Pandemic Provisions

Stella Grist, Assistant Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

In the time of COVID-19, there are many organizations helping the community in many ways. Shawnee Mission School District’s Pick-up and Go Program serves meals to students in the community.  “The US Department of Agriculture provides...

Photo courtesy of Cullan Bower

Mom Prom?

April 29, 2020

Restaurant Guide

Ally Pruente, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Supporting local restaurants during a pandemic is just one thing we can do to bring us closer together and keep these businesses up and running.  Some restaurants are still offering services such as delivery, curbside pic...

Artwork by Erin Albers

Coping in Quarantine

April 20, 2020

Terrific Teachers

Ruth Demeke, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, SMSD has closed all school buildings for the rest of the school year. This has led to an online method where students can learn virtually.  Teachers have been using video chat applicat...

Irregular Workouts

Irregular Workouts

April 14, 2020

Employment Emergency

Elizabeth Kuffour, Managing Editor

April 9, 2020

     On March 15, government officials in the Kansas City Metro area agreed upon a 15-day closure of all restaurants and movie theaters in Johnson, Jackson and Wyandotte Counties. Kansas City then went under a 30-day stay-a...

Curing Quarantine Boredom

Annalissa Houser, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

Spring Cleaning Clean out your closet. Go through all your clothes and be ruthless. It’s time to throw out that shirt you keep thinking you’ll wear. Keep your discarded clothing somewhere safe so that once the lockdown...

Reluctant Reactions

Emily Alexander, Online Editor

March 27, 2020

     Last week, Gov. Laura Kelly. closed all schools in the state of Kansas in an attempt to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.      “I am ordering all K-12 to close and cease in-person instruction for the ...



February 27, 2020


Elizabeth Kuffor, Managing Editor

February 27, 2020

What is coronavirus? While many know coronavirus as a single new disease posing a threat to people around the world, the term “coronavirus” actually describes seven different viruses that cause illnesses rangin...

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