Students try out National Guard Obstacle Course

Students try out National Guard Obstacle Course

February 12, 2013


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On Feb. 12 the Kansas National Guard brought an inflatable obstacle course to the North gym. BJ Hair contacted the Kansas National Guard and helped set up the course. The course was over 20 feet long and featured inflated barricades, a wall to climb and a slide at the end. Several gym students...

Northman Top Eleven Announced

Northman Top Eleven Announced

Rocky Alterman & Brandon Morrison

January 18, 2013


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Below are the top ten Northman candidates. The winner will be announced during halftime at the boys basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  

North Students Art displayed at Topeka Art Walk

North Students Art displayed at Topeka Art Walk

January 16, 2013


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Valerie Hawkins and Molly Roach had their paintings on display at Topeka’s First Friday Art Walk Event on Friday Jan. 4th, 2013 at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Hawkins and Roach’s art pieces were selected as finalists for this year’s high school art contest, “Kansans...As...

Showing Off The Northman Candidates

Showing Off The Northman Candidates

Brandon Morrison & Rocky Alterman

January 11, 2013


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As the Field House filled in seminar on Jan. 10, the 20 candidates for Northman prepared for the moment they had been waiting for since their freshman year.  The seniors were recognized for their involvement and achievements at North over their four years. Voting for the top 10 candidates begins the...

North’s Signature Program celebrates teacher’s help

North’s Signature Program celebrates teacher’s help

Brandon Morrison

December 21, 2012


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North's  Medical Science program is celebrating its half birthday this week. The Program will be six years old at the end of this school year. Among the accomplishments that have been connected with this program throughout its short history is one educator who prepares senior-level students for the...

Brandon Morrison

December 21, 2012


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SM North Apparel Students designed and made quilts for the critically ill infants delivered at Shawnee Mission Medical Center this week. ...

North Chess Club participates in first tournament

North Chess Club participates in first tournament

December 11, 2012


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The SM North Chess Club represented North in their first tournament on Saturday Dec. 8 at KU in Lawrence.  All North participants each won at least one game and several began the process to qualify for the State tournament in March by accumulating two points. Players included Junior Holly Clark, Sop...

FACS classes prepare pies for local food kitchen

FACS classes prepare pies for local food kitchen

Brandon Morrison

December 11, 2012


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It is the season of giving so the SM North Focus on Foods classes in the FACS Department made and donated 50 pumpkin pies to the St. Mary’s Food Kitchen in Kansas City, KS.  These pies were served on Thanksgiving Day.  This has been an annual tradition for more than a decade.  Diann Eber is the...

Barnes & Noble Host Book Fair

November 30, 2012


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On Sunday,Dec. 2, Barnes & Noble at Oak Park Mall will hold a book fair with a percentage of sales going to the SMN Library. North Librarian Sherri Crawford says "if you're planning on buying books for the holidays anyway, then this is the perfect opportunity to pick up those books while supporting...

Shawnee Mission School District holds mock election

Shawnee Mission School District holds mock election

November 6, 2012


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On Nov. 6, SMSD schools held mock elections in their social studies classes and at lunch. The winner of the popular vote was Obama/Biden with 59.86%  of the votes with Romney/Ryan with 35.57% of the votes. Schools also voted on the U.S. Representative for the third congressional district. Republican...

Students attend college visits

Students attend college visits

November 2, 2012


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Many North students have attended college visits with teachers in the past month to learn about the school and it students and find their possible new path. A group of six students recently attended Youth Day at the University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) with language teacher Jessica Andrade. ...

Interior Design students tour houses in area

Interior Design students tour houses in area

November 2, 2012


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The North Interior Design Essentials and Studio class viewed new housing and interior design trends in this year's Fall Parade of Homes Tour in Johnson County. The class viewed and met with consulants in three housing developments to discuss interior design elements and principles; as well as concepts...

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