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State qualified swimmers

State qualified swimmers

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports, Spring Sports

  The Shawnee Mission South girls swim team placed second overall at the tri-meet on Tuesday, April 2. The Lady Raiders swam against Olathe Northwest and Shawnee Mission West.   The Raiders earned 137.5 points losing to Olathe Northwest by only 10.5 points. Putting their record a...

Q&A with Anna Burns

Q&A with Anna Burns

Avery Woods, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Online Carousel, Q&A

Senior runs the popular game the senior class plays called "Gotcha."

Him: “Don’t worry I’m on the pill”

Him: “Don’t worry I’m on the pill”

Catherine Gunnigle, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, Online Carousel

A second trial of male birth control pills succeeded in preliminary testing last week and it suggested that a new form of contraception could eventually exist. The new “pill” works similarly to female contraception in its intended duties. It has passed all initial safety tests and produced hormo...

Track and Field

Track and Field

Reese Woods, Photographer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Gallery, Online Carousel, Sports, Spring Sports

Complaints From A Temporary Cripple

Avery Woods, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2019


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

As someone who has torn both ACLs and a meniscus and sprained both ankles throughout my high school soccer career, I have used the elevator many times. And as an athlete, I always have to visit the trainer, who is located by the locker rooms and the weight room. At this moment in time, I am still on ...

The Death of a Species: Part 1

The Death of a Species: Part 1

Brynn Taylor, Social Media Manager

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, Online Carousel

When a coral becomes bleached or turns a white color it's almost like a response. When the temperature spikes a little bit above their normal range, they will start to bleach. The bright white color comes from the small plants living inside the coral's tissues, tiny organisms providing food and a self-feedi...

Funny Business

Funny Business

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Features, Online Carousel

Everybody at some point in their life will have a job. Some days will be easy, some days harder, and a lot in between, but hopefully you will have some funny days too. These are stories from some students and teachers here at South.   Job: Babysitting   Person: Grace Kline   ...

Classroom Review

Ansley Chambers, Copy Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under A & E, Features, Online Carousel, Opinions, Reviews

Top three rooms at South: Tucker Love- This is where all the magic happens. Maybe I have some bias, being a Patriot editor afterall, but that doesn’t change the lighting situation. The journalism room has outstanding room, especially for being on the bottom floor. Most basement rooms feel dark and d...

KSMS Block Party

Annalie Polen, Social media manager

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Online Carousel

If you like it when KSMS comes on the advisory show then you would also enjoy when KSMS has their Block Party. On Thursday, March 21st many of the different KSMS members displayed their work they have been doing throughout the year at their showing event called Block Party. While attending the event there...

Brian Brown Enters Board of Education Race for South Area Representative

Brian Brown Enters Board of Education Race for South Area Representative

Ali Harrison, News Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Online Carousel

The SMSD Board of Education election is coming up this November, and the race for South Area Representative has begun with Brian Brown announcing his candidacy on Twitter on Tuesday, March 19. He is running to replace Rep. Deb Zila who has held the seat for three consecutive terms since 2007. Brown, who graduated from Shawnee Mission West, has a son at Brookridge Elementary ...

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