Showing Exceptional Pride For Cultures

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Your culture contributes to traditions, religious beliefs and values. Three students show their pride for their heritage by participating in social media movements, activism and more. Emily Lopez, Faith Childs and Jose Robles-Solis are greatly invested in their background. “I love my flag, I think it’s very beautiful and I show it off as much Read More

Communication Specialist

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Following the resignation of a central office staff member, Shawnee Heights hired Tiffanie Kinsch as a communication specialist. From the money saved not filling this position, we were able to create this new job. Kinsch will be taking over the website and all official district social media accounts. She is in charge of organizing, curating, Read More

T-Birds Fall In Regional Competition

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Friday, Oct. 20 the  football team went head to head with the Emporia Spartans to finish off the regular season. Senior Quarterback, Mitchel Lady, started off the game early with a 61 yard touchdown run to take the lead but ended up falling behind 19-14. The following week was the start of playoffs. During playoffs, Read More

Governor Race

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Four high school students are running for Governor in the 2018 Kansas Gubernatorial election. The candidates includes Jack Bergeson, 16, and his running mate Alex Cline, 17, both from Wichita for the Democratic party. The Republican party includes Ethan Randleas,17, Wichita, Tyler Ruzich, 17, student at Shawnee Mission North, Dominic Scavuzzo, 17, student at Rockhurst Read More

Supreme Court Funding

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
The Kansas supreme court has ruled that funding for school districts is again unconstitutional. Legislature will reconvene in January to discuss a plan to meet constitutionality. “We don’t know yet, it will mean increased funding we just don’t know how much or how it will be directed to be used,” Dr. Martin Stessman, Superintendent said. Read More

Updates Throughout The District

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Middle School The green team is a group of 8th grade students who have come together under sponsor Karen Stockwell to learn about composting and the importance of it. Along with this club comes a new courtyard that is Kansas-themed. This courtyard was arranged by middle school teachers Kyle Kunard, Danielle Mott, and Barbara Cole. Read More

A Show Stopper

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Starting Nov. 16, the musical production of ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ will be performed through Nov.18 at 7 p.m.. The production will have 23 sets and 12 locations. Compared to ‘Shrek’ last year having eight locations. Unlike previous years, this show requires a full orchestra. “In 1962, the musical we chose Read More

Foreign Experience

5 months ago logan bissell 0
Ever wondered what other parts of the world looked like? Ever wondered about the culture, food, cars, and people? Five young students got the chance to experience all of that when they decided to take a journey halfway across the world. Juniors Cara Diekmann (Germany), Ashley Matheson (New Zealand), Carla Leroy (France), Khedher Mohamed (Tunisia), Read More


5 months ago logan bissell 0
The average finsta (fake instagram) accounts consist of complaints, rants, and random things about their typical day, but Senior, Lucy Hill, took a little bit of a different approach on her finsta. Hill’s finsta however, takes the positive approach. She posts everyday about something she is happy about. “There is always going to be at Read More

Mental Health

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
When thinking about high school, most adults say it was the best four years of their lives. But when  asking teens or young adults, they will say it was a time of anxiety, stress, and depression.     It is no secret that the rate of individuals living with a mental illness in America is on Read More