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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 ...

Spring Court Nominees

Spring Court Nominees

Mission Staff

April 11, 2013


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As North students filed into the Field House, 40 senior boys and girls prepared to walk down the court. During the assembly, students learned about sports accomplishments and participated in two different flash-dances. Below are the questions each nominee answered about their time at North and...

2013 Spring Court Nominees Announced

April 4, 2013


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An assembly on April 11 during seminar for the spring court nominees & the spring sports will introduce the Top 40 Nominees for the 2013 SM North Spring Court. The following Gentlemen are the Top 20 Nominees for the 2013 Spring Court Gabe Alejos Rocky Alterman Michael Armstrong F...

West Wing students provide pet treats for ongoing bake sale

West Wing students provide pet treats for ongoing bake sale

March 6, 2013


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It started as a fun weekly activity and is now an ongoing beneficial business. Students in the West Wing began baking dog biscuits as a way to teach students who have communication or behavioral disorders meaningful work skills outside of a normal classroom setting. After a couple weeks of baking,...

Students Help Rebuild Joplin

Students Help Rebuild Joplin

Andrew Keech

February 25, 2013


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On February 16 students from North arrived in Joplin, MS to help rebuild and hear the stories of the Tornado that tore through the town in May of 2011. There were 24 students that arrived in Joplin and 6 adult chaperones. The Coalition helped stock food for families still recovering from losing...

Northman Winner Crowned

Northman Winner Crowned

February 14, 2013


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Every winter, 20 senior boys are nominated by their peers to represent the best of Shawnee Mission North. As voting starts nominees see if they have made the top 10. This year however it was top 11 because of how close the voting was. After the top 10 are announced, there is more voting which consists...

JCCC Application and Q&A to be held in Writing Lab

JCCC Application and Q&A to be held in Writing Lab

February 13, 2013


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Any senior who wants to attend JCCC next year and has not yet applied or needs guidance on the process can come to the writing lab during seminar on Thursday, Feb 14. Counselor Nancy Hadley will help students complete the free online application and be available to answer questions about the enrollment...

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...

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