Category: News

A Tire as Old As Old As Time

ShareIn celebration of National Bike to School Day, the Bike Peddler of Salem came to South on May 10 at seven a.m. to hand out free bike locks, cookies, and other sweets, in honor of the new installation of the bike rack...

Student Government

ShareThe time has come to pick a new student body government for the school year of 2017-2018. Friday, April 14, all South students grades 9-11 were able to cast a ballot in their 6th period class for their elected student officials. Students...

EpiPen and Inhaler Recall

ShareOn Mar. 31, Mylan, a worldwide pharmaceutical company, recalled 13 lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr due to a possible defect. The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline [GSK] has also recalled close to 600,000 Ventolin asthma inhalers. EpiPen and EpiPen Jr are epinephrine injections...

Music Districts

ShareOn April 7, 2017, both the band and the orchestra performed at the Western Oregon University Invitational festival. South’s Chamber Orchestra received a score of 79 and South’s Wind Ensemble received a score of. Both orchestra and band qualified to perform at...

Midterm Elections

ShareThe Midterm Elections on Nov. 6 of  2018 are crucial for both Democrats and Republicans, each fighting to secure the number of seats necessary to reach the majority holding in their respective seats to control the House of Representatives and Senate. 33...

CTE Summer Camps

ShareThis summer. CTE will be offering a variety of camps available to both middle and high school aged students in fields such as health services, fire science and EMT, automotive industries, and digital film making.   Each program has been carefully selected...

Flower Festivals in Oregon

ShareMar. 20 marks the first day of spring which brings different weather and different activities available in Oregon. Flower Festivals have become a popular activity for people. Starting Mar. 24, the first of five festivals will be held across Oregon where people...

Snapchat in School

ShareSnapchat is one of the most popular apps on the market. Especially for teens. On average there are about 158 users a day. Seven out of ten of those users are Millenials. Recently the Salem-Keizer school district restricted Snapchat from being accessed...

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...

Color Wars of 2017

ShareThe Color Wars of 2017 was held on Saint Patrick’s day, Mar. 17, was held at 9 a.m. in the main gym.  Color Wars is a South tradition that is held every year.  The war gives all students a chance in participating...

South Salem Put on Condition One Lockdown

ShareUPDATE: The armed man responsible for the lockdown of South and McKinley Elementary was arrested in Clark Creek Park Friday afternoon. Police originally responded to reports of an armed prowler at 1:30 p.m. earlier that day. In a Statesman Journal article, Salem...