Open House 8/24/2016
Bloomington South's Open House is Wednesday, August 24 from 7-9. The orchestra will perform at 6:30 in the atrium where you can pick up your child's schedule. At 7, you will start going through the schedule and have an opportunity to meet the teachers. The evening will end with a Sounds of South preview of Pippin in the auditorium at 8:35. We look forward to seeing you.
Freshman Student Council
Freshman Student Council voting is now available on the Panther Plus website. Candidate info sheets are posted in the cafeteria. Results will be announced next Friday, September 2nd.
The September SAT Prep course offered at BHSS is registering now and has limited space available. All registrations are due by Wednesday, September 7th in the bookstore. If interested, stop by A303 or A336 to pick up a brochure.
Interact Club 8/29/16
Interact club is having a call out meeting on Monday, August 29th during SRT in Mrs. Spriggs' room, A241. If you are interested in community service and International understanding, please join us and remember to invite your friends. There will be snacks!
See awesome photos from recent sports events, learn about new teachers, and read about what South students were up to over the summer. It's all at bloomingtonsouthoptimist.org
Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @southoptimist
Attn: Seniors planning to attend IU:
Applications for the Wells Scholarship are in. This very prestigious scholarship includes full tuition, academic fees, and an annual living expense stipend for four years of study. A typical Wells Scholar is in the top 5% of their graduating class, has a 4.0 GPA or higher, and has an average combined Critical Reading and Math SAT score of 1400 or higher. If you have qualifications similar to those described and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please see Mrs. Winckelbach in the Counseling Office for an application immediately. All completed applications are due back by Friday, September 9th.
Swimming and Diving 8/24/16
There will be a brief meeting on Wednesday August 24, at 3:05pm, in the pool area, for any student interested in joining the Swimming & Diving team.
If you are NOT in a fall sport and you are interested in baseball, come to the call out meeting Wednesday August 24th in room A113 at 3:15pm!
Science Olympiad 8/25/16
Science Olympiad is holding a call-out meeting this Thursday, August 25th after school in Mrs. Kvale's room, A307. The meeting should last about 45 minutes. If you like science, teamwork, and competition, please join us! If you can not be there, please see Ms. Kvale for an application.
It’s not too early to work on your college application essays!! Learn a couple of tips for transferring your essay from average to excellent in Ms. Mills’ Panther Plus Friday, room A125. Bring your rough drafts and prompts.
Game Club 8/25/16
Game Club will meet Thursday August 25th after school in room A311.
The Fashion Club 8/29/16
The fashion club will be holding a call out meeting on Monday, August 29th after school in Mrs. Walls' room, A218. Snacks will be provided!
There will be a call out meeting for anyone interested in wrestling on Thursday, September 1st from 3:15-3:45pm in the wrestling room.
IU Groups Scholars
Any student interested in applying to the IU Groups Scholars Program should sign up to see Mrs. Ude in the counseling office this week for more details. Students must hold a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and their families must meet certain financial requirements.
P-7, a non-denominational bible study will meet on Wednesdays after school, starting September 7th from 3:05-3:45pm in room 332.
Library after school
Starting 8/22, the library will be open after school on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until 4:00pm. This is a great time to get extra help from our teacher-tutors or to complete homework while waiting for an extra-curricular activity or practice to start!
Students who ordered a 2015-16 yearbook, please come room A122 during 1st period, 5th period, before or after school to pick it up.
Best Buddies 8/31/16
Join Best Buddies! You will get to meet new people, go to awesome parties, and eat great food! The callout meeting is Wednesday August 31st after school in room A238.
Girls Inc. After School 9/9/16
Girls Inc. after school program starts September 9th
High School hours this year are 8:00am-2:55pm every day. There will be no late start Wednesdays.
IMPORTANT: The application deadline for the full tuition Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship has been moved up considerably. Historically, this deadline has been in December; however, this school year, it is August 31, 2016. As this date is just around the corner, interested and qualified seniors need to complete the application and alert recommenders within the next few weeks. Please find detailed information regarding this scholarship as well as access to the application at the following address: https://www.cfbmc.org/lasting-impact/apply-for-a-scholarship/lilly/ . Please note that this application can also be accessed via the scholarships tab on the BHSS Counseling Center's homepage. Please check this website for qualifications. The deadline for this application and all of its accompanying documents is Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016. Please see Mrs. Winckelbach in the Counseling Center with any questions or for more information.
2016-17 All Sports Passes
All Sports Passes are now available in the Athletic Office. The cost is $70.00 for adults, $50.00 for students and $250.00 for a family pass. Office hours are 8-3.
Calling all Class of 1981 Members
35 year class reunion will be held Friday September 16th and Saturday September 17th.
We have reserved The Quaff On beer garden for Friday night beginning at 7 pm. It is located at 116 N. Grant St. They have amazing food and beverages available if you wish to eat there but it will not be included in the cost of the reunion.
We have reserved Brothers Bar & Grill for Saturday night. They are located at 215 N Walnut St. We will have the upstairs again like last time between the hours of 6pm and 10 pm. Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar is available.
Cost will be $20 per person to cover. Spread the word!
6:00 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Girls JV)
6:00 PM [BHSS] Tennis (Boys )
6:00 PM [BHSS] Volleyball (V/JV)
7:30 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Boys JV)
7:00 PM [BHSS] Football (Varsity)
8:00 AM [BHSS] Tennis (Boys )
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM [BHSS] Cross Country (V/JV)
10:00 AM [BHSS] Football (Fr)
10:00 AM [BHSS] Football (JV)
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM [BHSS] Volleyball (Varsity)
12:00 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Girls JV)
12:00 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Girls Varsity)
5:00 PM [BHSS] Tennis (Boys )
6:00 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Boys JV)
6:00 PM [BHSS] Tennis (Boys )
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM [BHSS] Volleyball (V/JVF)
7:30 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Boys Varsity)
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM [BHSS] Golf (Girls )
6:00 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Girls JV)
7:30 PM [BHSS] Soccer (Girls Varsity)