The Optimist

Trump and Clinton took off the gloves in Monday night’s debate

Eric Johnsen, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

The first debate of the 2016 presidential election, held on Monday the 26th, was accompanied by much hype - and it did not disappoint. The candidates set their tone early on. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, tried to...

Boys first, girls second in county cross country meet

Toudora Galuska, Photographer

September 28, 2016

Last night was the County cross country meet between Bloomington South, Bloomington North, Edgewood, Lighthouse Christian, and Owen Valley. South and North boys were tied with 33 points but South ended up winning with the sixth-man...

New study tables

Mallorey Daunhauer, Photographer

September 28, 2016

Recently, the school has implemented a new addition in it’s after school schedule. Now, South will be offering supervised study tables for students who have to stay after school and wait for their activities. Here’s what Mr. T...

New Orchestra Teacher

Junior Mel Ozturk

Layla Moore, Staff Writer, Photographer

September 28, 2016

Girls Soccer

September 28, 2016

Cross Country Senior Night

Ethan Baer, Sports Writer

September 27, 2016

Tonight, September 27th, it is senior night for cross country. Boys and Girls will meet at Edgewood at 6 p.m. tonight.  When asked what to expect tonight, junior Tori Bomba said that "it should be a battle tonight". Junior Grace...

Panther Regiment battles the heat

Lucy Anderson, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

Saturday was a double header for the marching band. They had 2 competitions, the first at FJ Reitz High School in Evansville and  the second at Floyd Central. They placed 3rd at FJ Reitz High School and won people’s choice...

Homecoming king and queen

Homecoming king and queen

September 26, 2016

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