• Wrestling wins first regional title

    Wrestling wins first regional title

    Jack Leach, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2017

    South’s reign as conference champs came to an end after three straight years of SPC dominance. With a talented-filled varsity roster, the team set their eyes on state. After conference, regionals was the first stop for South as they wrestled for team and individual achievements. The Rock...

    Plainfield South won their first team regional title on Feb. 4 in Rock Island. The team also sent two wrestlers to individual state: Dominic Ferraro and Envo Silva.

    Corey Carver

English, journalism teacher receives award of excellence for her effort

James Dralle, Staff Writer

English teacher Caroline Butler received the Award of Excellence for the 2017 school year. She was among 14 teachers in the district to receive this award. Isabella Paredes, Editor in Chief of the Paw Print, was one of the...

March 23No Comments

NASA discoves unreachable planet, various other findings

Kati Finnegan, Staff Writer

In September of last year, NASA confirmed the discovery of Kepler-186f, a planet in a habitual zone 500 million lightyears away from Earth. The planet is unreachable, but an even larger discovery revealed itself when telescopes...

March 23No Comments

Q&A with Humanities division chair Stephanie Stashak

Emily Sherrill, Staff Writer

Q: How long have you been working at South? A: Since the building opened in 2001. Q: As the division chair, what are some of your responsibilities? Providing resources for teachers and building their core schedule and...

March 22No Comments

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Baseball and softball coaches hope for great season

Emily Gonzalez, Staff Writer

The baseball and softball season has started and both coaches are preparing for a successful season. After finishing in the final eight at super sectionals, Phil Bodine, baseball coach, hopes to make it to state this year. ...

March 23No Comments

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Large class sizes harm students learning environment

Large class sizes harm students learning environment

Throughout our careers here as students, our core classes (math, science, etc.) range from 20 to just over 30 kids per room. The class sizes are different for different types of classes. For example, electives...

March 22No Comments

Congress takes a step backwards with LGBT laws

Congress takes a step backwards with LGBT laws

March 22

Cubby Corner: Who will be the leadoff man?

March 22

March madness lowers productivity

March 22

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    Christmastime is fast approaching, and that means the video game market will thrive under pressure once again. Titles like Star Wars Battlefront, Ri...

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    In Lana Del Rey’s recent album Honeymoon, she expresses the pain of heartbreak that was heard throughout songs on her 2014 album Ultraviolence. Alth...

  • Justin Bieber Roast on Comedy Central

    Justin Bieber has had a rough past and now it has been used against him in his upcoming roast. "For years I have wanted Comedy Central to roast me," ...

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