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  • April 19Girls' next tennis game is on 4/29

  • April 19Prom is this Saturday (4/22)!

  • April 11Fine Arts Night - April 12th

Extreme Promposals, a Q&A with Luke Domer and Sam Helm

Taylor Harmon, Staff Writer/Photographer

April 21, 2017

Filed under News

The term "promposal" has been coined by millennials to describe an act beyond simply asking the question, "Will you go to prom with me?" Promposals have reached a new level of grandeur in the recent years; ranging from a clever...

Night Moves promposal

Night Moves promposal

April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017

NHS Honor Cords

Taylor Harmon, Staff Writer/Photographer

April 13, 2017

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With graduation quickly approaching, seniors are scrambling to finish the final tasks of their senior year. Among the most popular of these tasks are National Honors Society members completing their required 10 hours of service...

Diversity Day

April 12, 2017

Fine arts night

Eric Johnsen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

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Tonight at fine arts night there will be featured performances from each of South's music programs - Sounds of South, Band, and Orchestra. Additionally, many of South's art students will have their work on display in the large...

Dance Marathon

Layla Moore, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Last Saturday, April 8, BHSS held their annual dance marathon for Riley Children's Hospital. The night consisted of food, games, music, dancing, and stories from Riley families. They raised 157,508.68 dollars, beating their total...

College acceptances

Layla Moore, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

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Seniors in high school all across America are beginning to receive acceptance letters from colleges they applied to months before. At South, students have been getting acceptances from many schools, including Ivy Leagues. Grah...

Sounds of South goes to Nashville

April 4, 2017

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This past Thursday through Saturday, Sounds of South went to Nashville, Tennessee to compete in the World Strides Nashville Heritage Festival. Groups from all over the US competed, and Sounds of South won awards for the best concert...

Eighth-Graders Shadow Students at BHSS

Cal Noriega, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

24 eighth grade students left their middle schools to visit Bloomington High School South today.  They accompanied their siblings or volunteers who attend South to all five periods of the day.  20 of these students were from ...

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