The Optimist

Third trimester finals schedule

Iona Pfingston, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

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Displayed on the monitors found around the building, there has been some misinformation spread regarding South's third trimester finals. The final exam days will be held Thursday, May 24, and Friday, May 25. A normal bell schedule...

Global Youth Service Day changes

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

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Global Youth Service Day? More like Global Youth Service Days. This year, Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is making some radical changes. It will no longer be a day of service, but rather an ongoing service event. “We...

5 things you may not know about Academic Super Bowl

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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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

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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...

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