The Optimist

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

Rest in peace, Lil Bub

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...

South administration cracks down on Panther Plus attendance

Calvin Prenkert, Editor

March 29, 2019

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

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...

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