Cougar Curator

Manhattan Ethington has separated herself from her peers by scoring in the top 1% nationally on the PSAT, earning her the distinction of National Merit Scholar Semifinalist.  Once she completes the application, she will be eligible for a full-ride scholarship to many of the participating universities. So where does she hope to cash in her…

Laux Earns Perfect Score on ACT

Knickolas Laux recently achieved something only 0.2% of students nationwide are able to list on their college applications:  a perfect score on the ACT. Of the nearly two million students who took the ACT last year, less than 4,000 earned a perfect score.  Knickolas earned the maximum score of 36 on all four sections, thereby…

Shafransky Flips Out in Reno

Who would have thought that observing someone doing a backflip at tae kwon do practice would segue into winning gold in the high bar competition at the USA Junior Olympic Gymnastics Championship? For Southview junior Sammy Shafransky, that’s exactly what happened. Sammy, who is the youngest of five children, started gymnastics at the age of…

Singh It Loud and Proud

Jasjeev Singh was honored with the Third Place Award this summer at the Sikh Youth Symposium. He competed in Seattle, Washington against 65 other finalist at the International level who had been selected from regional competitions across the United States and Canada. Each contestant delivered a presentation on Sikh heritage and the importance of interfaith…

Dive In, Divers, and Dives

When it comes to competitive diving, the Walkovich sisters sure don’t feel like fish out of water. Senior Emily and Freshman Alexa have been at it for a combined 15 years. What started on a whim and overcoming an initial fear on the diving board at Highland Meadows Country Club has become a full-time passion…

Not Horsing Around

Two Southview student-athletes don’t compete for varsity letters, but they have been recognized by US Equestrian for their dedication to riding and jumping horses. US Equestrian honors students who have prepared for competitions through training and practice sessions similar to students in other athletic programs, and Junior Abby Kalniz and Sophomore Brooke Leininger have been…

Mr. Clarkson Leads AP Capstone in Writing Instruction

Southview is one of only a handful of schools in Northwest Ohio participating in the AP Capstone program. Students in the program are required to complete AP Seminar and AP Research, which are both offered through the science department.  The courses train students to collaborate with each other to investigate a variety of topics and…