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Students Sample Sweets at Brooklyn’s Dessert Goals

By Lauren Reiss Plastic donuts and ice cream cones and a block-long line of people (hungry for both dessert and an Instagram) occupied Dobbin Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn during the last weekend in March. When the people finally made their way inside, balloons that read “Dessert Goals” greeted them. Each guest could snap a quick-pic[…]

Lights, Camera, Live-action!—Seniors Mollie Falchook and Lauren Reiss (right to left) saw the new 3D live-action film Beauty and the Beast on opening night, March 16.  Photo reproduced by permission of Lauren Reiss and Mollie Falchook

A Tale as Old as Time is New Again

By Lauren Reiss On the day that the new, live-action, adult-version of Beauty and the Beast (starring Emma Watson as Belle) was finally released to theatres, my best friend texted me, “Wanna go to Beauty and the Beast tonight?! PLEASE.” And I laughed. We are eighteen years old—it didn’t seem age-appropriate to be this excited[…]

Lights, Camera, Live-action!—Seniors Mollie Falchook and Lauren Reiss (right to left) saw the new 3D live-action film Beauty and the Beast on opening night, March 16.
Photo reproduced by permission of Lauren Reiss

A Tale as Old as Time is New Again

By Lauren Reiss On the day that the new, live-action, adult-version of Beauty and the Beast (starring Emma Watson as Belle) was finally released to theatres, my best friend texted me, “Wanna go to Beauty and the Beast tonight?! PLEASE.” And I laughed. We are eighteen years old—it didn’t seem age-appropriate to be this excited[…]

A Sweet End to a Sweet Summer: The Museum of Ice Cream Pop-Up in NYC

Photos taken by Lauren Reiss By Lauren Reiss While the walls were not edible and there was, admittedly, no melted chocolate river, I felt as close to the magical, interactive, sweet fantasy world of Willy Wonka as it gets. The Museum of Ice Cream popped up this summer in New York City’s Meatpacking District, and[…]

South Varsity Soccer Boys win big on rival turf

Video edited by Winston Gao By Lauren Reiss The rumble of thunder is faint compared to the roar of the crowd. The whistle blows, and the rain-soaked players exit the field. While the game ends 25 minutes early, the South spectators feel no disappointment. The Rebels took home a 3-0 win against their North rivals,[…]

Bae excels with unmatched Intel-ligence–Senior Emily Bae stands proudly by the Intel banner located outside of the science research classroom and laboratory. Bae was named an Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist on Jan. 6. Photo taken by Lauren Reiss

South Students Have Research Competitions Down to a Science

By Lauren Reiss This year, Great Neck South raised a new banner displaying yet another year of science research successes in the Intel and Siemens competitions. The most recent success belongs to senior Emily Bae, who was named a Semifinalist in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search on Jan. 6. In her project titled “Determining[…]

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Programming The Hour of Code into South’s Agenda

By Lauren Reiss Research stocks. Compare with a list of specific criteria. Use quantitative data to determine the risk. Decide which to buy. Decide which to sell. Decide which to neglect. Change criteria when appropriate. Repeat. What seems like a day in the life of a stock market analyst is actually not a day in[…]