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

Enrollment: Everything You Need to Know

Enrollment: Everything You Need to Know

Olivia Robinson, Writer/Designer January 6, 2023

With the new semester comes enrollment for next year. Students may have noticed a poster in the music and theater wing, detailing enrollment presentations based on grade level and information you need...

Snapping the shot, Athletic Director Annette Gonzales takes a picture for the schools twitter of senior Jorge Coromac as he stands next to Associate Principal David Ewers. I was extremely excited and honestly couldnt believe it, Coromac said. I love the memories the teachers and people you meet at school. photo by racheal cunningham

Are you voting for the 2022 Northman?

Miguel Tapia Becerra, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Seniors will be voting for the top 10 nominees from Friday, Jan. 14 through Jan. 17. Students who are in extracurriculars have voted throughout the past week for their extracurricular nominees. Once all...

Associate Principal David Ewers  named principal

Associate Principal David Ewers named principal

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer February 22, 2021

With the recent news that Dr. Higgins would be leaving SM North to become the Director of Secondary Human Resources for the Shawnee Mission School District, there were many questions as to who would fill...

District board meeting summary Nov. 10

Olivia Robinson, Writer November 18, 2020

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment chief epidemiologist Elizabeth Holzschuh spoke on gating criteria and transmission rates of Covid-19 in Johnson County as a result of opening schools...

2020 Picture Day

2020 Picture Day

Abby Schiller, Writer/Photographer October 19, 2020

Picture day for SM North looks a little bit different this year. Picture day will be held at North on Oct. 20 and 22, and both in person and online students are invited to participate.  Students can...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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

Spring King and Queen

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...

Softball Fundraiser at Don Chilitos

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...

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...

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...

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