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Newest Black Mirror Forces You To Make Choices and Messes Up Your Mind

Netflix's newest Black Mirror adventure, Bandersnatch

Camden Mast, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Netflix has been the king of digitally watching movies and TV shows for years now due to its wide spectrum of movies genres ranging from kids shows to R-rated horror films. With such growing popularity, Netflix decided to freshen up its site by making some of their films interactive. They use a kind...

The Final Push

Student poll for finals.

Ryan Tullis, Isabelle Cucci, and Connor Filipi

January 14, 2019

  Finals week is approaching fast, and students are studying very hard in order to be prepared. It’s no understatement that finals are very important, as most finals are worth at least 10 percent of a student’s entire semester grade; some are even worth up to 20 percent. With that being ...

Bumblebee Is A Change of Pace for “Transformers”

2018 action-adventure film

Camden Mast, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

It’s no secret that the last few films in the Transformers franchise haven’t been the best movies out there. With three out of the five of the previous installments having less than 20% on Rotten Tomatoes, expectations were low for the newly announced Bumblebee solo film. Most people, includin...

Amanda Drake “ExCELs” in School as South’s 2018 Nominee

LSHS Junior Amanda Drake

Sydney King Fenn and Cassidy Stensrud

January 7, 2019

Every winter season, coaches and teachers from each high school in Minnesota elect two representatives for the ExCEL award. This is an award for demonstrating excellence in community, leadership, and education. In order to be nominated the student must be a junior in high school, make satisfactory progr...

“Mary Poppins Returns” Is Magical

The Disney sequel

Maja Decker, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

In 1964, Julie Andrews starred in what became a classic Disney film, Mary Poppins.  Now, 54 years later, a sequel emerges as a charming, nostalgic, and simply enchanting continuation of a timeless story with the potential to become a new classic. Mary Poppins Returns, directed by Rob Marshall, s...

Netflix’s “Bird Box” Promotes Scares and Stunts

The Netflix original film

Morgan Johnston, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Netflix original movies have been getting more and more recognition by the public eye over the past couple months. Over 45 million Netflix accounts watched the hit film, “Bird Box” after just seven days of being aired. Bird Box is a Netflix original movie starring Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhod...

Anna Harvey Journey to Division I Basketball

Senior guard Anna Harvey warms up before a game.

TJ Nelson, Hayden McNamara, and Kaleb Johnson

January 4, 2019

Anna Harvey Stats Club: North Tartan Height: 5'7" Weight:130 Age:17 Prim. Position: PG Sec. Position: SG Points/Game 12.4 Free Throw % 73.3 Field Goal % 35.3 Assists/Game 3.9 Status: Legendary Anna Harvey’s 2017-2018 season was an amazing one to watch. And so far this year s...

New Band Director Mr. Castonguay Brings A New Tone to the LSHS Band

Nick Castonguay stands proudly in the LSHS band room.

Seamus Chrisman and Carson Abraham

January 3, 2019

Last year, the school board directors planned of adding a new Director into the Band Leadership group named Mr. Castonguay to take part of new charges of performing with the South Band Students along with the other band director, Chad Bieniek. We interviewed some students from the band class and some had th...

Boy’s Swimming Has A Strong First Half

Boy's swim team training hard at practice for the second half of the season.

Ryan Tullis, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

The Lakeville South swim team dove into the season on December 8th when they took on the Burnsville Blaze. Both teams went into the matchup hoping to get their season off to a good start and South was locked in. “Our team doesn’t have as many ‘superstars’ as we may have had in years past, but I ...

Lakeville Boys Basketball Banks on Potential

Senior Dylan Doty fires a three at a Lakeville South Boys Basketball game.

Camden Mast and Dylan Naatjes

January 2, 2019

Lakeville South Boys Varsity team’s season has just started, however, there is plenty potential for a great season this year with the lineup we have. “I think we have a lot of potential. We’re really young, but I like where we’re headed,” basketball captain Abe Strader ‘19 said. As o...

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