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Homecoming Court 2019

Homecoming Court 2019

Gini Horton and Alma Harrison

September 12, 2019

All nominees are named from left to right. Homecoming King Nominees Julian Duff is a head section leader in marching band, a member of Student Council and a member of the tennis team. Sam Aldeguer is the president of National Honor Society, a Varsity swim and dive captain and a member of In...

Quite Frankly the Band

Quite Frankly the Band

Nichole Thomas, Editor in Chief

September 4, 2019

Rain and wind did not stop the electric performance of Quite Frankly the band on August 24. With nearly 20 South students in attendance, the crowd was in for an entertaining night. All band members are under the age of 18; everyone was in for a surprise. On bass guitar was sophomore Scout Matthews an...

Adversity Score Aversion

Adversity Score Aversion

Alma Harrison, Editor in Chief

August 28, 2019

Standardized tests, like the SAT, are used widely across the country in college admissions. They’re an easy baseline to analyze a student’s knowledge of common core academics.  However, in May the College Board announced their new “Environmental Context Dashboard,” which is an adversity score...

Why You so Obsessed with Me?

Why You so Obsessed with Me?

Alma Harrison, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2019

It’s the summer of 2014. You’re bored, so you decide to try out this new app called Musical.ly. You set up an account and start scrolling through the “Featured” page. Eventually, you gain the courage to make your own lip-syncing video to “2 Phones” by Kevin Gates. You do this for a few mo...

Brian Brown enters Board of Education Race for South area representative

Brian Brown enters Board of Education Race for South area representative

Ali Harrison, News Editor

March 22, 2019

The SMSD Board of Education election is coming up this November, and the race for South Area Representative has begun with Brian Brown announcing his candidacy on Twitter on Tuesday, March 19. He is running to replace Rep. Deb Zila who has held the seat for three consecutive terms since 2007. Brown, who graduated from Shawnee Mission West, has a son at Brookridge Elementary ...

South Moments

South Moments

November 19, 2013

The student news site of Shawnee Mission South High School
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