South High and South Middle School’s literary magazines have been awarded honors in the 2015 National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines.
South High’s Exit 33 received a Superior–Nominated for Highest Award. The 2014–15 student editors were So Yeon (Rachel) An, Christie Liu and Claire Polizu. The faculty advisor is Richard Ehrlich.
South Middle School’s art and literacy magazine, The Rebel Pen, received the rank of Excellent. The 2014–15 student editors were Sharon Lam and Hannah Zhong. The faculty advisors are Kirsten Kuhn and Nicolette Marr.
The NCTE Program recognizes students, teachers and schools for producing exceptional literary magazines. Its mission is to encourage schools to develop literary magazines and seek excellence in writing and schoolwide participation in production.