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The Pirate's Eye

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The Pirate's Eye

Half a century of Pirate pride
Sri Sowmya Tanguturi ('26) and Maria Yershova ('26)

   On Sept. 7, 2023, South opened its door for the 50th time.     The next day at 2pm, wearing golden yellow shirts emblazoned with...

Golden anniversary, golden new teachers!
Digital or paper and pencil?
From pencil to pointer: new PSAT & SAT now digital and condensed
Suhani Gupta ('24) and Jillian Maingi ('25)

     A year ago, if you walked into any PSAT or SAT testing room, you would’ve heard pencils scratching paper. On October 18th—when sophomores...

A birds-eye-view of South.
Renovation evolution
Julia Diez ('25), Opinion Editor

When you think of South, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of the school’s impressive size, its various sports areas, or maybe you think...

A bus with sophomores that visited the McCarter Theatre during their field trip.
(Photo by Nikhil Shankar (‘25))
‘Between Two Knees’: History and Hilarity
Smiti Yadla, Culture Editor

     A single shot fired  at the Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota marked the beginning of what most have learned in history class as...

PHOTO BY Connor Florendo
Memorial Day-a time to remember
Hoin Lee & Connor Florendo, News Editor & Opinion Editor

      As students walk past closed schools and buildings on a warm Monday today, they will no doubt notice the Stars and Stripes flying...

Teachers views on Artificial Intelligence
Teachers' views on Artificial Intelligence
Ishani Konar ('24), Editor-In-Chief • November 3, 2023

     Chat-GPT has left teachers eyeing their red pens, unsure if they're grading students or processed algorithms.       Released...

Pro/Con: Should schools have later start times?
Pro/Con: Should schools have later start times?
Connor Florendo and Aadya Srivastava June 19, 2023

Pro:      Everyday, no matter the class, there are students who are tired and have a hard time focusing in class . Whether it’s a person...

Some Coffee, Please
Vrinda Chandnani, Nirati Iyer, and Hoin Lee June 19, 2023

     With the start of summer break, opportunities to socialize and hang out with friends become fewer in comparison to the countless hours...

Re: Break the shell, keep the book
Sobhika Sampath

To the Editor: Sobhika Sampath When we are children, we are impressionable and only subject to read or watch the literature/film that our...

Re: "Should high schools have nap time?" (Dec. 21, 2021)
Raghav Kodiyalam, 2024

To the Editor: Shefali Saxena Having a designated "nap time" during our school time will prove more problematic than useful towards our general...

Re: "Pirate Pick: Dean Lourenco sprints to the top" (Dec. 21, 2021)
Armaan Seth, 2024

To the Editor: Danny McElroy 5:03, that is Dean’s mile time. Seeing Dean with the sprinters at track practice and seeing how unpredictably...

Listen to Levi, Lindsay, Nick, Darren and Radhika on this week's episode of the Unbuttered Baguette podcast to hear them discuss pringles, TV and commonly hated foods. Podcast Link
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