The Paw Print

Reflecting on the past: how to make schools safer

Cody Kopanski, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

A mother’s son, who now just started kindergarten, is riding home from his first day of school. His mom turns on the local news station on the radio. Her son hears three words come out of the speakers: school, shooting, killed....

Senior wins big at art contest

juve angulo, editorial cartoonist

February 28, 2019

This past month, the University of St. Francis (USF) art competition was held at USF’s campus, where it has been held for the past 11 years. This is a state-wide competition, where hundreds of artists have their art displayed...

Revival of PRISM club offers safe place for students

Alaina Howarth, staff writer

February 28, 2019

PRISM is a club for the LGBT community where the main goal is to help students feel safe and welcomed. Standing for People for the Rights of Individuals and Sexual Minorities, PRISM is back at South as a safe space for not just...

The importance of B.H.M.

Jamiah Sanders, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Every February, Black History Month is recognized and celebrated by people all over America. A time to remember and teach others about the history of African American people. Black History Month was created by Carter G. Woodson...

Art confidence & affecting the future

Mia Emerson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Jumped from page 4 from the February edition no matter if it’s in art or life in general,” Twohill says. Artists can also build up confidence by showing their artwork to other people, whether it be in a critique, an...

Dancing has positive impacts, relieves stress

Alaina Howarth, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Dance, for some it’s entertaining to watch, a way to exercise, or a stress reliever. For others, it’s a way of life. Dancing affects the body in a variety of positive ways. In an article from 2013 titled “Dance’s Effects...

First-generation students offered guidance

Matthew Mercado, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

First Generation Foundation, a site dedicated to first-generation students, reported, “An estimated 50 percent of the college population is comprised of people whose parents never attended college.” First generation college...

Slang of the Month

Mireya Ruiz, Photography Editor

December 10, 2018

Every month the Paw Print will survey teachers in our school to ask what they believe to be the meaning of popular slang words students use across social media. It really be like that sometimes: When something unfortunate and...

Student Spotlight: Lauren Swanson

Emily Manning, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

  Many might believe that having a hearing disability can interfere with someone’s life, but Lauren Swanson, sophomore, breaks this belief. Among taking honors classes, Swanson plays on the tennis team and participates...

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