Signing on the Dotted Line

For a high-school student-athlete, one of the most exciting moments is receiving a verbal scholarship offer from an institution of higher education. This occasion is multiplied exponentially on the actual signing day. National Signing Day has become a rite of passage in many high schools across the country and Southview High School is no stranger…

Mr. Hoffman Elevated to National Position

We are fortunate to have many talented educators at Southview High School.  Most commit their careers to inspiring the next generation and strive to continuously improve their craft.  In that regard, Lucas Hoffman stands out even among his talented peers. Lucas was recently announced as the Central States representative to the American Council on the…

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…