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Girl’s basketball team swished the net in Semi-finals, but missed the game

Girl’s basketball team swished the net in Semi-finals, but missed the game

Livia Lund, Features Editor

March 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, News, Sports, Top Stories

After a hard fought battle this Saturday, March 4th, against Hopkins, the women’s basketball team lost in Sections semi-finals 85-42. “We played the top team in the state that hasn’t lost a game all season, we knew that it was going to be tough,” explained Head Coach Nathan McGuire. The teams...

Nordic team takes on State meet

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under News, Skiing, Sports

The Minnesota state skiing meet was at Giants Ridge on Thursday February 16th. A couple of South High School students participated. Ethan Nelson(senior), Nick Carter(freshman), Anna Mulhern(junior), Ethan Davenport(senior) and Sam Kleven(junior) all raced, as well as Ella Hoch Robinson who is a 7th grad...

Friday Seminars are introduced into South’s curriculum

Friday Seminars are introduced into South’s curriculum

Sophia Manolis, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, February 10th, a seminar took place in the auditorium to address student rights. This seminar was the first of a series of many, and they will take place every other week. The next one is on Friday the 24th. The program was initiated by Principal Ray Aponte and Diversity and Equity Coordin...

New waste disposal system paves the way for a greener school

New waste disposal system paves the way for a greener school

Henry Holcomb, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

This Tuesday, South High students were greeted in their second hour classes by a video detailing an overhaul to the food waste collection system in the cafeteria.  The video informed students about important food waste facts. It included a segment about the amount of food wasted yearly were covered...

SUSOSH’s inauguration reaction provides a space for expression

SUSOSH’s inauguration reaction provides a space for expression

Diana Caminelli, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under News

The 20th of January marked the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the new president of America. And on this occasion South's students came together during sixth and seventh hour in the auditorium to share their thoughts, emotions and fears about the new president. This special event was organized by ...

100,000 people march for equality

100,000 people march for equality

Mia Swanson and Tannen Holt

January 23, 2017


Filed under News

This Saturday, thousands of people were gathered in St. Paul for a march on the Capital. Despite the light drizzle and chilly temperature, the march was a roaring success. It was a march for women's rights, a show of support for Planned Parenthood, and a resistance of President Trump. The protes...

“Songs for Swingin Lovers” comes to life at Swing Night

“Songs for Swingin Lovers” comes to life at Swing Night

Eveline Murphy-Wilson, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Two years ago, South’s pop singers and jazz bands would perform at the Singer’s Showcase. It was a chance for friends and family to come watch some of South’s talented performers. Last year, the Singer’s Showcase was revamped and became Swing Night. Swing Night is not only more fun for it’s ...

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

Polls

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)
  • Washington Governor Jay Inslee (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Maryland Representative John Delaney (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (0%, 0 Votes)
  • None of the above (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 13,849

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