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NAHS Trunk or Treat

NAHS Trunk or Treat

Madison Holloway, Ads Editor

October 31, 2016


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The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) hosted its first annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event was meant to bring the community together and engage the elementary kids in a fun activity at south. Many clubs got involved to get kids excited about the different activities they could participate...

Tumbling into State

Miah Clark and Maxie Crimm

October 28, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, News, Online Carousel, Sports

On Saturday, Oct. 22, the South gymnastics team competed at their State meet, which was hosted by South. Overall the team placed eighth, but with improved scores from team members in individual events. "It was a good way to end the season even though we didn't place as high as we wanted to," senior F...

A Fiesta Full of Learning

A Fiesta Full of Learning

Mara Baine, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


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Principal Todd Dain and Counselor Beau Gothier hosted a program at South called Future Focus Fiesta Monday, Oct. 10. This program helped give information to students and parents about financial aid. “The idea behind it was that there were some changes to the financial aid that started this ye...

“Les Mis” Opening Night Pushed Back

“Les Mis” Opening Night Pushed Back

Amelia Holcomb, Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2016


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The theatre's production of the show "Les Misérables" was canceled for Wednesday, Oct. 19. "Our lead, Zach Greer is unfortunately ill. We can't really do the show without him and we don't have any understudies for this show, really just because, especially for Jean Valjean, it's just such a tou...

Lunch Tutoring Program Seeks to Assist Students with Classes

Lunch Tutoring Program Seeks to Assist Students with Classes

Avery Woods, Copy Editor

October 19, 2016


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Every Monday and Wednesday, a small group of National Honor Society students can be seen eating lunch in the back room of the counseling office, where college visits often take place. These students are there for a reason: they’re tutors, willing to help any student who walks in and asks for help ...

The 2016 Debates: Blatant Lies and the Desire to Cry

The 2016 Debates: Blatant Lies and the Desire to Cry

Lily Wagner, Web Editor, Infographics Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Election 2016, News, Online Carousel, Opinions

The First Debate– 9/26/16 Thought the debates consisting of childish name-calling and arguing about anything but the given topics were over? Well, as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said 11 times during Monday’s debate; “wrong.” The first of three presidential debates took...

High Quality, High Price

High Quality, High Price

Tara Phillips, A&E Editor

October 3, 2016


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The theatre department has raised its popularity in the community by performing popular shows and appealing to all audiences, but with great shows comes great cost. In order to keep up with costs, the theatre department raises money through a fundraiser called the Patron Drive. The Patron Drive is c...

2016 Overland Park Fall Festival

2016 Overland Park Fall Festival

Keeli Ward and Savannah Morgan

September 29, 2016


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The Overland Park Fall Festival Saturday, Sept. 24 included a parade, farmers market, merchants sales, food and free concerts on the multiple stages that were set up through the area. At the festival, there was also an arts and craft fair. During the festival there was a parade. South’s m...

Annual Bonfire & Car Smash 2016

Annual Bonfire & Car Smash 2016

Maxie Crimm, Photographer

September 28, 2016


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Orchestra celebrates Oktoberfest Friday, Sept. 30

Orchestra celebrates Oktoberfest  Friday, Sept. 30

Sophia Belshe, Assistant Editor

September 28, 2016


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Before the Homecoming football game kicks off, the orchestra will host a German themed event in the gym to pay homage to the German festival Oktoberfest. “This idea of community is what I think is really important at Oktoberfest,” orchestra director Jonathan Wiebe said. This annual event is one o...

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