, senior Matthew Zelkowitz, drummer and songwriter for Left Turn 25, explained. Six years ago, deep in Zelkowitz’s basement, the band began to...

Unstoppable

Mia Carr and Kaitlyn Jiang
February 16, 2024

South’s Variety Show (V-Show) is not just a talent show— it is a production unlike any other. Over 400 members’ abilities and hard work come together to create a high-quality production rivaling...

Past Lives

Ellory Moran, asst. a&e editor
February 16, 2024

Among all the Oscar nominees for Best Picture – Barbie, Oppenheimer, Killers of the Flower Moon, Poor Things, American Fiction, Zone of Interest, Maestro, and The Holdovers – the indie film Past Lives,...

The Glenbrook South Report

Molly Tomczyk, co-a&e editor
February 16, 2024

Excitement runs through the TV studio late on a weeknight. The producers applaud as they finally finish editing the Glenbrook South Report (GBSR), junior Ava Iannucci, GBSR Executive Producer, described. The...

Undead Dilemma: Character Ben, of “Night of the Living Dead,” played by sophomore Maya Depies, struggles beneath the grasp of zombie, played by sophomore Cailyn Durbin, during a run-through of the winter play. Actors later performed this frightening scene live Friday, Dec. 8.

A dead-icated performance

Kaitlyn Jiang, co-a&e editor
December 22, 2023

South’s winter play, a chilling adaptation of the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, took center stage in the Drama Dance Room earlier this month with a blend of seasoned and novice theater members,...

Elf (2003) Review

Ellory Moran, asst. a&e editor
December 22, 2023

When I was in elementary school, the best part of Christmas was the school holiday parties. The entire class would gather on the cozy rug, settle down with a cup of Swiss Miss, and watch a movie. In one...

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