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Beloved Teacher and Dean Leaves Lasting Legacy

By Rachel Schneider and Noah Sheidlower It’s 6:30 p.m. at Great Neck South High School. Extra help is long over, sports practice has finished, the musical rehearsal is winding down, and the custodians are the only people left in the halls. However, a light still

Learning to Love a Twenty First Century Library

By Shin Park As students returned to South on the sunny morning of September 5, they observed a few changes: a new freshmen class, many new staff members, a handful of renovated classrooms, and empty places in the front of the library where eleven computers

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Days of Change: New Additions to the School Calendar

By Casey Choung Until this year, Election Day marked a break for students in the first week of November. However, this year classes will be in session on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6. According to Dr. Christopher Gitz, “The change was made to meet the

Learn About Your Pals: The Vals And Sals

By Celine Macura Given South’s competitive high school environment, high GPAs and impressive academic accolades are not uncommon. However, two seniors’ successes have risen above the masses. Seniors Kimberly Lu and Weiting Hong were named the 2018 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. While their considerable work

South Students Participate in Nationwide Walkout

By Rachel Schneider March 14 was a historic day for students nationwide. For 17 minutes, students from all over the country walked out of their classrooms to take a stand and send a message. Some students chose to walk out in solidarity and remembrance for

Mindfulness Initiative Introduced to South High

By Elana Amir You may have noticed that the library is currently undergoing renovation, but what you may not have noticed is the room directly to the left of the sign-in desk. Posters adorn the walls, a bookshelf holds a few pairs of shoes, some

Representing Team USA: Eric Kuang

By Jenny Ye People compete all the time. Spelling bees, drawing contests , and sports tournaments are just a few ways we showcase our talents. The more participants, the sweeter the victory. But imagine how that victory would feel if the competition expanded — for