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the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

Pippin Revival

Ren Park, Culture Editor
October 19, 2022

Pippin opens on Wednesday, October 26 and runs through Saturday, October 29 with streaming on October 30. Tickets are available for purchase at smstheatre.com.

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March 24, 2022

On April 22, the latest series Heartstopper will be available to stream on Netflix.  Heartstopper originated as a webcomic on the platform Webtoon, then was published on paper. Alice Oseman began writing/illustrating chapters in August 2019, and quickly gained recognition from fans everywhere. The series features two boys–Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick (Kit Connor). Charlie and Nick attend an all-boys school in England, where they meet.  Charlie is openly gay, and has dealt with bullying...

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Ren Park, Reporter
March 9, 2022

Theatre is a vastly important part of global culture, and has been for centuries. Shows at South often sell out due to their excellence.  However, viewers of these performances rarely think about the efforts being put in backstage. The talented crew members who make the magic happen can end up forgotten. Most of them say it doesn’t bother them. “I could choose to act,” Aaron Thomas, sophomore and sound crew member, said. “I choose not to, mostly, because I like being on the sidelines....

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Ren Park, Culture Editor
September 16, 2022

When I picked up “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe,” I didn’t put it back down until I finished it four hours later. 

Improv Review

Fletcher Knowles, Reporter
April 1, 2022

The Shawnee Mission South Improv Team had two shows on Wednesday and Thursday. I personally attended the Thursday show. The show consisted of four games and lasted about one hour. Freeze In this game the actors create a scene with a position given to them by another cast member. Then at any time another actor says freeze and takes the position of one of the actors and creates a new scene. This...

Hawaiian Vibing

Annie Caswell, Reporter
October 1, 2021

Hawaiian Bros, located at 12120 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, is a restaurant that serves authentic Hawaiian food in a plate lunch style. With easy-to-use touch screens ordering stations and open, bright seating, the restaurant has a modern atmosphere that is sleek and put together while also remaining colorful and fun. The service is quick, friendly and always willing to help. Hawaiian...

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