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On the day following the sick out, students showed their support for their teachers by wearing black. Social studies teacher Sean McCarroll said he was happy to know that his students understood their concerns. “It was great to see students who were supportive and on board,” McCarroll said.
Board votes to loosen quarantine restrictions, teachers express their discontent
By Farrah Fasse and Grace Cueter June 4, 2021

On April 26, the Board passed a resolution that aimed to improve students’ and teachers’ mental health by lowering the contract tracing radius from six feet to three...

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Denim Day garners support against sexual harassment
By Michael Hartt and Drew Lovell May 10, 2021

Diversity Club’s first annual Denim Day took place on Wednesday, April 28 as part of a national event spreading awareness of sexual harassment...

Superintendent search calls for student feedback
By Alexa Mazzola, Intern • April 30, 2021

As the search for the new district superintendent continues, a meeting between the search firm and a group of selected students allowed the latter...

2021 Elections
By Grace Rossman and Annabelle Julien April 19, 2021

Student Association Student Council Class of 2022 Student Council Class of 2023 Student Council Class of 2024  

District to cancel final exams to close out 2020-2021 school year
By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief • April 19, 2021

On March 23, district administration announced the cancellation of second semester exams for both virtual and in-person high school students....

The search for Niehaus' successor
By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor • March 22, 2021

With summer on the horizon — and the end of the 2020-2021 school year — the search for superintendent Dr. Gary Niehaus' successor is well...

Full house: back at full capacity after a year
By Arei Swain, Staff Reporter • March 22, 2021

Despite many doubts that it would work, the hybrid schedule was mostly successful, but many think that the school board is being even more...

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Underrated Summer Activities
Underrated Summer Activities
By Arei Swain, Staff Reporter • May 27, 2021

With the school year ending soon and summer approaching, summer vacation is one of the main things on everyone's mind. After a long year of schooling, relaxing would be an...

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Mask up or ride the bench
By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief • May 14, 2021

It’s been a year, and some of us still don’t get it. We’ve been over this. Wear. A. Mask. Believe it or not, we’re still in a pandemic,...

Participation pending in spring sports
By Bella Yoakam and Arei Swain April 30, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year has been more abnormal than previous years. Many student athletes have been affected by COVID-19, leaving them with...

Mandatory COVID-19 testing for athletes continues
By Farrah Fasse, Section Editor • April 30, 2021

In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, rapid tests have been administered to traditional and OneGP Virtual spring athletes each Monday...

Senior Logan Ladach places sixth at the MHSAA 2021 state wrestling tournament
By Grace Cueter, Section Editor • April 30, 2021

On April 3, senior Logan Ladach competed at the individual states wrestling competition, placing sixth in the meet. Ladach said that his qualification...

Safety protocols required for spring sports season
By Alexa Mazzola, Intern • March 29, 2021

With the delays to the beginning of the spring sports season, many athletes are questioning how things will be moving forward.  According...

Two of three community figure skating teams advance to the state competition
By Grace Cueter, Section Editor • March 22, 2021

Despite experiencing a season of uncertainty and cancellation due to COVID-19, two of the three Grosse Pointe figure skating teams are able to...

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The current policy for a snapchat badmouthing a school that is screenshotted and sent from off campus like this is disciplinary action. The Supreme Court is currently debating if this is a violation of students free speech.
Free speech of students in question in Supreme Court case
By Annabelle Julien and Victoria Wittenberg June 2, 2021

Since 1969, the standard for freedom of speech in schools has been solely based on the decision in the Tinker v. Des Moines case in which a group...

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2021 Charity Week introduces new fundraisers
By Sophia Dragich and Alexa Mazzola May 24, 2021

Senior Jack Ugval was one of the many attendees who enjoyed Grosse Pointe North and South’s Dog Walk on May 2. The event consisted of a two-mile...

Senior season: what to expect in the coming weeks
By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor • May 5, 2021

With a little less than a month until prom and graduation, the class of 2021 is on a downhill sprint to the red tape. Senior class president...

Honors orchestra program extended to high school students
By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor • March 24, 2021

The honors band and orchestra programs have existed for students in grades 5-8 for many years, however this year they have been extended to high...

Grosse Pointe Woods mayor dies at 74
By Farrah Fasse, Section Editor • March 24, 2021

Grosse Pointe Woods mayor Robert Novitke died on March 14 following a battle with emphysema. Novitke was mayor since 1990, and his career as...

Robotics team goes digital
By Annabelle Julien and Drew Lovell March 24, 2021

Sophomore and part fabricator Tegan Barber joined the robotics team her freshman year to expand her knowledge about a subject she is passionate...

The emergence of Gen-Z investors
By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor • March 1, 2021

The stock market is no longer just a game for boomers. The recent drastic involvement of teenagers and young adults in the stock exchange has...

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