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GN South Key Club Holds Zumba Fundraiser

**This article first appeared in the Great Neck Record and is republished with permission of Anton Media Group. By Amanda Madenberg Great Neck South High School’s Key Club coordinated yet another fundraiser for the Thirst Project recently, working hard to achieve its $12,000 goal to

Historic Fourth Place Finish for Science Olympiad

By Celina Sun Months of studying and building. Hours spent staying after school. A historic fourth place finish at the state competition. South’s Science Olympiad A Team placed higher than 50 other teams at this past March’s New York State Tournament— ranking fourth out of

Breaking Down the Budget

By Haley Raphael There are indications of it on the GNTA pins teachers wear. There are whispers of it in the hallway among students. It is ubiquitous, present in every Powerpoint presented, handout distributed, and assessment given. Yet, despite the role it plays in the

The Delightful Duo Behind the Front Desk

By Isabella Harnick and Elizabeth Smith As you walk up South’s steps and through the big, blue doors, to your left you will find two smiling faces waiting to greet you. Rushing to the library to finish last night’s homework or cramming for your first

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

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

ESL Family Night: Bringing the Community Together

By Vera Lin On Dec. 10 2015, South’s ESL department held its second annual ESL Family Night. A night of games and activities, the event was open to all ESL students and their families; however, one important aspect of ESL Family Night distinguished it from

Keeping Our Building Safe: New Vaccine Protocol for South High

By Rachel Schneider According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 667 cases of the measles and 1,151 cases of the mumps reported in 2014. While these statistics may seem insignificant to many, all it takes is one unvaccinated person to reintroduce