The Optimist

The next epidemic: myopia

The next epidemic: myopia

January 17, 2020

Doubt for the Draft

Alexander Coniaris, Announcer

January 15, 2020

Fear makes fantastic news. Everyone reads it and everyone is influenced by it. This ideology dates way back to the Spanish-American War, where the Yellow Journalism movement caused thousands of Americans to advocate for war, ...

Poetry Out Loud Competition January 23rd

January 13, 2020

Bloomington High School South is organizing its own 7th annual Poetry Out Loud competition. It is going to be held in the large group room on January 23rd, after school. It will be from 3:15 to 4:30. This is a great opportunity...

Why is the Wi-Fi wack: the sequel

John Lyles, Thomas Like, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Everyone at South is aware of the newest changes to the school’s Wi-Fi. The changes have disrupted the day to day of the students here at South. We reached out to Tim Pritchett, director of eLearning strategies, to find out exactly...

New Year, New Me: Resolutions at South

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

With every new year always comes new New Years resolutions, and 2020 is no different. The most stereotypical resolutions are surely ‘to go to the gym more,’ or ‘to eat healthy,’ but some South students and faculty were...

Hour of Code

Braydyn Lents, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

At Bloomington South, there are some students who don’t take the initiative to participate in certain coding activities, including the Hour of Code. According to the website Computer Science Education Week.org, it defines Hour of Co...

Safety, modernization main reasons MCCSC might adopt eLearning

John Law, Editor

January 9, 2020

As the heart of winter approaches, so does the chance of spontaneous school cancellations and delays. Because the MCCSC covers such a massive area, getting to school in nasty weather can be quite difficult and dangerous for the...

Hudson Hoops: week 6 IHSAA power rankings

Ryan Hudson

January 3, 2020

After a couple days of break and then some holiday tournaments,  here we are heading into week 6 of high school basketball. A lot has happened since my rankings going into week 3 so let’s get started. Class 4A Lawrenc...

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