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Optimize: week of Dec. 4

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December 8, 2017

Jazz Festival at BHSS

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

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If you happen to pass by South this weekend, you may hear the roaring of saxophones, trumpets, and drums jamming out to some swinging jazz tunes. This weekend -- Friday from 3:50 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...

Hour of Code

December 7, 2017

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This Thursday, South students will have the opportunity to take  introductory lessons in coding during SRT through the Hour of Code program. The goal of this program is to introduce more students to coding,the backbone of every...

Interact Club visits the community kitchen

Interact Club visits the community kitchen

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

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SAT to possibly replace ECA and ISTEP

Will Gibbons, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

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The MCCSC school board has been asked to take a vote on whether or not the SAT should be used as a replacement to the current standardized tests that are in place, such as the ECA and the ISTEP. South students had divided opin...

Black Friday 2017

J.T. Kelly, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017

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For the stores that participate, Black Friday is among the most successful days of the year. Around America, shopaholics rush from their Thanksgiving tables to pile outside the doors of Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and other est...

Democratic congressional candidate Dan Canon visits South

Calvin Prenkert, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

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On November 9th, Congressional candidate Dan Canon met with South students in the auditorium to discuss his campaign for the 9th congressional district seat and his hope for students interested in law and political science. This eve...

Film producer visits South

Film producer visits South

November 10, 2017

Feeling SAD?

Lilly Thomas, Staff Writer/Photographer

November 10, 2017

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As we move into winter and the days get shorter and colder, many students will develop some form of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. Symptoms of SAD include feeling depressed, losing interest in activities you enjoy, and ex...

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