The Optimist

Students participate in Pages to Prisoners project

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

On Jan. 24, earth space and biology teacher Dr. Kirstin Milks, alongside her husband, Frank Milks, held a volunteer opportunity for students in Panther Plus. The opportunity was made possible through the Midwest Pages to Prisoners ...

Hudson Hoops: Official Week 13 High School Basketball Rankings

Ryan Hudson, Sports Writer

February 19, 2020

After a few exciting weeks of corn country hoops, I bring you the Week 13 power rankings you’ve all been waiting for. Some of the top teams have stumbled and some have continued their dominance over the past couple weeks. ...

A Solution for the Strange ISTEP Schedule

Elizabeth Allen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Anyone who has attended an Indiana school from 1987 to 2019 may be familiar with the state-mandated test, ISTEP. ISTEP tests children and teenagers over english, math, science, and history (some depending on grade level or cla...

Election 2020: what to know

Election 2020: what to know

February 12, 2020

Guide to finals

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Three times a year, South students once again go through the stress, pressure, and anxiety of finals. Every teacher gives different study tips, every student has different study methods, and everyone dreads the weeks leading up...

PYT performed at The Talent Show

Braydyn Lentz, Staff Photographer/Writer

February 7, 2020

South Cheer heads to Nationals

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

They show up to every Friday night football game, rain, shine, or freezing cold. They’re at every basketball game, boys or girls, any day of the week, anywhere in Indiana. And now, they will get to be recognized in their own r...

South Speaks: The Super Bowl

South Speaks: The Super Bowl

John Law, Editor

February 1, 2020

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