The Southerner

Play cancelled after content restriction conflict

Etta Harkness-Bartholdi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012

South High Theater was unable to run the play The Transdimensional Couriers Union due to the district ban on guns. The consequence of this ban not only stopped the play from being performed at South but also acted as a catalyst...

Project SUCCESS facilitator Alex Brooks directs play at South

Etta Harkness Bartholdi, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

Students at South know Alex Brooks as just the Project SUCCESS guy, but now South will not only see him as a teacher, but also as a director. The upcoming South play "The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew" is swapping usual director F...

Sleep deprivation brings out creativity via 24 hour plays

Haley DeParde and Caroline Stevens, Photo Editor and A&E Editor

February 16, 2012

  Preparing for a long night We arrived at junior Emmet Kowler’s house at around 7 p.m. to witness the beginning of the 24 hour play process. Kowler was a member of a writing group along with juniors Kinzie Wiklander, Kl...

Production of ‘Merchant of Venice’ aims to spark controversy

Caroline Stevens, A&E editor

December 2, 2011

 When it comes to theater, South is no stranger to controversy. This is especially true in South High Theater’s presentation of Shakespeare’s "Merchant of Venice," which makes its debut on the mainstage this December. Louise...

South High Theatre gets professional instruction for lighting system

Gabe Bethke, Staff writer

November 13, 2011

On Tuesday, resident lighting designer Mike Kittle from the Parkway Theater ran a student-oriented lighting workshop here at South for the Theater Techs. Kittle lead the workshop, helping instruct techies on the proper way to...

MEAN sheds light on bullying

Eddie Ortegon, Staff writer

March 16, 2011

Bullying is an issue in schools everywhere. 86% of kids surveyed said they've seen someone else being bullied, 48% said they've been bullied, and 42% admitted to bullying other kids at least once in a while, according to HowT...

Classic Shakespeare revised for youth enthusiasm

Miiko Taylor, Staff Writer

March 14, 2011

Shakespeare plays have been taught in schools all over the world for years. The dialogue in his plays has captivated a wide audience. But with the Old English style of writing, young people find it hard to understand the messages...

South students perform in christmas ballet, Nutcracker Fantasy

Haley DeParde, Staff Writer

December 12, 2010

The tale of the Nutcracker is a traditional Christmas ballet that enchants international audiences. This holiday season, junior Rose Hartnett and freshman Elora Wiggins will both be performing in Minnesota Dance Theater’s...