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Dewey’s Does Pizza Right

Dewey’s Does Pizza Right

Faith Danaher, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions, Reviews

Walk into Dewey's Pizza on 95th and Mission Road to catch a whiff of wonderful smelling gourmet pizza and to find a variety of people talking and enjoying their meals. The atmosphere was fun and the menu was somewhat diverse. The menu included six choices of salads, calzones with up to three ingredi...

Denouncing the Donald

Denouncing the Donald

Hannah Underwood, Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Gallery, Opinions

Everyone knows The Donald as a successful businessman who started his legacy from a "small loan of a million dollars," notorious for his unfiltered thoughts on American life. It almost seems as if every time he gives a comment at a debate, forum or event, his most controversial thoughts are poked, prodded, an...

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...

Worth the Stress?

Worth the Stress?

Carlee Alexander, 21st Century Journalism

April 22, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

Prom is supposed to be an enchanted evening for junior and senior high school students. Depending on how much money you spend on prom and how much time you end up actually spending at the dance, the night might be much less than you expected. The pressure of “Who’s going to ask me?”,“Where do I g...

High school can be most memorable time of your life

High school can be most memorable time of your life

Javen Pouncil, 21st Century Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

The last months of school are always the best part of the school year to students. This affects students and especially seniors because they’re under lots of stress looking for scholarships, taking tests and signing up for internships. Also, students work harder to focus and bring up their grades. They...

Senioritis has Spread

Senioritis has Spread

Madison Holloway, 21st Century Reporter

April 13, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

It’s second semester and we are all moving a little slower and procrastinating a little longer. These symptoms are typical in seniors who have contracted senioritis. But are seniors the only ones noticing a slump in their post-spring break work ethic? No way. Senioritis has spread and students o...

High School from a Different Perspecitve

High School from a Different Perspecitve

Franka Lohmann, 21 Century Reporter

April 12, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

Seniors leave for college. Juniors have more rights next year. Foreign exchange students go back home. Everything changes. This year I was a German foreign exchange student at South. It is amazing to experience exactly one year of high school. American students grew up with expectations of high scho...

SMS Gotcha 2k16

SMS Gotcha 2k16

Leanna Farney, 21st Century Journalist

April 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Online Carousel, Opinions

  The game is called assassins. At Shawnee Mission South we are not allowed to call the game the game that, so the seniors all call it Gotcha.  Everyone is running around screaming “got you.”  Gotcha is a fun, stressful and exciting tradition that seniors look forward too all year. With...

Embrace the Suck

Embrace the Suck

Emily Wilkinson, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

March 9, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

High school sucks, but together we can make Shawnee Mission South a happier place to be.

The Problem With Crowd Control

The Problem With Crowd Control

Amelia Holcomb, News Editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

Long representative of the rowdy, spirited student body, Crowd Control has led the student section through chants and cheers during games for years. But the upbeat and positive atmosphere that can be found at games was gone as Saturday night's Twitter feeds were full of subtweets and direct confrontat...

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