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the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

2023 NHS Election

Greta Waller, Reporter April 5, 2023

On Tuesday, April 4, junior and senior members in National Honors Society voted for the Teacher of the Year and NHS Officers for the 2023-24 school year. The incoming officers are current juniors in...

2023 Prom Spirit Week Announced

Noel Mohamed, Editor in Chief March 10, 2023

The 2023 prom spirit week was announced just hours ago, on Pep’s Club Instagram [@smspepclub].  Monday - Groutfit, Tuesday - Zoom iRl, Wednesday - College Team Gear, Thursday - Stay In vs. Go Out...

The Road to State

The Road to State

Noel Mohamed, Editor in Chief March 8, 2023

Last month, your Lady Raiders’ defeated Olathe South winning the Sunflower League Championship.  "It felt amazing to win league. It felt like cool to see one of our goals that we set the beginning...

Heritage Queen Candidates (right to left) Brielle Staines, Carolyn Armstrong, Harper Larsen, Gretchen Schmierer Knust, and Julia Schnittker highlight activities from their senior summary they want announced at the assembly.

Heritage Royalty Candidates Announced

Greta Waller, Reporter March 8, 2023

The 2023 Heritage Royalty nominees are: King Noah Campbell Dominic Dawson Graham Hopkins Fletcher Knowles Jack LaVergne Alexander Maret Kieron Smith Jose Manuel Sorto Salinas Eliot Wagner Tanner...

15 students qualify for KSPA state journalism

Kareem Dadkhah, reporter March 7, 2023

KSPA regional contest results were released on March 6 and South took home 19 awards. The Kansas Scholastic Press Association has contest categories ranging from news writing to video PSAs. It is a great...

Spotifys AI DJ found in music tab.

Spotify introduces new AI “DJ” feature

Ren Park, Culture Editor February 24, 2023
Spotify is rolling out a new AI feature called “DJ” to give users a personalized music experience. This feature plays a selection of songs along with commentary from the AI DJ, which Spotify says has a “stunningly realistic voice.” 
Math Buddies volunteer, junior Marissa Pai, tutors 5th grade student Ashlyn at Trailwood Elementary School.

Back to the Basics

Greta Waller, Reporter February 22, 2023

About two dozen juniors and seniors participate in an elementary tutoring program called Math Buddies. They volunteer their afternoons or late start mornings to spend an hour helping 5th and 6th grade...

1st place team: Logan Penny, Lucy Berry, Kara Tompkins, Luke Allen

Encountering Ecology

Greta Waller, Reporter November 3, 2022

On Wednesday, October 26, eleven environmental education students attended the 2022 Regional Eco-Meet at Ernie Miller Nature Center. They were split into 3 teams and placed in the top 3 spots, each...

Head Coach Nick Foster thanks the Varsity football team for all their hard-work over season after a playoff elimination.

Football finishes

Fletcher Knowles, Head Copy Editor October 28, 2022

Yesterday October 27th the Shawnee Mission South Football Team played their last game of the season against the Olathe West Owls at CBAC. The Raiders lost 35-55, rallying with three touchdowns in the third...

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