SM South News

Football Sundays Bring Family Closer

November 22, 2010

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I get focused; it’s going to be a pass to Dad, the star player in all our games. “Hike!” My brother Sebastian yells. “Ahhh!” I scream, rushing at him, trying to throw off his pass. Dad gets the football; no point in trying now. Wait, he tripped over my sister Karmyn. FUMBLE! Yes, sweet victory. “It’s...

Flaws of Facebook

October 25, 2010

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It’s nearly undeniable that Facebook is becoming an epidemic for our generation. From Farmville to Facebook chat, this website is consuming the lives of kids our age. The various applications that Facebook has to offer have shifted from quick entertainment to an unconventional addiction. Social networking...

My Senior Angel

October 21, 2010

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It was a scene right out of a movie: I, the lowly freshman, was standing in the lunch line on the very first day of High School with no clue what I was doing. The cafeteria was bustling with strange noises, loud music, bizarre smells: I felt as if I was thrust into the Savannah at feeding time. All of...

Q+A Alana Steward

October 21, 2010

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Q: Why is it greater to be a Raider? A: Because we have such a diverse group of classes and activities that we get to be a part of. Q: What is your favorite part of the school day and why? A: Lunch time because I can talk to my friends and see them and not have to worry about getting in trouble for...

Church Protests Lack of Attention

October 19, 2010

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Last Sunday, members of The Marrow of Christ Baptist Church took to the parking lot of Shawnee Mission South to protest the lack of media coverage they had been receiving at their rallies. “The media has been conspiring against us for too long!!” said one Ricky Smith, passionate member of the Church,...

Out of Control

October 13, 2010

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As technology advances and the gaming world grows, so do the problems associated with it. Many teens play video games on a daily basis, which is far from healthy. Gaming, in some respects, can be an important outlet for kids, similar to a sport or hobby. It can be seen as a skill-building exercise and...

A life-changing experience

September 30, 2010

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By Casey Lee For them it was heaven, for us it was hell. With no running water, air conditioning, toilet paper, showers, or toilets, I thought, how can anyone live like this? On June 16, I was on a plane headed for the Dominican Republic. Earlier that week my coach had invited me to play soccer with...

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