The Optimist

South athletics hope to remain normal in coming season

Lizzie Allen, Editor

August 11, 2020

With MCCSC’s recent change of school reopening plans, the question on the tip on many people's tongues was ‘what will the athletic teams do?’ The answer is to continue the season as planned.   “At this time, we are a ‘go’,” said ...

Senior goodbyes

Senior goodbyes

May 9, 2020

Saying goodbye to Darn Good Soup

Iris Kreilkamp, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Darn Good Soup has been a staple of Bloomington life since 2011 -- located on the Square, and known for its delicious daily soups and friendly employees, it is a quintessential part of living in Bloomington.  Even so, the ...

New music out now!

New music out now!

April 29, 2020

Managing your mental health during a pandemic

Iris Kreilkamp, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Something as small as turning on the television right now can be an upsetting and anxiety-producing act as our news channels, and lives in general, fill with what seems to be an endless stream of bad news from across the globe....

Schools closed until August, seniors robbed

John Law, Editor

April 2, 2020

That's it. Just like that, school is closed for the rest of the year. If it were even two months ago, no one could've predicted such an occurrence, but now it's all gone. Prom, spring sports seasons, senior skip day, graduation,...

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