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Science Olympiad Team Qualifies for State Competition

By Evangeline Giannopoulos Shouts of victory, hugs of joy, and smiles of pride: members of South’s Science Olympiad team had just been announced second place winners. On Saturday, Feb. 4, the team competed in the Western Long Island regional competition at Kellenberg Memorial High School.

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Operation Smile Delivers Valentine’s Day Treats

By Lauren S. On Valentine’s Day, there comes a knock at your classroom door. Who could it be? Cupid? St. Valentine himself? No! It’s an Operation Smile member bearing a basket of lollipops! This year, Operation Smile hosted its first Valentine’s Day Delivery Service fundraiser.

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Music Department Continues Event-Filled Year

Rebecca Jung sat down with Performing Arts Department Chair Mr. Michael Schwartz to review the first half of the school year. What do you think of Great Neck South’s music department? The  music department is wonderful, and this school has very talented students. What events

Chamber Music Recital Showcases Musicians

By Christine Wong Open to all students interested in performing chamber music under the standard repertoire, the annual Chamber Music Recital was held on Thursday, Jan. 26. Chamber music is usually played in small groups, not in full orchestras or bands. “It’s like a conversation

Improv Troupe Hosts First Show of the Year

By Evangeline Giannopoulos On Friday, Jan. 20, South’s Improv Troupe held its first show of the year. Tickets were $5 and refreshments were served. The show consisted of several improvisation games performed by the troupe. The Improv Troupe is a student-run branch of Theatre South.

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Three South Students Named Intel Semifinalists

Over the past 69 years, the Intel Science Talent Search (STS), regarded as the “nations oldest and most prestigious” science competition, has showcased the most creative and outstanding high school science projects on a national stage. By awarding each of the 300 semifinalists $1000, the

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South DECA Dominates Regional Competition

By Kara Kupferberg On Jan. 7, DECA, one of South’s largest clubs, competed at this year’s regional competition at Freeport High School. Fifteen teams and 19 individuals qualified to compete at the State Career Conference in Rochester, NY on March 7. Additionally, 14 students received

Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly Promotes Student Reflection

By Christine Wong Honoring King’s legacy and urging students and teachers to reflect upon their actions, South’s twenty-sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. assembly was held on Friday, Jan. 13. From dancing to singing to acting, several clubs and organizations performed in the assembly, relaying

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Midterm Schedule Change Explained

By Max Nettler In previous years midterms have been administered on Monday and Tuesday, and a survey of the student body and Student Government showed strong support for the system. Students believed that the tests should be given on Monday and Tuesday so that they