The culture fair will be Jan. 25

Elizabeth Kuffour, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Cougars United, a diversity-celebrating club sponsored by teachers Jamie Ledbetter and Lisa Morstadt, will host a culture fair during all three lunches Jan. 25 in the mall. This is the second time Cougars United has put on this ...

Orchestra Festival Jan. 22

Nick Lorino, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

Don't forget to stop by the NW orchestra festival tonight, at 7 p.m. in the main gym. It will feature performances from all of SMSD elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and symphony orchestras. They will be playin...

Talent Show Announcement

kate lawrence, Writer, Online Editor

January 15, 2019

On Jan. 16, Wednesday at 7pm the talent show will take place. The show will be in the Greg Parker Auditorium. Tickets are $5 without your student ID. Make sure to stop by and see these individual performances; Chandler Krug...

Monday’s Cougar Core Schedule

Cate Taggart, co-copy editor

December 2, 2018

Monday Dec. 3, is the fourth #CougarCore day of the year and is an early release day. Those who have the permission slip form signed by their parents and have met the Cougar Core standards, have permission to leave when announ...

CCC Cappuccino Day Nov. 30

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

CCC will be hosting a Cappuccino Day tomorrow Nov. 30. There will be cappuccinos, hot chocolate, lemonade and cookies all for just a dollar. Bring your spare change to support a NW family in need after a house fire.

Winter Band Concert

Kate Lawrence, Writer, Online Editor

November 27, 2018

The winter band concert is this Thursday Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The concert will take place in the auditorium. Symphonic band will be performing Azalea City March, The Polar Express and The Eighth Candle. Jazz band will be playing...

Not So Late Night announcement

Rory Dungan, Writer

November 27, 2018

Spirit Club will host Not-So-Late-Night on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the main gym. This is the last after-school assembly of the year, and will kick off the winter sports season. The freshmen's theme for the night is Rudolf,...

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...

Canned food drive results

Rory Dungan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

During the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, Student Council collected cans and boxes of food from Northwest students. The number of cans and boxes reached a total of 11,563, which is an all-time high by more than one thousand items. During...

Mother Son Father Daughter Dance

Kate Lawrence, Writer, Online Editor

November 9, 2018

The Mother Son Father Daughter Dance is this Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the SMNW Cafeteria. Only juniors and seniors as well as their parents or guardians are allowed. Make sure to dress in your favorite decade...

New SMSD Health Services Policy

Cate Taggart, co-copy editor

November 6, 2018

The Shawnee Mission School District has recently issued two new requirements for the following contagious infectious/diseases: Influenza and Mumps. Influenza or what is called the flu by most people, is a respiratory illness cau...

Canned Food Drive Announcement

Nick Lorino, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

This week is the annual canned food drive so don't forget to bring cans in to your fifth hour class and dress up for the spirit days. On Monday the theme is AmeriCAN day and you should bring canned veggies and mac n' cheese, Tuesday...

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