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The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest


The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest


    11-4-15 Announcements

    LUNCH TODAY: chicken nuggets with roll OR shrimp popper & cheese with roll


    11-4-15 Announcements 

    The time has come for SMNW’s fall musical! Come see Into the Woods ThursdayFriday, and Saturday at 7pm in the Greg Parker Auditorium! All tickets are $10 or free with an activity pass. Hope to see you there!


    ATTENTION ALL JUNIORS AND SENIORS!! Get your dancing shoes on because the Mother Son – Father Daughter Dance is on November 14th! From 8-10 pm.  It’s a decade dance so dress up in your favorite decade! Admission is $5 per person. Canned goods, personal care items, and cash donations are accepted at the door and student I.D. is required.


    A representative from Simpson College will be visiting tomorrow, November 5th at 12:00.  See Mrs. Alvey in the office for information.


    Bring your parents to the Shawnee Mission Financial Aid Night here at Northwest next Wednesday, Nov 11 at 6:30 p.m. Topics will include how to qualify and apply for college financial aid, scholarships, loans, grants and other resources, and how to complete the FAFSA.


    If you plan to take the December 12th ACT, you can still register online by November 6th in order to avoid the late fee. Go to ‘‘ to register.



    There will be NO swim conditioning today.


    Attention all students interested in being on the wrestling team this winter.  There is an important meeting today after school at 2:50pm in room B.  Come sign up for the team and the 3rdannual SMNW Wrestling Challenge Tournament.  No experience required, but helpful.  Have a great day Cougars.


    Boys who are interested in playing tennis in the spring, please attend an informational meeting in room 128 after school today, November 4.


    The Tennis meeting is moving the meeting to Friday at 2:50 in room 128.


    If you are planning on trying out for a winter sport you must have a physical turned in to the Athletic Office by noon on 11/13. If you are not sure if you turned one in, please check with Mrs. Horseman in the Athletic Office before 11/13.  



    Last week’s fan of the week was senior Trevor Kudzinski! Please go to room 226 to claim your prize! This week’s Spectator of the week will be chosen on Thursday at the Fall Musical, Into the Woods starting at 7 p.m. in the auditorium! Tickets are FREE with an activity pass!


    The library will be limiting seminar visitors the next two weeks due to guest speakers, so please plan accordingly. Those attending the guest speaker presentations will have access but otherwise plan on working in your home seminar.

    Ever thought about writing a book someday? Start that ‘someday’ now! Throughout the month of November, there will be writing programs and sessions to participate in National Novel Writing Month on Mondays after school and Thursdays during seminar in the Library.  Come to just one session or come to them all – we’ll be there writing! Also, come hear award-winning author E.K. Johnston speak on Thursday – See Mrs. Stigge in the library for a reservation.


    Congratulations COUGAR CATEGORIES TEAM!  NW Categories beat SM South in a close game. Co-captains Sam Korth and Jack Lynch & team members Matt Owens, Jack Calogne, and Teren DeBok stayed ahead or even the entire game. Alternates were Jessica Sunds and Nico Sixbury.  Cougars won and left only 8 questions unanswered of the 40 presented to them. Final score was NW 17, South 15. Way to go Categories team. The Competition will be aired on SMSD TV in about 3 weeks.  Want to see how you can join us?  Come Tuesdays after school in room 105!    


    Young Republicans T-shirts are in! Pick yours up after school on Thursday in room 120 or at the meeting on Friday morning.  We will wear them on Friday.


    Come support your Northwest Varsity Cheerleaders at Shawnee Mission West this Saturday Nov. 7th at 10 o’clockfor the district competition. We would love to see you there! Go Cougars! 

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