SM South News

New Computer Analyst Here To Help

New network analyst Fabian Solis helps sophomore Rose Loback with a computer problem.

Trevor Tolar, Heritage Reporter

January 24, 2016

South's previous network analyst Brent Michaels is no longer taking the case. "He worked here for six months before he took a job for a private company. He left near the end of october," Librarian Debi O'Brien said. The slot for a network analyst had been open for around 2 months, another head in t...

Finals, Scarier than Krampus

Schedule for Finals week

Aubrianna Sammis, Heritage Reporter

December 14, 2015

The movie "Krampus" was nothing compared to the finals that had worried some students including  freshman Cheyenne Town. "I am not really scared of next week, although I don't think at this point that the shock has hit me yet," Town said. Town's hardest class was Geometry because it was her honors...

Winter Band Concert Dec. 9

The symphonic band practices on the auditorium stage for the upcoming concert.

Max Holmes, Writer

December 8, 2015

With the decorations all set on the auditorium stage, the Winter Band Concert will soon be here. On Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m.,  the concert, symphonic and freshman bands will take the stage to perform various musical pieces. Even though it is the holiday season, there will still be a variety of song...

Pep Assembly on Friday

Pep Assembly on Friday

Kate Anderson, A&E Editor

December 3, 2015

  This Friday, students and staff of South will be coming together for a pep assembly.  After third hour, students should report to the gym and sit with their corresponding grade.  The assembly is called for a variety of reasons.  With the start of winter sports comes more excitement for the s...

‘Beyond the Selfie’

'Beyond the Selfie'

Emily Wilkinson, Editor In Chief & Opinions Editor

December 2, 2015

The Photography Scholars Program is beginning at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for 2016. Titled this year as Beyond the Selfie: Reclaiming the Art of Self-Portraiture, the five-week program is led by museum staff and guest photographer Megan Pobywaijlo. Students will work in multiple, intensive sessi...

Group Photos Scheduled for Thursday

Group Photos Scheduled for Thursday

November 16, 2015

Group photos are Thursday, Nov. 19 in the auditorium. Please leave your class five minutes early to get to the auditorium in time for your group's photo. "It is important that you show up to the group photos so you can be recognized as apart of the team that you and your teammates worked hard for,"...

KC is the Royal place to be

National anthem being sung by Sara Evans during game 2 of the World Series against the Mets at Kauffman Stadium.

Maddy Westcott & Sylvia Shapiro, Heritage Reporter

November 9, 2015

If you live in the Kansas City area, you already know maybe from the sound of fireworks or the sea of blue that took over on the week of Nov. 1- The Kansas City Royals won the 2015 World Series against the New York Mets. It was game 5 at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the Royals were down in...

Saving a Life one Step at a Time

A group of South students made T-shirts and walked 3 laps to support the out of the darkness suicide prevention walk in honor of Sara Prideaux. Photo by Claire Johnson

Trevor Tolar, Heritage Reporter

November 5, 2015

Ignite officer junior Karina Siegrist participated and helped organize the event ‘Out of the Darkness Walk’  Oct. 3, a walk dedicated to suicide awareness. “It took place at Berkley Riverfront Park, and we walked around 2 to 5 miles,” Siegrist said.   Ignite Club was surprised to see...

School Canceled Tomorrow

School Canceled Tomorrow

Sophia Belshe, Ads Editor

November 2, 2015

School has officially been canceled Tuesday, Nov. 3, in light of the Royals’ World Series win Sunday. This decision will allow students and faculty alike to celebrate the Royals’ victory, many at the World Series parade in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The district posted an official statement...



Jenna Fackrell, Photo Editor

October 30, 2015

You can still buy tickets to see Hairspray tonight at 7:30 p.m. or tomorrow at 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Free with student ID or $10. On Halloween your ticket is $5 if you show up in a costume.

The student news site of Shawnee Mission South High School