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Voter Registration Step by Step

Voter Registration Step by Step

Noel Mohammed, Reporter

October 12, 2020

This year with COVID-19 you may not feel comfortable registering to vote in person. Luckily there are two other ways to register contact-free. In Kansas, you are allowed to vote in-person and by mail. Each of these ways to register has a specific deadline, October 13, 2020. An abundance of celebrities...

Homecoming Madness

Homecoming Madness

Reese Woods, Multimedia Editor

October 9, 2020

Friday, Oct. 9 is the 2020 homecoming football game and ceremony that was originally scheduled for the coronation to begin at 6:30 and the football game against Olathe South to follow, but with the COVID-19 outbreak on the Olathe South football team, a crazy thirty minute stretch for players and nominees...

The Gates Have Opened

The Gates Have Opened

Sarah Ohlde, Copy Editor

October 7, 2020

On October 1, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) released an update on school gating criteria regarding COVID-19. Johnson County is in the orange zone,which according to JCDHE, allows for the hybrid school model.. Along with an adjusted gating chart, there is also guidance...

Rivalry Week

Rivalry Week

Jake Foil, Reporter

October 2, 2020

This week, the SM South Raiders take on heated rival SM East, this Friday night at 7, in SM North’s stadium. Both schools are going into this game after losing to Olathe schools last Friday, SM East losing 20-21 vs Olathe South, and SM South losing 21-42 vs Olathe East. Both the Raiders and Lancers...

Netflix, But For High School Sports

Netflix, But For High School Sports

Evan Shibel, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

At 12:56 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, John Johnson, athletic director at Shawnee Mission South, announced that all sporting events held in the main gym, auxiliary gym, or the stadium, would now be livestreamed starting October 2nd. This was a district wide decision as now all schools in the district...

New Vs. Old

New Vs. Old

Annalie Polen/Reese Woods, News Editor/Multimedia Editor

September 21, 2020

Friday night football games, homecoming, homecoming court. A year ago today, student life would have been normal for this year's seniors. Now, for their last year of high school, they’re stuck with online school. “I miss not only my friends, but making genuine connections with my teachers was something...

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected

Jake Foil, Reporter

September 10, 2020

Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Chiefs kickoff their 2020 regular season with a rematch of their divisional round comeback victory against the Houston Texans.  The last time these two teams met, the Chiefs were down 24-0 at the beginning of the 2nd quarter. Then Mahomes magic took place. Quart...

From South To Senate: Making Kansas Safer

Senior Emily Lang is in the process of getting a bill passed in Kansas to require sex offender registry for breach of privacy.

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

April 17, 2020

The fourth and final woman to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee Feb. 24, senior Emily Lang shared her story to the Old Supreme Court room filled with Kansas legislators. Senators stood in support of the bill requiring sexually motivated breach of privacy to be listed on the sex offender regi...

Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed

Ansley Chambers, Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

February 10, 2020

“I didn’t really process it until afterward. Very quick. Just a quick little peck. I think [it was] the same as everyone else’s first kiss. Mine was just a little later,” a senior girl said. It was Homecoming senior year when she had her very first kiss.  “It’s definitely embarrassi...

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