IB Testing Update

Stella Grist, Assistant Copy Editor

April 4, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, International Baccalaureate (IB) exams have been forced to accommodate. This year's exams have been cancelled worldwide.  Previous exams had been administered during the last week of school to contribu...

AP Testing Update

Stella Grist, Assistant Copy Editor

April 4, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, countless things have been changed and altered. Included in this is how Advanced Placement (AP) tests are to be administered.  Tests for AP courses will be entirely online. Tests will take ab...

Coronavirus Update

Emily Alexander, Online Editor

March 13, 2020

     Following the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the Shawnee Mission School District has advised all students to take all materials home in order to prepare in case the schools are closed after spring break. All ...

Red Kingdom Rundown

Red Kingdom Rundown

February 4, 2020

SMSD Presents Final Contract Proposal

Ethan Schreiber

January 28, 2020

Following a nine month negation process, expressed disapproval from teachers and the community, and the district spending nearly $20,000 in fact finding costs, SMSD and NEA-SM held a final negotiation this morning at 9am, in which,...

Back on the Court

Back on the Court

October 10, 2019

The SMSD proposes highly restrictive student press policy

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2019

Tonight, the SMSD unveiled a proposed district policy claiming “It retains the right of the district to exercise control over student publications and activities that appear to represent the school and its students.”  The K...

Five At-Home Spring Break Spots

Stella Grist, Writer

March 8, 2019

Unique Museums 1950’s All-Electric House: 8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212 Museum of Illusions: 30 W Pershing Rd #620, Kansas City, MO 64108 Exploring Kansas City’s wide array of museums is a great way to ...

Black Friday Deals and Steals

Sarah Milks, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

This upcoming Black Friday be prepared to look for some really good steals. That is, if you want to overload yourself with technology-based items. Walmart is offering both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 1 for $199. Targets big deal...

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