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Teacher hits home run to Pakistan

Teacher hits home run to Pakistan

Kate Shambo, asst. sports editor
November 17, 2023

Childhood dreams come to fruition, as Freshman Baseball coach and English Teacher Taimur Raja steps up to the plate and anticipates playing in the Asian World Championship for baseball.  The Asian...

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....

Student, teacher viewpoints differ on use of online literary resources

Student, teacher viewpoints differ on use of online literary resources

Yoon Kim and Augie Mikell
November 4, 2016

With 15 minutes before the start of class, a student scrambles to open his Chromebook and immediately jumps onto his Sparknotes bookmark. As the clock continues to tick, his eyes skim faster and faster...

South pilots student growth component of teacher evaluation

South pilots student growth component of teacher evaluation

John Schurer and Grace Shin
February 5, 2016

After the Illinois State Board of Education formally mandated the Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) in February 2014, public schools began preparations for a “student growth component” as part...

SMILING STAFF: Back row: Annie Lesch, Meg Ahlgrim, Alan Esser, Mark Knoeppel, Lauren Gruber. Front row: Alexandra McKenzie, Jennifer Smurlo, Kelly Baker, Erin MCcBride, Kate Minkus, Michelle Steinberg (left to right). Not photographed: Chris Anderson, Michelle Caporusso, Kristin Endre, Julie Haenisch, Natalie Kaminski, Nicholas Morley, Lucas Osterbur, Kelly OíToole, Marc Popovici, Emily Porter, Elizabeth Schimmel, Zach Walker and Christina Zagorski.

New teachers join Titan community with optimism

Lauren Benson & Kate Springer, staff reporters
October 2, 2015

South is experiencing one of the largest influxes of new teachers it has seen in years, balancing out the retiring Titans in almost every department. This year, the Science Department has accepted Lucas...

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