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Counseling-based resources at South, such as the Career & College Center, work to support students in whichever post-secondary pathway they choose. Minneapolis coordinator Katherine Hauschild says that in the CCC, “there’s all these different pennants, whether it’s cosmetology schools or Ivy League schools, but it’s really the individual and what they want that will lead to their happiness and success.”
South’s counseling department strives to support every student’s future
Noelle Hendricks, Staff Writer • January 3, 2023

One of the biggest challenges facing high school students – especially those nearing the end of their time at South – is planning what to...

In early September, about 15, 000 Minnesota nurses walked off their jobs in pursuit of better wages and conditions. Now, there is a possibility of another nurses strike, after a Minnesota Nurses Association vote on November 30th.
A Look Back on Minnesota's Nurses Strike
Grace Bischoff, Managing Editor • November 20, 2022
Graph showing the percentage of votes received in each round by Kevin McCarthy, Hakeem Jeffries, and other candidates. As House members who voted for other candidates were persuaded to change their votes to “present,” McCarthy received a greater percentage of the total votes.
The lengthy Speaker of the House election is an example of perseverance
Noelle Hendricks , Staff Writer • January 18, 2023

California representative Kevin McCarthy was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on January 7, after 15 rounds of voting. McCarthy,...

A photo of the St. Anthony Main Theatre, where students watched the Spanish short film on a school field trip.
Project Success Field Trip
Nyomie Ferguson, Staff Writer • January 13, 2023

This year on October 14th, students who take Spanish classes went on a field trip to see Latinx stories from around the world with the mosques...

Real picture of the barn dance! The barn dance had an attendance of only around 30 -- a steep decrease from last year.
The annual barn dance had an extremely low turnout. Here’s why.
Peter Dang, Staff Writer • January 11, 2023

South’s annual barn dance has been a tradition for a very long time. Normally, the barn dance is hosted at an actual barn with activities like...

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...

Teachers should give out less homework because many students have other responsibilities outside of school and by reducing homework, students have proven to get more sleep which leads to better physical and mental health. So instead of benefiting students learning, it can actually be detrimental to it.
Teachers should give out less homework
Faisa Mohamed, Staff Writer • January 9, 2023

First and foremost, excessive amounts of homework can be detrimental to students' mental and physical health. It can lead to increased stress...

A photo of the St. Anthony Main Theatre, where students watched the Spanish short film on a school field trip.
Project Success Field Trip
Nyomie Ferguson, Staff Writer • January 13, 2023

This year on October 14th, students who take Spanish classes went on a field trip to see Latinx stories from around the world with the mosques...

Dance is affected by sexism, capitalism and semantics but that doesn’t change the fact that dance is an art; an influential art that is unlike anything else. “The amount of time, effort and commitment you have to put in to be a good dancer [is overlooked]...Everyone has to work really, really hard to get where they are.”
Dance isn’t a sport, because it's so much more
Alice Conry, Staff Writer • November 25, 2022

In and out of athletic communities there is a heated debate about whether or not dance is a sport. Some people argue that because of the athletic...

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