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Pacesetters Prepare for Fall Assembly

Pacesetters Prepare for Fall Assembly

Emily Wilkinson, Staff Writer

August 30, 2013


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Working outside of school is nothing new to the Pacesetters. Over the summer, the Pacesetters participated in the National Dance Alliance camp, learning everything from marching basics to sophisticated dance charts. “We cover every count in every song,” senior Bailey Miller said. The Pacesetters...

First STUCO Meeting

Calvin Freeman, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2013


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The Shawnee Mission South Student Council kicked off their 2013 campaign with the first official meeting this morning and right off the bat the program plans on making a number of changes in the upcoming school year. The first big adjustment that STUCO has made is that the overall size of their gro...

Cross Country kicks off season

Cross Country kicks off season

Garrett Mould, Sports Editor

August 29, 2013


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After taking eighth place in state last year, the Raiders Cross Country team kicked off their season Aug. 19 with their first practice of the year. August 24 the Raider Runners had a Family Picnic and Run, which is always a good way to begin the season. With the departure of runners like Curtis Cline...

Debate/Forensics Starts Preparations Early

Debate/Forensics Starts Preparations Early

Luke Holland, Features Editor

August 26, 2013


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The Debate/Forensics team is kicking off the school year with new people, new competitions, and new goals. Coach Natalie Ashley is again overseeing the team and they have already begun preparations for the competitions up ahead.     The first competition will be September 20-21, with one at Washburn Rural...

International Club Welcomes New Foreign Exchange Students

International Club Welcomes New Foreign Exchange Students

Rachel Rosenstock, A&E Editor

August 26, 2013


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As classes start again, South will have seven different world cultures gracing the hall.  12 foreign exchange students from countries such as Sweden, Mozambique, Brasil, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Italy are making the year-long stay.  After the initial bombardment of the first day, the students have...

Freshman Day

Freshman Day

Rachel Rosenstock

August 12, 2013


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Freshman first day at Shawnee Mission South marked the new ninth graders’ induction into the Raider family.  Teachers, students and staff were present all day to help welcome the new students to the halls of South. "My freshman year, my mentor really helped set me on the right path from day 1 to ...

Entering the Danger Zone

Entering the Danger Zone

April 15, 2013


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Top Gun is the greatest movie of all time. It brought together a nation by making every single person in America want to wear aviator shades, while the mourned the loss of an American icon, made every girl want to date a fighter pilot, and showed us unforgettable characters. The star of the movie, Maverick...

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