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Electives recover after the pandemic

Mia Carr, news editor
September 30, 2022

Despite lower elective enrollment in the past two years due to Covid-19 and South’s declining student population, popularity of most electives is back on the rise this year, administration officials...

Electives enable students to pursue their passions

Ella Vick, staff writer
April 21, 2021

South’s wide variety of electives offers every student a place to flourish. From Broadcasting to Foods, scholars receive opportunities to enter into new worlds and meet new people. With so many options,...

Allowing ninth courses supports non-academic interests

April 20, 2018

Junior Matthew Baumstark, despite arriving early in the morning everyday, does not receive credit for his enrollment in Jazz Band. According to Baumstark, he is one of many students whose transcript does...

Film Studies offers new perspectives, unique insight into films

Brendan Wolf, staff reporter
December 22, 2017

As the darkness of the room surrounded her, the film Get Out flashed across the screen, and Senior Riley Alexander found herself watching the movie as if she had never seen it before. In reality, she had...

Illustration by Maeve Plunkett

Required electives limit student passions

Savera Zulfiqar, columnist
April 21, 2017

Journalistic Writing, Debate, Painting, AP Computer Science, Principles of Engineering, Creative Writing, Drama and Yearbook are a few of the many electives offered at South. For me, some electives are...

BROADCASTING BLISS: Speaking into the microphone, senior Matthew Peterson broadcasts at South’s WGBK Radio. Peterson is one of many students at South that found their passion through their elective courses.

Students pursue elective courses, spark career endeavors for after high school

Samantha Rylicki, staff reporter
May 27, 2016

English, math, science, repeat. While attending high school, it may seem necessary to get involved in more than South’s core academics. According to an unscientific Oracle-conducted survey,  for some,...

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