Terror unfolds at Las Vegas country festival

James Dralle, Associate Editor

October 5, 2017

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Around 10:00 p.m. on Oct. 1, shots were fired into a crowded audience at the Route 91 Harvest festival.  The act of terror carried out is considered to be one of the worst mass shootings in modern US history, killing 59 people...

Behind the lens: PSHS Homecoming Spirit Week

Spencer Trevizo, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017

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Senior named Semi Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

James Dralle, Associate Editor

October 5, 2017

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One student at South has been chosen as a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. Around 1.6 million high school juniors in over 22,000 high schools have entered into the 2017-18 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying...

Police Discrimination: The new racism

River Finnegan, News and Feature Editor

October 5, 2017

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Racism is an ongoing war between people of color and institutions who discriminate based on the color of one’s skin. Systematic oppression reaches back almost 200 years and continues to evolve into new, more subtle forms. Until...

Bass Fishing team participates in tournament with veterans

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

October 5, 2017

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South’s Bass Fishing Team is helping veterans by raising money and hosting tournaments. The team is running a gofundme page in combination with the veteran’s tournament, and they have raised a total of $7,215: $2140.00 in...

Trump’s plan to repeal DACA

River Finnegan, News/Feature Editor

September 27, 2017

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DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an immigration policy created by the Obama administration in 2007 that allowed qualified illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable, two-year work...

Casualties unfold in Charlottesville protest

River Finnegan, News Editor

September 8, 2017

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In Feb of 2017 the city council of Charlottesville, Virginia voted to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, a confederate war hero from Lee Park. Several groups, including the Sons of Confederate Veterans, filed a lawsuit against...

Terror erupts in the streets of Barcelona

James Dralle, Associate Editor

August 28, 2017

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On Thursday Aug. 17 a van plowed the crowded streets of Barcelona in the Las Ramblas district, killing 14, and injuring a total of 80 civilians. This was not the only terror attack tied to Spain. Just hours after the first...

English, journalism teacher receives award of excellence for her effort

James Dralle, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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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 students...

NASA discoves unreachable planet, various other findings

Kati Finnegan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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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...

Q&A with Humanities division chair Stephanie Stashak

Emily Sherrill, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

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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 developing...

Addams Family school musical entertains audience

Luke Mathis, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

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This year’s springs musical, The Addams Family, is a whimsical student production of the classic comedy, which is a satirical twist on the ideal 20th century family. The original family is a unique mix of creepy creatures, but South’s actors give the Broadway hit a more comedic ...

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