The Journal Rewired

Sophomore Audra Barclay digs up plants during her last mission trip. She started going on mission trips when she was 12 years old.

Humans of Southport

January 29, 2020

“Ever since I was little, I always wanted to take part in service projects. So, as soon as I was old enough...

Junior Thomas McNeil talks with his friends during school on Dec. 18. McNeil came out as transgender in 2018 and is thankful for the friends that have stayed by his side.

Discovering himself

January 5, 2020

High school is usually the time when students are discovering who they are and who they want to be, wh...

Educators and supporters of the Red for Ed movement gather around the Statehouse on Nov. 19 to protest Indiana’s education policies. Around 15,000 people registered to attended the rally.

Running red

December 19, 2019

Educators from all around Indiana captured the attention of the state a month ago on Nov. 19. This ca...

Senior Madeline Holloway discusses debate plans with head coach David Luers on Nov. 12. Holloway has been a part of the Debate Team since her junior year.

‘She sticks with it’

December 14, 2019

Senior Madeline Holloway feels that being a part of a team has helped her become more confident and g...

Math’s best friend

The official Math Dog of SHS, Ellie, poses at her desk for a picture. She found her home with math teacher Mary Wheeler fourteen years ago.

Sophia McKinney

November 15, 2019

A malnourished, mange covered and flea infested puppy made her way down West Washington Street near dow...

Humans of Southport

Humans of Southport

November 15, 2019

  "A student was delivering a pass to room 205 and said, ‘Oh no, what happened to Ms. Powell?’ Well, I’m still here, just with a new name. I got married on Oct....

Reaching new heights

Doane performs at the Hoosier Dome, a performance venue, on Oct. 18. He started working towards his dream of music in seventh grade.

La’Kenzie Parker

November 15, 2019

The first time he stepped on the stage, junior Jackson Doane felt that he wasn’t as nervous as he should...

His American dream

Saeed works on the fryer on Nov. 5. He started working at McDonald’s only three months after fleeing Syria and is now a manager at his store.

Sophia McKinney

November 15, 2019

Just three months after arriving in America in December of 2016, Mahmoud Saeed applied for a job at McDonald’s...

Some English students at SHS dabble in writing outside of school.

Creativity within them

November 7, 2019

For some students, writing is a form of catharsis. For some students, writing unleashes an opportunit...

Spooky strings

Spooky strings

November 6, 2019


Savannah smiles

Savannah smiles

Elizabeth Valadez

October 4, 2019

“I’ll never forget her smile,” said Jody Matthews, the principal of Homecroft Elementary. The...

Finding his niche

Amanda Husselman and Elizabeth Valadez

October 4, 2019

Because his father works here in the U.S., junior Jatin Kulal decided to move his life here all the way from Canada for better educational opportunities. He found an opportunity like this when he came to SHS and found himself in math teacher Ethan Coffman’s classroom. When Kulal started attending SHS this year, he starte...

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