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The Calorie Condundrum

Ren Park, Culture Editor December 19, 2022

It was my mom’s birthday. The big “Five-Eight.”   I put on my brand new dark red pleather dress and my favorite charcoal denim jacket and accompanied her to the finest dining location...

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...

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...

On The Move

On The Move

Jake Foil, Reporter May 12, 2021

Yesterday morning, Coach Brett Oberzan called the football team into the weight room for a team meeting to announce his resignation. A shock to the entire team, as nobody had seen this coming. Brett Oberzan,...

A Century of Wins

A Century of Wins

Jake Foil, Reporter January 30, 2021

Last night, in the Lady Raiders basketball game against Shawnee Mission North, our very own head coach Mark Western got his 100th win. The epitome of the Raider spirit, it was a long road to get there....

Return to Hybrid

Return to Hybrid

Sarah Ohlde, Copy Editor January 13, 2021

With the beginning of second semester, middle and high school students will return to hybrid learning on Jan. 26. This means that students who have chosen the in-person learning option will be in school...

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Annalie Polen, News & Opinions Editor December 18, 2020

Relentlessness has been shown many times throughout this year as past South traditions find a way to continue in a covid friendly way. One holiday tradition that is having to be revised this year is...

Subpar Streaming Services

Subpar Streaming Services

Nathan Judd, Sports Editor November 4, 2020

This year, the Shawnee Mission School District partnered with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) to bring high school sports fans a reliable way to watch while following Covid-19 guidelines....

The Ups And Downs Of Hybrid

The Ups And Downs Of Hybrid

Annalie Polen & Nathan Judd, News and Opinions Editor & Sports Editor October 26, 2020

PRO: As coronavirus has been present throughout the last few months, many controversial decisions have been made to accommodate the virus. Many logical decisions have been made such as ending the in person...

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....

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