The Mission

National Merit Semifinalist

September 12, 2013


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Congratulations to the people who were named a National Merit Semifinalist. There were 20 semifinalists in the Shawnee Mission School District with the only one from North, that person was Goldia Kiteck. The students received this recognition after scoring the strongest in Kansas on the Preliminary...

Students excel at KSPA Design of the Month Competition

April 3, 2013


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Out of eight student winners, two North students earned a place in KSPA’s Design of the Month competition in February. In a category filled with plenty of competition,Kathy Hammer took first place and Andrew Nevins took third place in the Yearbook Design Division  

Spring play opens this week

Spring play opens this week

April 1, 2013


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Leading Ladies will open in the North Auditorium on April 4, 5, 6 at 7:00 p.m. Set in York, Pennsylvania in 1958, this farce, by Ken Ludwig, centers on two down-on-their- luck Shakespearean actors, Leo Clark and Jack Gable. The pair discover through a newspaper that Florence, an older ailing woman, h...

Literary Magazine named Pacemaker Finalist

March 27, 2013


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The North Literary and Art Magazine, Indian Lore, was named a 2012 NSPA Magazine Pacemaker Finalist. The 2012 National Scholastic Press Association Magazine Pacemaker contest, which recognizes high school literary magazines published during the 2011-12 school year, yielded 55 total entries from a...

Student receives honorable mention for art piece

Brandon Morrison

March 27, 2013


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North Senior, Faith Bayless, was awarded an Honorable Mention by the State of KS for her mixed media (watercolor, pen and ink and PITT pen) piece titled, Filled to the Brim with Snobbery. The show took place in the Capitol Bldg. last weekend in Topeka.

Swing dancing opportunity this week

Swing dancing opportunity this week

Brandon Morrison

March 27, 2013


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North will hold it's 10 annual Spring Swing on Thursday, March 28.  The event will take place in the North cafeteria from 6:30-9:00 p.m. students will be able to dance the night away with sounds from the Glenn Miller era, performed by North area jazz students.  In addition to a great music,...

Vocal band to peform at North

Vocal band to peform at North

Brandon Morrison

March 4, 2013


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The Cat's Pajamas, a five man a cappella group, will be performing at North on March 12 at 7:00 p.m. The group became known nationally after placing in the top 10 of Randy Jackson's Oreo Cookie Jingle Contest. The group has been touring the world since 2005, they recently appeared on NBC's, The Sing-Off. Tickets...

Twelve Angry Jurors opens tonight

Twelve Angry Jurors opens tonight

Brandon Morrison

March 1, 2013


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Friday March 1 and Saturday March 2, 'Twelve Angry Jurors' will be performed in the Little Theater at 7 p.m. The cast features 13 students and about 10 crew members. The play is directed by guest director, Emily Barttlet, wife of drama teacher, Ben Bartlett. Tickets are 4$

North nominates students for Shooting Stars Program

North nominates students for Shooting Stars Program

Brandon Morrison

February 20, 2013


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The Arts Council of Johnson County Shooting Stars Program celebrates young artists and arts educators for their artistic achievements with college scholarships, awards and honorariums. North has nominated these students for the Shooting Stars Scholarships: Senior Joel Steelman (Voice Classic),...

Cats Pajamas Vocal Band coming to North

Cats Pajamas Vocal Band coming to North

February 6, 2013


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North is hosting The Cat's Pajamas Vocal Band on Tuesday, March 12, at 7pm, in the North Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students and $12 for adults and can be purchased from any SMN Choir student or by calling 913 993 7027. This special fund raiser will benefit the choral department.

KC Superstar auditions for students

February 6, 2013


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Preliminary auditions for this unique competition are April 21 at Union Station and April 28 at the Jewish Community Center.  Following the preliminary auditions, the semi-finals will be held at the White Theatre, located on the Jewish Community Campus, on June 3.  A professionally produced grand finale...

Winter Musical Begins Showing This Week

Winter Musical Begins Showing This Week

Brandon Morrison

January 15, 2013


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The Theatre and Music Departments will present the musical The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Jan. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, and 26*.  Curtain is at 7:00 p.m.  with an additional 2:00 p.m. matinee on Jan. 26.  Tickets are $10.00 general admission, children through 8 grade are  $5.00,  North studen...

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