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National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

Grace Altenhofen, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

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...

Spanish Book Club

Rilee Morrow, Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Spanish teacher Stephanie Wixon started meeting with a group of students in the learning commons in January to read a book called Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario. “The book focuses on a young man that makes the journey illegally, but he’s grown up without his mom because she left to find wo...

Schools and Lockers: A Bad Combination?

Rilee Morrow, Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Student Life

When you walk around Olathe West High School, something makes it feel like it isn’t really a high school. It could be the incredible, campus-like design, or the large screens on the wall that display what room the students are having class in that day. But the one thing that might pop out to people...

Steel Magnolias

Kayla Warren

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The spring show is called "Steel Magnolias" and follows the lives of six southern women. It is directed by drama teacher Ben Bartlett. "The cast and crew have been working very hard," Bartlett said. "Rehearsals are going well." "Steel Magnolias" will be shown in the little theater March 29-31*,...

Student Body Election Results

Cale Chapman, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Voting for next year's Student Body Officers has concluded and the results are in. This year at North we had 1,111 registered voters but only 741 students, 66%, actually voted. Next year's officers are:   Student Body President: Cale Chapman Student Body Vice President: Brittney Garcia Student Body Treasurer:...

Student Council Elections

Cale Chapman, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Student Annoucements, Student Life

It's that time of year again! Student Council positions are up for election and need to be filled. Below is all the information needed for campaigning and getting in the race.   Student Body Officers: (Student Body President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Publicist)  Informational Meeting: Februar...

Northman Winner 2018

Northman Winner 2018

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

February 12, 2018


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Cameron Peck was named 2018 Northman during halftime of the boys basketball game on Feb. 9.  First runner up was Luke Goff and second runner up was Ike Diggs. "I was honored that the student body had voted on someone like me," Peck said. "I didn't expect it, and I think that all the boys that...

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....

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...

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.

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.

Northman 2017

Northman 2017

January 11, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Photo Galleries, Student Life, Top Stories

The 2017 Northman assembly was held on January 6, 2017 and the crowning at halftime of the boys basketball game on January 10, 2017. The winners include Danny Presler, 2nd runner up, Spencer Dubois, 1st runner up, and Will Schneider as the 2017 Northman. The top 11 candidates included Harrison ...

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