The Southerner

Media emphasis on test scores is harmful

Priyanka Zylstra, South Senior

March 12, 2014

Letter to the Editor, I felt uncomfortable reading articles from the Southerner and on the MPS website regarding standardized testing. Recently, the impressive perfect ACT score of a South student has been praised, and it shou...

Students Work To Shift The Power

Etta Harkness Bartholdi, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Between October 17th and 21st six South High students participated in an environmental conference called Power Shift. Power Shift is a biannual environmental conference which called together high school and college students from al...

Administration of dress code creates gender inequalities

Etta Harkness-Bartholdi, Staff Writer

November 15, 2012

“Hey you with the shorts,” a staff member once called to me, “get over here.”  I slowly approached, tentatively pulling on my frayed shorts, knowing that I found them appropriate and my mother let me wear them. “Put...