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Travel policy adapts to evolving pandemic

Betsy Jarosick, staff writer
April 22, 2022

South’s Etruscan Editorial Board traveled to Los Angeles in early April, representing one of the first major tests of the district’s new overnight travel policy, Mark Maranto, Assistant Principal of...

Model UN hires new assistant sponsor

Augie Mikell and Anne Ribordy
February 7, 2019

In mid-October, Jesse Sisler, instructional aid for the Special Education Department, was chosen to be the new assistant sponsor for South’s Model United Nations (MUN) team. Although Sisler doesn’t...

DISTINCT DELEGATES:  The GBS Model United Nations Team poses at the National High School Model United Nations Conference (NHSMUN) in New York City (left). After the team was honored with an Award of Distinction, Katie Roberts, co-president of Model UN, and senior Tricia Katsamakis smile at the camera (right). The Award of Distinction is the highest honor a team can earn at NHSMUN and was only awarded to three schools across the country. Photos courtesy of Leah Dunne

Model United Nations season cancelled, reinstated 3 days later

Imra Tajuddin and Jack C. Davis
March 16, 2018

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the GBS Model UN team’s season was cancelled by an administrative council, according to Principal Dr. Lauren Fagel. Following three days of deliberation, however, the same council...

WINNIN’ WOMEN: Smiling at the 2018 Pep Rally, seniors Cat Berg, Abby Grant, Gracie Hambourger and Bebe Haramaras show their spirit. The four senior girls make up South’s first all-female executive board. Photo courtesy of Abby Grant

South’s prevalent female leadership fights stereotypes, inspires

Leah Dunne, co-editor-in-chief
March 16, 2018

“The future is female.” A bold phrase, I know. But in this day and age we live in, one in which statements transcend into action and change, I could not stand behind this assertion more strongly. To...

Bright Beckwith: Smiling in approval of the work of the GBS Model UN delegates, Nyssa Beckwith, social studies teacher, supervises the meetings activity.  Beckwith is the new adviser to the club after Terrence Jozwik retired last year.

Beckwith begins new legacy with GBS Model UN team

Mia Merchant and Lorelei Streb
October 17, 2017

At 7:30 on a Wednesday morning, the ARC buzzes with excitement. The air is filled with the clicking of Chromebooks and humming of busy conversation as the members of Model UN prepare for their upcoming...

Diligent   Delegate:   Examining the notes compiled by the GBS Model UN team, Alex Economou, Model UN publicity chair, tries to plan the day’s different crisis committees and simulations. Economou has been a part of the GBS Model UN team since he was a freshman, and his involvement and resulting enthusiasm have brought him unique opportunities including writing for a Model UN blog and a spot on the All American Model UN team. 
Photo by Sophie Mason

Economou’s Model UN involvement provides new opportunities

Jack Davis and Ashley Desserich
April 21, 2017

For most students at South, participation in clubs doesn’t include working for an online blog, attending interstate camps or traveling to Budapest, Hungary. However, junior Alex Economou’s passion...

GBS Model United Nations team hosts first conference GBSMUN I

GBS Model United Nations team hosts first conference ‘GBSMUN I’

Hope Carrane, staff reporter
April 24, 2015

South will be hosting its first annual Model UN conference, GBSMUN, for over 200 students on April 25. Even though the conference has happened for the past three years, this is the first year that the...

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