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Peas in a Pod

Peas in a Pod

Gini Horton, Web Editor

October 23, 2019

Lindsey Mcfall and Travis Gatewood, two of the most iconic English teachers at South, have been married for four years. They met seven years ago when Mcfall transferred to South from North. “It’s always nice to brainstorm together and problem solve together and be a support system for one another,”...

Homecoming Let Down

Homecoming Let Down

Miles McKenna, Writer

October 7, 2019

The game that gets personal On October 4, 2019 there will be a football game played at the Shawnee Mission South High School Football Stadium. This isn't just any other football game, this is the Shawnee Mission East Vs. Shawnee Mission South Homecoming football game. What is expected to be t...

Student Blacksmith

Student Blacksmith

Annalie Polen, News Editor

October 1, 2019

While most of us are buying things like jewelry and knives, junior Thomas Linsky is making them in his yard. Linsky is a student here at South who enjoys hobbies such as choir, reading and what might be least expected, blacksmithing.  “Blacksmithing is the art of hammering metals, typically black...

How to Homecoming

How to Homecoming

Alma Harrison, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2019

Homecoming is equally exciting and stressful, and we all know it. There’s so much to do for girls and even more for boys: having your mom get your suit, having your mom get your bow tie, making sure it matches your date’s dress, having your mom order the boutonniere, making sure it’s what your da...

African Government Officials Shadow French Students

African Government Officials Shadow French Students

Gini Horton and Elias Henderson

September 25, 2019

Walking at a quick pace, students led African government officials through the school. The government officials were anybody from lawyers to law enforcement.There were 25 in all, including four interpreters. Students led four groups on tours of the school, to sit in and watch a government class, a...

Human Origins From the South Side

Human Origins From the South Side

Elias Henderson and Abby Cox

September 25, 2019

The Linda Hall library in downtown Kansas City was bustling on Wednesday, September 18th with people trying to grab seats before a presentation being given by world renown paleo-artist and South graduate John Gurche. They came to learn about Gurche's new book “Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form...

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