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Students at South have noticed a decline in the variety of lunches. The food service industry was hit hard by COVID-19 supply chain impacts, making it difficult to maintain the options of pre-COVID lunches.
Lunch amidst back-to-school transition
Ella Hoch Robinson, Staff Writer • November 16, 2021

The South High lunch line serves approximately 300 meals a day. Much of the organization, cooking, and sources are unknown to South students....

Large-scaled fights erupted at South High School on Monday, November 15th.  As a result, classes were put in code red for about 30 minutes and the rest of the day was spent in code yellow.
Large-scale fighting leads to code red
Caleb Stipkovits, Editor-in-Chief • November 15, 2021

On November 15th,  multiple fights broke out at South High School.  The first fight started before a scheduled assembly for freshmen, which...

Fake shooting threats surfaced on social media on October 28th.  The claims reflect a large increase in shooting threats across the country.
Friday shooting threats deemed false
Asa Grumdahl, Sports Editor • October 29, 2021

On Thursday October 28th, South received threats over social media concerning the possibility of a school shooting, which were later deemed fake.  While...

Acting Principal Stephen Simondet sits in his office.  Simondet takes over for Brett Stringer, whose resignation was announced to staff members on October 24th.
Brett Stringer Resigns as Principal of South High School
Caleb Stipkovits, Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2021

Note: This story includes writing from another Southerner article that you can read here.  Please read this article for context about Brett...

We shouldn’t have any excuses to not want to be in school when we get back
We shouldn’t have any excuses to not want to be in school when we get back
Shanell Gordon, Staff Writer • May 27, 2020

This Stay at Home Order has been very frustrating because I had to stay in the house for the most part. Plus I had a lot of plans that I had to cancel because of...

Kindness and compassion have never been so valuable
Kindness and compassion have never been so valuable
Eamonn Briem, Multimedia Editor • May 27, 2020

Kindness is key.  The willingness to supersede frustration, impatience and negativity in the pursuit of kindness is something that everyone especially people our...

School closure has helped grant me the freedom that I needed
School closure has helped grant me the freedom that I needed
Quentin Wolf, Staff Writer • May 27, 2020

This "vacation" that we have received from this virus has had pros and cons. While it is very unfortunate that many are dying, and will continue to die, school closure...

Squid Game has taken the world by storm.  The series dives into topics like authority, economic suffrage, and brutality.  Credit: Netflix
“Squid Game” points out how obsessed Americans are with desensitized violence
Caleb Stipkovits, Editor-in-Chief • November 16, 2021

Warning: spoilers for Squid Game are included in this article. Over the past month, the internet has been obsessed with Netflix’s latest...

Joaquin Phoenix and Woody Norman give wonderfully believable performances in Mike Mill’s new movie C’mon C’mon.
C’mon C’mon is an introspective movie well worth watching
Elliott Austin, Staff Writer • December 7, 2021

“You will grow up, travel, and work. Over the years, you will try to make sense of that happy, sad, full, always-shifting life you’re in.” C’mon...

South High’s football team became a well-oiled machine this season.
Despite Covid-19 precautions and multiple injuries, South Football earns best record in years
Elliott Austin, Staff Writer • November 7, 2021

Covid-19 has unsurprisingly caused many disruptions within the school sports scene, especially for a higher contact sport like football. Despite...

Staff Profile
Talula Cedar-James
Talula Cedar-James
Visuals Editor

Talula Cedar-James has a knack for tinkering with problems...

Ellie Barnett-Cashman is a senior at South High School...

Staff Profile
Talula Cedar-James
Talula Cedar-James
Visuals Editor

Talula Cedar-James has a knack for tinkering with problems until they work. She is putting this skill...

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