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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Fall Sports Season Recap

By Holden Velasco The leaves turning to a beautiful array of orange, yellow, and brown signifies not only a change in seasons but also the start of a new year for all athletes. For fall athletes, it’s an exciting challenge to become accustomed to the

Schutte shoots to win

By Alex Milman After each satisfying slam of the racket against the ball, the first serve became easier and easier for the final showdown of the fall 2019 season. Senior Sophia Schutte was first singles on the tennis team, and after leading the team to

New teacher: Mrs. Kristin Barrett

By Nicole Yip Mrs. Kristin Barrett, a new math teacher at South, teaches Algebra and Algebra II. She loves math since there’s always an answer to everything, and she says that math is “similar to riding a bike or really doing anything— once you practice

Fall Back, Fashion Forward

By Aditi Pardeshi Back-to -school sales, pumpkin spice lattes, and Halloween. Fall is officially here! With fall comes  flannels, scarves, woven sweaters, and ankle boots. Instead of wearing the same Forever 21 sweater you’ve been wearing for three years, spice up your wardrobe with the

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Out with the Old and in with the New

By, Grace Fong South High has been undergoing construction since the start of the summer. Because various areas of the school are being renovated, students and teachers returned to some surprises in September. The questions that most people have been asking: “Where is the library?”

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Middle Schoolers in the Fast Lane to Success

By Sara Jhong As the fall sports season rolls around, two girls in particular are gearing up for one of the most competitive years of girls varsity swimming yet. With their caps and goggles in hand, both girls are in the pool training six days

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Pros and Cons of Daylight Saving

Daylight Saving: Is it worth all the hassle? By Nate Cohen Every November as the colorful autumn leaves fall to the ground, people across New York set back their clocks one hour to mark the end of daylight saving time (often mistakenly referred to as

Girls Varsity Volleyball Dig Pink Game

By Sara Jhong With pink streamers and balloons adorning the walls of the West gym, the girls varsity volleyball team played and won their annual ‘Dig Pink’ volleyball game against Great Neck North.  An already exciting game against North rivals was made especially significant as