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Banard Field occupation in cold temps shows community dedication

Banard Field occupation in cold temps shows community dedication

Izzy Willette, Sports Editor

January 7, 2017


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Friday, January 6th -- A large amount of people crowded South High’s Barnard field after school to raise attention to the school's new for a new athletic field and track. The site, in possession of the Minneapolis school district, has had controversy regarding its ability to fit not only a new athletic ...

South to “Achoo!” less with new full-time licensed nurse

South to “Achoo!” less with new full-time licensed nurse

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017


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Nurses in school are undeniably important. Many students go home sick every day, and many others have to see the nurses daily. There are two new nurses here at South High: Jim Johnston and Gracie Davitt. Jim Johnston is fully licensed and is a full time nurse at South, and has worked at Newborn ...

Lily Mooney and her month of Christmas sweaters

Lily Mooney and her month of Christmas sweaters

Katherine Lundquist, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


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Many students at South wear holiday inspired sweaters on the last day of school in December before winter break. But senior Lily Mooney makes it special. She wears a Christmas themed sweater everyday of December: her sweaters are always fun and cheerful, they bring smiles to many students faces. “...

Churro-day sweetens Spanish class students’ day

Churro-day sweetens Spanish class students’ day

Izzy Willette, Sports Editor

December 15, 2016


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The Thursday before winter break starts marks a special day in South’s Spanish department: Churro day! These traditionally Spanish and Latin American fried strips of dough, fresh from Lake Street's local panaderia -- or bakery -- were sold to the excited students taking Spanish classes. Hungry stude...

German Club blows through the windy city

German Club blows through the windy city

Eli Shimanski, Photo and Graphics Editor

December 6, 2016


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Last Friday night as most people were settling into bed, a group of 20 German Club students were trudging through the cold and dark streets of Chicago, prepared to explore the city. “This trip was set up as a kind of a perk for College in the Schools German students to participate in,” said A...

News Health Careers Exploration club sets a sail with psychiatry specialists

News Health Careers Exploration club sets a sail with psychiatry specialists

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016


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A health career is something that is very appealing to many students, and South High is no exception. Two students who shared interests in leading a health career are sophomores Astrid Berger and Madeline Mahoney. Together they started the Health Careers Exploration group last spring. The group was star...

“Let it snow!”: South’s first snowflakes bring some smiles, some tears

“Let it snow!”: South’s first snowflakes bring some smiles, some tears

Livia Lund, Features Editor

November 18, 2016


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2:15 PM, SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL -- As the first flakes of the winter season began to float down on our school’s rooftops, students gathered at the windows and exclaimed at the gusts of winds outside. So far, 2016 is on track to be the warmest year on record, so for many South students this snow ...

St Paul protest against Trump reaches South students

St Paul protest against Trump reaches South students

Soline Van de Moortele, News Editor

November 9, 2016


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DOWNTOWN ST PAUL- “No Donald Trump, no KKK, no racism in the USA,” “Whose streets? Our streets!,” “Show me what revolution looks like? This is what revolution looks like!” were chanted as protesters marched down the streets, their voices echoing against the city’s tall buildings. Wh...

For some it’s laid back, for others extravagant: Students rock out in a barn at this year’s Sadie’s dance

For some it’s laid back, for others extravagant: Students rock out in a barn at this year’s Sadie’s dance

Izzy Willette, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


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 When you’re riding a school bus for 45 minutes in the dark, it's hard to know what to expect for your first Sadie Hawkins Dance. Sporting your typical freshman Sadie's costume, a casual flannel and jeans, Eamonn Brien and his date didn't know what the night would bring: “It was all sort of...

Field trip to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum “opened eyes” of Green Tigers

Field trip to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum “opened eyes” of Green Tigers

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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Climate change is an apparent problem and no one is more aware of that than the Green Tigers. From succeeding in getting hydration stations installed in South, organizing for solar panels to be put on South’s roof, to taking an education field trip to the Arboretum, they are very aware of the thre...

All Nations students lead walkout against Dakota Access Pipeline

All Nations students lead walkout against Dakota Access Pipeline

Soline Van de Moortele and Livia Lund

October 28, 2016


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“We don’t have the school support right now, it’s just us students,” said eleventh grader Leticia Leon, speaking to the gathered crowd of South students outside of the school, holding up a “MPLS Youth supports Standing Rock” sign. Leon, along with others in South’s Native American program, Al...

“Unity Day” attempts to raise awareness on bullying through the color orange

“Unity Day” attempts to raise awareness on bullying through the color orange

Luciana Rian-Senna, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


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Monday was supposed to be Unity day for Minneapolis Public schools. A day to raise awareness about bullying and to wear orange to show that at South, we are against it. The Peace Tigers, a student group at South High, had a table at lunch with candy and pins to talk about bullying. This is not the fi...

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