The Optimist

Seniors start applying to college

John Beggs, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

‘Tis the season of joy, heartbreak, and waiting. It’s time for the seniors of Bloomington South to apply to colleges. Whether it be the monotonous task of filling out the CommonApp or the especially dreaded personal essays, South...

Metrics committee: Stay in Phase Yellow until Oct. 12

Iris Kreilkamp, Editor

September 15, 2020

The MCCSC Metrics Committee decided to keep schools in "phase yellow" until Oct. 12.  In the yellow phase, elementary schools are in person, while middle and high school have the option of hybrid or online. The “red phase...

South Speaks: Masks in school

Jenna Torline, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

How do some South freshman feel about wearing face masks every day in school? ...

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