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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 19, 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 10, 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...

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,”...

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