If You Build It, They Will Come

The play clock read 0:00 and for many loyal Cougar fans the unforgettable words, “And the Sylvania Southview Cougars are the 2008 Division II football State Champions”, were shouted over the PA system. In Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium a group of determined teenagers executed an unblemished 15-0 season culminating with a 29-25 come from behind victory…

National Merit Scholars 2019

Southview High School proudly announces two National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2019.  Cherice Chan (left) and Megan Peng (right) are pictured here in our new senior courtyard. Cherice has dreams of pursuing an undergraduate degree from either Stanford or Michigan.  She hopes to specialize in the research field of developmental psychology; she is specifically interested…

Vens is Back at the Top of the Curve!

Sixteen years ago, a young math teacher named Kasey Vens made the jump from Northview to Southview to take up the role of Calculus teacher, where he would stay for over a decade. Now, Mr. Vens leads Southview as head principal, and though he has left the classroom, it has never left him. Everyday, Mr….

Art for Art’s Sake?

Art Club co-presidents Rhea Patterson and Hope Roth were just two of about a dozen students who attended the first Art Club meeting last week.  On this occasion, the students were not there to simply relax and indulge in their own creative endeavors. Rather, these students were applying their artistic eyes to help create colorful…

A Special Day at Southview

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.“ And with the reciting of the Special Olympics motto by hundreds of athletes from 10 area counties, the Spring Games of Area 4 Ohio got underway on the grounds of Southview High School. The athletes competed in a number of…

American Government Passion Projects

Mrs. Badiuk’s American Government students have been completing service learning passion projects.  Students were asked to take a personal passion or interest and find a way to serve the community through that passion.  Projects have included raising awareness regarding issues like drug abuse and animal cruelty. Students have worked to raise money for those affected…

Mock Trial – State Champs!!

Southview’s mock trial team captured an unprecedented seventh state title on Saturday, March 9th.  This is mock trial’s first title since 2014, but our records indicate they have an exceptional success rate once they advance to state competition, winning seven titles in their nine appearances in Columbus.   For the uninitiated, a mock trial competition…

Cougars Honored at Joseph W. Diehn Post #468

All too often I hear reference made to the sad state of affairs among America’s youth. They are easy targets for broad statements about a self-absorbed video game culture. But, no generation should be defined by its worst stereotypes.  I wish the detractors, or anyone skeptical of a future in the hands of today’s teenagers,…