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From South To Senate: Making Kansas Safer

Senior Emily Lang is in the process of getting a bill passed in Kansas to require sex offender registry for breach of privacy.

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

April 17, 2020

The fourth and final woman to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee Feb. 24, senior Emily Lang shared her story to the Old Supreme Court room filled with Kansas legislators. Senators stood in support of the bill requiring sexually motivated breach of privacy to be listed on the sex offender regi...

Pinhole Photography

Pinhole Photography

Haley Carter, Writer

January 28, 2020

What is this project called? It’s called the pin-whole camera project What do you do for this project? Basically you take a box and out of it you make a pinhole camera. Meaning there’s a tiny hole in the center and it’s projected onto a piece of photo paper in the back, so it’s the same a...

Back From Break Bingo

Back From Break Bingo

Gini Horton, Head Web Editor

January 10, 2020

Shouting and cheering at the announcement of “B1” chips clinking as students muttered the number they needed to complete a line of five. Back From Break Bingo was put on by the Student Council to lift spirits as students readjusted to school. “We thought coming back from break is hard for everyone,...

Perspective on Finals

Perspective on Finals

Annalie Polen, News Editor

January 8, 2020

As I lay awake in my bed at 11:57, trying to work on anything to salvage my grade because I have a B in a class that I should have an A in, I  have begun to think about finals and what it all means. Probably one of the most dreaded weeks for every high schooler in the whole year, except of course th...

New Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center

New aquatic center opens. First meets have already been held at new facility.

Katie Hiebl, Sarah Ohlde, Features Editor, and Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Shawnee Mission School District and Johnson County Parks and Recreation District teamed together to Create the new Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center. The new aquatic center features a 50 meter competition pool, 25 yard training pool and diving well, along with room for 1500 spectators, a conces...

Ranking Water Fountains at South

East bottom floor

Nathan Judd, Writer

November 29, 2019

Have you ever wondered where the best water fountain at South is?   We tried every water fountain at South to figure out which one is the best and these are the results. We ranked every water fountain on its temperature, stream height and consistency, and water bottle compatibility. &nbs...

Why Visiting a College is Crucial to Your Final Decision

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.

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 what to look for and expect from college visits. I had registered to take a guided tour through...

Peas in a Pod

Peas in a Pod

Gini Horton, Web Editor

October 23, 2019

Lindsey Mcfall and Travis Gatewood, two of the most iconic English teachers at South, have been married for four years. They met seven years ago when Mcfall transferred to South from North. “It’s always nice to brainstorm together and problem solve together and be a support system for one another,”...

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