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The never ending firefight

Emily Manning, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

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In the past couple of years, fire season in California been mild. This year, it came sooner than expected, starting in the beginning of July and getting worse by mid-August. As of December, there have been approximately 8,434...

Toys R Us: Returning or Gone for Good?

Mireya Ruiz, Photography Editor

December 5, 2018

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For 70 years the prominent retail business Toys “R” Us provided children across the globe with toys, fulfilling memorable special occasions. As stores such as Amazon, Target, and Walmart grew more competitive, Toys “R”...

South’s newest club offers safe place for students, offers support

Mia Emerson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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A new club titled Shades of South attempts to spread an important message about social issues and community. The student lead club meets every other Tuesday in room 422 to discuss social issues, plan volunteer work, and bring...

Q&A with catalyst coordinator Elisabeth Engler

Jaida Bell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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Q: How did you come up with your calming jars idea? A: I run follow up groups and decided to do a mindfulness theme and found the creative idea online. Q: How do calming jars help to relax people? A: They show how we all have...

Meet your representative: Bill Foster

Noah Maldonado, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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The 2018 midterms may be over, but a poll reported by Newsweek on Oct. 31 shows 59 percent of American millennials do not know the candidates who ran in their district. Bill Foster, reelected as representative of district 11...

Chess team sets record wins

Matthew Mercado, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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The Plainfield South Chess Team is having an extraordinary season so far, with a record of 9 matches won and 5 matches lost. The Chess club lead by Joe Vladika, science teacher, who meets up with his team after school in his cla...

Bella Cesario, Associate Edior

November 29, 2018

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Organizations in the district, such as National Honor Society and the Association of Plainfield Teachers, prepare a food drive and service projects to help those in need. So far, NHS outlined several plans to serve the community. The...

Social Media user data is stolen, collected, and used

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

May 14, 2018

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Facebook's data scandal has opened a conversation about privacy and the role data mining has in collecting the public’s information. Aleksandr Kogan is the data scientist who created a personality quiz on Facebook to harvest...

South gives scholarship to commemorate department chair

Bella Cesario, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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South honored former math department chair and teacher Rosemary Finn this year by awarding a single $500 scholarship to a senior who loves math just as much as Finn. “This [scholarship] is in memory of Rosemary Finn who was...

Q&A with campus monitor Steve

Jordan McClendon, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Q: What do you plan to do when you are done working here at Plainfield south high school? A: hopefully that’s not going to be for a long time, but when it is as soon as my wife is ready to retire we have a place down in Florida....

District 202 rolls out bus tracking app

James Dralle, Associate Editor

May 14, 2018

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On Apr. 23, District 202 released an app for parents to track their children’s school buses in real time. The app follows a year of work involving the district’s transportation and technology departments and District 202’s...

Career week offers interesting careers, choices at South

Bella Parades, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2018

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Experts in their respective fields visited Plainfield South on the week of March 19 for ‘Career Week,’ which encourages students to consider a variety of career paths. Professionals in every field, ranging from journalism...

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