The Optimist

South administration cracks down on Panther Plus attendance

Calvin Prenkert, Editor

March 29, 2019

Filed under Uncategorized

This week, many South students were surprised to receive a notice informing them that they had earned a Saturday school detention. Recipients were unaware that they had racked up so many absences until they received the slip ...

South students are Bloomington’s Black Leaders of Tomorrow

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under News

Bloom Magazine’s newest feature highlights students chosen for “Bloomington’s Black Leaders of Tomorrow.” 10 students were selected based on excellence in academics, leadership, the arts, athletics and other domains. R...

Bloomington’s new, community song

Tommy Beggs, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Culture, News

A catchy new tune has reached our fair city. Not only is it composed and performed by local artists and recorded at the Jacobs School of Music, but the song “Ride” was commissioned by our City Council to be our community song.

Bird is the word

Bird is the word

November 4, 2018

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