The Mission

New North administration announced for 2018-19 school year

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

May 3, 2018

Incoming principal Jeremy Higgins announced changes to SM North administration in an email to staff on April 26. SM West Instructional Coach Dustin Jamison has accepted a position as associate principal at North for the 2018-19 school year. North Athletic Director Kent Glaser will also become an associate...

SM West Associate Principal Jeremy Higgins to be North’s next principal

Paper in hand, future SM North Principal Jeremy Higgins talks to SM West counseling office receptionist Alba Gonzales. photo by Caitlyn Braxdale

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

May 2, 2018

Following the announcement of the departure of SM North Principal David Tappan, Dr. Jeremy Higgins has been named the new principal of North for the 2018-19 school year.  Higgins has been in SMSD for 12 years, first as a science teacher and associate principal at SM East and then as associate principal...

ROTC Wins National Titles

ROTC Wins National Titles

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

April 11, 2018

SM North ROTC captured two titles at the national competition in Pensacola, Florida on April 6-7. The team placed first in Sit-Ups and Push-Ups, in addition to placing second in Overall Athletics and Unarmed Regulation Drill, third in Color Guard, fourth in Personnel Inspection, fifth in Arm...

Spring King and Queen

Jack Denebeim is crowned Spring King by Principal David Tappan. photo courtesy of SMNPrincipals Twitter

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

April 9, 2018

Spring King and Queen were announced during prom on April 7. Spring King went to Jack Denebeim, with Josh Bartlett and Adrian Garcia as first and second runners up. Dulcinea Herrera was crowned Spring Queen, with Madison Cole and Cassie Davis as first and second runners up. Congratulations...

Softball Fundraiser at Don Chilito’s

Softball Fundraiser at Don Chilito's

April 6, 2018

SM North's softball team will be holding a fundraiser at Don Chilito's restaurant on April 18. The fundraiser is scheduled to last from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and 20 percent of all profits will go to the team. Everyone is encouraged to come eat at Don Chilito's and support the dedicated athletes on the...

Principal Tappan to leave North

Principal Tappan to leave North

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

March 19, 2018

SM North principal Dave Tappan has announced he is leaving the district following the end of this school year. "I am reaching out to each of you to inform you that I have recently accepted the assistant superintendent position at USD #416: Louisburg Public Schools, beginning July 1," Tappan wrote in an em...

Student Council Elections

Cale Chapman, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018

It's that time of year again! Student Council positions are up for election and need to be filled. Below is all the information needed for campaigning and getting in the race.   Student Body Officers: (Student Body President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Publicist)  Informational Meeting: Februar...

Spring Conferences

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

January 29, 2018

SM North’s spring parent-teacher conferences will be held on Jan. 31 from 5-8 p.m. The spring conferences in previous years have modeled the format for fall conferences, with teachers set up at tables in the auxiliary gym and field house. A map in the lobby between the two gyms indicated where d...

Bowling Fundraiser

Bowling Fundraiser

Grace Altenhofen

December 1, 2017

The SM North bowling fundraiser is tonight at Mission Bowl in Olathe.  Everyone is welcome and it runs from 9-11 p.m. $15 will pay for two hours of bowling plus shoe rental. Please come out and support your school....

Distinguished Alumni: Tad Carpenter

Vanessa Tapia, Writer

December 18, 2015

Tad Carpenter was announced as the distinguished alumnus to speak at graduation for the class of 2016. Carpenter is an author, teacher, illustrator, and designer in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born into the design business. His mother is a fiber artist and his father has been working at Hallmark for 40 years...

Student Announcements 11/30

November 30, 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015 INDIAN OF THE DAY: Mia Aramovich STUDENT SERVICES COLLEGE VISITS Mon 30-Nov 2:00 PM Fort Hays State University Mon 14-Dec 10:30 AM Johnson & Wales University Any interested junior or senior may get a pass fro...

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