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Robotics Team back in working order

Robotics Team back in working order

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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In the wake of the budget cuts at the end of last year many clubs were cut. These clubs were precious to the students that belonged to them so it’s only sensible that some students would make efforts to revive these clubs. One of these clubs that was brought back was the Robotics club, this is due ...

Recent Office Specialist brings a whole new meaning to community involvement

Recent Office Specialist brings a whole new meaning to community involvement

Norah Austin, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


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During our high school years we are all bound to visit the main office, whether it be for attendance, passes, or meetings with administration, among many other things. Many feel the main office is the face of South, with the people who work in the space conveying the atmosphere and sense of community ...

Lack of Tiger Pride room brings students into support staff’s offices

Lack of Tiger Pride room brings students into support staff’s offices

Maya Edmonds, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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The old Tiger Pride room at South High School is gone as of last year. Due to budget cuts we no longer have a room designated for disciplining students. The Tiger Pride Room was a room where students would be sent by their teachers if they were misbehaving in class or were taken there if they were found...

Southeast Asia trip puts the “World” in “World History”

Southeast Asia trip puts the “World” in “World History”

B Fei, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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By definition, “humanities” refers to the study of human culture and civilization, and South High’s curriculum is nothing short of rich deep-dives into the past, present, and future of our world. At the end of the day—however—students can only dream of seeing the different worlds that their...

Site Council is South High’s site for change

Site Council is South High’s site for change

B Fei, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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In an isolated conference room just across from the main office, many students, parents, and teachers are holding discussions that may determine the direction of South High School’s development. This cohort is known as the Site Council, which is a mandated program for every school in the Minneapolis...

Driven To Discover program presents many benefits for South science teachers and students alike

Driven To Discover program presents many benefits for South science teachers and students alike

Norah Austin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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Beginning in the summer of 2014, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation, a group of 5 South science teachers, Jeff Ponto, Mick Hamilton, Susan Peterson, Randy Hedlund and Katherine Rosok, attended various classes surrounding topics ranging from pollinators to phenology, of which were spo...

First week of summer, last week of History Day

First week of summer, last week of History Day

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


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I highly doubt you don’t know what History Day is. Even if you don’t know the specifics of students’ potential path to finals, its highly unlikely that you aren’t at least somewhat aware of the annual History Day projects consuming classrooms across the country. However, some information that...

Writing center returns with a new name and a new staff

Writing center returns with a new name and a new staff

Spencer Kimball, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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Starting next school year, the Writing Center will be making its return. The last time South had a fully staffed writing center was two years ago. The Writing Center was the hit with budget cuts the last few years, and so last year it became student staffed, before fully closing this year. The Writi...

The annual Garden Party sees success in spades

The annual Garden Party sees success in spades
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Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


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I entered with lackluster grades and clean shoes; I left covered in mulch and with a little extra credit. May 24th was the second annual Garden Party hosted in part by AP Biology teacher Mick Hamilton. We dug up dandelions with spades and spread mulch all over the path surrounding the graffiti covere...

Students rock out at the annual music tour in Washington D.C.

Zoë Chinander-McFaul, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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This year South’s annual music tour is going to Washington D.C. Just in time for the cherry blossom festival and a balmy high of 80 degrees, music students in Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and Varsity Choir enjoyed a 5-day trip to and from the nation’s capital. With long 22 hour drives on...

Students statewide walkout, gather at Capitol to protest gun violence

Students statewide walkout, gather at Capitol to protest gun violence

Soline Van de Moortele, Web and News editor

April 20, 2018


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“I am here today because I am sick of the unprecedented trend of gun violence that’s happening across the nation,” said junior Ben Phi, who was one of the speakers at today’s protest.  The protest, organized in part by freshman Isra Hirsi from South, was a gathering of schools statewi...

Budget cuts lead to 21.5 position losses

Budget cuts lead to 21.5 position losses

Madeline Mahoney and Kinsley Wilcox-McBride

March 22, 2018


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The Minneapolis Public School district has projected a $33,000,000 deficit for the 2018-19 school year. The district has made many changes to save money, and they plan on saving a little over ten million dollars by cutting staff at schools across the district. So what does this mean for South? T...

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If you were able to vote (regardless of age) out of the following declared or likely to declare candidates, which would you choose to be the 46th President of the United States?

  • Former Vice President Joe Biden (43%, 72 Votes)
  • California Senator Kamala Harris (20%, 33 Votes)
  • Current President Donald Trump (17%, 29 Votes)
  • Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (7%, 11 Votes)
  • South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (7%, 11 Votes)
  • Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (4%, 6 Votes)
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Former Federal Housing Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro (0%, 0 Votes)
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