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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...

Take a Closer Look at the Homecoming Nominees

Take a Closer Look at the Homecoming Nominees

September 18, 2013


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The top 20 Homecoming Nominees were asked to respond to these questions: How did you react when you found out you were up for Homecoming? What activities have you participated in while attending North? What activities, if any, were you involved in outside of North? If you could restart your entire time...

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...

Business Students Attend DECA Day

Business Students Attend DECA Day

September 9, 2013


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A word from SMN teacher and DECA sponsor Cody Fothergill about the DECA Day at the K on this past Thursday: "The SM North DECA and BPA clubs spent an outstanding day at Kauffman Stadium on September 5th learning about the business of professional sports. Four of the KC Royals executives and leaders...

Homecoming Nominees Announced

Homecoming Nominees Announced

September 5, 2013


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The Top 20 Homecoming nominees were announced on Sept. 4. The all-school assembly where the candidates will be introduced is scheduled for Sept.12 in the Field House. Ashley Cannon Holly Clark Darian Dozier Jocelyn Flores Sarah Grandgenett Darby Huddleston Goldia Kiteck Addie Leitch Meghan Love ...

North Senior Receives Bill Cornwell Scholarship

April 22, 2013


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Senior Nick Finazzo has been awarded the Bill Cornwell Basketball Participation Scholarship. He has played Varsity basketball and Varsity Football. He was also a team captain in both sports. He will be attending Johnson County Community College in the fall and will later transfer to the Fire Academy.  

Prom Information

Prom Information

Tina Dong

April 12, 2013


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Here's everything you need to know about prom. Prom will be at Union Station on April 13, 2013. It will begin at 8 and end at 11 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $25 each. The theme is Written in the Stars. A Professional photographer will be at the dance, offering photo packages from ...

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