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Black Student Association welcomes all

Emily Manning, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2020

At the beginning of this school year, the Black Student Association took over the previous student club Shades of South. Hope Mezo, special education teacher, wanted to bring the Black Student Association to South to help spread...

South reinforces policies second semester

Ryan Daniels, Online Editor-in-chief

February 5, 2020

This semester South reinforces certain policies to increase classroom involvement and maintain school safety. Teachers are now more involved in disciplining students who violate the cell phone policy. “We cannot force a student...

School report card released, chronic absenteeism high at South

Noah Maldonado, News Editor

December 9, 2019

On Oct. 30, Illinois released its annual school report card detailing the progression of the state’s education system district by district. Twenty-seven of District 202’s schools were tagged commendable with Eagle Point...

BlizzCon 2019

Noah Maldonado, News Editor

November 4, 2019

On November 1 & 2, Blizzard Entertainment (video game creator) hosted its annual Blizzcon at Anaheim, California. During the event, games were announced. Among the announcements were Diablo IV, Overwatch 2, and World of Warcraft’s...

Press Release: Plainfield South HS to host third annual marching band invite

Tom Hernandez, Director of Community Relations

September 17, 2019

NEWS Plainfield South HS to host third annual marching band invite FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             FOR INFORMATION, CALL September 17, 2019                                              Tom He...

Influence of pop culture on 21 century teenagers

Aidan Evans, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

During any passing period, the effects of pop culture can be heard in conversations or seen on backpacks and phones. Talks about the latest box office success of a Marvel movie or jackets with characters from the latest video...

Synagogue in San Diego becomes one of several targets for shootings in places of worship

Jaida Bell, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

According to CNN, on Saturday April 27th, John T. Earnest, a 19 year old, was arrested for a “deadly synagogue shooting” which took place at Congregation Chabad in San Diego. The shooting left several people injured and o...

Five year contract gives staff raises

Jamiah Sanders, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

The new five-year contract was agreed upon between District 202 and the Plainfield Association of Support Staff (PASS) at the end of April, allowing most members to obtain an annual raise averaging about a 4.1 percent increase. The Distr...

Band Concert

April 23, 2019

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