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SM North holds first Virtual Hispanic Heritage Program

Josie Lenati films one of step dance practice routines after school. “Everyone is just so on top of it, it’s very rare that I take more than two takes,
November 18, 2020

On Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. SM North’s first virtual Hispanic Heritage Program uploads on KNDN's youtube channel.The program was initially scheduled to be published on Nov. 13. Main program leader and video...

First-time voters at SM North

November 9, 2020

With voting finished in the U.S, new voting records are being set in states all across the country, a big part of that is from young voters. A CNN poll showed that 51 percent of registered voters, ages...

2020 Picture Day

2020 Picture Day
October 19, 2020

Picture day for SM North looks a little bit different this year. Picture day will be held at North on Oct. 20 and 22, and both in person and online students are invited to participate.  Students can...

Varsity Volleyball Trivia Night

All three teams stand posed for a group picture after the games had been finished.
Team gets together and has a costume themed game night in SM North's MPR
September 30, 2020

On Sept. 25, the varsity volleyball team had a team bonding costume “trivia night”. The three teams of three girls consisted of “the Powerpuff Girls”, “the Insects”, and “the Rockstars”....

All about enrollment

SMN counselor gives an inside look into the enrollment process
December 18, 2019

With schedule changes coming up soon, students have a few choices to make regarding their classes next year. Here is an inside look on how the process will work. The enrollment process will start with...

SM North Annual Trunk-Or-Treat

Cold weather pushes Trunk-Or-Treat inside Aux Gym
October 31, 2019

SM North once again held its annual ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ in the auxiliary gym on Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It was set up and run by StuCo executives, and was open to all children from all different...

Students Can Bring Canned Food for Chance to win AirPods

October 31, 2019

It’s not too late to win AirPods! There’s still time to turn in canned food items for the StuCo canned food drive. The last day to donate is Nov. 1 According to Miles Duvanel, the drive's organizer,...

Shawnee Mission College Clinic

SM East will host more than 150 colleges on Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
October 15, 2019

For more than 50 years, the Shawnee Mission College Clinic has helped high school students and their parents by giving them the chance to speak with college representatives across the country. This helps...

Junior Karen Rosales wins SevenDays artwork button competition

Junior Karen Rosales won Day Six of the SevenDays artwork competition.
April 16, 2019

Junior Karen Rosales won Day Six of the SevenDays artwork competition. The SevenDays program was an event that took place April 9-15, which was designed to promote inclusion in the Kansas City area....

Junior Citlalic Gomez to compete at annual FCCLA national competition

SM North junior Citlalic Gomez and senior Savannah Denton earned silver medals at the state FCCLA competition.
April 12, 2019

Junior Citlalic Gomez will be going to the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America national competition after qualifying at the state level. Gomez earned a silver medal in the Fashion Construction...

Special education students earn awards at Job Olympics event

Senior Katie Saesnick participates in the napkin folding competition at the annual Job Olympics event March 28.
March 28, 2019

Two SM North students earned awards at the annual special education Job Olympics event at Johnson County Community College March 28. Junior Seth Dujakovich placed second in coin recognition and senior...

Sophomore Hananeel Morinville wins Princeton Prize in Race Relations

March 26, 2019

SM North sophomore Hananeel Morinville has been awarded a Princeton Prize in Race Relations. Morinville, who serves as the president of the Black Student Union, applied for the award on the recommendation...

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