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SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

The Mental Game

Greta Waller, Reporter March 9, 2023

Sports are an intrinsic part of American high school life. Students enjoy Friday nights squeezed shoulder-to-shoulder in rows of bleachers as they watch football and basketball games. Cheerleaders, dancers,...

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Around KC: Jerusalem

Fletcher Knowles, Head Copyeditor March 8, 2023

When you are on a student’s budget you may be scared to get burned. Many people fear that someplace may not be worth the money and they tend to stick to what you know. But there are so many restaurants...

Madi Russel poses as students experiment with Speedlites. Students were in a  photo workshop at KU.

KU Workshop

Shea McNellis, Photographer March 1, 2023

Gavin Robert, Jolson Robert, Eli Peterson, Carolyn Armstrong, and Scout Matthews standing on a stage. Gavin and Jolson are holding their guitars. Jolson and Carolyn are laughing.

With the Band

Ren Park, Culture Editor October 6, 2022
Quite frankly, Quite Frankly is one of the hottest must-see rock bands in Kansas City. One day, they’ll fill up stadiums and coliseums and concert halls from coast to coast, but for now, they’re playing venues such as the Truman and Starlight Theater and building their very own local fanbase.
Unlocking South Traditions

Unlocking South Traditions

Reece Howard, Digital Editor August 10, 2022

At Shawnee Mission South, we have quite a few traditions that you will learn about during your four years here. These are a couple of traditions that’ll make your first year a bit more exciting.    On...

Senior Advice

Senior Advice

Kareem Dadkhah, reporter August 10, 2022

Jose Sorto  “The best thing to do is not put off work. A lot of people like to put things off to the very last minute and it's a very stressful thing for people to do. Keep organizing, and stay ahead...

The Path Less Chosen

Annie Caswell, News Editor May 2, 2022

For many, picking a college major is one of the most crucial decisions one can make. For some, a major might fall under medical or business, but what happens when a major takes place in a plane as a pilot...

Theatre: Behind the Scenes

Ren Park, Reporter March 9, 2022

Theatre is a vastly important part of global culture, and has been for centuries. Shows at South often sell out due to their excellence.  However, viewers of these performances rarely think about the...

The Chill Factor

Annie Caswell, News Editor February 23, 2022

While there’s no better feeling as a student than a snow day, for teachers it may not be the same case. Lesson planning is one of the most crucial parts of teaching, but snow days can make consistent...

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