Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School

The Mission

Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School

The Mission

Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School

The Mission

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review

Owen English, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

I was incredibly excited for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness when it was announced back in 2019. When I heard that it would be a horror film, I was skeptical. But when Sam Raimi signed on as...

BREAKING NEWS | Last day of school change for underclassman

Carlos Mata April 29, 2022

The last day of school will be May 19 for students in grades K-11 according to an email sent out from Superintendent Michelle Hubbard to staff members on April 29. This is four school days earlier than...

Instagram flooded with SMN gimmick accounts

Instagram flooded with SMN gimmick accounts

Owen English, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

In recent months, North has been hit with a surge of Instagram accounts related to the school. These accounts are run by students and instead of being associated with a sport or club, they typically have...

“Scream” 2022 Review

Gage Chapman, Editor February 2, 2022

Before we begin, I’d like to give a spoiler warning for “Scream” 2022, as well as some of the other movies in the franchise. Also, the first film in the franchise shares the same title as the new...

Top 10 Northman Nominees Announced

Top 10 Northman Nominees Announced

Miguel Tapia Becerra, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

Below are the top 10 nominees for the 2022 Northman of Shawnee Mission North. We sent out a survey out to all top 10 nominees and those who we received a response back by Jan. 28, are published with their...

Winter Formal postponed and changed to mixer

Winter Formal postponed and changed to mixer

Miguel Tapia Becerra, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

Winter Formal has been postponed via an email sent out to students on Jan. 19 from Principal David Ewers. SM East has postponed their dance, SM South has canceled their dance, SM Northwest and SM West...

Practicing for the upcoming concert, senior Cameron Lee plays the saxophone in the auditioned Jazz Ensemble class. “A lot of performances have been canceled because of the pandemic,” Lee said. “This year has been a little bit better, we don’t need to leave the room and we are fortunate to take our masks off to play our instruments.”

No pancakes at the band’s Pancake Dinner

Dylan Wilson January 28, 2022

All SM North band classes are playing at the Feb. 7 Pancake Dinner. Unlike previous years, the Pancake Dinner will run a little differently according to Band Director Chad Reed. “Everything will be...

Patrick Richardson wins SM North poetry contest

Owen English, Staff Writer January 24, 2022

  After signing up for the Poetry Out Loud competition at SM North on a whim, senior Patrick Richardson will have the chance to compete at the regional competition at Olathe South on Feb. 5. “I’m...

New Covid Guidelines

New Covid Guidelines

Gage Chapman, Editor January 18, 2022

After just one day of going mask optional, SM North hit the three percent mark triggering a mask mandate for 14 days. With a large uptick in quarantines and lots of new guidelines coming out, it can be...

Snapping the shot, Athletic Director Annette Gonzales takes a picture for the schools twitter of senior Jorge Coromac as he stands next to Associate Principal David Ewers. I was extremely excited and honestly couldnt believe it, Coromac said. I love the memories the teachers and people you meet at school. photo by racheal cunningham

Are you voting for the 2022 Northman?

Miguel Tapia Becerra, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Seniors will be voting for the top 10 nominees from Friday, Jan. 14 through Jan. 17. Students who are in extracurriculars have voted throughout the past week for their extracurricular nominees. Once all...

JROTC Quad Invitational

Olivia Robinson, Staff Writer/Designer January 12, 2022

Saturday, Jan. 8, was the SM North Quad Invitational for JROTC. Four teams from other Shawnee Mission schools competed in areas of Academics, Athletics, Drill and Inspection. SM North’s team placed...

Spider-Man: No Way Home review

Olivia Robinson, Staff Writer/Designer January 7, 2022

Spider-Man: No Way Home is a new 2021 Marvel movie and the third installment in the most recent Spider-Man franchise starring Tom Holland -- the film is rated PG-13 for some language, sequences of action/violence,...

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