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Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

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 was Homecoming senior year when she had her very first kiss.  “It’s definitely embarrassi...

Administration Substitution

Administration Substitution

Haley Carter and Nic Camburako

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 math department. Dr. Dain and Dr. Johnson had to fill in for these missing math teachers. They both...

Sweetheart Court 2020

Sweetheart Court 2020

Alma Harrison, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

All nominees are named from left to right. Sweetheart King Nominees Will Cooper is a co-founder and co-president of Chat ‘n View, a jazz band section leader and a member of Arabic Honor Society. Will Kelley is a member of boys tennis, a member of KSMS, and a DECA board member. Ben Shaw is student...

Back From Break Bingo

Back From Break Bingo

Gini Horton, Head Web Editor

January 10, 2020

Shouting and cheering at the announcement of “B1” chips clinking as students muttered the number they needed to complete a line of five. Back From Break Bingo was put on by the Student Council to lift spirits as students readjusted to school. “We thought coming back from break is hard for everyone,...

Perspective on Finals

Perspective on Finals

Annalie Polen, News Editor

January 8, 2020

As I lay awake in my bed at 11:57, trying to work on anything to salvage my grade because I have a B in a class that I should have an A in, I  have begun to think about finals and what it all means. Probably one of the most dreaded weeks for every high schooler in the whole year, except of course th...

Q and A with Brynn Taylor

Q and A with Brynn Taylor

Katie Hiebl, Features Editor

January 7, 2020

What class do you go to at the CAA?  I am in the biotechnology program at the CAA. What do you do in that class? I mostly perform labs in that class. We do a lot of real world activities.  What is your favorite thing about that class?  We go on a lot of field trips, do a lot of pres...

Twins From Spain

Twins From Spain

Annalie Polen, News Editor

November 29, 2019

Imagine growing up in the same place your whole life and suddenly being moved all the way across the globe. For junior twins, Neus and Laia Tarazon that is their reality. They moved from Valencia, Spain, here to Overland Park, Kansas. The twins left their original home in Spain and set out for Kansas...

There’s strength in unity

There’s strength in unity

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...

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 ...

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