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Online School Pods

Online School Pods
Many parents are tackling issues they never thought they would have to deal with because of the new type of education for students across the district.
October 5, 2020

School, for the year of 2020 at least, has become anything but normal. With everything that has happened in the last six months, going back to school in the traditional way was inevitably impossible. This...

Netflix, But For High School Sports

Netflix, But For High School Sports
SMSD breaks ground on new streaming service for all sporting events across the district.
September 22, 2020

At 12:56 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, John Johnson, athletic director at Shawnee Mission South, announced that all sporting events held in the main gym, auxiliary gym, or the stadium, would now be livestreamed...

New Vs. Old

New Vs. Old
From the youngest to the oldest in school, many students share their perspective on the beginning of the strange new year.
September 21, 2020

Friday night football games, homecoming, homecoming court. A year ago today, student life would have been normal for this year's seniors. Now, for their last year of high school, they’re stuck with online...

From The Other Side Of The Computer

From The Other Side Of The Computer
Teachers share their opinion on the beginning of the virtual school year.
September 21, 2020

This year has seen many changes from a national lockdown to ending in-person learning earlier this spring. Now we have heard an ample amount of opinions from students and parents, but not much from teachers....

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected
The Kansas City Chiefs look to kick off their season against the Houston Texans today at Arrowhead Stadium.
September 10, 2020

Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Chiefs kickoff their 2020 regular season with a rematch of their divisional round comeback victory against the Houston Texans.  The last time these two teams met,...

Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed
February 10, 2020

“I didn’t really process it until afterward. Very quick. Just a quick little peck. I think [it was] the same as everyone else’s first kiss. Mine was just a little later,” a senior girl said. It...

Sweetheart Court 2020

Sweetheart Court 2020
January 22, 2020

All nominees are named from left to right. Sweetheart King Nominees Will Cooper is a co-founder and co-president of Chat ‘n View, a jazz band section leader and a member of Arabic Honor Society. Will...

Elias’ Grammy Picks

Elias' Grammy Picks
My personal picks and predicted winners for the major categories at this year's Grammy awards
December 19, 2019

The 62nd GRAMMY Awards are Jan. 26 on CBS, but the nominations in 84 categories have recently been released. This year has seen an excellent class of new artists and a whole host of new albums to review....

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