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National News- Week in Review

National News- Week in Review

Nichole Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2019

Russia is Banned Again The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has officially band Russia from participating in international sports competitions After Russia being banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics, it is not shocking to hear that they are once again banned from this upcoming Summer Olympics. Grigory ...

Save Christmas For After Thanksgiving

Save Christmas For After Thanksgiving

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

December 3, 2019

At last, Thanksgiving has passed and it's time to truly get into the Christmas spirit. However, for many people, it's been Christmas time for months. I am here to give an oh-so-warm and heart-felt "thank you" to all those wonderful humans who have made me sick of Christmas music – before December. I...

There’s strength in unity

Posters are hung around the school to promote BSU.

Annalie Polen, Reese Woods, and Miles McKenna

November 29, 2019

Shawnee Mission South holds many different clubs and opportunities for people to join new communities. One club here at South is BSU, Black Student Union. Although you may see posters around the school, many students probably don’t know what they do and what the point of the club is. BSU is not only...

Ranking Water Fountains at South

East bottom floor

Nathan Judd, Writer

November 29, 2019

Have you ever wondered where the best water fountain at South is?   We tried every water fountain at South to figure out which one is the best and these are the results. We ranked every water fountain on its temperature, stream height and consistency, and water bottle compatibility. &nbs...

Mr. AmeriCAN

The crowd laughs and applauds a joke made by a contestant in the Mr. AmeriCAN pageant. The pageant was an event held by student council to raise cans and money for the community.

Naomi Mitchell, Head Photo Editor

November 19, 2019



Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

November 15, 2019

Beginning in October, you’ve probably been told numerous times to bring cans to school, but why? As students in Johnson County, we often forget that others – within our own community – are not always as fortunate as we are. The holidays can be especially hard for those who live below the povert...

November 2019

November 2019

Patriot Staff

November 12, 2019

Zach’s Snacks

Zach's Snacks

Annalie Polen, News Editor

November 6, 2019

As you see sophomore Zach Redick walk along the halls, you might notice his professional attire and sense of authority. Redick not only dresses professionally, but is very professional as he runs his own business. As a seventh grader, Redick first started his small snack business that has now grown to ...

Why Visiting a College is Crucial to Your Final Decision

Visiting the University of Arkansas, senior Alma Harrison sees Old Main, the oldest building on campus. She made the trip to Fayetteville on National Testing Day.

Alma Harrison, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2019

On this year’s National Testing Day, I had the privilege of traveling to Fayetteville, Arkansas to visit the University of Arkansas. Not only did I fall in love with the campus, but I learned a lot about what to look for and expect from college visits. I had registered to take a guided tour through...

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