School News

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

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

#ME TOO

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Shortly after Harvey Weinstein, American film producer and former film studio executive, became the subject of sexual assault allegations, the hashtag #MeToo trended nationwide. Alyssa Milano put out a call to action for other victims of sexual assault. Milano tweeted “If you have been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to 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

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

Conquering The PSAT

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
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 students pay for it. “Really what we did was reallocated some of our map testing Read More

Purvis Passes Down The Reins

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
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 filled by Reynoso’s 17 years of experience as the middle school band director. The middle school position Read More

Schedule change

5 months ago logan bissell 0
Lately, many changes have been introduced to students and staff. . These changes include 15 new teachers, a new drug testing policy, and a new schedule. In previous years, there were four block days with third hour being every day excluding Mondays. Late start also was on Mondays instead of Wednesdays and there were 6 Read More

Homecoming 2017

5 months ago logan bissell 0
Possibly one of the most hyped up games in the last three years; Shawnee Heights takes on Topeka High at their home stadium. As the T-Birds pour onto the field, the student section explodes. The long awaited night has finally begun. With our newly crowned Homecoming royalty, Lucy Hill and Mikey Hoffer, the game starts Read More