The Optimist

MCCSC Raises School Lunch Prices

Cal Noriega, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

This Tuesday, the MCCSC school board decided to raise meal prices by 5-10 cents.  The decision was chiefly made to comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations, which state that schools with a weighted average meal pr...

Shelby Newland performs at National Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals

Chris Forrester, Staff Writer, Photographer

April 25, 2017

We previously reported that BHSS senior Shelby Newland won the State Poetry Out Loud Competition, earning herself a spot in the national competition in Washington, D.C..  After weeks of mental preparation and practice recitations,...

Extreme Promposals, a Q&A with Luke Domer and Sam Helm

Taylor Harmon, Staff Writer/Photographer

April 21, 2017

The term "promposal" has been coined by millennials to describe an act beyond simply asking the question, "Will you go to prom with me?" Promposals have reached a new level of grandeur in the recent years; ranging from a clever...

Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day

Molly Wagschal, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

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