Author: Samantha Riesterer

Oregon Precipitation

ShareOregon has received heavy precipitation all winter, with Salem, Eugene, Portland, and other cities across the state breaking their previous rainfall records in the same day. As well as inducing the expected landslides and road closures, this increase in water has also...

IB Likin’ Art

ShareSouth’s second annual Spring IB Visual Arts show held its opening reception Tuesday, Mar. 21 from 4-6 p.m. and will continue to be on display until Thursday, Mar. 23 in the Little Theater, the lobby lobby, and on panels placed in the...

Artist Spotlight: Clyde McPhatter

ShareA well known tenor of the 1950’s and early 60’s, Clyde McPhatter was known for R&B and doo-wop hits such as “Money Honey” and “A Lover’s Question.” With success as the lead singer of his vocal group the Drifters, and in his...

Feature Artist of the Day: Chuck Berry

ShareAs a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and dynamic performer, Chuck Berry forged his way into the music scene of the 1950’s and 60’s and, at 90 years old, still has not left. Using his country, blues, and R&B roots, Berry created his own recognizable...

The Bombtastic Bomb-itty of Errors

ShareLast Friday South’s drama program took to the stage The Bomb-itty of Errors, a hip-hop take on the play “A Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare. The show will run again on this coming Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday Feb. 18, all...

Devil Wears Prada to Become Broadway Musical

ShareGraphic courtesy of Reece Lindgren Paul Rudnick and Elton John have signed on as writers of the musical adaptation of the 2006 hit movie, and 2003 book The Devil Wears Prada. No timeline has been set for the production or casting, but...

Winter Wind Blows Again

ShareCo-written by Samantha Riesterer and Mackenzie Rolf. A picture encapsulates the winter wonder of snow in West Salem before the copious amounts of closures that led to an extended winter break for students. A winter weather advisory is in effect through 4...

A Look Into Next Year

A Look Into Next Year

ShareWith the completion of their last two finals, all South Salem students have finished up the 2015-2016 school year today. School will start again next year on Sept. 7, with Saxon Start-Up Day on August 17 and the first day for incoming...

La Niña Making Oregon Cool for the Summer

La Niña Making Oregon Cool for the Summer

ShareLast summer was Oregon’s hottest on record, bringing about severe wildfires and unusually high amounts of dead fish in the Willamette, Clackamas, and Deschutes Rivers. This summer, however, has been forecasted to have much cooler periods, with temperatures at or below average,...

Cross Country Kicking Off this Summer

Cross Country Kicking Off this Summer

ShareSouth’s cross country team will begin practice this summer in preparation for the coming season this fall. Highlights from last year include a second place win at districts for the girls team, and an individual fourth place win at state for runner...

Saxon Softball Hard at Work

Saxon Softball Hard at Work

ShareSouth’s softball team continues their season with seven scheduled league games left, including one today against Sprague. Highlights for the team so far are wins against McKay and North Salem. “Our biggest strength is our offense and generating runs,” Maygen McGrath 18’...

Urinetown: The Musical at Pentacle Theater

Urinetown: The Musical at Pentacle Theater

SharePentacle Theater is now showing Urinetown: The Musical until May 7. Winner of the 2002 Tony award for Best Original Musical Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Direction of a Musical; Urinetown is a satire on capitalism, power, and politics...