The Southerner

Students get the opportunity of a lifetime

Marissa Dewig, photographer

February 27, 2020

Students in the freshmen and sophomore classes have the opportunity to go to Japan this summer. Three students and one teacher from each county are eligible to be chosen to go on this trip. The excursion will last about two w...

Xylitol in some peanut butter brands pose risk to dogs

Brady Allen, Reporter

February 26, 2020

If your normally perky pooch seems to be sick or is not acting normally, check your cupboard for the potential reason why. Some brands of peanut butter started using xylitol, which is toxic to dogs. Xylitol is an artificial sweetener that is substituted for sugar in foods, making them...

I-STEP gets refurbished

Hannah Long, Photography Editor

February 24, 2020

It’s that time of year again, when teachers are handing out review worksheets to prepare students for the upcoming I-STEP test. Gibson Southern sophomores are anxiously waiting for their turn to take the standardized test t...

Another successful year for pep band at Solo and Ensemble

Payton Henn, Reporter

February 21, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, Gibson Southern band members each performed a solo at this year’s Solo and Ensemble, with the event being an annual tradition Solo and Ensemble is an annual event hosted by ISSMA, which is the Indiana...

Gibson Southern holds annual eighth grade night

Sydney Long, photographer

February 21, 2020

On February 18, Gibson Southern held the annual eighth grade night. The incoming freshman get the opportunity to come to the high school and learn about classes that they are eligible to take as a freshman, as well as see current...

It’s time to get a grip

Christopher (Chris) Spear, photographer

February 12, 2020

It’s time to get a grip, and the new stairs in the school can help with that. Over Christmas break, the school installed a better grip on the stairs. The stairs had a whole new look. No one knew it would cause so many issues...

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