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Sweetheart Coronation

Sweetheart Coronation

Nineteen students and their families at the Sweetheart Coronation on February 10th, 2021.
Landrea Van Mol March 3, 2021

Homecoming Coronation

Homecoming Coronation

Twenty students and their families at the Sweetheart Coronation on September 9th, 2020.
Landrea Van Mol March 1, 2021

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Despite many challenges this year, the SM South theater department prepares for their first show of the year.
Annalie Polen, News & Opinions Editor December 18, 2020

Relentlessness has been shown many times throughout this year as past South traditions find a way to continue in a covid friendly way. One holiday tradition that is having to be revised this year is...

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.
Reese Woods, Multimedia Editor 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.
Katie Hiebl, Asst. Editor-in-Chief 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.
Annalie Polen/Reese Woods, News Editor/Multimedia Editor 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.
Noel Mohammed, Reporter 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....

Senior Emily Lang is in the process of getting a bill passed in Kansas to require sex offender registry for breach of privacy.

From South To Senate: Making Kansas Safer

Senior Emily Lang works to pass a bill in the Kansas Senate after experiencing a sexually motivated 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...

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.
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...

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...

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