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SM South News

Get Involved at SMS

Get Involved at SMS

Greta Waller, Co-Editor in Chief August 19, 2023

As a freshman, you hear it all the time: “Get involved! Join activities! Make friends!” It may sound redundant, but being involved is the best way to find your people and your passions in high school. It...

Introducing Administrators

Ren Park, Copy Editor August 14, 2023

Principal: Todd Dain Associate Principal: Ben Richardson Associate Principal: Becky Thiessen Associate Principal: Jake Bauer   Counselors–Who you can go to with academic concerns....

House-made hummus

Around KC: Jerusalem Cafe

Fletcher Knowles, Head Copyeditor March 8, 2023

When you are on a student’s budget you may be scared to get burned. Many people fear that someplace may not be worth the money and they tend to stick to what you know. But there are so many restaurants...

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

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