The Optimist

Homemade holiday gift guide

Homemade holiday gift guide

November 30, 2016

Holidays gifts for friends?

Lucia Davila, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Picture the glittering snow, the frosty store window displays, the red ribbons - picture your best friends, the people you spend all your free time with. What are you going to get them this year for the holidays? If you’re ...

Holiday snacks

Elizabeth Rickert, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

It is almost December, and that means we are close to the season of peppermint, hot chocolate, and warm cookies. Here are some fun, easy snacks that will definitely put you in a holiday mood. Check out these delicious brownies....

Holiday Angel Tree

Amanda Lewandowski, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

There are only a few days left to donate to Student Council’s Holiday Angel Tree fundraiser which ends Friday December 2. Donations are being collected during SRT. The SRT that raises the most money will get a free breakfast...

Students wear safety pins in support of minority groups

Chris Forrester, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

In the chaos and shock of post-election America, one of the most frequently expressed sentiments has been fear. President Elect Donald Trump has consistently targeted racial minorities and other often marginalized communities...

Holiday gift guide

Elizabeth Rickert, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

The holidays are right around the corner, and Optimist is here to help you with all your gift giving needs! Homemade gifts: coupon book- Almost everyone in your life would love a coupon for a service you can give them. For ex...

TEDx Youth event

Layla Moore, Staff Writer, Photographer

November 17, 2016

This Saturday, November 19 from 1-3 pm, Solarium Productions will be hosting a free TEDx Youth event in the MCPL library auditorium. This event is a part of a nation-wide TEDx program. Young people will be presenting their...

A Meatless Thanksgiving

A Meatless Thanksgiving

November 17, 2016

The student news site of Bloomington High School South