The Optimist

Why is the Wi-Fi wack: the sequel

John Lyles, Thomas Like, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Everyone at South is aware of the newest changes to the school’s Wi-Fi. The changes have disrupted the day to day of the students here at South. We reached out to Tim Pritchett, director of eLearning strategies, to find out exactly...

Safety, modernization main reasons MCCSC might adopt eLearning

John Law, Editor

January 9, 2020

As the heart of winter approaches, so does the chance of spontaneous school cancellations and delays. Because the MCCSC covers such a massive area, getting to school in nasty weather can be quite difficult and dangerous for the...

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...

Could South go solar?

Lena Lin, Guest Columnist

October 28, 2019

South, as is typical of most buildings in Indiana, is far too dependent on coal powered energy.  Chris Ciolli, the Director of MCCSC Building Operations, said there are multiple coal plants from which we source our energy, n...

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