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Homecoming Madness

Homecoming Madness
Amidst the global pandemic, a rescheduled football game, and thirty minutes of rapid planning, court nominees look to find the silver lining of homecoming this year.
October 9, 2020

Friday, Oct. 9 is the 2020 homecoming football game and ceremony that was originally scheduled for the coronation to begin at 6:30 and the football game against Olathe South to follow, but with the COVID-19...

Online School Pods

Online School Pods
Many parents are tackling issues they never thought they would have to deal with because of the new type of education for students across the district.
October 5, 2020

School, for the year of 2020 at least, has become anything but normal. With everything that has happened in the last six months, going back to school in the traditional way was inevitably impossible. This...

New Vs. Old

New Vs. Old
From the youngest to the oldest in school, many students share their perspective on the beginning of the strange new year.
September 21, 2020

Friday night football games, homecoming, homecoming court. A year ago today, student life would have been normal for this year's seniors. Now, for their last year of high school, they’re stuck with online...

From The Other Side Of The Computer

From The Other Side Of The Computer
Teachers share their opinion on the beginning of the virtual school year.
September 21, 2020

This year has seen many changes from a national lockdown to ending in-person learning earlier this spring. Now we have heard an ample amount of opinions from students and parents, but not much from teachers....

From South To Senate: Making Kansas Safer

Senior Emily Lang is in the process of getting a bill passed in Kansas to require sex offender registry for breach of privacy.
Senior Emily Lang works to pass a bill in the Kansas Senate after experiencing a sexually motivated breach of privacy.
April 17, 2020

The fourth and final woman to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee Feb. 24, senior Emily Lang shared her story to the Old Supreme Court room filled with Kansas legislators. Senators stood in support...

Living in Italy during the Coronavirus outbreak

Living in Italy during the Coronavirus outbreak
South alum and former exchange student Ludo Mariani explains her experience of the coronavirus epidemic in Italy.
April 13, 2020

As many know, coronavirus has been a problem for people all around the world. According to Worldometer, the United States just passed Italy in number of casualties. As each day passes in quarantine, people...

ACADEC Goes to Anchorage

ACADEC Goes to Anchorage
March 6, 2020

South’s academic decathlon team has won the state competition and they have qualified to represent the state of Kansas at the national ACADEC competition, which is being held in Anchorage, Alaska. As...

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love
Sophomore Sophia Caruso shares her story about living with her brother.
March 6, 2020

Living in Johnson County, it is assumed that most students go to their parents for guidance and support. For sophomore Sophia Caruso, asking her parents for advice on school or life isn’t an option....

Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed
February 10, 2020

“I didn’t really process it until afterward. Very quick. Just a quick little peck. I think [it was] the same as everyone else’s first kiss. Mine was just a little later,” a senior girl said. It...

Administration Substitution

Dr. Johnson outside room 354 which was one of the few math rooms with 2-3 classes of kids in it.
February 7, 2020

The day following the Super Bowl, 32 staff members at our school called out of work. Administration scrambled to find enough substitutes to fill in for the missing faculty but they came up short for the...

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