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Honoring The Fallen

Honoring The Fallen

Emma Jones, Photographer

June 21, 2018


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Being the granddaughter of a retired police officer, hearing news about an injury or death of an officer is never easy. On Friday, June 15 2018, Officers Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King were fatally shot while transporting a inmate from jail to a court hearing. Today, June 21 2018, a ceremony was held...

Graduation Flag Practice

Graduation Flag Practice

Mackensay Yazel and Michael Her

May 10, 2018


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Less than a week away from graduation, award winning Shawnee Mission North NJROTC practices the flag procession for the graduation ceremony. The graduation ceremony is on May 16th and starting at 7 pm.

JV League

JV League

Nick Aragon, Photographer

May 2, 2018


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The girls swim team went to JV League, and fought well. North had a couple of swimmers win their heats.  Placing fourth at the meet, North had a couple of swimmers win their heats including the 400 free relay.

Senior Breakfast

Senior Breakfast

Emma Jones, Photographer

April 25, 2018


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On Thursday April 19, 2018 the Senior class of SMN had their senior breakfast. Families were invited to come to a ceremony where Advanced Repertory Theatre put on skits and sang a song for the families.  Following the ceremony students and families were directed to the lunch room where they were served...

SMN Golf at East

SMN Golf at East

Chanelle Boldridge, Photographer

April 17, 2018


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On April 9th, boys varsity golf played at the Shawnee Mission East Invitational. The meet was held at the Kansas City Country Club and consisted of 22 different teams.

SMN Spring Court

SMN Spring Court

Aaliyah Lee, Photographer

April 9, 2018


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Shawnee Mission North had the last spring assembly for this year April 6. During the assembly  the Spring Court was presented. Following the assembly students voted and the Spring King and Queen were  announced at prom  on Saturday April 7. The Top 11 candidates were Girls:Hannah Redick, Jessica...

SMN Varsity Baseball

SMN Varsity Baseball

Sam Goldman, Photographer

March 26, 2018


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Wednesday, March 21, Shawnee Mission North varsity baseball took on the Mill Valley Jaguars. North lost 0-11 but they are looking to improve in their next game vs Shawnee Mission Northwest on Tuesday, March 27.

Spring Break Trips

Spring Break Trips

Mackensay Yazel, Photographer

March 20, 2018


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Chillaxin' and Relaxin', North students take full advantage of their Spring Break and head out of town for a fun weekend get away or a week away. Juniors, Kylee Marshall and Emerald Loomis visited the sunny beaches of California while Junior Allie Kempfer stayed somewhat close to home, visiting Arkansas...

Principal Tappan to leave North

Principal Tappan to leave North

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

March 19, 2018


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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 Press Conference with New Superintendent

Student Press Conference with New Superintendent

Grace Altenhofen and Angilo Allen

March 8, 2018


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Dr. Michael Fulton, the recently-hired SMSD superintendent, held a press conference with student journalists from across the district on March 2. Student reporters had 45 minutes to meet the superintendent and ask questions. During the meeting, Fulton expressed his desire for transparency with...

“Scenes From Shakespeare V” opens March 8

“Scenes From Shakespeare V” opens March 8

Angilo Allen, Photographer

March 8, 2018


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SM North's Theater Department will present it's 5th annual "Scenes From Shakespeare" directed by drama teacher Ben Bartlett's wife, Emily Bartlett.  During the show,  a few scenes from Shakespeare's "Richard III"  will be performed, leading to an improv scene with ideas the audience submits before...

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