Ekphrastic Poetry

An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. Mrs. Darlene Blakely takes her AP students on a field trip to the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) each year so they can compose an ekphrastic poem inspired by one of the TMA’s artworks (glass, sculpture, painting, etc.). …

It’s a (Wo)Man’s Sport

Sophomore Brenda Conley is used to the glares, stares, and “guy-blinking meme” looks by now. After all, this is her second year as a member of the Cougar wrestling team. Rather than just “sitting around” after school as she did during her first quarter as a freshman, she decided to become involved in a school activity….

Evan Zorovich-Long Soars in The Nutcracker

*Featured image photo credit to Patrick Wolff A little over five years ago, Evan Zorovich-Long’s mother won a ticket for a free ballet class.  Instead of using it herself, she asked nine-year-old Evan to give it a shot.  Reluctantly, he obliged. As Evan describes it, by the time the first lesson was over, he was…

The View is Bright in the South

After successive one win seasons in the Northern Lakes League, the Lady Cougars basketball team has started their 2017-18 campaign a-blazing. They have already equaled that win total and went to-to-toe with league favorite Perrysburg before succumbing 56-51. The highlight of the early season is no doubt the convincing 52-33 victory over crosstown rival Northview….

Noah Returns with Flood of Information

We were delighted to have Southview alumnus Noah Bader back in the building on Tuesday. Noah is currently employed as a portfolio analyst for Welltower Inc., a Fortune 500 company with headquarters in Toledo.  He gave an honest and insightful presentation to an attentive group of junior financial risk management students.  Mr. Bascuk’s students are…

Carrying the SVXC Flag: Hammer, Perry run their way to STATES

Southview High School is no stranger to team state championships with a total of five OHSAA championships to their credit. Of those, four belong to the cross-country teams. The boys teams have three state championship trophies and three runner-ups,  while the girls team can claim one golden trophy of their own. Just last Saturday, the…