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National Testing Day

National Testing Day

Nathan Judd, Reporter

October 18, 2019

National testing day is on Wednesday October 16th. Freshmen are taking the pre ACT, Sophomores are taking the PSAT, and juniors are either taking the practice ACT or the PSAT to qualify for National Merit Scholarship. “I would recommend that they get a good night's sleep and that they eat breakfast...

Homecoming Let Down

Homecoming Let Down

Miles McKenna, Writer

October 7, 2019

The game that gets personal On October 4, 2019 there will be a football game played at the Shawnee Mission South High School Football Stadium. This isn't just any other football game, this is the Shawnee Mission East Vs. Shawnee Mission South Homecoming football game. What is expected to be t...

Student Blacksmith

Student Blacksmith

Annalie Polen, News Editor

October 1, 2019

While most of us are buying things like jewelry and knives, junior Thomas Linsky is making them in his yard. Linsky is a student here at South who enjoys hobbies such as choir, reading and what might be least expected, blacksmithing.  “Blacksmithing is the art of hammering metals, typically black...

How to Homecoming

How to Homecoming

Alma Harrison, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2019

Homecoming is equally exciting and stressful, and we all know it. There’s so much to do for girls and even more for boys: having your mom get your suit, having your mom get your bow tie, making sure it matches your date’s dress, having your mom order the boutonniere, making sure it’s what your da...

Trin and the Peanuts – Episode Three

Trin and the Peanuts – Episode Three

Reese Woods, Trinity Clark, and Annalie Polen

September 27, 2019

Trinity Clark and the Peanuts, Reese Woods and Annalie Polen, ask random newspaper staff members about conspiracy theories.

African Government Officials Shadow French Students

African Government Officials Shadow French Students

Gini Horton and Elias Henderson

September 25, 2019

Walking at a quick pace, students led African government officials through the school. The government officials were anybody from lawyers to law enforcement.There were 25 in all, including four interpreters. Students led four groups on tours of the school, to sit in and watch a government class, a...

Human Origins From the South Side

Human Origins From the South Side

Elias Henderson and Abby Cox

September 25, 2019

The Linda Hall library in downtown Kansas City was bustling on Wednesday, September 18th with people trying to grab seats before a presentation being given by world renown paleo-artist and South graduate John Gurche. They came to learn about Gurche's new book “Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form...

Friday Night Let-Down

Friday Night Let-Down

Elias Henderson, Writer

September 18, 2019

Friday night the 0-1 Shawnee Mission West Vikings played the 1-0 Shawnee Mission South Raiders at the SMSD Athletic Stadium at Shawnee Mission South. Our raiders were coming off a dominant win against Shawnee Mission North and looked poised for a second win, but the Vikings proved tough opponents. The...

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