The Optimist

First impressions on the new normal

Celie Kreilkamp, Staff Writer

August 20, 2020

Thirty-minute classes, interrupting parents, and messy desks: the first week of school at BHSS has come to an end, and students and teachers are getting accustomed to this new reality. A lot of changes had to be made to the daily...

Drug Testing at South

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

In recent years, concern over drug use in high schools has rapidly grown, and in parallel to that, so have the efforts to prevent drug use. One of the more common, but also more highly debated prevention methods, is the randomized...

Rest in peace, Lil Bub

Courtesy of Lil Bub's Instagram.

Fahad Aloufi, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Bob Knight’s return to Bloomington

Braydyn Lents, Sports Writer

December 9, 2019

On Sep. 13, 2000, the movie Remember The Titans were on the top of the movie box office list and the most popular song at the time was the forgotten song Music by Madonna. However, in Bloomington, former Indiana University Preside...

It’s scheduling time: Grading the classes at South

Fahad Aloufi, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Here at South, students get to pick the classes they want from a wide array of options. Some of those classes can be a breeze, others can be exciting or interesting, and a few can be extremely challenging. As a veteran student here at Bloomington Sou...

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