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LGBTQ+ students and allies gather at walkout

Walkout for LGBTQ+ Rights

Ren Park, Reporter April 4, 2022

On April first, South participated in a nationwide walkout in protest against anti LGBTQ+ legislations. Students gathered in the stadium to peacefully demonstrate their support for the queer and transgender...

Lily Cooper and Noah Biswell hold hands in a scene during Pan Right, Pan Left.

Improv Review

Fletcher Knowles, Reporter April 1, 2022

The Shawnee Mission South Improv Team had two shows on Wednesday and Thursday. I personally attended the Thursday show. The show consisted of four games and lasted about one hour. Freeze In this game...

Girls Basketball Ceremony

Laiylah Walker, reporter March 23, 2022

Winter sports are officially over and with that being said banquents and award ceremonies are by-passing to make the season complete. Many athletes are bittersweet about the situation but there are more...

The Crowd Surge

Reese Woods, Co Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

On Friday night, Travis Scott performed for Houston, TX. What seemed to be a fun concert for some, was turned into tragedy. That Friday morning, gates were opened and concertgoers rushed in. Later on...

Seniors Claire Wright ( Left ) and Brenna Scholz ( right) pose one of their last photos as high school tennis players. The senior posters were hung up in the gym lobby for parents and friends to look at how much work the girls did this season to get to that point. Claire said  [she] liked being recognized as a tennis player. as she was holding up her senior sign.

Girls Tennis Banquet

Sydney Peterson, Photographer October 29, 2021

Still Caught On by Pineapple Wine and Macy Brassell is now streaming on Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, Prime and iTunes.

Hidden Talents

Reese Woods, Co Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

Senior Macy Brassell is a member of Pep Club, Tennis, KSMS and Crowd Control. What may not be so obvious is her talent and passion for singing. Brassell has been singing since she was young. “I started...

A Century of Wins

A Century of Wins

Jake Foil, Reporter January 30, 2021

Last night, in the Lady Raiders basketball game against Shawnee Mission North, our very own head coach Mark Western got his 100th win. The epitome of the Raider spirit, it was a long road to get there....

Netflix, But For High School Sports

Netflix, But For High School Sports

Evan Shibel, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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...

Friday Night Let-Down

Friday Night Let-Down

Elias Henderson, Writer September 18, 2019

Friday night the 0-1 Shawnee Mission West Vikings played the 1-0 Shawnee Mission South Raiders at the SMSD Athletic Stadium at Shawnee Mission South. Our raiders were coming off a dominant win against...

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