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

New Soccer Coach Plans on Pushing Girls in the Right Direction

New Soccer Coach Plans on Pushing Girls in the Right Direction

Aubrey Remy April 3, 2012

Shawnee Mission North girls soccer is now in full swing after their opening game on Tuesday March 27 against Highland Park in Topeka. The final score was 5-0 making it their first win of the season. “I...

North hosts dodgeball tournament to raise money for Special Olympics

North hosts dodgeball tournament to raise money for Special Olympics

Callie Byrnes March 30, 2012

On Sat, March 24, students gathered in the Fieldhouse dressed in clothes that ranged from short-shorts and T-shirts to overalls. When senior Harry Schwartz blew the whistle, the first four teams to play...

Senior Randi Nimz comes up for a gasp of air in her race at the North 50s

Girls Swim Team Performs in North 50’s

Mike Mahr March 29, 2012

On Wed, March 21st, the SM North Girls Swim Team started their season off with the North “50’s” Sprint Meet. This meet differed from a traditional meet. Instead of the goal being to compete against...

North student competes in Saber Fencing at Junior Olympics

North student competes in Saber Fencing at Junior Olympics

March 1, 2012

North sophomore, Joe Crockett, recently won one of the top finalist positions at the Kansas Division qualifier, earning a spot in the Junior Olympic Championships in Saber Fencing which was held in Salt...

Shawnee Mission North NJROTC Recognized by Senate Resolution via a Senate Resolution

Shawnee Mission North NJROTC Recognized by Senate Resolution via a Senate Resolution

February 28, 2012

The Senate Resolution introduced by Senator Huntington of District 7 (Northeast Johnson County).  Dr. Johnson, Shawnee Mission Superintendent, and Sara Goodburn, Shawnee Mission Board of Education member,...

KSMN Staff Plans on Broadcasting Basketball Game on Cable Television

Andrew Keech February 14, 2012

On Feb. 24, KSMN students Kameron Smith and Zaack Brockman will share the responsibility with other students in the district of broadcasting the SM North vs. SM  Northwest basketball game. This will...

Senior Marcus Layton checks his time after a race on December 14.

Senior Marcus Layton beats school record, qualifies for state

Callie Byrnes February 13, 2012

Sitting in a chair in front of the block at the Lawrence Free State pool, senior Marcus Layton waited for the eight swimmers in the heat competing before him to get out of the water. He stretched his legs...

North ROTC wins in Springfield competition

North ROTC wins in Springfield competition

Andrew Keech January 12, 2012

In December, Senior Naval Instructor Dennis Grayless’ fast-growing NJROTC program played in another competition in Springfield, Mo. They won all 10 events; beating 12 other high schools and winning first...

North varsity and junior varsity teams persevere after  experiencing major adjustments at the start of the season

North varsity and junior varsity teams persevere after experiencing major adjustments at the start of the season

Kyle Milligan December 8, 2011

This year’s volleyball season began with an interesting twist. Two weeks before tryouts the head Varsity coach, Sarah Price, informed the other coaches that she would be moving to Texas due to her husband’s...

 Cheerleading co-head coach Erin Wright and Varsity cheerleader  Camille Sudekum explain what it takes to be a SMN Indian

Cheerleading co-head coach Erin Wright and Varsity cheerleader Camille Sudekum explain what it takes to be a SMN Indian

Kyle milligan December 8, 2011

Erin Wright is the co-head coach of the cheerleading program at North. Wright has coached cheerleading for three years at North as the freshman/sophomore squad coach and co-head coach. Wright said a...

Par for the course

Kyle Milligan, Coeditor December 1, 2011

Counselor John Stone has been coaching the North girls golf team for six years. This season they have eight girls on the team, new and returning players, in grades ranging from 9-12. His coaching method...

More than just running

Brandon Morrison, Coeditor December 1, 2011

What do you have with 64 kids, 3 coaches and a finish line miles away? You have the SM North Cross Country team practicing for a meet. Head coach Ryan Colburn and assistant coaches Aaron Davidson and...

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