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A cultural opportunity for students that will make them say “Grazie”

A cultural opportunity for students that will make them say “Grazie”

Alyssa Freyman, Editor-in-chief

March 26, 2019

Students breathe in the sweet air of Rome, taking everything in. From the Trevi Fountain to the scooters that shoot by and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, they can’t get enough and crane their neck in an effort to see everything. The sound of various languages surrounds them. This is only the beginning of t...

Southside Vogue: OUR Uniforms

Southside Vogue: OUR Uniforms

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

With a school as sprawling as South, it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. We sit in colorless classrooms for hours on end, listening to teachers present. At school, there are limited windows for us to express ourselves.  This could drive us to feel more like just a body rather than a somebody. When...

How to rock prom on a budget

How to rock prom on a budget

Kate Haas, Features Editor

March 15, 2019

Students across America spend hours perfecting their hair and makeup, all hoping to turn heads with their stunning look. For many students, this is one of their last chances to bond with their high school peers before going their separate ways after graduation. Prom is a rite of passage for American ...

Statistics students take football learning to the next level

Statistics students take football learning to the next level

Alyssa Freyman, Editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019

Throughout the school year, students in the statistics classes figure out performance, ability, and probability for athletes and teams of all sports. The workload can be difficult to visualize for those who are not into sports. A trip to downtown Atlanta changes that. On Wednesday, March 13th, the...

Tips for rising Freshman: an interview with Mrs. MacAllaster

Tips for rising Freshman: an interview with Mrs. MacAllaster

Sadie Rawlings, Online Editor

March 5, 2019

Class registration is beginning, and the 2019-2020 school year is right around the corner. As freshmen, it is important to make the right decisions to start a high school career with the right balance. Mrs. MacAllaster shares her tips and insight to make sure freshman year is as successful as it can...

415 Hits Over 50,000 Monthly Listeners

415 Hits Over 50,000 Monthly Listeners

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

The stars were shining brightly above the Valero gas station on the corner of Atlanta Hwy and Buford Dam Rd. a few Saturdays ago. All types of cars, from Mustangs to minivans, rolled into the parking lot, opening its doors to let out students by the masses. The thin walls of the store, His Rock Music, a...

New classes for a new school year

New classes for a new school year

Alyssa Freyman, Sierra Wamsley, and Kate Haas

March 5, 2019

As students come back to South in the fall, a lot of change will have occurred. New schedules, more challenging classes, and new literature classes. Some will be half semester classes, while others will be for the whole school year, adding to the already immense amount of classes. We got a deeper loo...

Welcoming the new generation of Eagles

Welcoming the new generation of Eagles

Sadie Rawlings, Online Editor

March 1, 2019

A mass of 8th graders stepped off the precipice of middle school and entered the threshold of a whole new world: high school. Some braved the steps into the PAC with their heads high, ready for whatever might come their way, whereas others shielded their faces and averted their gaze as they spotted the ...

Summer camp: an opportunity to learn real-life skills

Summer camp: an opportunity to learn real-life skills

Douglas Seely, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Cars arrive on Sunday morning, screeching to a halt on a gravel parking lot. Scouts pour out, faces full of pure joy and excitement. They climb the upward sloping hill. As they reach the top of the hill, they are taken by awe by the sight of a lake surrounded by three massive mountains. Shortly afterward,...

Cracking parenting: AP Psych students raise “egg” babies

Cracking parenting: AP Psych students raise “egg” babies

Sadie Rawlings, Online Editor

February 8, 2019

225 babies are born each minute; in this case, however, it’s the AP Psych kids’ baby eggs. As they carefully prepare each egg, students tenderly carry colorful boxes and tins filled with fabric and stuffing. They cradle their precious eggs--even the slightest crack and they could fail the project...

Exploring the difference between introverts and extroverts

Exploring the difference between introverts and extroverts

Brooke Eldridge, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

In this world, there are many people who can be shy and quiet, outgoing and loud, or a mixture of both. A girl who sits in class and doesn’t like to speak up, but is super outgoing around the people she’s close or familiar with. A boy who is always loud and boastful in school, but when they get ho...

Surviving the First Year of High School: A Guide for Students, by Students

Surviving the First Year of High School: A Guide for Students, by Students

Shree Delwadia and Naisha Roy

February 4, 2019

The air is filled with new spirit. The hallways in the surroundings are yet to be discovered. Each step taken forward, is a step into a new future. The future called high school. The future of becoming a War Eagle! As a freshman, taking the leap from middle school to high school is quite a journey. What...

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