SM South News

Students offered a night of studying and treats

Students can take advantage of Cram & Cocoa in the library Thursday, Dec. 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Kyra Ringler, Heritage Reporter

December 14, 2016

With the first final approaching this Friday, many teachers have already started review games and other activities in their classes to prepare students for the jam-packed week ahead. Not only have some teachers given the students class time, but many are offering a study session Thursday night, a schoo...

Jumping into National Honor Society

New National Honor Society members are initiated during the ceremony in the auditorium. photo by Kice Mansi

Mitch Brock, Reporter

November 21, 2016

  The National Honor Society initiation that took place Nov. 3 had a bigger turnout than last year. As the new initiates filled the risers on the stage, held their candles, and said the NHS pledge, they became members of NHS. They will soon be exposed to collecting many community service hours and mai...

Canned Food Drive Continued with Mr. AmeriCAN

Canned Food Drive Continued with Mr. AmeriCAN

Amelia Holcomb, Editor-In-Chief

November 18, 2016

Student Council's annual Mr. AmeriCAN raised cans and money for the canned food drive Wednesday, Nov. 9. All ticket sales and cans collected will go directly to the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. Senior boys were were nominated by various clubs and student organizations, and were whittled down to ...

Students Qualify At EcoMeet

Ernie Miller is one of the many locations that the EcoMeet is held at.

Mark Holland, News Editor

November 16, 2016

For a few of South's science students, their knowledge of nature has provided them with an opportunity to go to what is known as the EcoMeet. "The EcoMeet is a competition where a bunch of people from around the state get together and test their knowledge about Kansas plants and animals," junior Madi...

America Voted, South Spoke

America Voted, South Spoke

Lily Wagner, Web Editor, Infographics Editor

November 10, 2016

Gloria Carson- Freshman “I think that both candidates were terrible, I’m not happy with the outcome.” “If the had let young people have a say that definitely would not have been the outcome.” Colin Kerr- Freshmen “I think he’s [Donald Trump] gonna make America great again....

Dancing in Space

Tickets for the space themed Pacesetter event were sold for $5. This money helps the teams cover the costs of costumes and other fees.

Jill Propst, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

On Nov. 11, the Shawnee Mission South JV and Varsity Pacesetters will host their 6th annual Dance Marathon. The night includes food, good music and many prizes. “I really enjoy dance marathon. It's a chance to go to a dance without needing to dress formally or bring a date. It's just fun and e...

2016 Mr. AmeriCan Competition Tonight

2016 Mr. AmeriCan Competition Tonight

Angela Machado, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

The annual Mr. AmeriCAN senior boy pageant will be held tonight, Nov 9 from 7-8:30. For the first year Mr. AmeriCAN will be combined with the SMS finals for Hoops for Hope. The purpose of the pageant is raise money and cans to donate to those in need. The boys will be going through a spirit, talent, forma...

NAHS Trunk or Treat

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Madison Holloway, Ads Editor

October 31, 2016

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

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

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...

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