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Administrators Immplement Tardy Round Up

Administrators Immplement Tardy Round Up

Addie Soyski, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


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Shawnee Mission South is attempting to remedy its growing number of first hour tardies with the newly instated "Tardy Round Up." The new policy comes after increased concern about the number of students arriving after the bell rings, not only to their classrooms, but to the South campus, thus making...

StuCo Volunteers at Adelante Thrift

Madison Holloway, Ads Editor, Writer

March 14, 2017


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Student Council is not just about what goes on inside the school, another important aspect is reaching out into the community to help effect positive change. On Saturday, March 4, 17 members of StuCo drove downtown to volunteer at Adelante Thrift. Adelante Thrift was founded in 2005 by Jarrett ...

Lady Law Mock Trial Results

Lady Law Mock Trial Results

Nichole Thomas

March 13, 2017


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Usually walking into a courthouse you picture big, intimidating lawyers standing in front of a jury. Mock trial got to try their hand at being one of those lawyers at their competition March 4 at Johnson County Regional Courthouse. They missed qualifying for State after their last round against SM Eas...

2017 Heritage Royalty Announced

2017 Heritage Royalty Announced

Lily Wagner, Web Editor

March 8, 2017


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Since 1967, the Heritage yearbook has sponsored the Heritage Royalty court. Seniors with a 3.6 GPA or higher can submit an application to be in the court. Then the candidates are narrowed down to twenty boys and twenty girls based on leadership and involvement. Teachers then narrow the candidates down...

Illnesses attacking Student Body

Illnesses attacking Student Body

Faith Danaher, Staff writer

February 21, 2017


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  When looking around your classes this flu season, do you notice something different? Perhaps you notice a few more desks are empty than usual. That would be because sicknesses has been running rampant recently, causing many students to miss school. If you have not been sick, then you probabl...

Signature Programs to Be Moved to Center for Academic Achievement

Signature Programs to Be Moved to Center for Academic Achievement

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


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Some high school students already know what they’re going to do in life and what career they want to pursue. That’s why SMSD has Signature Programs – soon to be located at the Center for Academic Achievement – that lets students explore different, centralized subjects that revolve around th...

Students Get Their Pep On

Tess Conley, Writer

February 10, 2017


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The week of WPA was not only important for those going to the dance, but also those planning on competing in the Spirit Week Contest. Each day there is a different theme that students can dress up for, and at the end of the day Pep Club picks the winners. This year the themes were: Monday: Movie Star Monday ...

Come Look At South (Spirit)

Come Look At South (Spirit)

Madison Holloway, Ads Editor

February 7, 2017


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South prides itself in being home to a wide variety of electives, clubs and sports for students to explore their interests and possibly find a new passion. These can range anywhere from Writer's Workshop to Project Lead The Way and from Animal Rights Club to AcaDec. On Wednesday, Feb. 1 all eighth-grade...

Gun Control

Gun Control

Addie Soyski, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017


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Kansas is by no means a state that likes gun control. On July 1, a law will be enacted that permits Kansans 21 and up to carry concealed firearms in public buildings without a permit or training. This includes public universities, which has been a huge concern for some. "....On campus, sexual assault...

Farewell, Jackie

Farewell, Jackie

Savannah Morgan, Photographer

January 25, 2017


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