Tag: Bloomington High School South

New Coaching Program Helps At-Risk High School Students

BY JANET MANDELSTAM High school students at risk of not earning a diploma have extra support this year thanks to a new pilot program that places eight educational coaches at 10 schools in southwest-central Indiana. Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) and Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington launched the Graduation and Career Coaching Initiative to improve graduation rates, [...]

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Can You Do A Triathlon? Test Yourself at Indoor Event

BY BARB BERGGOETZ If you are an aspiring triathlete or just someone seeking a low-key, late-winter challenge, the Indiana University Swim Club may have just what you need. Athletes who participate in the March 5 IU Swim Club Indoor Triathlon will swim, bike, and run indoors in the safe, controlled environment of the IU Student [...]

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Indiana University Hopefuls Set Their Sights on Summer Olympic Games

Molly Ludlow while at Indiana University. Photo by Mike Dickbernd BY MIKE LEONARD, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL D. DICKBERND For athletes who compete in Summer Olympic sports, the quest to get better never ends. They train obsessively and compete in regional, national, and international events as well as collegiate competitions, most in relative anonymity compared with [...]

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IU Researchers & Local High Schools Working Together On Revolutionary Concussion Device (Photo Gallery)

Nicholas Port tests an athlete with the portable concussion device. Photo by John Bailey, directed by Jeff Richardson BY CARMEN SIERING As a coach of the Bloomington Blades high school hockey team and Bloomington High School North lacrosse club team, Dave Appel understands the concern surrounding concussions in youth sports. “It’s one of my greatest [...]

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It’s Costumes Galore for Sounds of South’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (Photo Gallery)

(l-r) Addie Benham as Mrs. Potts, Aliya Rife as Chip, Ryne Benckart as the Beast, and Meredith Burnham as Featherduster. Photo by Jenn Hamm BY JEREMY SHERE When Sounds of South, the advanced choir group at Bloomington High School South, decided to stage a production of Beauty and the Beast in 2015, Director Gwen Witten [...]

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