North participates in Kansas Youth and Government

North participates in Kansas Youth and Government

Grace Altenhofen

December 15, 2017


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A group of students from SM North traveled to Topeka from Dec. 10-12 for the annual Kansas Youth and Government trip. The mock Senate gives students practical experience in state government, from writing bills to running for office. Social studies teacher Kayte Cormack sponsored the trip this year. ...

Bowling Fundraiser

Bowling Fundraiser

Grace Altenhofen

December 1, 2017


Filed under News, Student Annoucements, Student Life

The SM North bowling fundraiser is tonight at Mission Bowl in Olathe.  Everyone is welcome and it runs from 9-11 p.m. $15 will pay for two hours of bowling plus shoe rental. Please come out and support your school....

Yearbook places first in Best of Show

Grace Altenhofen

November 27, 2017


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High school students from across the nation met in Dallas last week for a journalism convention hosted by the Journalism Education Association and National Scholastic Press Association. Pacemaker, Best of the Year and Write-Off contest winners were announced, including several from SM North (see belo...

Cross country teams place first at regionals

Cross country teams place first at regionals

Reece Oler

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Cross Country coach Aaron Davidson was expecting big things out of his runners at regionals on Saturday, Oct. 23. “This was a course that we have ran before so our kids were confident going into it,” he said. “I thought we did the things that we have talked about all season which is the reason ...

Ruzich runs for governor

Ruzich runs for governor

Grace Altenhofen

November 2, 2017


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SM North Junior Tyler Ruzich has announced his intention to run for Kansas governor in 2018. Ruzich, a self-described moderate Republican, decided to join the race after befriending Jack Bergeson, a 16-year-old from Wichita who filed papers to become a Democratic candidate. Bergeson knew of Ruzich...

Welcome to the Brick House

Mystika Allison-Barnes

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

When the class of 2021 arrived at SM North High School on Aug. 11, for Freshmen First Day, there was a range of feelings in the air.  Some were nervous, some excited and optimistic, and others simply curious to see what high school was all about.  Freshmen mentors and teachers formed a tunn...

JV Softball

April 26, 2017


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The North JV softball team played at the softball complex on Monday April 24 against Shawnee Mission West. The North team came away victorious.

Indian Lore

April 25, 2017


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Indian Lore is the school’s literary and art magazine that showcases student work, both visual artwork and writing. Language arts teacher Kate Miner is in charge of the magazine, and says that they really started putting the magazine together two weeks ago. “We have things like poetry, essays, and s...

Charity Picnic

Charity Picnic

Jaclyn Honn, Photographer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Student Life, Top Stories

On April 20th, Student Council hosted a Charity Picnic, the picnic benefited the Merriam Family Adoption. The event had food and games that were available for purchase, all proceeds went to the Adoption Center.

Mock DUI

Mock DUI

Mackensay Yazel, Photographer

April 10, 2017


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As the Seniors gather around to aware themselves about drunk driving, Seniors Edie Wolf, Eli Peach, and Jacob Moyer host the Mock DUI with the Overland Park Fire Department. "It really showed what types of distractions there are when you're driving with your friends and it made me think about who is...

International Night

International Night

Caylee Harder, Photographer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Student Life

Thursday, March 30 SMN held international night. International night is a night where the students from SMN can share about where they come from or show someone what's a little bit about a different country. There were also performances that showed what music is traditional or a traditional dance.

Spring Court

Spring Court

March 28, 2017


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Shawnee Mission North High School had their Spring Court Assembly on March 24, 2017. The Spring Court assembly is about the people who have been nominated for Prom king and queen. The revealing for the winners will take place on April 8, 2017 at the North Prom. The nominees for Spring Court Queen is...

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