The Optimist

Optimize: week of Sept. 17

Optimize: week of Sept. 17

September 21, 2018

National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Kaiya Norris, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

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MCCSC has announced that 17 students from Bloomington High Schools South and North are semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship. BHSN: Margaret Comentale Harilaos Deliyannis Arthur Hertz Daniel Rickert Jonath...

Optimize: week of Sept.10

Optimize: week of Sept.10

September 14, 2018

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2018

Optimize: week of Sept. 3

Optimize: week of Sept. 3

September 7, 2018

The Optimist’s guide to staying healthy

Kaiya Norris, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

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With school in session, students are getting back into the groove of staying up late and waking up early, doing hours of homework and studying for the endless wave of tests that seems to never slow down. With the fast pace hustle...

Changing trimesters

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

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The notorious trimesters at South were recently changed to all be 13 weeks long instead of 12. Teachers had noticed the first trimester was only 11.5 weeks, while second trimester was 13 weeks. During the administrative staff m...

A guide to college apps and scholarships

Tommy McEvilly, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

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When you’re a high school student getting ready for college, it’s very easy to feel like you’re stuck in the middle of the sea; struggling against the waves of daunting SAT and ACT tests, the time-consuming applications...

Rain garden at South

Paige Litkenhous, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018

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According to Shane Gibson, environment and education director of Sycamore Land Trust, over 20,000 animals have been saved through the usage of Rain Gardens. Water run-off can very easily lead to major issues, such as floo...

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