The Optimist

Changing trimesters

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

The notorious trimesters at South were recently changed to all be 13 weeks long instead of 12. Teachers had noticed the first trimester was only 11.5 weeks, while second trimester was 13 weeks. During the administrative staff m...

A guide to college apps and scholarships

Tommy McEvilly, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

When you’re a high school student getting ready for college, it’s very easy to feel like you’re stuck in the middle of the sea; struggling against the waves of daunting SAT and ACT tests, the time-consuming applications...

Rain garden at South

Paige Litkenhous, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018

According to Shane Gibson, environment and education director of Sycamore Land Trust, over 20,000 animals have been saved through the usage of Rain Gardens. Water run-off can very easily lead to major issues, such as floo...

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