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Tiger Pride shines through the cold at South High homecoming game

Tiger Pride shines through the cold at South High homecoming game

Asanti Bekele, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


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Despite the freezing weather and loss at the homecoming game, South tigers continue to keep their spirit. At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, everybody who bought a ticket to the game went to the gym entrance while shoving and pushing each other. From the moment the security guards checked for the orange tick...

Green, blue, red, black and gold: South students continue to sport their class colors despite administration name change

Green, blue, red, black and gold: South students continue to sport their class colors despite administration name change

Sophia Manolis, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016


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Officially, the second to last day of spirit week is called “Neon Day,” but as as students walked into school on the morning of Thursday, October 6th, it was apparent that to many of them the day had an entirely different meaning. Students were all decked out in different colors -- according to their cl...

South bikes towards better enviroment on Bike to School Day

South bikes towards better enviroment on Bike to School Day

Samara Adam, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


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“I wanna see more people bike to school” senior Marco Dregni, a member of green tigers and frequent biker said. Last Wednesday, students and teachers were called to be more active for bike or walk to school day, an annual district wide event. The cool, gloomy morning and risk of rain didn't stop ...

“It’s mostly bragging rights”: Annual National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist feature 5 South students

“It’s mostly bragging rights”: Annual National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist feature 5 South students

James Warren, with some reporting by Soline Van de Moortele, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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South High School was informed in September that we have five students in our school that have made it as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, and six students were commended, meaning that they had a very high score in the PSAT.   The PSAT, or the preliminary S.A.T. is a test that every junior ...

With wins and losses, October Super Soccer Saturday was a kick this year

With wins and losses, October Super Soccer Saturday was a kick this year

Katherine Lundquist, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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There were 6 soccer games at southwest High School, starting off with women's B squad at 9 a.m. and wrapping up the day with men's varsity at 7 p.m. Even though South’s women's varsity lost 6-1, it was the best they played all season: “We played a lot harder than last Super Soccer Saturday,”...

New space, familiar faces: Math Center changes benefit South students and staff

New space, familiar faces: Math Center changes benefit South students and staff

Leticia Ramirez, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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“The location is actually better, it’s more to the center, like more in the middle of everything”, said Maren Zobott, a math teacher at South High. The changes to the Math Center this year had positive and negative effects to it. Due to scheduling, classroom sizes, and preferences, the location o...

MN Secretary of State promotes the vote at South High school

MN Secretary of State promotes the vote at South High school

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


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“I don’t think there is any such thing as a wasted vote”, a belief stated by the Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon, in a meeting with Student Council members and the 2016 South High Student Election Judges in the media center on September 27th. Simon is the 22nd Minnesota Secretary of...

Gone but not forgotten, Hiba Hussein leaves a mark on the South High family.

Gone but not forgotten, Hiba Hussein leaves a mark on the South High family.

Lil Crawford, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


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Hiba Hussein was a down to earth, authentic, social butterfly that unfortunately was not in the South High family for long: ”From what I’ve heard of her, is that she was always so happy to be here at school and that she considered her teachers and peers part of her family, and that she always had...

South Students Help Lead March Against Islamophobic Rhetoric

South Students Help Lead March Against Islamophobic Rhetoric

Eli Shimanski, Photo and Graphics Editor

September 18, 2016


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 This Saturday a group of over 150 activists marched and chanted up to the doorstep of the Republican Party headquarters in protest of Islamophobic rhetoric that the party has supported. Many South students played big roles at the event as speakers or leaders in the march. The event started at around 12:55pm when peo...

South high girls swim to the top at the Maroon & Gold Invitational state competition

South high girls swim to the top at the Maroon & Gold Invitational state competition

Soline Van de Moortele, News Editor

September 18, 2016


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Loud cheering and the smell of chlorine filled the aquatics center at the University of Minnesota as high school women's swim teams from across Minnesota compete at one of the biggest meets of the season, a meet that has been done annually since its founding in 1993. South is part of a joint-school team featuri...

Mayor and interim superintendent visit college bound seniors

Mayor and interim superintendent visit college bound seniors

Anna Kleven, Sports editor

May 9, 2016


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Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges and interim superintendent Michael Goar ate lunch with south seniors in the media center last Thursday, April 28th. Two days prior was national College Signing Day, part of Michelle Obama’s “Reach Higher” campaign. Her initiative boosts the president’s ...

Students sit-in for justice for Jamar

Students sit-in for justice for Jamar

Eva Shellabarger, Features Editor

April 12, 2016


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Justice for Jamar Students from SUSOSH (Stand Up Speak Out South High) organized a sit-in Tuesday, April 5th during seventh hour to respond to the non-indictment of the police officers involved in the shooting of Jamar Clark. They first gathered in the hallway across from the main office, sitting d...

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