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Concert for a Cause: Tofu Fighters wins, raises money for Alzheimers awareness

Concert for a Cause: Tofu Fighters wins, raises money for Alzheimer’s awareness

Mia Hermann, Staff writer
December 16, 2022

Some are familiar with the high-stakes musical showdowns of game shows like The Voice or American Idol. But instead of a giant soundstage, national television, and Kelly Clarkson, South’s musicians went...

photo by Veronika Gliwa

Students embrace their inner musician at Battle of the Bands

Alexandra Zachary, staff writer
December 17, 2021

Cheers encourage the band members as they step onto the stage. The chatter dies into silence and suddenly, it is time. The long-awaited moment to finally showcase the endless hours of rehearsal and dedication...

Guitar greatness: Rocking out at the Laughing Academy, a local improv school, sophomores Henry Najem, Terry Treger and Johnny Rolfes (left to right) play during the summer of 2020. More recently, their band, Candy for Breakfast, won Battle of the Bands, a competition at South between various bands where students vote for a winner. Photo courtesy of Johnny Rolfes.

Candy for Breakfast: Sophomores find success in band

Ella Naugle, co-news editor
May 21, 2021

As the bright spotlights radiated warmth onto their faces, sophomores Henry Najem, Terry Treger and Johnny Rolfes, members of the band Candy for Breakfast, took the stage to perform in the 2020 Variety...

STRUMMIN’ SEWALL: Performing “Cigarettes and Saints” by The Wonder Years, senior Joey Sewall starts off singing slowly before powerfully breaking out into pop-punk. Sewall took the stage with his bands Psycho Active, The Fricks and Rage Against the Machine.

Battle of the Bands unveils new talents, supports charity

Aakash Bhojwani, staff reporter
December 18, 2015

Battle of the Bands, hosted by Interact Club on Dec. 4, raised over $700 for Saint Philip’s meal kitchens. The annual event provided an opportunity for South students to rock out to music performed by...

Battle of the Bands displays students’ original style

Battle of the Bands displays students’ original style

John Park, staff reporter
December 19, 2014

A drummer strikes the last cymbal while a guitarist plays the finishing chord of a song. Their band, Zeitgeist, walks off the lit-up stage as the winners of this year’s Battle of the Bands, an annual...

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