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Royalty at North: North’s top three Homecoming Queen nominee’s express their excitement and gratitude

Royalty at North: North’s top three Homecoming Queen nominee’s express their excitement and gratitude

Katie Murnan

December 8, 2011

On Friday, Sept. 23, the SM North football team played their Homecoming game against SM West. North students had voted for their top 3 Homecoming Queen choices during class throughout the week. At halftime, the top 10 nominees for Homecoming Queen prepared to walk out on the field. “I thought it...

Scandalous and hysterical: With a cast and crew of 20 plus students, North’s production of Moon Over Buffalo is full of affairs, big laughs and stunts

Brandon Morrison

December 6, 2011

Roaring laughter and clapping could be heard from the auditorium on Oct. 19, 20 and 22 when the cast of North’s fall main stage, Moon Over Buffalo, performed their show. This fast-paced play was full of laughs, sight gags and big surprises. Moon Over Buffalo’s cast members were seniors Dakota Ja...

North exceeds in AYP test scores

Katie Murnan

December 6, 2011

Adequate Yearly Progress, also known as AYP, is part of the No Child Left Behind  (NCLB) federal law. SM North exceeded the annual 2011 AYP targets in reading and math. Principal Richard Kramer believes that meeting AYP is very important. “It’s very important that we make AYP,” Kramer said....

Annual anti-bullying week at North forwards awareness of the subject

Kyle Milligan

December 6, 2011

    Last month the hallways of North were decorated with posters depicting the subject of bullying to support Anti-Bullying week. Each poster depicted either a picture of a child being bullied, the child standing alone, or an adult consoling a child who had been bullied. Princi...

The start of a new life

The start of a new life

Kyle Milligan, Coeditor

December 2, 2011

On Oct. 3, 2007 freshman Jeanne Yedo moved to India. Her life was suddenly turned upside down. She would later find out that this change would be positive. Yedo said her move to India was due to her mother’s career. “My mom got a promotion,” Yedo said, “and everyone agreed it would be a...

‘Something I will never forget’

Senior Oliver Tauscher is like any other student at North. “People think there are big differences between people here and people in Germany, but we are really just the same,” Tauscher said.

Brandon Morrison, Coeditor

December 2, 2011

Some teenagers may be apprehensive about the idea of being on a plane headed for a country where you have never been, to live with a family you have never met and attend a school different from what you have always been used to. For Senior Oliver Tauscher, this was an opportunity of a lifetime. “My...

New changes, same pep

Callie Byrnes, Writer

December 1, 2011

With a new year full of changes beginning, clubs are facing difficulties they didn’t have to face before scheduling issues, cut backs, and new sponsors. StuCo and Pep Club, two of the most influential clubs in the school, will not be an exception. Because of the schedule change, StuCo plans to get...

Running to the drumming

Juniors Gabe Alejos and Michael Reid play for Koman Greater Kansas City on Sunday August 14.

Kyle Milligan, Coeditor

November 30, 2011

   Sunday, Aug. 14, the SM North drumline performed at the Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure at Union Station. They were the first drumline invited to perform at the event. There were more than 25,000 participants and spectators attending the race. 13 students participated, including three tenor drum, fiv...

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