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High Achieving Students Receive Recognition on “Wall of Honor”

Olivia Talbert

May 14, 2018

Filed under Academics, Feature, School News

As the pressure of enrolling for next year takes the focus of under-classmen’s minds, the Wall of Honor stands outside the south gym to motivate students to reach their full potential. Previously the Wall of Honor was located...

New Hall of Fame Inductees

Rebecca Donaldson

May 14, 2018

Filed under Academics, Feature, School News

Jade Gurss Jade Gurss graduated from Shawnee Heights in 1980. Gurss was involved in band, debate and forensics, theatre and track. After graduation, Gurss attended the University of Kansas for one year and then moved to Ohio to...

Conquering The PSAT

Keenan Taylor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Academics, School News

Every sophomore on Oct. 11 spent the morning taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) without having to pay for the test. This is the first year that the district covered the costs for the PSAT instead of having the...

Purvis Passes Down The Reins

Olivia Talbert

November 14, 2017

Filed under Academics, School News

Following the retirement of 30-year veteran Neal Purvis, the band is now under the new direction of Lyle Reynoso. With Purvis being nominated as last year’s Teacher of the Year candidate for the district, his big shoes were fi...

KU Engineering Trip

Kelli Morrison

September 15, 2017

Filed under Academics, Feature

This October, Mrs. Laura Hirsch and Ms. Wendy Elkins took five students to the University of Kansas for a high school engineering design competition. The KU Engineering competition is meant to bring top minded high school students...

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

August 20, 2017

Fun in Physics

Fun in Physics

April 2, 2015

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