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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

Defend DACA

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
In September, President Donald Trump moved to repeal the executive order put in place by former President Barack Obama that protected young undocumented immigrants called DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. He called on Congress to pass a replacement into law within six months to protect these immigrants. Junior, Jonathan Lozano is considered a Read More

A Show Stopper

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
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

Board Election Within Shawnee Heights

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Correction: In the original version of this story it was stated that Stadler was endorsed by senator Anthony Hensley, when in fact it was Browne who was endorsed by Hensley.   School board elections are being held Nov. 7. Three positions are open. District A, Position 4 previously filled by Gene Edwards is now being competed Read More

Hubert Leaves At Semester To Prepare For D1 Football

5 months ago admin 0
D1 bound defensive end, Wyatt Hubert is a notable individual. At 9 years old he attended his first Kansas State football game. Since then he’s had his eyes on only one college. Hubert has earned quite the reputation for his solid work as a part of the Shawnee heights football team all contributing to his Read More

Kailey Ward Award

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Junior, Kailey Ward won the 2016 Sunflower State Games Female Athlete for rowing. “ didn’t tell me anything. I was pretty excited,”Ward said. Athletes can be nominated by coaches or spectators. She achieved this award by early morning practices and after cheer practice. Her award is a staff selected award for kids with outstanding Read More

Seasonal Workers

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Just like your favorite seasonal drinks, eggnog and pumpkin spice, some job opportunities only come around once a year. For many students at Shawnee Heights, seasonal jobs are a good way to gain experience and cash without becoming overwhelmed with school and sports. There are many seasonal jobs such as, working as an umpire, referee, Read More

Decline In Girls Sports

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Forty four years ago Title IX was passed making girls and boys opportunities equal in education and activities. Before Title IX only seven percent of high school athletes were girls, today that number is exponentially bigger with 42 percent of athletes female however there are still more male athletes. Over the summer the boys basketball Read More

Teachers Side Jobs

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Contrary to popular belief, teachers do more than most students would think. Many have other jobs outside of teaching. Being parents, beauty consultants, and even business owners are just a few examples of the many things that some of our very own teachers here at the high school do. Head of the Science Department, Mrs. Read More

Ku Enginering Trip

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
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 to an environment of creative thinking. Teams can choose from programming, LEGO mindstorms, aviation, chemical and structures to Read More