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Three South Area Schools on Lockdown Following Car Chase

Ali Harrison, Ads Editor, Asst. News Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Online Carousel, Uncategorized

Three schools - Shawnee Mission South High School, Indian Woods Middle School and John Diemer Elementary School - in the 103rd and Nall area were put on lockdown following a car chase with the Kansas Highway Patrol on Thursday morning. According to KMBC, the two suspects ditched their car at the “...

Pumpkin Patch Poetry Festival

Pumpkin Patch Poetry Festival

Annalie Polen, Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel

The opportunity to see people of all kinds speak their mind can be held at the pumpkin patch poetry slam. Bring your soccer players, your actors, your writers and your football players and see them as they write about stereotypes, racism, love and even hot dogs. Freshman Avigail Blacksmith performed bo...

South Takes Down Defending State Champs

South Takes Down Defending State Champs

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

South took their first win of the season versus against what were the 7-0 Olathe East Hawks. South, who was ranked at the bottom of the Sunflower League at 0-7, miraculously pulled out a win, scoring two goals in the last 15 minutes of the game against Olathe East. "I mean it feels amazing, especial...

South Soccer Takes Loss From North

South Soccer Takes  Loss From North

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Scores, Sports

Thursday’s game against Shawnee Mission North was close with North scoring the game winning goal with only 15 seconds left in the game on a miraculous 20 yard shot. This is South’s second close loss this season, and it’s definitely gotten to some of the players' heads. With five minutes lef...

First Football Game this Season

Nichole Thomas, Features Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

As students flood the stadium covered in American Pride, the football teams warm up on the field. Once the game begins the bands on either side play loud with pride for their teams. The action starts in the beginning of the third quarter when the Raiders score their first touchdown, bringing the score...

Boy’s Soccer Falls to Northwest 2-1

Boy’s Soccer Falls to Northwest 2-1

Milad Jahani, Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Scores, Sports

Friday’s game was full of drama and suspense as the Shawnee Mission South men’s soccer team kicked off their season against Northwest and lost 1-2 in a last minute nail-biter. Northwest came out strong and scored the first goal of the game in the 35th minute. However, Jeffrey Marquez, a senior forward,...

Alumni Return for Men’s Soccer Game

Alumni Return for Men’s Soccer Game

Milad Jahani, Reporter

August 22, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

The battle between age and beauty reached its peak at the South soccer alumni game. The current varsity soccer players and former South alums faced off in an intense match that led to a 4-4 draw on Friday. It was all for fun and games according to Assistant Coach Tim Wiseman. “You know I think it started out pretty go...

SMS Recognizes 9/11

SMS Recognizes 9/11

Ali Harrison, Guest Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

September 11, 2001 was one of the most tragic days in United States history. Now, 16 years later, we, as a country, take the day to recognize its significance and remember all who were affected by it. Thankfully, South did just that. We started our morning announcements, read by senior Annaleigh H...

South Bowling Strikes at State

South Bowling Strikes at State

Mara Baine, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Winter Sports

Strike, Spare, Split! South’s bowling team went to State this past weekend. While at State they competed against teams and individuals from all different schools around Kansas. This year, State took place at North Rock Lanes in Wichita. The boys teams overall qualified for State this year, while only...

Signature Programs to Be Moved to Center for Academic Achievement

Signature Programs to Be Moved to Center for Academic Achievement

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under News, Online Carousel

Some high school students already know what they’re going to do in life and what career they want to pursue. That’s why SMSD has Signature Programs – soon to be located at the Center for Academic Achievement – that lets students explore different, centralized subjects that revolve around th...

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