The Optimist

5 things you may not know about Academic Super Bowl

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under News

Academic Super Bowl (ASB) is a type of an academic competition team/club offered at South. Below is a list of things you may not have known about ASB. 1) Themes Every year, a theme is picked that the questions relate to....

Fortnite takes over South

Ethan Baer, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News

A new video game is sweeping the nation once again. This time around, it is Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle Royale. Released in the summer of 2017, the game did not explode in popularity until the beginning of 2018. Fortnite...

Student advisory committee holds inaugural meeting

Calvin Prenkert, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Filed under News

On April 9, the South Student Council brought together representatives from many of the school’s clubs and sports teams to form a student advisory committee.   “(The committee was made) to give the student council an oppor...

Young Democrats forum

Iona Pfingston, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under News

The Ninth District Young People’s Candidate Forum will be held this Wednesday, April 4 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the BHSS library. All candidates for Indiana’s congress have been invited. Dan Canon, Rob Chatlos and Liz Watson...

Ryser Memorial Scholarship award

Iona Pfingston, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under News

The Writers Guild at Bloomington is offering a scholarship for an MCCSC student to attend the Indiana University Writers’ Conference. The conference, which will be held from June 2-6 on the IU Bloomington campus, will host w...

Spring break plans

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Filed under News

The much anticipated and long awaited spring break is finally upon us. We asked students what their spring break plans are. “I’m staying in town and working at Code and Key Escape Rooms and visiting colleges,” junior ...

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