SM South News

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

Katie Hiebl, Reporter | May 22, 2019

What made you start diving? So, I was a gymnast before, (diving) and I got hurt pretty bad when I was in my freshman year of high school. My best friend was on the swim team, and so the day I got released from my back brace and could do activities again, she was like come join the dive team. I didn't want to and she literally carried me in on her back to practice. So that is how I got into diving!...

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It’s Never Too Late

Katie Hiebl, Reporter | May 17, 2019

How long have you been dancing? I have been dancing for 5 or 6 years. What made you start dancing? There is a church by our house and my cousins were doing this dance thing and they had classes you could take so my mom signed my sister and I up for it for just one semester in the fall, and I ended up really liking it so then I just kept continuing. How old were you when you started...

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How Much Do We Need Math?

Katie Hiebl, 21st Century Journalism
November 21, 2017

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A Busy Day In The Office

Madison Hickert, 21st Century Journalist
April 5, 2017

Gini Horton, 21st Century Journalist
April 4, 2017

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Peas in a Pod

Gini Horton, Web Editor | October 23, 2019

Lindsey Mcfall and Travis Gatewood, two of the most iconic English teachers at South, have been married for four years. They met seven years ago when Mcfall transferred to South from North. “It’s always nice to brainstorm together and problem solve together and be a support system for one another,” Gatewood said. “Whether it’s dealing with new ideas or an issue at school, we have each other’s...

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Student Blacksmith

Annalie Polen, News Editor | October 1, 2019

While most of us are buying things like jewelry and knives, junior Thomas Linsky is making them in his yard. Linsky is a student here at South who enjoys hobbies such as choir, reading and what might be least expected, blacksmithing.  “Blacksmithing is the art of hammering metals, typically black metals such as iron, steels. Occasionally you do other works like silver [or] making jewelry, knives,...

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