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Bailey Baker, Assistant Features Editor

Hi, I'm Bailey! I love writing and meeting new people, my favorite movie is 10 Things I Hate About You, and my favorite book is If He Had Been With Me.

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School Bells to Wedding Bells: Teachers Scott and Elizabeth Nemecek (left) celebrate on their wedding day, almost five years ago. Matthew Whipple, Katrina Prockovic, and their daughter, Paloma, (right) stand together at a relatives wedding. Whipple and Prockovic have been married for nine years.

South Sweethearts

Bailey Baker, asst. features editor
February 16, 2024

From mere glances across desks to vivacious white dresses, South teachers found love within their shared passions for teaching, giving the term “high school sweethearts” a completely new meaning. Born...

Losing the magic

Losing the magic

Bailey Baker, asst. features editor
December 22, 2023

A sweet, chocolatey smell wafts through the air. Tongues are burned by the first sip, complimented by a heavenly hint of marshmallow. As kids, hot chocolate was a remedy to defrost a once-frozen child...

Take me back

Bailey Baker, asst. features editor
December 22, 2023

Footsteps echo down the stairs at 7:00 in the morning. Snowflakes race each other as they fall down the kitchen window, differentiated by their intricate patterns, much like my family’s stockings dedicated...

Construction; collaboration built with camaraderie

Construction; collaboration built with camaraderie

Bailey Baker, asst. features editor
October 13, 2023

Dating back to South’s very first years, the flourishing tradition of float construction has returned again in a striking new way. Typical September scents of pumpkin spice, crisp leaves, and raw wood...

Parapros: protection with positivity

Bailey Baker and Zoha Suteria
May 19, 2023

South’s security guards, commonly referred to as parapros, have positively impacted many students’ by ensuring everyone is safe, cheering students up, and getting to know students’ interests, sophomore...

Investing in your future

Investing in your future

Bailey Baker, staff writer
April 21, 2023

Every other Wednesday morning in Room 1137, South students gather to talk about money and strategies for smart investing at Investments Club, junior member Dylan Monagan said. The world of stocks, investment...

Inside look at Gaming Club

Inside look at Gaming Club

Bailey Baker and Mia Hermann
March 17, 2023

From the day freshman Marcus Duby got his first video game console to his first Gaming Club meeting at South, video games have always been a passion of his. Duby is just one example of a student logged...

Cars are easily directed out of Souths parking lot in the improved traffic system. Photo courtesy of Sofia Oyarzun.

South Traffic Improvements

Bailey Baker, Olivia Richards, and Kate Rogula
October 14, 2022

Over the summer, South changed its traffic system by adding another exit through the district District 225  lot near the front office, and an additional lane inside the parking lot based on a recommendation...

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