Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School

The Mission

Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School

The Mission

Newsmagazine for Shawnee Mission North High School

The Mission

SMN faces SME in first Nut Cup game since 2018

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer September 12, 2021

The first Varsity football game was against Shawnee Mission East on Sept. 3. Although it may appear to be a normal football game, it was the first Nut Cup game since 2018 and it was surrounded by hype. “The...

Fall Sports Kick-off

Gage Chapman August 25, 2021

The fall Sports Kick-off, or Meet the Bison Night, will be on Thursday, August 26. The kick-off starts at 4 p.m. with intrasquad tennis matches and finishes a little past 8 p.m. with Cross Country time...

Spring Sports are back

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer March 8, 2021

It’s been two years since there has been a Spring sports season that included meets, games, and matches, and the excitement surrounding this season is growing. “I am very excited for the players...

Senior Kayla Anderson right)hold her phone while reading off the results of regionals.

SM North girls bowling team places first in regionals

Anna Miesner, Writer and Editor February 26, 2021

  North's girls bowling team places first in regionals and will be heading to state competition next week. Regionals were different this year, they had a morning and afternoon session, therefore...

All three teams stand posed for a group picture after the games had been finished. It was really Abby [Rankins] idea to be the Powerpuff Girls, junior Rosabelle Vega said. (photo by Abby Schiller)

Varsity Volleyball Trivia Night

Abby Schiller, Writer/Photographer September 30, 2020

On Sept. 25, the varsity volleyball team had a team bonding costume “trivia night”. The three teams of three girls consisted of “the Powerpuff Girls”, “the Insects”, and “the Rockstars”....

Senior Jacob Slobodzian runs with the pack at the Midseason Hootenanny. Slobodzian placed 53 in the JV race. Evan Whitaker

Sports return to SM North

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer September 29, 2020

After a board meeting on Sept. 9 the Shawnee Mission Board of Education decided to allow all fall sports. It’s already late September but most teams are just getting started. Head Football coach Andrew...

Senior Juan Jones receives a handoff from junior quarterback Isaiah Beck.

SM North varsity football defeats Turner 48-0 in season opener

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer September 23, 2020

In their first game of the delayed 2020 season, the SM North football team defeated Turner 48-0. This was the first time North’s varsity football team had won since the end of the 2018 season, and it...

SM North NJROTC places sixth at national competition

Anna Miesner, Writer April 25, 2019

SM North’s ROTC competed in nationals in Pensacola, Florida on April 6 and 7. Chief Warrant Officer Dennis Grayless was pleased with the outcome of nationals, with the team placing sixth overall. “Our...

Cross country coach Aaron Davidson to become head coach of track and field program

Rilee Morrow, Sports Editor April 25, 2019

After science teacher Jeff Roudebush stepped down as head track and field coach last year, administrators approached cross country coach Aaron Davidson to take that position. Having experience as the...

Buffer week approaching for sports

Alyssa Grant, Contributor October 11, 2018

There will be a buffer week for all sports from Nov. 5-10. All athletes and coaches involved in any sports cannot condition, practice or work out in school-owned facilities or as a team. “It’s...

Courts repaired during tennis season

Hailey Stuck, Contributor October 11, 2018

The Shawnee Mission School District decided to repair the tennis courts in front of SM North during the tennis season. The tennis courts needed to be repaired, but the timing interrupted the girls tennis...

SM North hires new baseball coach

Cale Chapman, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2018

Shawnee Mission North has named Shane McBride the varsity baseball coach for the 2018-19 school year.   McBride has served as a graduate assistant and assistant coach the past two years at Rockhurst...

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