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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.

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

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 of the bill requiring sexually motivated breach of privacy to be listed on the sex offender regi...

Living in Italy during the Coronavirus outbreak

Living in Italy during the Coronavirus outbreak

Annalie Polen, News editor

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 may wonder what these past few months have looked like for other countries. Ludo Mariani attended ...

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 of right now, the team is still trying to work out the budget to get there. To prepare, the students...

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Paige Lambert, Photographer

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. Sophia’s mom passed away when she was little and her dad passed away in middle school. Thus, h...

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

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

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...

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