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SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

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.
Looking for a Job? Go to Counseling.

Looking for a Job? Go to Counseling.

Greta Waller, Reporter September 28, 2022

Beginning this week, students will have the opportunity to learn about different careers during seminar. It marks the beginning of South’s first Seminar Speaker Series. The initiative was organized by...

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...

Theresa Love advises Micah McCord(left) and Jarvis Stevens(right) during advanced foods.

Covid Impacts foods class

Kareem Dadkhah, Reporter March 9, 2022

“At the beginning when everything was so unknown, it was kind of scary,” foods teacher Theresa Love said. “I actually didn't think I would be able to teach foods, so I was really excited that I could...

Singing Summer Nights, senior Holden Schroder performs alongside his T-Birds in Grease the Musical. Holden Schroder was casted as Danny Zuko in this show.

Grease Dress Rehearsal

Mars Sikes, Photographer February 15, 2022

Rocky the Raider poses for Student Councils Promotional Material. This pose was later used on the Sweetheart Week 2022 Shirt.

Dance Off or Is the Dance Off?

Fletcher Knowles, Reporter February 11, 2022

“We learned that the dance was canceled in early December, and then just at the beginning of February, we found out that it was back on”, said Student Council Secretary Noa Vacek. The decision was...

Senior Emma Thurston (middle) with two of her junior friends who also played in the game. Grace Bagby (right) and Sofia Guiliani (left).

Powderpuff Players

Reese Woods, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2021

On Friday, November 12, juniors and seniors participated in the 2021 Powderpuff football game. For those who aren’t aware of Powderpuff, it is a junior girls vs senior girls football game coached by...

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...

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