Category: News

Eight Saxons Caught in Eagle Creek Fire

ShareSaxons Noah Brown ‘19, Maddy Hadden ’19, Jonah LaDuca ‘19, Maya Merrill ‘19, Josh Morris ‘19, Luly Torres ‘19, Jaylynn Uruo ‘19, and Kenneth Utter ‘19 were among the over 150 hikers caught in a forest fire that broke out on the...

DACA Revoked Under the Trump Administration

ShareOn Sept. 5, President Donald J. Trump announced that he will end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA], a program that was an executive order under the previous president Barack Obama in 2012. DACA is a program to protect young undocumented children...

Welcome Back Saxons!

ShareThe first day of the 2017-2018 school year is on Sept. 6, and will run on an A/B day schedule. Students will attend all eight of their new classes for roughly 45 minutes. For students who did not attend Saxon Start Up-Day...

Vans Warped Tour Comes to Oregon

ShareOn Saturday, June 17, Vans Warped Tour returns to Oregon. This is the concert’s first time being held in Salem since 1996. Hosting around 65 bands per location and traveling to 40 major cities around the U.S., the show attracts a variety...

Saxon’s Got Talent

ShareSaxon’s Got Talent, a talent show assembly where students show their special abilities by performing on stage, was held on May 26. People sang along, cheered, and were waving flashlights along with the music. Judges decided to sum up the four best...

Track Districts

ShareTrack season is over with good performances from all of the athletes. The Greater Valley Conference Junior Varsity Bash ended on Friday, May 5 at McNary high school. Day one of the Greater Valley Conference Championships  happened on Wednesday, May 10 at...

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...