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AcaDec Revs Up for a 15th State Championship

AcaDec Revs Up for a 15th State Championship

Kendall Barker, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

In Bolsa Grande, California in 1968, a single educator, indoctrinated with the conviction that collaboration and competition bred academic success for every student, held the very first Academic Decathlon. Since then, the competition has become an annual nationwide event as high school students across...

Cookies for a Cause

SMS Care Club baked and wrapped dozens of oatmeal raisin and peanut butter cookies for Ronald McDonald House.

Emily Wilkinson, Asst. Editor-in-Chief, Web Editor

October 1, 2014

SMS Care Club came together on Sunday, Sept. 28, to bake dozens of cookies for Ronald McDonald House. The group met at senior Isaac Lanan’s house at 4:00 P.M. in what was initially planned as a cookie decorating event for charity. “Originally, we were planning on just frosting the cookies, but...

The Rompin’ Stompin’ Raider Band Marches to a New Beat

The Rompin' Stompin' Raider Band marches across the track during the South/North football game.

Andrea Smith, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014

Forwards march up 1, 2, 3, 4. The marching band music is from the rock opera Tommy, written by the Who. “I've always liked this show and got the (Tommy) album when I was 10 and loved the music and in 2003 got the music for the band, but didn't like the drill,” band director Steve Adams said. In...

Fried Food and Fun Concerts at the Fair

Fried Food and Fun Concerts at the Fair

Amelia Holcomb, Ads Editor

September 8, 2014

The Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson began this weekend  September 5 and will run until 14. The fair is full of different activities. My sisters and I drove down on Saturday to explore the fair and go to the Hunter Hayes concert. We got to the fair pretty hungry after a three hour drive, so we walked...

The Marching Band Shows Their New Colors

This is the first design, with a gold arch across the chest and golden buttons with a black left shoulder and green on the right shoulder.

Kendall Barker, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

Every home football game at South for the past several years has arrived with the guarantee of a spectacular halftime show awash with green and gold courtesy of the Rompin’ Stompin’ Raider Band. Next year, the colorful shows will transition to a newer, darker look as the classic bright colors of...

A Magical Night “Under the Stars” with 96.5 The Buzz

A Magical Night

Katie Imes, Photographer

September 2, 2014

Getting through school was the hardest part of that day, knowing that in a few hours I would be mouthing the words to Portugal. The Man’s recent album at Buzz Under the Stars made me not want to participate in anything school related. When I walked to center of the front row, I felt like it was...

School Uniforms: Identity Theft?

School Uniforms: Identity Theft?

Avery Dorsey, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014

The controversial topic of uniforms in schools is heated subject and both sides have their arguments. My argument is against the unfortunate ordinance of school uniforms.  Now, before the disciplinarian parents and school staff of private schools start barking at me, let me get my point across and...

May 2014 Issue

May 2014 Issue

Emily Wilkinson, Asst. Editor-in-chief, Web Editor

May 21, 2014

The Senior issue is online at issuu.com. Check it out!

March 2014 Issue

March 2014 Issue

Christopher Manga, Web Editor

April 16, 2014

The March Issue is finally Here 

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