Whole New World

Whole New World

Kitana Rattanavong

January 8, 2014


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As senior Ulrika Blom walked sleepily out of her plane into the Kansas City International airport, there was only one thing on her mind: to freshen up. The Wessling’s wouldn’t allow that, though. Sophomore John Wessling and his family stood outside her gate, waiting for Blom with a big sign and balloons...

Journalism Students Win KSPA Honors

Journalism Students Win KSPA Honors

December 4, 2013


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Two Shawnee Mission North students finished in first and second places in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association October Story of the Month.  Freshman Marianna Orrego won first place for her story titled “Freshman First Day” and Freshman Kitana Rattanavong won second place for her story titled...

Talent Show Raises $1,200

Talent Show Raises $1,200

Tevin Oller

December 2, 2013


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As fall comes to an end this year, the talent show took place once again. The show was very lively with an overall positive response. It took place on Nov. 8, with 16 performances that lasted a duration of one hour and 45 minutes. “What is different from this year to last year is the acts,” sponsor...

Physics Class Shoots Off Water Rockets

Physics Class Shoots Off Water Rockets

Emily Cooper

December 2, 2013


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On the brisk Wednesday morning of Nov. 6, senior McKensie Theis walked out to the football field to launch Team Swag’s self-made rocket. Student teacher Brandon Jones’ physics classes had created makeshift rockets that week and tested them out in order to learn about conservation of momentum with...

Medical Science students impacted by Gift of Life

Medical Science students impacted by Gift of Life

November 12, 2013


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Medical Science students participated in a Gift of Life “Life Savers Rally” on Tuesday, Oct. 29.  North student attendees included  Renee Bowlin, Maggie Cole, Aleesha Gonzalez, Emily Kyle, Cindy Lazo, Taylor Magyar, Hailey Marshall, Maria Navarro, Rachel Panjada, Ali Patterson, Erin Robertson,...

NJROTC Armed Exhibition Team honors veterans

NJROTC Armed Exhibition Team honors veterans

November 12, 2013


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The Armed Exhibition team was invited to perform at a number of Veteran’s Day observances.  This year the NJROTC Team performed for employees at the Sprint Campus, the US Marine Corps and multiple high schools, middle schools and elementary schools over a four day period, from Nov. 7 through Nov....

North Hosts First Annual Marching Festival

North Hosts First Annual Marching Festival

November 4, 2013


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The S.M. North Marching Indians, along with the Shaw-Mi-No band booster organization hosted the first ever Shawnee Mission North Marching Invitational.  Twelve guest bands, over 1,600 performing students and 3,000 spectators attended the event last Saturday, Oct. 26th at the North location district s...

Haunting of Hill House Shows This Week

Haunting of Hill House Shows This Week

October 29, 2013


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Shawnee Mission North will present The Haunting of Hill House on October 29, 30, 31, and November 2, at 7:00p.m.in the Margaret McClatchey Little Theatre.  Tickets are $8.00.  The Theatre Department is asking that the audience members bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Roeland Park...

Talent show audition spots still open

October 22, 2013


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Auditions for the annual talent show sponsored by Coalition will be held on Oct. 24 and 25 in the orchestra room. Sign ups are available in room 100 for a specific audition time. "I think a lot of times North has a lot of talent, but doesn't really have an opportunity to show it," Coalition sponsor...

OOA’s serve as gateway into theater experience

OOA’s serve as gateway into theater experience

Isabella Ramirez and Savannah Rattanavong

October 3, 2013


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  On Sept. 16-20, the drama department held a string of shows called Original One Acts (OOA’s), which are student written and directed plays. They were performed Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 7-8 p.m. To provide content for the shows, playwrights from last year’s d...

Amigos de las Américas

Amigos de las Américas

Tevin Oller

October 2, 2013


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On Sept. 19, a presentation of the the program Amigos de las Américas took place during seminar in the library. Spearheaded by Spanish teacher Erin Meyer and former North graduate Raquel Rodriguez, the presentation went on without a hitch to the 30 people who came to learn about the program. Spanish ...

National Honor Society Initiation October 7th

National Honor Society Initiation October 7th

October 1, 2013


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The new members of National Honor Society will be initiated on October 7th at 7:00pm in the auditorium. All students and faculty are welcome to attend the 83rd year old ceremony. Congratulations to everyone! New members: Max Ayotte Joel Bartlett David Beckley Madison Burnett Mykia Carrell Kennedy...

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