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Setting Long Term Goals for the New Year

Setting Long Term Goals for the New Year

Brynn Taylor, Reporter

December 24, 2017


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Setting goals is one of the main things that come to mind when you think of the new year. According to the Huffington Post, “Only 8 percent of people actually keep their New Year’s resolutions.” Have you ever set a goal? A better question is, have you ever set a goal and achieved it? What was that goal?...

Justice League featuring DC Comics Superheroes is Mediocre at Best

Justice League featuring DC Comics Superheroes is Mediocre at Best

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions, Reviews

The newest installment in the DC Comics movies is "Justice League," featuring Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), the Flash (Ezra Miller), Aquaman (Jason Momoa) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher). The movie opens with where Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice ended: with Sup...

Taking a Break from Social Media

Taking a Break from Social Media

Ansley Chambers, Ads Editor

December 6, 2017


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We live in a world that runs on technology. Our generation is dependent upon a notification or a twitter post to maintain our sanity, or so we think. Is it possible that the constant updates and vibrations of our phones are what is driving us crazy? That’s what I decided to find out. Friday night at ei...

Rapper Lil Peep Reaps the Consequences of the American Opioid Crisis

Rapper Lil Peep Reaps the Consequences of the American Opioid Crisis

Miah Clark, A&E Editor

November 29, 2017


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On Wednesday Night, Gustav Ahr, better known by his rapper name, Lil Peep, died in his tour bus in Tucson at age 21. In following days, America has mourned the loss of the emerging talent, fellow rappers tweeting their condolences. Lil Yachty tweeting, “R.I.P Lil Peep Dawg”, Kevin Abstract tweetin...

Drivers ed should be more affordable

Drivers ed should be more affordable

Katie Hiebl, 21st Century Journalism

November 21, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, Opinions

Today, most people drive their own car as their main way of transportation. So why in today’s world is drivers ed so expensive. I think that drivers ed should be cheaper so that everyone can do it. If you do take drivers ed then you can get your license a little bit earlier, and you can get up...

How Much Do We Need Math?

How Much Do We Need Math?

Hayden Zeller

November 19, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, Opinions

What if I said most Americans never use complex math during their job. You might say that is crazy and there is no way that is true, but for most Americans it is. According to Livescience.com about 86 percent of jobs require simple addition and subtraction. So why is it necessary to learn all these ma...

Pep Rallies for the Arts

Pep Rallies for the Arts

November 17, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, Opinions

Pep rallies are meant to inspire enthusiasm. But sports are not the only groups that deserve pep rallies. An all arts pep rally would be an exciting and fun new thing to try here at South. Before and after school you could find all of the arts working tirelessly on their music. Theatre, orchestra, ...

Computers a Distraction?

Computers a Distraction?

Daniella Campos, Reporter

November 14, 2017


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Computers are definitely a huge help when it comes to school work. During the day, I use my computer in almost every single class. If I don’t have my computer, I definitely miss out on schoolwork and I’m at a huge disadvantage. Most written work is done on our computers instead of by hand, which is al...

Making Your Voice Heard In High School

Lily Wagner, News Editor

October 30, 2017


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  Sometimes, as a high school student, I feel voiceless. Not being taken seriously because of my age. Not having the right to vote on issues that will affect my future. Not having an accessible platform to bring attention to problems I want to fix. An issue I care strongly about is the status...

SMS Recognizes 9/11

SMS Recognizes 9/11

Ali Harrison, Guest Writer

September 13, 2017


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September 11, 2001 was one of the most tragic days in United States history. Now, 16 years later, we, as a country, take the day to recognize its significance and remember all who were affected by it. Thankfully, South did just that. We started our morning announcements, read by senior Annaleigh H...

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