SM South News

Three South Area Schools on Lockdown Following Car Chase

Ali Harrison, Ads Editor, Asst. News Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Online Carousel, Uncategorized

Three schools - Shawnee Mission South High School, Indian Woods Middle School and John Diemer Elementary School - in the 103rd and Nall area were put on lockdown following a car chase with the Kansas Highway Patrol on Thursday morning. According to KMBC, the two suspects ditched their car at the “...

Pumpkin Patch Poetry Festival

Pumpkin Patch Poetry Festival

Annalie Polen, Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel

The opportunity to see people of all kinds speak their mind can be held at the pumpkin patch poetry slam. Bring your soccer players, your actors, your writers and your football players and see them as they write about stereotypes, racism, love and even hot dogs. Freshman Avigail Blacksmith performed bo...

South Narrowly Loses to East In Overtime

South Narrowly Loses to East In Overtime

Milad Jahani, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

Tuesday night South lost to longtime rivals Shawnee Mission East in a very close game. The boys team can’t seem to catch a break this season, and Tuesday was no different as they tried to keep up with East until the last minute. The game took a bad turn when coach Matt Gordon received a yellow...

South Takes Down Defending State Champs

South Takes Down Defending State Champs

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

South took their first win of the season versus against what were the 7-0 Olathe East Hawks. South, who was ranked at the bottom of the Sunflower League at 0-7, miraculously pulled out a win, scoring two goals in the last 15 minutes of the game against Olathe East. "I mean it feels amazing, especial...

South Soccer Takes Loss From North

South Soccer Takes  Loss From North

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Scores, Sports

Thursday’s game against Shawnee Mission North was close with North scoring the game winning goal with only 15 seconds left in the game on a miraculous 20 yard shot. This is South’s second close loss this season, and it’s definitely gotten to some of the players' heads. With five minutes lef...

Smoke causes fire scare in first week of school

Smoke causes fire scare in first week of school

Ali Harrison, Ads Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Online Carousel

Raiders sat in their classrooms when it began to smell of smoke. Teachers nor students knew why, but no one looked very concerned. Slowly, the rooms began to look hazy. Secretary Diane Johnson came on the intercom to tell everyone not to worry and that though the fire alarm would go off, everyone sh...

2017 Baseball Rosters

Tess Conley, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Raider Baseball Rosters - 2017   Varsity Matthew Arnold - 12 Isaac Soares - 12 Tanner Giannola - 12 Matthew Peck - 12 Jed Aldrich - 11 Trey Bebee - 11 Jack Housholder - 11 Griffin Larsen - 11 Jake Jarrell - 11 Gabriel Lopez - 11 Adam Zahnd - 11 Evan Hick...

Signature Programs to Be Moved to Center for Academic Achievement

Signature Programs to Be Moved to Center for Academic Achievement

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under News, Online Carousel

Some high school students already know what they’re going to do in life and what career they want to pursue. That’s why SMSD has Signature Programs – soon to be located at the Center for Academic Achievement – that lets students explore different, centralized subjects that revolve around th...

Come Look At South (Spirit)

Come Look At South (Spirit)

Madison Holloway, Ads Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under News, Online Carousel

South prides itself in being home to a wide variety of electives, clubs and sports for students to explore their interests and possibly find a new passion. These can range anywhere from Writer's Workshop to Project Lead The Way and from Animal Rights Club to AcaDec. On Wednesday, Feb. 1 all eighth-grade...

Harry Potter Returns to the Big Screen with ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Harry Potter Returns to the Big Screen with ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Avery Woods, Copy Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel, Reviews

After 2011, it was assumed that the "Harry Potter" movie franchise was finished. Eight movies and seven books seemed to be enough. But Nov. 18, 2016, a spin-off of the "Harry Potter" series debuted in theaters, set in the 1920s and based off one of Harry Potter's textbooks. The textbook was publis...

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