The Paw Print

First year teacher aims to help students

River Finnegan, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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Kelly Baumgartner is a first year math teach and has already left a positive impression on her students by making sure they understand a topic and taking the time to talk to students who need extra help. Brooke Petko, a junior...

Unique senior enrolls in multiple clubs, impacts peers

Hailey Marino, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

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Plainfield South is home to many unique individuals. Senior Konstantinos Vailieos Dimitroulas, or Ntinos (pronounced like Dino)for short, is one of them. Dimitroulas is involved in many ways at school, including: PSLC, NHS, math...

PHS PTSO gives to needy families across the district

Laura Fahner Karen Hamilton Linda Hanley

March 2, 2017

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For many years, the Plainfield community has generously supported the PHS PTSO Needy Family Drive. In 2016, the community support continued. This was the 24th year for this project and our goal consistently remains to make th...

Q&A with Associate Principal Kristi Boe

James Dralle, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

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Q:What did you do before becoming an assistant principal? A: I was a teacher for ten years. I taught regular and AP government for ten years. I was a counselor for two years, and then moved into this position. Q:What drove...

Advisors reveal behind the scenes preparation for homecoming week

Isabella Paredes, Editor-in-chief

October 12, 2016

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For most South students, homecoming week means going to a few school-sponsored events and dressing up for themed days of the week. For a small percentage of South teachers, it means months of organizing and preparing to make everyt...

Q&A with Mr. Cougar, Joseph Marmoll

Emily Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

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Q: What was your initial feelings when you won Mr. Cougar? A: I was just so excited when I won. It wasn’t about winning, it was mostly about having fun. I liked watched everybody else’s act just as much as I love perfor...

Teacher spotlight: drivers ed teacher and golf coach, Tim Boe

James Dralle, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

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Learning the way of the road can be a very stressful task for students who are just starting to drive, and bad experiences can steer drivers away. On the other hand, Tim Boe, the driver’s Ed instructor and physical education...

Student Spotlight: Paw Print News Editor-in-chief: Isabella Parades

October 7, 2016

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It was a normal afternoon in Mrs.Deadlow’s third grade class. It was time to practice writing, everyone seemed content except for Bella Parades, who struggled with writing. Little did she know this struggle would open her world...

Violence in Chicago

James Dralle, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

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Chicago is known for many wonderful and famous landmarks, also including the unique deep dish pizza, the Cubs and Sox baseball games, and Lake Michigan. Although these city staples are great to have, the city of Chicago still...

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