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Senior Emma Thurston (middle) with two of her junior friends who also played in the game. Grace Bagby (right) and Sofia Guiliani (left).

Powderpuff Players

Reese Woods, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2021

On Friday, November 12, juniors and seniors participated in the 2021 Powderpuff football game. For those who aren’t aware of Powderpuff, it is a junior girls vs senior girls football game coached by...

NHS initiates new members

Annie Caswell, Reporter November 16, 2021

As the auditorium begins to fill up, the orchestra starts to play Handel's "Water Music." Slowly the honorary students fill their seats and the ceremony begins. President of NHS, Megan Bogner, walks up...

The Crowd Surge

Reese Woods, Co Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

On Friday night, Travis Scott performed for Houston, TX. What seemed to be a fun concert for some, was turned into tragedy. That Friday morning, gates were opened and concertgoers rushed in. Later on...

Senior Jordan Upton wears all green on monochrome Monday.

Spirit Week

Annalie Polen, Co Editor in Chief October 1, 2021

It's not every day that you see people in cowboy hats, pajamas or bomber jackets walking down the halls, but that's what is so unique about homecoming spirit week. Lots of preparation is put into not only...

SMSD for Trees

SMSD for Trees

Annie Caswell, Reporter April 28, 2021

Last year Chase Horner and Harley Witbrod set out on a mission to improve the environment by planting trees throughout the Johnson County area. What started as a simple task of planting 50 trees has...

Graduation Date Change

Graduation Date Change

Simon Cox, Reporter March 1, 2021

The SMSD board of education has voted to move the graduation of the 2021 class to May 24. Previously the graduation date was set for June 1. The last day of school was also moved from June 14 to May 27....

Return to Hybrid

Return to Hybrid

Sarah Ohlde, Copy Editor January 13, 2021

With the beginning of second semester, middle and high school students will return to hybrid learning on Jan. 26. This means that students who have chosen the in-person learning option will be in school...

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

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...

Voter Registration Step by Step

Voter Registration Step by Step

Noel Mohammed, Reporter October 12, 2020

This year with COVID-19 you may not feel comfortable registering to vote in person. Luckily there are two other ways to register contact-free. In Kansas, you are allowed to vote in-person and by mail....

Homecoming Madness

Homecoming Madness

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...

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