The Mission


The Mission is a student-run news organization at Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, KS. A print issue is published monthly and the website is updated daily.

This news site is dedicated to providing timely information through photo galleries, videos, stories and announcements that are published on a weekly basis to keep readers up to date with what is happening at North and in the community.

Meet our Staff

Editorial Policy

Our online and published content is a public forum for readers regardless of age, sex, race or beliefs. Comments are monitored however. Comments will be reviewed for appropriateness and then posted. Comments that are derogatory or insensitive will be censored. Any column or personal blog that reflects the opinion of an individual will be published in our Opinion Category and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Mission staff or Shawnee Mission North.

Corrections Policy

Corrections will be published to the content as soon as the error is discovered. Print errors will be noted and published to the website.

Letter & Reader Interaction Policy

The Mission encourages readers to comment online and send letters to the editor. Letters can be sent to [email protected] Letters from readers will be published online. If the letter is intended for the print edition of the newspaper, the letter will need to be limited to 300 words. The Mission staff reserves the right to shorten or edit letters for publication.

Photo Use Policy

All photos on ┬áthe website are free for public use. If a reader is interested in obtaining high-quality copies of photos on the site, please email [email protected]







Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School