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SM South News

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SM South News

Junior point guard Calan Gregory warms up for a home game against SM West.

Raiders boys basketball falls to SM Northwest

Levi Robertson, Reporter February 3, 2024

The Raiders boys basketball team hosted the 1st-ranked SM Northwest Cougars on Friday, February 2 – the same day when John Ballard, Bill McGowan, and Jeff Ingram were inducted into the Shawnee Mission...

South Resumes Outdoor Activities

Hailey Godke, Reporter September 1, 2023

Over the past week, students have experienced the effects of global warming. The heat wave, along with the decreased AC, disrupted the daily routine. According to AP news, people across the Americas have...

The Calorie Condundrum

Ren Park, Culture Editor December 19, 2022

It was my mom’s birthday. The big “Five-Eight.”   I put on my brand new dark red pleather dress and my favorite charcoal denim jacket and accompanied her to the finest dining location...

Pippin cast members rehearse for the show.

Pippin Revival

Ren Park, Culture Editor October 19, 2022
Pippin opens on Wednesday, October 26 and runs through Saturday, October 29 with streaming on October 30. Tickets are available for purchase at
Gavin Robert, Jolson Robert, Eli Peterson, Carolyn Armstrong, and Scout Matthews standing on a stage. Gavin and Jolson are holding their guitars. Jolson and Carolyn are laughing.

With the Band

Ren Park, Culture Editor October 6, 2022
Quite frankly, Quite Frankly is one of the hottest must-see rock bands in Kansas City. One day, they’ll fill up stadiums and coliseums and concert halls from coast to coast, but for now, they’re playing venues such as the Truman and Starlight Theater and building their very own local fanbase.
Senior Advice

Senior Advice

Kareem Dadkhah, reporter August 10, 2022

Jose Sorto  “The best thing to do is not put off work. A lot of people like to put things off to the very last minute and it's a very stressful thing for people to do. Keep organizing, and stay ahead...

Debunking Freshman Fears

Debunking Freshman Fears

Ren Park August 10, 2022

So, you’re in a new environment with new people, and you don’t know what to expect. Chances are, you have countless concerns about it. I know I did.    Let’s be real. High school isn’t...

Flower in hand, senior Sydney B. Johnson shares her excitement with senior Sam Hale. Both seniors were nominated for Heritage court.

Heritage Royalty Nominee Announcement

Gabbie Granoff, Assistant photo editor April 18, 2022

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...

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...

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