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13 Questions with Sofia Dadkhah

At the end of a stressful day, freshman Sofia Dadkhah writes while sitting in the hallway.

Chloe Beiriger, 21st Century Journalism

October 8, 2017

Sofia Dadkhah is one of the few students selected to join the Young Playwrights’ Roundtable at the Coterie. Now, recently after having her first meeting, she discusses her experiences from the event.   CB: What are your feelings on being selected to join the Coterie? SD: I was super excited when I go...

15 Questions with Lee Dixon

15 Questions with Lee Dixon

Juliana Martin, 21 Cent Journalism

October 7, 2017

Lee Dixon teaches Latin 1 through Latin 4. He has several hobbies and is very involved in the Latin community. His classroom is different than any other. There is stuffed animals, no desks, a big caribou head, and at least for Latin 1, no textbooks. You were in metalworking for several years before teaching...

15 Questions with Hope Nasse

Do an arabesque! Hope Nasse poses for her dance photos.

McKenna Pickering

October 7, 2017

15 Questions with Hope Nasse Struggling with the balance of school, dance and her overall lifestyle, Freshman Hope Nasse is constantly on her toes.   MP-How long have you been dancing? HN- I've been dancing since fifth grade so I guess that's about four years now.   MP-How has d...

16 Questions with Fiona Walther

Junior Fiona Walther practices jumping Tanner for an upcoming show. Walther's horse Piper is not trained enough to compete yet.

Kelly Johnston

October 5, 2017

KJ How did you start horseriding and know that was something you wanted to do? FW My dad rode in Denmark for 16 years and he introduced me to it. So it was kinda like passing on a family tradition, and it made me feel like I was part of a legacy. KJ How long have you been riding? How has your ...

Summer Travelers

Summer Travelers

Gini Horton, Reporter

September 26, 2017

Sophomore Sofia Lanan Where did you go? "Iceland"   Have you been there before? "No"   Who did you go with? "My parents and my older cousin."   What is your favorite vacation you’ve been on? "The vacation to Iceland."   Did you go for just a vacation,...

Q&A with Sarah Wilkerson

Miah Clark, Copy Editor, Editorial Cartoonist

April 24, 2017

  Pole in hand, junior Sarah Wilkerson has leaped over the competition as a varsity pole vaulter for South’s track and field team for three years now. We asked Wilkerson a few questions about her event and how she’s become so successful in it. When did you begin pole vaulting? W: My...

Q&A with Hannah Dennington

Q&A with Hannah Dennington

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

April 17, 2017

Hannah Dennington was the only original freshman on the varsity girls soccer team this year. She talks about team dynamics and when she started playing. AW: What’s it like being the only freshman on varsity? HD: This is the second person that’s asked me this. It was exciting but scary, because everyone had been o...

Six Questions With Louder Than a Bomb Coach Caroline Ewing

Louder than a Bomb members Anton Caruso and Tara Phillips practice a duet poem during an after school practice.

Amelia Holcomb, Editor-In-Chief

March 29, 2017

After introducing the Louder than a Bomb (LTAB) competition to South's poets three years ago, English teacher Caroline Ewing has watched the program grow. This year's team took first place in their first bout of the competition, and will compete in semi-finals tonight, Wednesday, March 29. The team needs...

Q&A with Kaylie Castile

Castile went into surgery to get rods in her back to straighten her back, because of scoliosis.

Tess Conley, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Junior Kaylie Castile had rods put into her back because of scoliosis. She discusses her experience and her limitations today.   TC: How long ago did you begin to have back problems, and what were they? KC: The last month of my eighth grade year I noticed that my hips were uneven ...

Q&A with Nya Smith

Nya Smith and her family celebrate their heritage by wearing traditional dress “regalia” and going to pow-wows. Smith comes from a long line of Native Americans, and she has family living on a reservation in Arizona.

Keeli Ward, Sports Editor

November 11, 2016

  What is your tribal affiliation? NS: I am Osage and Navajo. My mom, my grandma and my great grandma were on a reservation and then my grandma left because she thought that my mom would have a better education off of the reservation because they don't really focus on school. Their tex...

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