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Volleyball team competes against SM South

Anna Miesner, Writer

September 18, 2018


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All of Shawnee Mission North's volleyball teams played hard in their games against Shawnee Mission South on Sept. 13th. The games took place in the field house, starting at 5 p.m. For many of the girls, home games can be more enjoyable. "The entire season goes by really fast so I feel like eve...

Seniors register to vote

Seniors register to vote

Grace Altenhofen, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


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The League of Women Voters helped seniors in their government classes register to vote on Sep. 17. The league, which originated to involve women more actively in politics, also sends representatives to high schools across the country to encourage students to register to vote. “Young people have...

District board meeting recap 9/12

Grace Altenhofen, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2018


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The following is a summary of the September 12 SMSD Board of Education meeting. Board President Brad Stratton was absent, as well as Assistant Superintendent Kenny Southwick.   Adoption of agenda; approval of minutes from August 13 meeting   Report by Superintendent Michael Fu...

National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

Grace Altenhofen, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2018


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SM North National Honor Society held its 2018-19 induction ceremony on Sep. 12. The initiation, which marked the 88th anniversary of the North NHS, included 34 returning and 37 new members. "I wanted to join NHS because I enjoy volunteering," junior Logan Setzkorn said. "It also looks good on college...

Candy Land (Homecoming 2018)

Zeva Rose Gebhard

September 11, 2018


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This year’s Homecoming Dance is this weekend, tickets will be $15 for singles and $25 for couples. Tickets for the dance can be purchased during students’ lunch this week leading up to the dance and at the door at no extra cost. For Stuco Exec. Board member, senior Allie Kempfer, planning yea...

August Feature Poll

August Feature Poll

Jaclyn Honn

September 4, 2018


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Vote for your favorite photo from the yearbook photographers weekly feature photo!

New Black Student Union

Grace Altenhofen, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


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SM North’s Black Student Union held its first meeting in the learning commons after school on August 28. The organization was founded by a group of students who proposed the idea to school administration last spring. “We wanted to provide a safe space to discuss social issues and share opinions in...

District board meeting recap 8/27

Grace Altenhofen, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


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Starting today, the Mission is introducing a bi-weekly recap of each SMSD Board of Education meeting. The following is a summary of the August 27 board meeting.   Adoption of agenda; approval of minutes from August 13 meeting   Report by Superintendent Michael Fulton T...

New girls varsity basketball coach

New girls varsity basketball coach

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

July 29, 2018


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Martina Mihailovic will be SM North’s new girls varsity basketball coach for the 2018-19 school year. A native of Serbia, Mihailovic moved to the US to play basketball at Cloud County Community College. After being sidelined by an injury sophomore year, she finished her college basketball caree...

Senior Advice (Continued from May issue)

Nic English, Writer/Designer

May 7, 2018


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  "Things will get a little hard, but that’s okay. Just remember that when everything feels hopeless that you’ll bounce back again."- McKinley Callin, 12 "I would say shoot for what you want to do, and do it unapologetically. Don't be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone, and be o...

New North administration announced for 2018-19 school year

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

May 3, 2018


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Incoming principal Jeremy Higgins announced changes to SM North administration in an email to staff on April 26. SM West Instructional Coach Dustin Jamison has accepted a position as associate principal at North for the 2018-19 school year. North Athletic Director Kent Glaser will also become an associate...

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