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North hires new Varsity Cheer Sponsor

March 31, 2014


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North has hired its new Varsity Cheer sponsor. Kathleen Frank will take on the duties as the Head Cheer sponsor for the North cheer squads. Frank is a substitute teacher in the Olathe and Shawnee Mission school districts. She has been a head cheer sponsor at Manhattan High School (2012-2013) as wel...

From Class Officer Speeches to Spring Assembly

March 26, 2014


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On Thursday March 27 the regularly programed class officer speeches are going to be shown before the mandatory assembly for spring sports and spring court king and queen. Class Officer elections begin on Friday and end on Wednesday. The date for the reception of the spring court king and queen is still...

2014 Spring Court nominees announced

March 14, 2014


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Top 19 Women Corinne Boldridge Holly Clark Darian Dozier Sarah Grandgenett Kathleen Hammer Carly Hastings Goldia Kiteck Meghan Love Caitlin McNulty Ara Metz Crysta Moon Cassie Needham Erica Nickolett Savannah Rattanavong Kaytlyn Tiemann Taylor Underwood Neyda Venzor Anna Whitaker Grace ...

International Club helps Venezuela’s resistance movement

International Club helps Venezuela’s resistance movement

March 12, 2014


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The Shawnee Mission International Club met on Tuesday, March 4 intending to celebrate Mardi Gras, but instead decided to support the resistance in Venezuela.  Students in Venezuela began protesting their government on Feb. 12.  Widespread violence makes the country currently one of the most dangerous...

SMN Coalition Helps in Moore, Oklahoma

SMN Coalition Helps in Moore, Oklahoma

February 26, 2014


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Over President’s Day weekend, February 15-17, 38 student members of the Shawnee Mission North Coalition and 6 adult chaperones traveled to Moore, OK, for a volunteer trip.  Last spring, Moore, OK, and many surrounding areas were devastated by tornadoes. Students stayed very busy throughout the...

Shakespeare Scenes

February 25, 2014


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The following students will be performing short Shakespeare scenes   followed by a reinterpretation/modernization of the same scene that is of their own creation on Feb 28 and March 1 at 7 p.m. This includes A Much Ado rewritten as characters from the Justice league, a conversation between Hamlet...

Northman Interviews

January 24, 2014


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Northman Top 20   What was your reaction to being nominated? What do you think has been your greatest achievement or proudest moment in your high school career? What does the title of Northman mean to you? What qualities do you think the Northman should possess?               ...

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,...

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