The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest

SMNW

The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest

SMNW

The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest

SMNW

 Traducción Española
Recordando a Alejandro Camacho
Translation en Español
Grace Rau May 10, 2024
Photo courtesy of Camacho Family
Remembering Alex Camacho
Grace Rau May 10, 2024
Photo by Addison Griswold
It’s Complicated
Northwest represents a rising national trend of chronically absent students
Sofia Ball May 10, 2024
Sophomore Ellie Roberts and senior Lily Rieff flirt May 23 in the Auditorium. Roberts played a con woman named Ashley Johnson in the Spring play ‘The Wedding Grift’. “Our character were supposed to be getting to know eachother in the background of our parents talking about us,” Roberts said. 
photo by Ashley Broils
The Wedding Grift
May 10, 2024
Easy Access
Easy Access
April 22, 2024
Smiling with her team, sophomore Sofia Ellison celebrates after she and her teammates won April 8 at the SM Aquatic Center. Her relay team broke the school’s girl’s 200 Yard Freestyle Relay record. They eclipsed the record by only 0.1 seconds. “I’m really proud of my teammates,” Ellison said. “It’s been a goal for us all season long [to beat the record].” photo by Kara Simpson
Girls Swim Team prepares for State
Emma Wyckoff May 10, 2024

Our very own Shawnee Mission Northwest Girls Swim Team, again, broke the relay record for the 200 freestyle and hopes to set a new one at State. The Girls Swim State Championship...

Under Pressure
April 9, 2024
Something to Swim For
January 30, 2024
Cougar Hunt
September 11, 2023
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Sharing the Spotlight
May 10, 2024

It’s no secret that American media places athletics on a pedestal. Cliché teen movies cast jocks as heroes, professional athletes are paid billions each year and an estimated...

Senior Ashley Broils holds a model brain May 1 in Room 151. photo by Finn Bedell
A New Path
May 10, 2024
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Photo by Claire Reed
The New Summer Hangout Spot?
Bella Alvarado, Cain Kempf • April 9, 2024
A WORTHY COWBOY?
A WORTHY COWBOY?
Bella Alvarado and Cain Kempf April 9, 2024
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