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South against Maine South: After winning games against nine schools, including South, Maine South will forfeit all of their football team’s victories.

Hawks’ season invalidated

Sarah Park, asst. news editor
March 17, 2023

Maine South High School’s football program will forfeit nine wins in the 2022 season and will be placed on a one-year probation next year following District 207’s self report on their use of ineligible...

South students learn valuable lessons through family businesses

Abby McKew, staff writer
March 16, 2020

From beauty salons to supplying welding supplies, South’s families own all kinds of local businesses. While many students may look for jobs at the local supermarket or park district, some are given the...

Mentoring Mark: Chatting in the hallway, spanish teacher Mark Bauman and junior Sam Isaac meet for their mentoring session. Photo

“Puentes” program bridges parts of Latinx students’ identities, motivates students

Abby McKew, staff writer
February 14, 2020

Many students at South that need support get it from their school guidance counselor or social worker. The Puentes Mentor Program also supports students, but specifically Latinx students. South students...

Toys AND Tots: Playing with LEGOs, two Titan Tots participate in their class time playing with toys.      South students have discovered passions for childhood education through through their experiences                 with Titan Tots.

Titan Tots Provides enriching learning environment

Esther Lim, asst. features editor
February 14, 2020

Welcome to Titan Tots: a place of care-free play, juice boxes, imagination, laughter, snacks and Hot Wheels™ right here at South. Junior Bella Trapp works alongside Preschool Teacher Michelle Goodrich....

Oracle After Hours: Stressed out for finals? Here are some things that might help.

Aria Jain, columnist
January 10, 2020

With finals looming, stress levels for South students are at an all-time high with the pressure of studying for every class and balancing their busy schedules. However, many South students overlook the...

Aspiring Athlete: Making a daring pass across the field, junior Grace Diehl shoots for gold as she plays for the soccer team Eclipse North, featured in both pictures above. Diehl explained that it has been a major aspiration of hers since a young age to play soccer at the collegiate level.

Diehl looks forward to a soccer career at Cornell

Lily Christopherson and Caroline Ohlandt
November 15, 2019

In the biggest game of her life, junior Grace Diehl remembered sprinting back onto the soccer field with a concussion and broken nose after a rough collision with an opposing player in front of Cornell...

Illustration by Ala Jankowski

South faculty works to guide students struggling with self harm

Abby Grant and Brigid Murphy
November 4, 2016

To many South students, between the classroom walls lie homework assignments atop homework assignments. To other students, the area between these walls institutionalizes a place of love and friendship....

Lifeguards to the rescue:  Standing on the ledge of the pool, South lifeguards-in-training look upon their peers in the water as they demonstrate their newly learned skills. South students who took the course and became certified by the Red Cross were present at the free admissions section of Gilson Beach when senior James Kranzer* dove headfirst into Lake Michigan and suffered a spinal injury.

Senior lifeguards’ skills put to action

Hannah Buchband, staff reporter
September 30, 2016

On the last morning of summer, South seniors packed the beach for a sunrise breakfast get-together to mourn the end of summer and commence the beginning of the school year. As the sunrise began, several...

Smile for STAND: Posing following the clubs 2015-2016 yearbook photo, senior leaders Grace Kilpatrick and Kate Hegay prepare for the clubs at fundraising efforts  and programs. This marks the tenth year of the club at South.

STAND pursues global peace throughout South

Abby Grant & Gina Kim, staff reporters
December 5, 2015

Students Taking Action Now in Darfur, (STAND) members can often be seen throughout South fundraising and raising awareness for various global charities and organizations promoting world peace. This was...

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