In honor of fallen Warrior Kara Allen, people are encouraged to wear pink to Friday’s football game at Southfield High School for the Arts and Technology, according to senior organizer Alicia Buford.
The game is at 5:30 p.m. between Southfield and Lake Orion.
Pink was Allen’s favorite color,... READ MORE »»
Classmates of the late Kara Allen decorated her locker as a tribute to her. Allen was a senior.
All students who plan to attend Southfield High School for the Arts and Technology in the fall have summer reading homework.
The assignments vary by grade level and English course.
Students are expected to get a copy of the book and be prepared to write an essay about the book when school opens... READ MORE »»
Which book students are supposed to read for summer reading homework depends on their grade and the English course they are taking. Some of the required titles are A Thousand Splendid Suns, Outliers, The Mayor of Casterbridge and The Pact.
Since 1951, Southfield High School has been the home of the Blue Jays, but with the upcoming merger with Southfield-Lathrup, the school has adopted a new mascot - the Warriors - and hired an artist to design new Warrior logos.
The designs were created by 1976 Southfield High School bicentennial graduate... READ MORE »»
Southfield High School alumnus Todd Pearl said he designed the Warrior mascot to be "confident and strong."
Not only is Southfield High retiring its Blue Jay mascot, but also nine staff members are retiring, as well.
Craig and Pat Bonnington
Craig Bonnington has taught every science class his department offers and has decided to retire after 39 years of teaching.
During his career he taught briefly at South... READ MORE »»
Science teacher Craig Bonnington is in his element when he teaches Physics. His element is gold.
In the final assessment, Southfield High won the last sports battles against its cross-town rival Southfield-Lathrup in all sports except softball, baseball and girls basketball. The two schools are merging in September, so the rivalry will be officially dead. Forever.
FOOTBALL - SHS WINS
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Southfield High junior Marzell Patterson competes in the high jump. In boys track, Southfield High School easily dominated Southfield-Lathrup i their last matchup, 82-51.
The Blue Jay logo on the basketball court is scheduled to be replaced this summer with the school’s new Warrior logo to prepare for the merger of Southfield High School with Southfield-Lathrup High School, said Assistant Principal Vernon Burden.
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Two Southfield Jay staff members received national awards in the 2016 Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photo Contest.
Staff artist Parrish Pearce won the Sweepstakes Award for his editorial cartoon about the impending merger of Southfield High Sch... Read More »
The PSAT was "pretty easy," according to sophomore Miyah Brooks. "Just one part without the calculator was hard,"Brooks said.
Another sophomore, Dylan Barnes, said, "If I could change something, I would change the amount of time for each section... Read More »
The Girls Golf Team ended their season without a win but individual team members showed great improvement, said Coach Stephen Sharp.
The team nearly defeated West Bloomfield High School, Sharp said, losing by eight strokes.
The team had one new opponent... Read More »
The Warrior Tennis Team is 0-4, defeating one opponent so far - Cass Technical High School.
The Warriors had a late start to their practices as they awaited the selection of Ernie Taber as their coach.
The tennis team adjusted this year to playing in... Read More »
As Southfield High School closes the chapter on its sports history, one Blue Jay holds the record for earning the most varsity sports letters. Jamie Glinz, with 16 varsity letters, is the Ultimate Blue Jay.
Glinz graduated high school in 2000 with two... Read More »
To celebrate Black History Month, Southfield High put on a captivating program brimming with music, poetry and a dramatic skit.
The program was co-hosted by English teacher Virna Hobbs-Calhoun and pianist Devon Cadwell.
The 45-min... Read More »
The Southfield Jay surveyed the 214 seniors in the Class of 2016 about their plans after high school. Here’s what the last graduating class of Southfield High School - the final class of graduating Blue Jays - had to say about their plans:
Makayla Adams, Western M... Read More »