The Optimist

Advice from a senior: volunteer

Advice from a senior: volunteer

Erin O'Loughlin, Co-Editor

May 24, 2016

APES students build raingarden

Isabelle Neal, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016

While many students are stuck inside studying for finals and preparing final projects, AP Environmental Science (APES) students have a different kind of project: they are building a rain garden. Raingardens are gardens tha...

Glazing and Firing with Potter Sam Mehay

By Lucy Anderson, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016

Junior Sam Mehay slaps the clay down on the potter’s wheel as it starts to spin. She starts to mold it with her hands. At first you can’t tell weather it will be a vase, cup, or anything else. It’s hard to know until the ...

Janitors May and Hendricks set to retire

Matt Zelenin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016

The sight of Principal Mark Fletcher, dressed in suit & tie, standing on top of a big, green tractor, is not a sight many at South can attest to have seen.  But over the course of 40 years of working as a janitor at Sout...

Time To Return Laptops

Layla Moore, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

Before the end of the year, students must return their school issued laptops. All students must turn in their device, stylus and charger. Freshman, sophomore and junior students will keep the laptop case at home, but seniors must...

Diversity Day

Mallorey Daunhauer, Photographer

May 18, 2016

Diversity Day was today in the white gym. Students exhibited artifacts, foods and products from all around the globe.

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