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An Award for Cardboard: South Students named Global Finalists in DECA Idea Challenge

Video reproduced by permission of Parker Spector By Jacqueline Liao The DECA Idea Challenge is an annual competition that requires students of all ages to find an innovative way to use an everyday item. In 2015, students were challenged to find a unique and sustainable application for cardboard boxes. Four South students – juniors Haley[…]



Photos taken by Emma Lu and Anthony Sokolov Captions written by Jacqueline Liao From Feb. 3 to Feb. 6, Theater South presented its annual winter play “Rumors,” a farce centered around a group of dinner party guests trying to cover up the attempted suicide of Charlie Brock, the Deputy Mayor of New York. Driven more[…]

Meng's clutch touch–Junior Macy Meng scores a touch during a fencing tournament. Meng is the reigning Nassau County champion in girls epee.  Photo reproduced by permission of Macy Meng

The “Meng” Behind the Mask: Macy Fences to Victory

By Jacqueline Liao Junior Macy Meng knew from a young age that she was interested in sports–she just didn’t know which one. She tried ballet at first but decided to switch when she wasn’t satisfied. She tried martial arts and kung-fu next, but injuries stopped her from competing in the long run. One day, she[…]

Work hard, play harder—The girls swimming and diving team prepares for the next race as they finish one involving beach balls and pool noodles. The races were part of the "Swim for a Cure" event held on Friday, Nov. 13. Photo taken by Gabriella Roman

A Fun Plunge: Girls’ Swimming and Diving Raises Money for Diabetes

by Jacqueline Liao On Friday, Nov. 13, the Rebel’s girls swimming and diving team hosted the inaugural Swim for a Cure event to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). More than 20 girls from the team participated in the event, raising a total of $1,137 for the foundation. Money was raised through[…]

A “Ko”llection of knowledge–Mr. Joseph Ko discusses a reading assignment with his eighth period Integration of Knowledge class. The class is focused on the application of philosophical principles in the everyday lives of students.

Future Philosophers: Integration Inspires Students to Make a Difference

by Jacqueline Liao When many students think of philosophy, they may think of it as a bland and useless subject that has no applications to reality. However, the students of Integration of Knowledge are not among these students. By deciding to take the class, which focuses on philosophy and its applications, the students of Integration[…]