Around the holidays, we hear many discussions about which song is the best. This decision divides friends and family alike. So, we wanted to figure out the Upper School’s favorite holiday song, once and for all!
The student newspaper of Spartanburg Day School.
“Just take the leap of faith and audition! The best way to familiarize yourself with acting is to become part of the show,” says Molly Jones when advising young people who want to start acting.
It was a great fall season for Griffin Athletics! Four state champion teams in one season! The seniors on the girls’ tennis team, Maggie Cobb and Kelly Killoren, have been a part of SDS tennis for years. They are both extremely talented and had a lot to share about being a part of a state championship team and the impact tennis at SDS has had on them.
Cancel culture is a versatile movement— one that revitalizes in every generation. It’s not a new concept, but the ways we experience and consume its impacts are constantly changing.
If you’ve walked by the senior lounge recently, you may have noticed the new and improved furniture!
Noodle, a 13-year-old pug, is taking the internet by storm. His owner, Jonathan “John” Graziano, had the novel idea to tell his audience on TikTok what type of day they could look forward to.
Growing up, every woman I saw in my life was simultaneously assiduous, independent, and compassionate. It was only when I got older that I realized that not every child has the liberty of seeing female role models operate outside of the domestic sphere. As gender roles have progressively shifted throughout the years, several young girls have been put in positions where they are torn between following in the domestic footsteps of their predecessors and pursuing greater independence at the possible risk of their ability to sustain a family and uphold their reputation. No young woman should have to choose between her family and her dreams.
On the evening of March 16th, a mass shooting occurred in Atlanta, Georgia, that left six Asian American women dead. As an Asian American woman myself, this shooting hit very close to home and left me feeling angry and afraid– not only for myself but also for other Asian Americans across the country. Unfortunately, this attack is not the only violence that has occurred towards Asian Americans recently.
Even with the advances made in the last century to support women and their roles in society, there are many occupations, such as jobs in the STEM field, where women are still underrepresented. As a teenage girl potentially interested in STEM in college, I am fortunate to know other women who have taken similar paths, but I recognize that many other girls my age don’t have as many women to look up to or as many opportunities to take advantage of pursuing a STEM career, and I think it is important to recognize the gender gap in order to move towards change and give equal opportunity to all women.