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SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

Why you have to Read “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

Ren Park, Culture Editor September 16, 2022
When I picked up “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe,” I didn’t put it back down until I finished it four hours later. 
A portrait of the reporter, Noel Mohamed

Who am I?

Noel Mohammed, Reporter December 4, 2020

Our world has changed in a short period of time. One day we are going to school, hugging our teammates after a good play and playing Uno in French class. The next day we are at home in a national lockdown....

Subpar Streaming Services

Subpar Streaming Services

Nathan Judd, Sports Editor November 4, 2020

This year, the Shawnee Mission School District partnered with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) to bring high school sports fans a reliable way to watch while following Covid-19 guidelines....

The Ups And Downs Of Hybrid

The Ups And Downs Of Hybrid

Annalie Polen & Nathan Judd, News and Opinions Editor & Sports Editor October 26, 2020

PRO: As coronavirus has been present throughout the last few months, many controversial decisions have been made to accommodate the virus. Many logical decisions have been made such as ending the in person...

Reservation for one...Car

Reservation for one…Car

Nichole Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2019

At the northwest side of the front lot, there are five reserved parking spots. Many students don’t mind these 24/7 reserved spots and wouldn’t park over there anyway. The issue I have with these spots...

Save Christmas For After Thanksgiving

Save Christmas For After Thanksgiving

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor December 3, 2019

At last, Thanksgiving has passed and it's time to truly get into the Christmas spirit. However, for many people, it's been Christmas time for months. I am here to give an oh-so-warm and heart-felt "thank...

Visiting the University of Arkansas, senior Alma Harrison sees Old Main, the oldest building on campus. She made the trip to Fayetteville on National Testing Day.

Why Visiting a College is Crucial to Your Final Decision

Alma Harrison, Editor in Chief October 23, 2019

On this year’s National Testing Day, I had the privilege of traveling to Fayetteville, Arkansas to visit the University of Arkansas. Not only did I fall in love with the campus, but I learned a lot about...

Adversity Score Aversion

Adversity Score Aversion

Alma Harrison, Editor in Chief August 28, 2019

Standardized tests, like the SAT, are used widely across the country in college admissions. They’re an easy baseline to analyze a student’s knowledge of common core academics.  However, in May...

Being too...

Being too…

Katie Hiebl, Features and Copy Editor August 28, 2019

Growing up I didn't really pay too much attention to what people thought of me. I don't really remember what happened in elementary school - I just hear random stories from parents, family and friends....

Mental Health May-hem

Mental Health May-hem

May 22, 2019

May is the month of Mental Health Awareness in the US. With a light being shown on mental health this month, a light is also being shown on mental health days and their recent popularity. I get it, getting...

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