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Future renovations expected to provide comfort, security

Jack Latreille, staff reporter

May 24, 2019

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Students returning to South next year will see multiple new building renovations, including new security features, new benches outside the auditorium and a relocated Athletic Director’s office, according to Casey Wright, assoc...

Weight of finals vary among classes, helps student wellness

Maggie Baumstark, Abby McKew, and Amelie Miller

May 24, 2019

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For the 2018-2019 second-semester finals, individual course teams in each subject area will decide if final exams will count anywhere between 10 percent to 20 percent, according to Principal Dr. Lauren Fagel. In the past, finals ...

Illinois removes 300-minute school day minimum, creates flexibility

Maggie Baumstark, staff reporter

March 15, 2019

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The Illinois General Assembly passed legislation that revamped how Illinois public schools were funded, and as a result, took away the 300-minute instructional day minimum that previously existed, according to Dr. Mike Riggle, ...

Turnabout unable to sell enough tickets to break even

Anne Ribordy, asst. news editor

March 15, 2019

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On March 2, Girls’ Letter Club held the Turnabout Dance and sold 706 tickets, but failed to break even by about 400 tickets says Kim Kiraly, Girls’ Letter Club, sponsor. Turnabout is the all-school spring dance where girls tradit...

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